Board of Advisors


Esther Ngumbi
Dr. Esther Ngumbi is a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Entomology Department at Auburn University.She continues to be a global leader and is passionate about issues of hunger, gender, education, youth activism.Esther was a finalist for President Clinton Global Hunger Leadership Award,She and her parents have established the Dr. Ndumi Faulu Academy in Kenya to ensure that every child has a solid chance at getting a quality education.


Leon Gojani
Leon Gojani is a MA student of European Integration and Public Administration in Kosovo, Europe.For more than five years Leon has been actively involved in different youth projects that aims to promote youth participation, voluntarism and community service.The last experience Leon had was with Miracle Corners of the World (MCW), a non-profit based in New York which helped Leon develop his vision plan on communication skills for his community. Now Leon is a mentor of MCW supporting three other mentees

Head of Operations

Vinay Vaswani
Vinay is a musician and entrepreneur passioante about youth development in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. He currently serves as Director of Business Strategy and Development for the Topaz Group of Companies,where he is spearheading the companies involvement with local food processing and transformation in the West African region.

Media & Communications

Jonathan Mativo
Jonathan is a social entrepreneur driven by passion for technology and education for rural youth in Kenya. He is the founder/CEO ICT for Development Kenya. A former GSBI Fellow 2015 at Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship. He has gained international recognition- Ashoka and Acumen fellowships. Through his ICT4D model he has reached over 30,000 people in less than four years.

Media & Communications

Natan Edelsburg
He's the Chief Operating Officer at Muck Rack, a digital PR and journalism platform, where he handles the business side of the company. He’s also the Senior Supervising Producer of The Shorty Awards honoring the best of social media. Natan is the company’s most tenured employee and has helped bring on customers, including Mastercard, NBCUniversal, BuzzFeed, Goldman Sachs and more. Natan is the Immediate Past Chair of PRSA’s Tri-State District and the Director of Finance on the board of PRSA New York. Natan is also the Executive Editor & Cofounder of Found Remote, a news site about the future of TV. Natan’s a frequent speaker on social media, PR, journalism and the Future of TV. He’s moderated panels or given presentations at SXSW, Dmexco, PRWeek, MIPTV, ad:tech, BroadcastAsia, Social Media Week, Collision, Web Summit, Digital Hollywood, PRSA Tri-State and more.