Who We Are – Amani Institute
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Who We Are


Team

We believe in the power of diversity and having a global mindset – the different nationalities and professional backgrounds of our staff all contribute to our mission. The team members are listed below with their current titles and, in brackets, the Amani office they are based in.

Christina Kuklinski

Christina Kuklinski

Volunteer Consultant (India)

Daniel Bennett

Daniel Bennett

CEO

Loy Nelson

Loy Nelson

Program Manager (India)

Gaurav Dewani

Gaurav Dewani

Global Communication Assistant

Maylis Bezuidenhoudt

Maylis Bezuidenhoudt

Global Communication Assistant

Renan Santos

Programs Assistant (Brazil)

Eeshta Malhotra

Eeshta Malhotra

Programs and Communication Coordinator (India)

Nzilani Muema

Program Manager (Kenya)

Raiana Lira

Program Manager (Brazil)

Neha Chavan

Senior Finance and Operations Manager (India)

Caroline Gertsch

Country Director (Kenya)

Faith Audi

Faith Audi

Finance and Operations Manager (Kenya)

Carolyne Kamau

Junior Program Manager (Kenya)

Jerry Sellanga

Communication and Partnership Manager (Kenya)

Arjun Sashidhar

Arjun Sashidhar

Program Manager (India)

Shehzia Lilani

Country Director (India)

Pauline Ndonga

Senior Program Manager (Kenya)

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Flavia Cerruti

Program Manager (Brazil)

Maria Carolina Marum Zemella

Senior Finance and Operations Manager (Brazil)

Stephanie Haase

Stephanie Haase

Global Program Manager

Geraldine Hepp

Geraldine Hepp

Global Community Director

Julia Rodrigues Melo

Country Director (Brazil)

Francesca Folda

Francesca Folda

Global Communication Director

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Board of Directors

Amrote Abdella

Amrote Abdella

Regional Director, Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative

Lisa Corcoran

Lisa Corcoran

Partner, For Impact

Liam Black

Liam Black

Founder & Chief Encouragement Officer, As We Please

Joe Joseph

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Putnam Investment Management

Erin Boyd

Roshan Paul

Co-Founder, Amani Institute

Ilaina Rabbat

Co-Founder, Amani Institute


Advisory Council

Francesca Folda

Francesca Folda

Global Communication Director

Rajiv Ball

Partner, THNK; Lecturer, Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley

Rupa Chaturvedi

Head of Design, Visual Intelligence at Sentient Technologies

Marshall Ganz

Senior Lecturer, Harvard University

Andreas Heinecke

Founder and CEO, Dialogue Social Enterprise GmbH

Ed Kania

Vice President for Finance & Administration, Davidson College

Anya Kamenetz

Staff Writer, Fast Company Magazine

Nick Martin

Co-Founder and President, TechChange

Menno Van Dijk

Co-Founder and Managing Director, THNK

Jerry White

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Department of State, and leader in the Nobel Peace-prize winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines

Craig Zelizer

Founder, Peace and Collaborative Development Network

Ehsan Zaffar

Senior Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Official, United States Department of Homeland Security