Dc Mamba Co-Founder
12 years Administrative experience and 8 years of Non-Profit experience
Evelin B. Ayala was born in Arlington, VA on August 27, 1990 and raised in Suitland, Maryland (PG County). She graduated from Suitland High School, in 2008. Evelin is bilingual (Spanish & English) and has over 12 years of administrative, operational, and logistical experience. In 2012 Evelin began working at So Others Might Eat, a local non-profit in Washington, DC. Where she supported emergency services and later would become the Assistant Volunteer Coordinator, co-managing over 25,000 volunteers. Evelin is currently the Operations Manager for the Joyful Food Market Program, at Martha's Table where she manages operations for 53 elementary schools in Wards 7 & 8.
Evelin has always been very passionate about working with underserved communities. While working at Martha's Table in 2018, she met Rahman-Rahim Ba'th who shared her passion for working with children of color, creating job opportunities, and empowering youth. Rahman-Rahim, Founder of the Tucker Road Ducks, shared that he had recently resigned from his role and wanted to start his own non-profit organization.
Evelin joined the team in 2019 with Rahman-Rahim, Founder of Dc Mamba, James Jackson, Colleague at Martha's Table, and Shemar Barnes, Colleague at Martha's Table to expose children of color to hockey, and to continue her work in the community. Since co-founding Dc Mamba, Evelin has taken over all Administrative duties, coordinated trainings for staff, supported logistics for Hockey Clinics/Virtual Hockey Clinics, creating processes for the org, as well as connecting with potential partners/sponsors, and social media/Fundraising efforts. Evelin is a PG County resident with her three daughters, Melany, Gabriella, and Eliana.