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    Tanyella Allison

    CEO, Co-Creator

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    Taniya Benedict

    Director of Global Operations & Programs, Co-Creator

  • Michael Ross portrait

    Michael Ross

    Creative Director

  • Colleen Furman portrait

    Colleen Furman

    Chief Marketing Officer

  • Chris Barr portrait

    Chris Barr

    Chief Technology Officer

  • Amos Furaha portrait

    Amos Furaha

    Director of Global User Engagement

  • Nicki Pezzulo portrait

    Nicki Pezzulo

    Chief Development Officer

  • Marina Mihajlova portrait

    Marina Mihajlova

    Bookkeeper

  • Jessica Laing portrait

    Jessica Laing

    Grant Relations Manager

  • Lavinia Choremi portrait

    Lavinia Choremi

    Executive Assistant

  • Beryl Oywer portrait

    Beryl Oywer

    Programs Manager, Kenya

  • Cristina Istrate portrait

    Cristina Istrate

    Programs Manager - Romania

  • Philippe Nkwakuzi portrait

    Philippe Nkwakuzi

    Programs Associate

  • Mauro Daez portrait

    Mauro Daez

    Program Manager

  • Clarisse Iradukunda portrait

    Clarisse Iradukunda

    Operations Manager

  • Kate Wanjira portrait

    Kate Wanjira

    Editor

  • Melvin Ochieng portrait

    Melvin Ochieng

    Project Manager

  • Omu Camus portrait

    Omu Camus

    Content Manager - Philippines

  • Monica Grecu portrait

    Monica Grecu

    Content Manager - Romania

  • James Nyaga portrait

    James Nyaga

    Editor

  • Bruno Iradukunda portrait

    Bruno Iradukunda

    Senior Illustrator

  • Boris Kalisa portrait

    Boris Kalisa

    Senior Illustrator

  • Emmanuel Bagirishya portrait

    Emmanuel Bagirishya

    Senior Illustrator

  • Robert Muhire portrait

    Robert Muhire

    Senior Illustrator

  • Margaret Muthee portrait

    Margaret Muthee

    Author

  • Alice Gichuru portrait

    Alice Gichuru

    Author

  • Husna Isamil portrait

    Husna Isamil

    Illustrator

  • Françoise Thybulle portrait

    Françoise Thybulle

    Director of Haiti Programs

  • Dr. Rosemarie Perry portrait

    Dr. Rosemarie Perry

    Head of Research at NABU

  • Maurice Ndayisaba portrait

    Maurice Ndayisaba

    Ambassadors Program Coordinator

  • Ricardo Tuyishimire portrait

    Ricardo Tuyishimire

    Ambassadors Program Coordinator

  • Janet Machibi portrait

    Janet Machibi

    Graphic Designer

  • Deborah Marube portrait

    Deborah Marube

    Author

  • Ibrahim Oroni portrait

    Ibrahim Oroni

    Author

  • Peter Ndiwa portrait

    Peter Ndiwa

    Author

  • Abel Murumba portrait

    Abel Murumba

    Illustrator

  • Jael Oweka portrait

    Jael Oweka

    Illustrator

  • Nikki Abaya portrait

    Nikki Abaya

    Graphic Designer

  • Lisa Maria Ștefan portrait

    Lisa Maria Ștefan

    Illustrator

  • Bianca Preda portrait

    Bianca Preda

    Illustrator

  • Larisa Baltariu portrait

    Larisa Baltariu

    Illustrator

  • Stefania Luminita Tanase  portrait

    Stefania Luminita Tanase

    Illustrator

  • Adelin Eliza Mocanu portrait

    Adelin Eliza Mocanu

    Illustrator

  • Irina Anghel portrait

    Irina Anghel

    Illustrator

  • Mara Gudina portrait

    Mara Gudina

    Illustrator

  • Gabriel Demeter portrait

    Gabriel Demeter

    Illustrator

  • Luiza Pomohaci portrait

    Luiza Pomohaci

    Illustrator

  • Adela Holdon portrait

    Adela Holdon

    Illustrator

  • Flavia Stanciu portrait

    Flavia Stanciu

    Illustrator

  • Andy Dragomir portrait

    Andy Dragomir

    Illustrator

  • Rucsandra Enache portrait

    Rucsandra Enache

    Illustrator

  • Daria Alexandrescu portrait

    Daria Alexandrescu

    Illustrator

  • Laurenția	Carîp portrait

    Laurenția Carîp

    Graphic Designer

  • Cristina Beatrice Preda portrait

    Cristina Beatrice Preda

    Author


Board of Directors

  • Kathryn Ritchie, Chair portrait

    Kathryn Ritchie, Chair

    Founder and CEO of Ignition Institute

  • Kelly Gallagher, Treasurer portrait

    Kelly Gallagher, Treasurer

    Vice President of Content Acquisition at Ingram Content Group

  • Damien Vanderwilt  portrait

    Damien Vanderwilt

    Co-President & Head-Global Markets, Galaxy Digital Holdings

  • Deanna Lane portrait

    Deanna Lane

    CEO of FastLane Consulting Group

  • Kweku Mandela portrait

    Kweku Mandela

    Co-owner of Out of Africa Entertainment and Co-founder of non-profit Africa Rising

  • Isabel Sheinman portrait

    Isabel Sheinman

    Co-creator NABU and co-founder of the Roadmaps Festival

  • Diana Cohn portrait

    Diana Cohn

    Educator, award-winning children’s book author, and former Executive Director of the Panta Rhea Foundation

  • Tanyella Allison  portrait

    Tanyella Allison

    Executive Director and co-creator NABU

  • Sashi Valtz portrait

    Sashi Valtz

    Global Head of Institutional Account Management at Coinbase

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