Our people

Learn about our incredible staff and volunteers who make it all possible. Scroll down to meet our staff, our board of directors, and our advisory council.

Meet the staff

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    Founder and Executive Director

    Marina LeGree

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    Country Manager

    Kaisa Markhus

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    Program Assistant

    Shogufa

Meet the instructors

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    Neki

    Instructor

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    Rubaba

    Instructor

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    Saeeda

    Instructor

Meet the advisory board

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    Advisory Board Member

    Brenda K. Stewart

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    Advisory Board Member

    Luke Simmons

Meet the board of directors

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    David Thoenen

    Board chair

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    Tammy Thorp

    Board Treasurer

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    Susan Corke

    Board member

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    Faisal Naziry

    Board member

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    Andrew Clarke

    Board member

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    Sabreen Dogar

    Board member

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    Oliver Glanville

    Board member

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    Tim Purinton

    Board member

Meet key volunteers

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    Isabela Zawistowska

    Brand & Outreach Specialist

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    Hannah Lehman

    IT Support Volunteer

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a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization based in the United States.

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