Esther Widlanski

Senior Leadership

Esther Widlanski

Chief Development Officer

Esther joined iMentor in 2010. As Chief Development Officer, she oversees our national development team, helping to ensure that we secure the support and partnerships iMentor needs to grow, sustain our work, and to continually improve. In her time at iMentor, Esther has served a number of diverse roles across the organization. As Chief of Staff, she worked closely with our Executive Leadership Team to support our Board of Directors and to drive organizational priorities forward. As iMentor’s first Managing Director of New Site Development, Esther led the prospecting and launch of iMentor’s first new regional offices in Chicago and the Bay Area. Prior to joining the iMentor team, Esther worked as a Director of Programs for African Impact. In this role, she oversaw the organization’s portfolio of community development projects in Mozambique, which included a tuition-free preschool and an HIV-education program. Esther was a born and raised in New York City. She is a graduate of Colby College and an enthusiastic (if not always successful) urban gardener