Meet the team!

We’re a passionate group of visionaries, tech enthusiasts, and innovators.

Aaron Friedland

Executive Director

Ran Sommer

Director of Global Operations

Sukriti Sachar

Director of India Operations

Mukasa Moses

Director of Uganda Operations

Eli Wyatt

Director of Research & Development

Resty Kyomukama

Partnership & Fundraising Coordinator – Uganda

Flavia Nalubwama

Executive Assistant – Uganda

Aaron Tokwaro

Technology Coordinator

Paul Kaggwa

Technology Coordinator

Kamlesh Pandey

India Technology Coordinator

David Epstein

Development & Outreach Manager

Andre Ramkairsingh

Full Stack Developer

Jagmeet Dhillon

Full Stack Developer

Daniel Morton

Lead Grant Writer

Adwoa Yirenkyi

Grant Writer

Drew Simon

Grant Writer

Salma Ahmad

Grant Writer

Alex Gillis

Strategy & Special Projects

Cynthia Hoy

Digital Marketing Strategist

Joe Hitchcock

Blog Coordinator

Hans Zhang

Solar Project Coordinator

Emma Thompson

TRIPs Coordinator

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Advisory Committee & Board 


Meet our Advisory Committee and Board

Dr. Samson Nashon

David F. Robitaille Professor of Mathematics and Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia

Dr. Wade Davis

National Geographic Explorer and Faculty of Anthropology Professor, University of British Columbia

Ndileka Mandela

Author, Social and Gender Activist, Thembekile Mandela Foundation Founder

Joseph Asali

Education Officer at UNHCR

Dr. Michael Johnson

Senior lecturer and Academic Director at Simon Fraser University

Aaron Friedland


Colin Mansell


Des Friedland


Ran Sommer


Think Tank Researchers


Meet our Think Tank Researchers

William Lau

Technology Researcher

Electrical Engineering student, BCIT.

Deea Dev

Health Researcher

Undergraduate Behavioural Neuroscience student, UBC

Rebecca Greene

Gender Researcher

Master of Global Health student, McMaster University.

Pulkit Aggarwal

Literacy Researcher

Undergraduate International Economics student, UBC.

Miriam Bellon

UX/UI Researcher

Creative Art Director & Full Stack Designer

Raghav Rmadya

Local Impact Researcher

Economics & Urban Planning Graduate, UBC

Louise Cheng 

Economics Researcher

Undergraduate International Economics student, UBC

Simran Thind

Water Catchment Researcher

Technology Consultant, Mott MacDonald.


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