Meet our team of designers, doers, storytellers, listeners, and problem solvers

Ademide Adefarasin

Excel Buff. Podcast Enthusiast. Popcorn Fiend.

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Ademide Adefarasin

Design Director
Don Adero

Behavioral Enthusiast. Avid Learner. Coffee-Holic.

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Don Adero

Senior Design Researcher
Ridhi Arun

Checklist-er. Philomath. Jigsaw Puzzler.

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Ridhi Arun

Senior Design Researcher
Jenevive Ayila

People Person. Organizer. Happy Soul.

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Jenevive Ayila

Community Engagement Coordinator
Larrissa Bachia

People Whisperer. Coffee snob. Apocalypse Survival Bestie.

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Larrissa Bachia

Senior Program Lead
Nicole Bettencourt

Foodie. Beach Bum Traveler. Reggaeton Music Lover.

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Nicole Bettencourt

Portfolio Coordinator
Jessa Blades

Womb Warrior. Integrator. Bargain Hunter.

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Jessa Blades

Managing Director
MaryBeth Bognar

Nature Enthusiast. Global Wanderer. Bridge Builder.

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MaryBeth Bognar

Program Manager
Hailey Brewer

Mama. Strategist. Weaver.

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Hailey Brewer

Senior Director of Partnerships
Shauna Carey

Writer. Polyglot. Beach Bum.

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Shauna Carey

Chief Executive Officer
Ben Chase

Pragmatic Idealist. NYC Native. Tree Hugger.

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Ben Chase

Chief Operating Officer
Maggie Chok

Ambient Explorer. Color Curator. Naturalist.

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Maggie Chok

Senior Communication Designer
Harmonie Coleman

Peacemaker. Movement builder. Bookworm.

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Harmonie Coleman

Senior Community Engagement Manager
Nathalie Collins

Tinkerer. Climber. Wonder Seeker.

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Nathalie Collins

Senior Design Director
Shesley Crustna

Dot Connector. Avid Up-Cycler. Perpetual Surf Noob.

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Shesley Crustna

Senior Design Lead
Dave Dawkins

Concerned Citizen. Maker of Peace. Man of the Forest.

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Dave Dawkins

Design Lead
Noel Ekker

Backpacker. Music Head. Art Maker.

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Noel Ekker

Senior Industrial Designer
Alix Emden

Systems Organizer. Adventure Lover. Recycler.

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Alix Emden

Senior Operations & Talent Specialist
Joan Encarnacion

HipHopHead. Stoic. Existentialist.

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Joan Encarnacion

Senior Communication Designer
Ich Gichuki

Conundrum solver. Compassionate disher-outer. Chionophile.

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Ich Gichuki

Design Lead
Diana Haj Ahmad

Pattern Lover. Wikipedian. Spelling Bee Wannabe.

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Diana Haj Ahmad

Senior Design Lead
Alexis Harrison

Loud Laugher. Student of Life. Rooted.

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Alexis Harrison

Partnerships Lead
John Isika

Problem Solver. Strategist. Adventurer.

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John Isika

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist
Aditi Joshi

Strategist. Dot Connector. Amateur DJ.

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Aditi Joshi

Design Director
Tosh Juma

Reggae Head. Modern Farmer. Sunset Chaser.

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Tosh Juma

Managing Director
Mary Katica

Rain-Lover. Craft Queen. List-Maker.

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Mary Katica

Senior Design Director
Alice Kavili

Development Enthusiast. Photophile. Nature-lover

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Alice Kavili

Portfolio Coordinator
Aleena Kazmi

Food lover. Band nerd. Existentialist.

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Aleena Kazmi

Senior Program Coordinator
Kat Kearney

Idealist. Sentimentalist. Gatherer.

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Kat Kearney

Communications Specialist
Brynn Kolada

Matchmaker. Wilderness Explorer. Keeper of Cool.

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Brynn Kolada

SENIOR PARTNERSHIPS LEAD
Nicole Kraieski

Mama. Wonderer. Wanderer.

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Nicole Kraieski

DESIGN LEAD
Michelle Kreger

Trail Blazer. Convener. Mountain Marmot.

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Michelle Kreger

Managing Director
Angeles Lans

Aspiring Doer. Dreamer. Dog Mom.

