Sierra French :
Sierra is a school teacher with experience working with high risk students who have a history of expulsion due to behavioral problems, which includes violence. She holds a masters degree in Secondary English Education, possesses a strong understanding of what causes youth violence, and what is needed to teach self-control, empathy, emotional intelligence, and social skills.
Maegan Griffin :
Maegan is a technical writer with fourteen years of experience in research, writing, and managing confidential information. She is a proud mom and devoted wife who understands the importance of helping others. Maegan possesses a tremendous devotion to reading and writing. Her goals are to lead by example and improve the quality of life by developing educational tools which facilitate impactful experiences.
M. Lisa Shasteen :
Lisa is a practicing attorney, co-founder and CEO of Shasteen & Percy, P.A. She previously served as General Counsel for an international investment and merchant bank focused on digital and technology companies with $3 billion under management and 17 offices worldwide. Lisa was also a member of the Board of Directors of the International institute of Communications based in London, England, with membership spanning over 150 countries. Lisa is a mentor to seven young adults and has personally and professionally applied Social Emotional Learning tools to improve the lives of others.
Madison Sasser :
Madison is a pre-law student who is determined to create the change she wants to see in the world. Passionate about finding the solutions to the core problems that impact peoples daily lives, she is investing her time and efforts into improving education, promoting social-emotional learning, and empowering students with the resources they need to prosper in a competitive world.
Javier Garcia :
Javier holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership, is a battle tested veteran, father of three with a passion for helping others. He serves at US Central Command (CENTCOM) for the US military and possesses strong leadership skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, a strong work ethic, and exceptional communication skills.
Cashane Roberts :
Cashane is currently a student at the University of South Florida. He is an avid reader, passionate about learning, developing and applying himself towards the betterment of lives around the world.
Diana Fay :
Diana has fifteen years of business management experience, leading teams, managing budgets, and growing organizations. She is a mother of two and possesses a passion for improving education.
John Fay :
John is a concerned parent who previously served as the Executive Director of the International CardiOncology Society of North America. He has twenty-five years of experience managing employees, developing and motivating teams, managing budgets and operations. He previously managed a seven million dollar retail organization, and has experience in non-profit, business to business, and business to consumer sectors. John is a strong advocate of Social Emotional Learning programs and is determined to see a program adopted by every school in the United States.
Richard Tubbs :
Richard is a tech-minded individual with experience in the avionics & automotive fields, working with computer software, and computer hardware. Currently a student of Computer Science at St Pete College, his passion as a Software Engineer helps to develop high-quality interactive systems.
Paoli Rosario :
Paoli is a research manager, currently exploring topics in sociology and English. She contributes content which directly impacts the foster care system and has a deep passion for bettering the program for the children currently in the system.
Delaney Mutchler :
Delaney is a researcher and content writer. Her top interests are creative writing and secondary education. Delaney enjoys writing both fiction and non-fiction and is passionate about education. She has published two articles in USF’s newspaper, The Oracle, and has shared her poetry at public readings. Delaney hopes to become a world famous author and poet who empowers students with a passion for reading and writing.
Karina Herrera :
With a passion for reading, writing, and technology, Karina plans to develop apps and devices that will make literacy education more accessible to young people around the world. One of Karina’s greatest beliefs is that children are the future and this is what motivates her when researching and writing age-specific content. She has volunteered in programs such as the Promise Love Foundation, which aids in the adoption process and OASIS, which provides clothing to children and adolescents.
Rebecca Keating :
Having a life passion for education and writing, Rebecca is a content writer who researches and writes on topics promoting emotional resilience. In addition to contributing to content, she updates websites with the most recent findings, opportunities, and material. She has written a multitude of pieces ranging from elementary education techniques and curriculum to film and novel analysis.
Volunteers with biographies to come.
Tyler Parks: Web Application Software Engineer
Julie Chappell: Curriculum Director/Writer
Reid Harris: Artificial Intelligence Research & Development Manager
Brandon Dezha: Compliance Dept. Manger & Grant Writer
Gabby Sou Sou: School Outreach Manager
Gil Olenscki Neto: Portuguese Curriculum Manager
EJ Cason: School Outreach Manager
Gustavo Olenscki: Virtual Reality Development Manager
Jack Yang: Virtual Reality Development Manager
Lindsay Lopez: School Outreach Manager
Michael Zuckerman: Musical Content Manager
Katie Claire: Writer
Collin Hill: Project Manager
Eliana Bello: Writer
Amber Gray: Writer
Parker Steinberg: Strategy & Planning Analyst
Brianna Nogueira: Recruiting Manager
Nidhi Bangalore: Writer
Blake Morrison: IT – Website Developer
Nichelle Long: Recruiting Manager & Content Writer
Hawraa Al Qassab: Arabic Translator
Alia Bush: Finance & Accounting Analyst
Joao Luccas Ribeiro Nascimento: Portuguese Translator
Thi Vo: IT Generalist
Anh Nguyen: Financial Analyst
Carson Roderick: Outreach Manager
Natalie Panzo: Volunteer with biography soon to come.
Gabrielle Yaworsky-Reeder: Writer
Karen Gonzalez-Videla: School Outreach Director
Jacquelyn Vaughan: School Outreach Director
Liam James: Information Technology – Documentatin & Cybersecurity
Romar Wallan: Internal Business Analytics
Hana Hussain: Customer Service Dept Manager & Writer
Maggie Yuen: Mandarin Curriculum Manager
Breeann Caldwell: School Outreach Manager
Maria Belen Fraija: Spanish Curriculum Manager
Ariella Guerrero: Spanish Curriculum Manager
Linh Huynh: Recruiting Manager
Nicholas Hand: Writer
Aman Jain: Writer
Vada Thrasher: Art Director
Samantha Hooker: Strategy & Planning
Xingying Li (Stella): Mandarin Translator
Jill Jariwala: Writer
Savannah Georgian: Writer
Michael Fussner: Grant Writer / Content Writer
Xinyu Kang: Mandarin Translator
Keayah Pittman: Crowd Funding Manager
Brenna Nipper: Writer
Hana Alogaili: Arabic Translator
Chyanne Eaton: Writer
Patrick Duffany: IT Generalist
Danyah Toubeh: Arabic Translator
Eva Raquel Serna: Social Media Manager