Eric Talbert, U.S. Executive Director, comes to NYF with over 15 years of nonprofit communications and development experience, particularly in the areas of international aid, global health, and human rights. His efforts have raised millions through collaborative projects with partners and individual donors working to make the world a better place. Eric’s work has been highlighted by 60 Minutes, the NBC Nightly News, Forbes, TIME, The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and more. He is a proud board member of The Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability.

As NYF’s U.S. Executive Director, Eric leads U.S. fundraising and outreach efforts, creating and fostering impactful partnerships to support our valuable programming in Nepal. His thoughtful leadership and creative approaches to fundraising and communications are critical to our success.

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Crystal Anderson, Grants and Donor Communications Manager, joined the NYF team in 2019. She spent her childhood as an expat in Thailand, where she developed a passion for international aid. After earning degrees in human development and creative writing, Crystal worked as a cake decorator, university-level writing instructor, accounting clerk, office administrator, and more – but she finally found her calling writing grant proposals for nonprofits. She’s thrilled to be working with NYF to help Nepalese children achieve their amazing potential.

Eimi Olson, Development Associate, joined the NYF team in 2019. After spending 17 years of her childhood in Japan at an International school, she moved to California to attend college. She earned degrees at Cal in English Literature and Environmental Design & Urbanism in Developing Countries – and soon after graduation, found NYF to be the perfect start to her life-long dream of pursuing a career in the non-profit sector. She enjoys graphic design and art, and is thrilled to be able to incorporate some of her creative skills in her work at NYF.