Meet the Team

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Julia Nethero Fan
Co- Founder and Chief Change Activist

SAFER: NYC Co-Founder Julia Nethero Fan received her master's degree in Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. In addition to her Fulbright Fellowship on Chinese women’s political empowerment, she has worked at several human rights non-profits as well as the Clinton Foundation and the United Nations Population Fund. In addition to running SAFER: NYC, Julia is currently the Senior Research & Program Associate at WomenStrong International, a nonprofit supporting women-driven solutions to poverty. Julia received her bBachelor’s degree in Chinese and International Studies from Vassar College.


Joseph Fan, Esq.
Co-Founder and General Counsel

SAFER: NYC Co-Founder and General Counsel Joseph Fan manages legal affairs, advertising, and corporate outreach for SAFER: NYC. Outside of his work with SAFER: NYC, Joseph is a real estate broker and a civil rights attorney. Joseph received his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Investments from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, and earned his law degree from Cornell Law School.


Alexandra Voûte
Deputy Director

SAFER: NYC Deputy Director Alexandra Voûte is a singer/songwriter, a freelance research consultant for diverse professional projects, and a private educator for students of several top tier colleges and all-boys prep schools. Alexandra received her bachelor's degree from Columbia College, Columbia University, in Economics and Philosophy.


Work with us!
Do you believe you can change the world? Are you passionate about social change, gender equality, community, and social enterprise? Are you a self-driven, motivated, innovative, and results-oriented person? SAFER: NYC would love you to join us! We are a fast growing social enterprise start-up always looking for passionate change makers who would like to donate their time to transforming public interactions and ending street harassment! Please send your resume and a brief description of how you can help us reach our vision of positive, safe, and respectful public interactions free of street harassment to

Special Thanks to:
MaxMediaBrand Identity & Logo, Outdoor Ad Design & Copywriting
Emily McGraw, User Experience Advisor
Chris Orangeo and Ashleigh Scott, Media Producers