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AmeriCares Board of Directors Welcomes Two New Members

  • August 8, 2013

Stamford, Conn. – Aug. 8, 2013 – AmeriCares is pleased to announce Samhita Jayanti of Greenwich, Conn., and New York City, and Alan Rwambuya of New Canaan, Conn., have been elected to its Board of Directors.

Jayanti is the President and Chief Executive Officer of G3 US, an intelligence and investigative consulting firm. She previously worked for Harvard Business School, The Smart Manager, a business publication in India, Atlas Books, LLC and J.P. Morgan. Jayanti currently serves on the U.S. Corporate Advisory Board of the National Theatre in London and is a member of the New York Public Library’s Volunteer Council Steering Committee.

“AmeriCares mission of providing the critical elements of disaster relief and medical care around the world is hugely compelling,” Jayanti said. “I am happy to have the opportunity to contribute to AmeriCares efforts in whatever way I am able.”

Rwambuya, a Private Client Advisor at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Wealth Management, is the co-founder of the Ugandan Girl Organization, a nonprofit devoted to improving educational opportunities for girls in Uganda. He previously worked at Barclays Capital and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

“I have admired the work of AmeriCares for many years,” Rwambuya said. “I am honored to be part of this wonderful organization, which does so much good for so many people here and abroad.”

The AmeriCares Board of Directors oversees all aspects of the organization’s humanitarian aid programs including its disaster response work and medical aid deliveries in the developing world. Last year alone, AmeriCares delivered medicines and relief supplies to 94 countries, including the United States where the charity supports health care for the uninsured and underinsured.