Spotlight on #SHE_BUILDS Washington D.C Chapter Leaders


Aurélie Mathieu is currently a Trial Attorney in the Tax and Finance Section of the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. Ms. Mathieu previously did some Public Policy work for Comcast Corporation, where she gained experience with telecom, tech and cybersecurity. Ms. Mathieu also represented documentary filmmakers and entrepreneurs pro bono, while she served as a Student Attorney for the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic at American University Washington College of Law. In her spare time, Ms. Mathieu loves running around the city, and spending time with DC’s fitness community. Ms. Mathieu also enjoys curating events introducing the DC community to her Haitian heritage through brunch and gastronomy, with the newly-launched Le Brunch DC, which she co-founded



Anabelle Pierre is a young Haitian professional who was born in Haiti and grew up in different countries throughout Africa and Asia before moving to the United States to attend college. Currently Anabelle addresses issues covering conflict, crisis and governance programming as as Program Associate at the International Business Technical Consultants Inc. Anabelle has been working on Haiti related projects for five years, in different capacities providing program management field support. Anabelle is also part of the inaugural Elan Haiti team that brought the 1st International Youth conference to Haiti. Additionally she is a co-founder of Home2haiti an organization that aims to connect Haitian Americans to their homeland. Anabelle has a Bachelors in International Relations from Old Dominion University and a Masters in Sustainable Development from the School of International Training.


Castelline is originally from Jean-Rabel, Haiti, but she spent her adolescence in the United States. She began working as a Data Analyst at BlueLabs Analytics shortly after completing her Masters’ Degree in International Policy and Development at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. She has conducted survey research in Haiti and Nepal, working with nonprofit organizations to conduct impact evaluations for major humanitarian and development projects. Ms. Tilus is a huge proponent of using data to derive actionable insights for sustainable development. She completed her undergraduate degree at Stanford University and has hopes of someday pursuing a doctorate degree in Development Economics.