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Meital Kupfer
Chief of Operations
No Lost Generation – GWU

(703) 728-3068

3057 Nutley St. #263

Fairfax, VA 22031


Madelaine Daley
Executive Chair
George Washington University Program Board


Wendy Fargo
Curriculum Development Expert

Justine Geiger
Curriculum Development Associate

Consepsion Salazar
Curriculum Development Associate

Maureen McGinnis
Curriculum Editor

Sheila Simpson
Curriculum Editor

Ruanda Garth McCullough
Senior Program Associate
American Educational Research Association

Margaret Walrod
US Department of State

Irina Botu-Tallis
Staff Assistant
International Monetary Fund

Alicia Maslar
Monitoring and Evaluation Fellow
Vital Voices Global Partnership


Siafa Sherman
Managing Director
Synogy Consulting LLC


Siafa is a telecommunications professional specializing in providing broadband communications to rural and underserved communities. In his current role at Synogy Consulting, Siafa helps provide organizations needing to extend or augment their microwave and satellite communications with cost effective Television White Space wireless spectrum solutions and services.

He previously served as Director of Technology and New Product Production for Avaya Government Solutions, and Director of Systems Engineering for Nortel. An experienced business development professional, Siafa was responsible for obtaining over $3 million in R&D funding as well as building a $27 Million Sales Pipeline.


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Shanyn Ronis
Executive Director
Education Global Access Program

Ronis is the founder of E-Gap. She is a member of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2017, a finalist for the Forbes $1 Million Change the World Award, and winner of the 2015 $50,000 Gifted Citizen Award for her work in international education.

Her works are published in the Huffington Post, Devex, and the World Post. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago and is fluent in German and Spanish.

Joseph Grieboski
Grieboski Global Strategies

Joseph K. Grieboski is President and CEO of Grieboski Global Strategies, Grieboski is also Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nobel Peace Prize-nominated THE INSTITUTE on Religion and Public Policy. In April 2010 Grieboski was inducted into the International Board of Sponsors of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College – Martin Luther King’s alma mater. The award honors those who have made significant contributions to the civil and human rights nonviolence movement in the tradition of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King. 

The author of over 50 articles and two recognized publications with Palgrave Macmillan and Oakton, Grieboski is the editor of three forthcoming books: Faith of Freedom: A Theological Survey of Freedom of Religion and Belief; Because I Believed, and In My Image.

Martin Lattman
QRG Inc.

Martin (Marty) Lattman is an experienced business executive, management consultant, and adult educator. Prior to founding his own strategic management consultancy in 2005, he spent 26 years in the telecommunications and IT industries. In addition to serving as President and CEO of Rocketseed USA and President of RAD Data Communications, Marty held senior leadership positions in marketing, sales management, and strategic alliances at Visual Networks, Racal Datacom, AnswerSoft, and NetWorth.

His management experience spans from start-up companies to Fortune 500 corporations such as Xerox and AT&T. Accomplishments include the garnering of several Product of the Year awards, two successful IPO’s, and achievement of $14M in sales within two years of new venture launch. Marty spent more than seven years teaching marketing and strategy courses in the MBA program at the Johns Hopkins University Graduate School of Business.

Nancy Merritt
Senior Policy Advisor
US Department of Justice

Dr. Nancy Merritt is Senior Policy Advisor with the National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice. In this capacity she oversees research efforts in both the social and technical sciences; coordinates outreach; and leads agency policy and planning teams.  Dr. Merritt has held research positions with the RAND Corporation as well as the Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio State Boards.


Lucy Kiama
Country Director

Kiama has been a leading advocate for refugee rights in Kenya for the past decade. She spent six years as the Executive Director of the Refugee Consortium of Kenya, where she managed a wide range of programs focused on increasing refugee protection.

Kiama was part of a task force formed by the Department of Refugee affairs to review the draft refugee legislative proposal, as well as to develop the draft national asylum and refugee policy. She also worked with the Urban Refugee Protection Network to advocate for refugees in urban areas when the government of Kenya issued a directive that all refugees move to Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps. 

