Ajla Subasic (pronounced ‘EYE-la’) is a digital communications strategist with a strong passion for advocacy and driving social change.
Prior to joining Global Wave Digital, Ajla served as a Digital Director for the Mike Bloomberg 2020 presidential campaign, where she oversaw all digital communications and initiatives for the Georgia operation. Before that, Ajla managed an international digital marketing team for a corporate communications agency and worked as a digital strategist for AARP.
Ajla has worked on numerous award-winning federal advocacy campaigns covering issues such as Social Security, Medicare, and affordable healthcare. Ajla has a master’s in Global Strategic Communications from Florida International University, and a bachelor’s in Public Relations from the University of South Florida. Originally born in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Ajla was raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, and is fluent in English, Bosnian, Serbian and Croatian.
Jesse Danzig has spent the past decade building movements to drive social change. He is the founder of Global Wave Digital.
Jesse and the Global Wave team have helped sparked movements in over 50 countries; helping organizations drive meaningful social change in tobacco control, road safety, environmental protection and obesity prevention.
Prior to starting Global Wave Digital, Jesse was the National Online Organizing Director for the Sierra Club where he led the digital strategies to empower the organization’s 2.1 million members to explore, enjoy and protect the planet. Leading a staff of 20, Jesse oversaw the engagement strategies, data analysis and systems that pioneered the Sierra Club’s new methods to cultivate advocates from clicks behind the computer screen to working side by side with organizers in their local communities.
Prior to the Sierra Club, Jesse was Vice President of Advocacy Clients for The Element Agency. managing digital campaigns for clients such as AARP, the League of Conservation Voters, the Nuclear Threat Initiative, American Rivers and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. His work has garnered awards and recognition from the American Association of Political Consultants, the Communicator Awards, the Public Relations Society of America and others.
Jesse lives in San Diego (as everyone should at some point) with his wife, son and two daughters where they don’t surf nearly as much they’d like.
Senior Digital Director
Jill Greenberg has more than 20 years of communications experience, advising non-profits, business leaders, elected officials, agencies and foundations on their global communications strategies. Her expertise lies in combining traditional communication strategies with digital efforts, providing clients with all-encompassing, strategic and effective campaigns.
She has served as an advisor on digital strategy for a number of organizations, including AARP and CodeX, a South African start-up. Jill previously was the chief speechwriter and press secretary to former presidential candidate and United States Senator Bob Graham (D-FL). She has also crafted and executed communications and digital strategies for organizations such as Oxfam America, The Brookings Institution, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Rock the Vote, the Knight Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health.
She is also a seasoned facilitator and trainer. Jill has conducted dozens of trainings for senior level NGO leaders, politicians and corporate leaders on social media, media relations, message development and effective communications.
Jill speaks English and Spanish and has lived on three continents. She served as a co-founder of the Cape Town Open Streets movement and was part of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines. Jill is currently based in Cape Town, South Africa.
Senior Digital Director
Laura Rodriguez has more than a decade working in digital communications for social good causes. Laura is a digital strategist for cardiovascular health and road safety campaigns. Over the years, she has energetically created impactful digital and social media strategies for a wide variety of brands including national non-profits focused on food insecurity, nutrition and environmental justice.
Previously Laura has worked for political digital strategies firms overseeing digital advocacy efforts for clients ranging from Presidential, Federal and local candidates as well as supporting national organizations and brands. Laura also worked for the Obama administration for The U.S. Agency for International Development on their digital team.
She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and is fluent in Spanish. In her spare time, Laura works on a charitable jewelry brand and enjoys travel and cycling.
Senior Digital Director
Luke Telander has dedicated his career to advancing social change through digital communications, leading campaigns on a diverse cross-section of issues, from environmental preservation to public health to urban revitalization.
At Global Wave Digital, Luke manages a portfolio of major public health clients, leading capacity building efforts and providing counsel on advocacy campaigns across a diverse set of countries all over the world. Since joining Global Wave, he has trained public health advocates from over 45 different countries. One of his signature achievements has been creating and implementing a first-of-its-kind interactive course on graphic design and content strategy, working with dozens of grantees directly to create high-quality graphics in Canva, the free graphic design software.
Before joining Global Wave, he served as the Director of Digital Strategies at the Hatcher Group, leading digital strategy work for a diverse portfolio of major foundations, government agencies, national nonprofits, and grassroots movements. Luke began his career in communications working in-house at the Center for Community Progress, the nation’s leading voice on revitalizing vacant and abandoned
properties, and at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, working on the 2013 push for Immigration reform.
He received his master’s degree in public relations and corporate communications at Georgetown University, and a bachelor’s degree in history and Asian studies at St. Olaf College in Minnesota. He lives in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC, and is an active member of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington.
Senior Digital Director
Tenásha Ebrahimkhel has over a decade of experience in digital advocacy and campaigns and is a keen technologist at the forefront of digital solutions and strategies.
Before joining Global Wave Digital, Tenásha led the digital communications department at The Climate Reality Project. She also served as the Associate Vice President of Digital Strategy at Do Big Things and provided high-level digital communication strategies and messaging guidance to progressive organizations and political clients. Previously, she led the digital team at Climate Action Campaign and developed creative and compelling digital campaigns to increase awareness of climate and environmental issues. She has also worked at EveryAction|NGP VAN where she recommended the best digital solutions to non-profit clients.
Previously, Tenásha has worked in the public health advocacy space for a number of years focusing on environmental health, rare and lung diseases. During her time at American Lung Association, she researched health policy and managed care plans for tobacco cessation and asthma. In addition to her work on health advocacy initiatives, Tenásha advocated to improve the quality of food and nutrition at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
In her spare time, Tenásha can be found sketching/painting and dragging her husband and sons to art galleries and museums in the DC metro area.