Meet Executive Director, Alisa Karwowski, LADC
Alisa was appointed as Executive Director for New Hope for Children in 2013, and she served as the Russian Representative one year prior and as the President of the Board of Directors for New Hope for Children for three years. Alisa holds a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Southern New Hampshire University. She is the guidance director at a private high school on the seacoast and holds a private practice license in counseling. Alisa facilitates social services and adoption related counseling for both birth families as well as adoptive families. She also is the Director of the Orphanage Fund, Keeping the Promise. Alisa is the author of A Guide to Russian Adoption: Professional Counseling and Personal Insights and is the adoptive mother of two boys from St. Petersburg, Russia and a daughter born domestically. She has made appearances on the TODAY Show, MSNBC, The Joy Behar Show and NECN to discuss sensitive issues surrounding international adoption.
About New Hope
Founded in 1993, New Hope for Children, a registered DBA of New Hope Christian Services, Inc., is a licensed non-profit adoption agency existing to provide HOPE to children by finding their forever families with the highest of ethical standards. We are committed to building the strongest of families by providing emotional support and guidance through the entire adoption process, including post-adoption.
New Hope for Children has brought 1000+ children home to their forever families and our staff is comprised of professionals who have adopted both internationally as well as domestically. We cannot wait to share our expertise with you.
Directors & Board Members
Alisa White Karwowski, CEO, Executive Director
Timothy Karwowski, CFO, Director of Domestic Adoptions
Neil Binette, Director of Social Services
Lauren Lennahan, Documents Coordinator
Melissa Hanlon, ESQ
Catherine Berube, Board Member
Sheri Flaherty, Board Member
Aleksa Fleszar, Board Member
Allyson Schaaf, Board Member
Lon Siel, Board Member
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