Meet Our Team
Sofia Olivarez 469-619-3901
Overall Affiliate leadership and direction
Sofia’s extensive background in business, community development and philanthropy led her to join the fight to end breast cancer. Her passion has always been to give back and help others. Sofia comes to us with fundraising background at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and American Heart Association. Her federal and local grant experience will help in making effective decisions for those in greatest need in Dallas County. With several family members effected by cancer- Sofia is ready to focus her energy on funding breast cancer detection, supporting and educating Dallas County.
Director of Mission Impact and Outreach
Natasha Mmeje 469-619-3906
Manages grants, community outreach, volunteer program
Natasha first came to know of the good work of Susan G. Komen® after her mother’s diagnosis of breast cancer. She lived in a different state than her mom and felt at a loss for how to support her. Komen was able to give her the tools she needed to better understand the disease and find resources for her and her mom. Natasha is excited and proud to be a part of Komen and to support its mission to save lives by meeting critical needs in our community to prevent and cure breast cancer. As Director of Mission Impact and Outreach, Natasha manages community grants, participates in community coalitions, and oversees Susan G. Komen® Dallas County’s volunteer programs.
Robin Hansen 469-619-3912
Manages Fund development, Sponsorships and Third party programs
Robin comes to Susan G. Komen® Dallas County with a personal connection with breast cancer as well as professional experience with Komen . Robin’s sister was diagnosed with breast cancer at 39 years old and her aunt received her breast cancer diagnosis at just 35 years old. It was when her sister was diagnosed with breast cancer that Robin decided to dedicate her career to putting an end to breast cancer. Robin spent 2 years at the headquarters of Susan G. Komen® where she focused on supporting the National Race for the Cure® sponsors. She then spent 3 1/2 years with the Komen Arizona Affiliate where she served as Development Manager. As Development Manager of the Dallas County Affiliate, she manages fund development, which includes Dallas Race for the Cure® sponsorship and third-party programs.
Ivette Minnerly 469-619-3902
Operations Coordinator, Accounting & Finance
As Operations Coordinator, Ivette oversees accounting, donation management, finance, and office operations and procedures. Ivette has been in the nonprofit industry for the last 3 years. She strives to help as many people as she can, and she is proud to be a part of the Susan G. Komen® mission to save lives and to end breast cancer. She is currently a candidate for her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting.