Angela is a Case Manager for JFS’ Refugee Integration Support Effort (RISE), returning to the organization professionally after having previously volunteered with the program. Angela works hard to ensure she understands what others need and she is eager to bring her passion for people from all cultures and her commitment to operations and strategic excellence to serving RISE.

A recent graduate in International Relations with a minor in Asian studies from the University of Delaware, Angela worked as an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant and worked for Congresswoman Lisa Blunt-Rochester. She also was a Gilman Scholar and McNair Scholar, where she conducted in-depth research on Asian economic agreements. During her time at UD, Angela also worked under the Department of Student Diversity and Inclusion, helping to develop the Social Justice Peer Educators program and recommend better practices.

A fluent speaker of Mandarin, Angela has played piano for 14 years and, in her free time, enjoys cooking, running, and painting (but not all at the same time).

Farida is a part-time Case Manager for JFS’ Refugee Integration Support Effort (RISE), specifically supporting resettlement and placement of new Afghan arrivals. She first became engaged with JFS Delaware as a volunteer translator for the Afghan refugees who arrived in 2017.

Farida graduated Wilmington university with bachelor of sciences in nursing. Her professional experience includes working for Christiana hospital and a small skilled nursing facility called Exceptional care for children. She is also an accounting and property manager for EN Properties.

Farida enjoys her free time with her family and friends. Loves travel and entertaining.

Jenevive coordinates JFS’ Refugee Integration Support Effort (RISE) and provides therapeutic support to the individuals and families in our care. She is passionate about issues of social inclusion and social justice and has years of experience working internationally and locally in various programs serving and advocating for the rights of women, children, immigrants, and other vulnerable populations.

Jenevive holds a bachelor’s degree in Social work from the University of Ghana, Legon and a master’s in development studies from the Institute of Social Studies at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. She has a second master’s in social work from the Delaware State University.

In her leisure time, Jenevive loves to travel to see new places and likes to read.

Cyndi Germack is the Director of the Refugee Integration Support Effort (RISE), overseeing resettlement & placement, case management, and other support efforts for Delaware’s immigrant populations. Cyndi has a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Delaware and over 20 years combined experience working in career development, recruiting and human resources coming from industries such as higher education, corporate and non-profit. She enjoys working with youth and families, helping them set goals for themselves that will lead to better decision making and a brighter positive future.

When not working, Cyndi is actively involved in volunteer activities with her children and enjoys traveling , fitness, and spending quality time with her family and friends.