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Angeles Lans

Senior Leadership Coordinator
Chris Larkin

Logician. Reverb Lover. Dog Whisperer.

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Chris Larkin

Managing Director
Tenise McCoy

Jersey Girl. Soul Seeker. Extroverted-Introvert.

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Tenise McCoy

Senior Security and Operations Specialist
Beverly Mmayi

People Enthusiast. Ethiopian Coffee Aficionado. Optimist

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Beverly Mmayi

Senior Talent and Operations Lead
Michelle Moore

Joy Cultivator. Southern Girl. Grammar Geek.

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Michelle Moore

Senior Marketing and Communications Lead
Edwin Mwai

Illustrator. Conjuror of designs. Sweet Tooth.

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Edwin Mwai

Design Lead
Eddah Mwakima

Fiesty Soul. Cartoon Heart. Labyrinth Navigator.

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Eddah Mwakima

SENIOR BUSINESS DESIGNER
Alex Nana-Sinkam

Water-baby. Amateur DJ. Psychology Nerd.

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Alex Nana-Sinkam

Design Director
Christabel Netondo

Youth Organizer. Kind Soul. Mystery Girl.

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Christabel Netondo

Fellowship Coordinator, Billion Girls CoLab
Nathalie Ngatia

Multipotentialite. Partnership Cupid. People Lover.

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Nathalie Ngatia

Managing Director
Luan Nio

Outreacher. Puzzle solver. Multiculti.

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Luan Nio

Partnerships Director
Anne Njoroge

Relationship Builder. Social butterfly. Fashion Enthusiast.

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Anne Njoroge

Partnerships Lead
Celestine Njuguna

Implementor. Country Girl at Heart. Ambivert.

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Celestine Njuguna

Program Lead
Chi Offomah

Singer. Scribbler. Storyteller.

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Chi Offomah

Partnerships Lead
Esther Ondigo

Great Organizer. Memory maker. Optimist.

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Esther Ondigo

Senior Coordinator
Arianne Orillac

Wave-rider. Complexity navigator. Polyglot.

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Arianne Orillac

Senior Design Lead
Chloe Partelow

Bookworm. Dessert Enthusiast. Adele Fangirl.

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Chloe Partelow

Talent Lead
Juan Pablo Patino

Illustrator. Martial Artist. Pop-Culture Connoisseur.

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Juan Pablo Patino

Interaction Design Lead
Ajo Penaflor

Numbers Gal. Mediocre Cook. BTS Fangirl.

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Ajo Penaflor

Finance Lead
Sommai Pham

Connecter. Painter. Novice Angler.

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Sommai Pham

Chief of Staff
Tasha Raman

Hypothesizer. Hand Talker. Olive Oil enthusiast.

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Tasha Raman

Impact Lead
Ankita Roy

Transdisciplinary Designer. Bad Jokes Lover. Endlessly Curious Being.

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Ankita Roy

Service Design Lead
Emily Sadeghian

Cross-Pollinator. Resident Rollerblader. Jaded Optimist.

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Emily Sadeghian

Design Lead, Writer
Jordan Sanchez

Connector. Sneakerhead. Reformed Perfectionist.

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Jordan Sanchez

Partnerships Director
Hitesh Singhal

Complex. Color Enthusiast. Constant Giggler.

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Hitesh Singhal

Senior Design Lead
Claudia Sosa Lazo

Kombucha Brewer. Yoga Teacher. Nomad Queen.

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Claudia Sosa Lazo

Senior Business Design Lead
Justine Sun Dela Cruz

Forest Dweller. Water Spirit. Hip Hop Dancer.

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Justine Sun Dela Cruz

Design Lead
Rika Viragh

Convener. Fresh Air Advocate. Blueberry Lover.

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Rika Viragh

Director of Operations

Stephanie Wei

Senior Director of Finance and Administration
Lauren Weinstein

Sociology Nerd. Systems Thinker. Game Enthusiast.

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Lauren Weinstein

Design Director
Lisa Mugera

Cappuccino-lover. Manifestor. Soulful.

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Lisa Mugera

Senior Marketing Specialist
Nakhanu Wafula

Silent Ninja. Pluviophile. Tennis master.

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Nakhanu Wafula

Communications Designer
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