The Togetherhood Team

Togetherhood Staff

Danielle Luft

President and Co-Founder

An arts and education fundraiser turned entrepreneur who loves helping teachers, artists, and enrichment providers create amazing learning experiences for children.

Kate Porterfield


An MPH candidate at NYU with a background in resilience and adaptive leadership

Ephraim Luft

CEO and Co-Founder

A longtime technology entrepreneur and executive with a passion for building revolutionary companies and creating a better world 

Our Provider Community

Dr. Mary Koslap-Petraco

On-Call Triage Nurse

A clinical assistant professor and a primary care provider in her own private practice

Kate Meek

Enrichment Provider Acquisition

Performer and Founder of Four Corners Creative

Erika Sabel

Teaching Artist

A Brooklyn-based visual artist, educator, and animal lover

Meriel Day

Community Coordinator

An actor, voiceover artist and acting coach with a passion for education

Ruthie Hollander

Pod Leader

An established teacher with an adventurous spirit and experience in public and religious schools

Jaime Katz


An English and Language Arts teacher with experienced in the New York Public School System

Will Olenich

Community Coordinator

An UWS native pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan

Parent Advisors

Laura Arike

Teaching Artist

A Brooklyn based art historian, artist, and educator

Sara Lise Raff

Pod Leader

A public school educator for 20+ years with a background in teaching and consulting

Fred and Jing Boucher

Parent Advisors

Carly Gottsegen Koen

Parent Advisor