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny
Executive Director
National Institute for Technical Education (INET)

 At his current role as Executive Director for INET, a department of the national Ministry of Education, Gabriel is responsible for the development of vocational education in Argentina. He oversees operations of over 500 technical schools throughout the country. 

He previously served as founder and president of online vocational education provider, Director at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Co-Founder of Blue Star Strategies in Washington, DC. He has published dozens of articles in the Huffington Post, and is the author of Education 3.0: The Struggle for Talent in Latin America.

Dr. Merritt, a former faculty member with the California State University Los Angeles, received her PhD from Rutgers University and her MS and BS from the Pennsylvania State University. She is a recipient of the National Institute of Justice’s ChallengeGov Unsung Hero award.

Dawn Volk
Fairfax County Public Schools

Dawn is an educator in Fairfax County, Virginia, where she focuses on designing programs and curricula for underserved populations including refugees. She previously served as Executive Director of the Association of National Estuary Programs  (ANEP), an environmental nonprofit in Washington D.C.  She has lived and worked in Africa, Samoa, and the Caribbean.

Justice Asamoah

Philip Wyndham

Simon Anthony Njuguna

Syeda Farah Amzi

Yetunde Nuhu Bug


He previously served as founder and president of online vocational education provider, Director at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Co-Founder of Blue Star Strategies in Washington, DC. He has published dozens of articles in the Huffington Post, and is the author of Education 3.0: The Struggle for Talent in Latin America.

Jorge Duran
Chief of the Secretariat
International Development Bank

Jorge Duran has over 20 years of experience in international development focusing on Science, Technology, and Innovation. He served as Senior Specialist and Chief at the Organization of American States for 10 years, where he was responsible for managing online professional development courses for students across Latin America.

In his current role as Chief of the Secretariat with the International Development Bank Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) he is responsible for departmental oversight, as well as facilitating private-public partnerships and developing capacity building and training programs.



Board of Directors

Maria Marta Antonio
Junior Policy Officer
European Commission, Directorates of International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO)

Chelsea Hochstetler
Social Support Society

Daniel Njuguna
Country Director - KENYA
Education Global Access Program

David  Cosmas


Jean Mudekereza
Democratic Republic of the Congo

John Dada

Joy Ogbonnaya

Joyce Ayodele Elemson
United Kingdom


Anna Hoover
Humanitarian Organization for Migration and Emergencies, Columbia University

Francisco Kilgore
Vice President of Marketing
AIESEC, George Washington University

Lisa Kowalski
Staff Assistant
George Washington University Discourse Lab

Madelaine Daley
Executive Chair
George Washington University Program Board


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​Daniel worked with the Ministry of Education Quality Assurance team to amend the refugees’ admission guidelines for the national government’s Cabinet Secretary. 

Edmund Kipkoech Langat
Chief Operation Officer
Xavier Project

Edmund is a Program Management and Humanitarian Affairs professional with over 7 years of experience. In addition to serving as COO for the Xavier Project, he has worked as Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for Refugee Consortium of Kenya, and as an Assistant Humanitarian Affairs Officer for Medicins Sans Frontieres. Edmund’s primary focus is working with donors and partners including USAID, UNHCR, the European Union, United Nations Women, UNICEF, and others. 

Phyillisters Daizy Matula
University of Nairobi, Department of Educational Administration and Planning

Dr. Matula is a lecturer at the University of Nairobi in the School of Education, Department of Educational Administration and Planning, and a part time lecturer at The United States International University (USIU) in the Chandaria School of Business. Her primary focus is on management courses and teacher education.

She holds a PhD from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Daniel Njuguna
Country Director
Education Global Access Program

Daniel began his career in humanitarian aid and development as a teacher in the Dadaab refugee camp under Windle Trust Kenya. In his three and a half years of work in Dadaab, Daniel progressively advanced to the level of Head of Academics and Examination, Deputy Principal, and finally Assistant Camp Manager. Daniel also served as Education Director for the Francis Xavier Project, implementing UNHCR urban refugee education programs and overseeing fundraising efforts. In 2016 Daniel was sponsored by the UNESCO Education Innovation team to present SMS-based mobile academic revision programs at the International Mobile Learning Week in Paris.