As a program assistant, Sparkle Lonesome provides support to program officer Julian Haynes and program director Karen FitzGerald.
Sparkle has a passion for community development, social justice, and education. Prior to joining the Meyer Foundation in 2016, she worked for 12 years as a donor resources specialist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Blood Bank. As a native Washingtonian, Sparkle enjoys spending quality time with her family and visiting the Tidal Basin every spring to see the cherry blossoms.
Sparkle holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Strayer University.