Fatimah Aure

(She/Her) Fatimah Aure is The Kelsey’s Director of Field & Capacity Building. She leads The Kelsey’s efforts to grow the field of leaders, advocates, and champions of disability-forward housing solutions, including The Kelsey’s growing coalition of design and architecture firms that have committed to implementing The Kelsey’s Inclusive Design Standards in new projects.  Fatimah uses …

Allie Cannington

(They/She) Allie Cannington is The Kelsey’s Senior Manager of Advocacy and Organizing. She leads The Kelsey’s policy and advocacy efforts – advancing disability-forward housing solutions at the state and federal levels, most recently collaborating with US Senator Bob Casey on the bipartisan Visitable Inclusive Tax Credits for Accessible Living (VITAL) Act.  Allie is a white, …

Caroline Bas

(She/Her) Caroline Bas is The Kelsey’s Chief Operating Officer. Caroline oversees The Kelsey’s finance and operations as well as leads on project timelines for The Kelsey’s housing developments nationwide – supervising site selection, community engagement, and construction of The Kelsey’s universally-designed, multifamily housing.  Caroline has over fifteen years of business leadership experience across the non-profit, …

Micaela Connery

(She/Her) Micaela Connery is co-founder and CEO of The Kelsey, a nonprofit organization that co-develops accessible, affordable, inclusive multifamily housing; advocates for policy changes that promote disability-inclusive housing practices; and provides tools and templates for others who want to build housing based on The Kelsey’s award-winning model.  Connery’s lifelong advocacy for people with disabilities stems …

Arpitha Shetty

Arpitha Shetty leads Inclusive Design/Accessibility at Walmart International. Originally from Bombay, India, she has lived in various cities, currently residing in the SF Bay area. Arpitha’s educational foundation in user experience design and engineering reflects her passion for creating inclusive solutions – advising clients, startups, and nonprofits, addressing complex business challenges through inclusive design approaches. …

Jennifer Angarita

Jennifer brings over a decade of experience in community organizing, community development, labor, and philanthropy to Funders for Housing and Opportunity. Prior to joining FHO, she served as a Loan Fund Officer for BlueHub Capital, a national nonprofit Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI) where she led strategic initiatives and managed a diverse portfolio of social …