Tea Rozman-Clark, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Executive Director
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Tea Rozman Clark is the Executive Director of Green Card Voices. Previously, Ms. Rozman Clark has worked for Reconciliation and Culture Cooperative Network, a New York City non-profit working with immigrants from the Former Yugoslavia. Ms. Clark, NYU graduate in Near and Middle Eastern studies and has a PhD in Cultural History, specializing in oral history recording from the University of Nova Gorica. She is first generation immigrant from Slovenia and 2015 Bush Leadership Fellow.
Jose Guzman, Writer/Video Editor/Graphic Designer
José Guzmán is a writer and graphic designer for Green Card Voices. After working with GCV as an intern in the summer of 2013, he remained with the team to do multimedia graphic design and to write backgrounds for the website. Now his duties also include video editing and social media as wll. In 2014, he graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN where he earned a BA in Studio Art.
Rachel Mueller, Program Associate
Rachel Mueller is a graduate of Macalester College where she studied Anthropology and African Studies. She attended Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa in Swaziland where she lived for two years. She continues to research and write about life on the African continent. Her most recent research included studying a female spiritual belief system in Senegal.
Zaynab Abdi, Immigrant & Refugee Youth Ambassador
Zaynab was born in Aden, Yemen. She grew up in a large household with her extended family. Her mother immigrated to the United States through the Green Card Lottery when Zaynab was very young. After sixteen years, her mother was eligible to sponsor her for a visa, and Zaynab made plans to immigrate. Before she could move, a revolution erupted in Yemen, disrupting her plans. She moved to Egypt with her sister. As another revolution began in Egypt, Zaynab went to Minnesota. Currently, Zaynab is a student at St. Catherine University. She interned for the University of Minnesota Law School and was given an award for being one of the top interns. Through this experience, she has decided to become a lawyer and to someday return to Yemen.
Evelyn X. Arevalo, Social Media
Evelyn X. Arevalo was born and raised in Guatemala and came to the United States on an asylum in January 2001. She completed high school, received a B.A. in Business Administration as well as an M.A. in International Business. Ms. Arevalo has demonstrated strong reliance skills as a first generation immigrant who completed college and graduate degree while working full-time and giving back to the community though volunteer initiatives. She enjoys learning about other cultures and traveling to new places and values learning and giving back to the community.