Board of Advisors

board of advisors

Miriam Ofosu Appeah
Miriam Ofosu Appeah is the owner and founder of St. Mary’s Preparatory School in Ghana. In 1998, she took a small-business loan to build and grow her school.
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Ken Blanchard
Ken Blanchard is the author or co-author of more than 35 books on leadership, including The One Minute Manager, Raving Fans, and Gung Ho! Ken is widely recognized as a premier thinker and writer on leadership
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Loren Cunningham
Loren Cunningham is the co-founder of the international Christian missionary organization Youth With A Mission (YWAM) and the University of the Nations.
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Rod Dammeyer
Rod Dammeyer is chairman of CAC, a private company offering capital investment and management advisory services. He is a member of the boards of directors of Stericycle, Inc. and Quidel Corporation, in addition to being a trustee of Invesco Funds and Van Kampen Investment Funds.
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Kwabena Darko
Kwabena Darko is the founder of Darko Farms & Co. and Director of the Bank of Ghana. Kwabena received a microfinance loan 45 years ago. Over time, he parlayed that loan into one of the most successful private enterprises in Ghana.
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Brian Fikkert
Brian Fikkert is the founder and Executive Director of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development, a research and training center that is dedicated to helping churches and missionaries to declare the kingdom of God by bringing economic development and spiritual transformation to the poor.
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Victor Hu
Victor Hu is Global Head of Education Technology & Services Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs. He co-founded the education practice at Goldman, and today leads a team that advises, finances and invests in the leading education companies around the world.
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Mary Kamanzi
Mary Kamanzi is the founder of the Arise and Shine School and National Director of Youth With A Mission (YWAM) for Rwanda. The Arise and Shine School is among the premier private primary schools in Rwanda and has a vision to disciple the nation of Rwanda by laying a strong foundation through quality Christ-centered education.
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Paul Kim
Dr. Paul Kim is the Chief Technology Officer and Assistant Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. He leads initiatives involving the design of learning technologies, educational research, and community development.
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Geraldo Orozco
Geraldo Orozco has been CEO of ASPIRE since 2000. ASPIRE is a Christian financial institutions which offers microcredit in the Dominican Republic.
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Joi A. Spencer
Joi A. Spencer is an associate professor at the University of San Diego. Her work focuses on mathematics and teacher education and reflects her deep commitment to educational equity.
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