Kate Curran

Founder & CEO

Kate founded School the World in 2009. Her vision is to fight extreme poverty at its roots by bringing education to the world’s poorest children. Prior to School the World, she was an attorney and executive at General Electric Company. She grew up in Bridgeport, CT and enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her very large extended family.


Natalie Hambor

Chief of Staff & Operations

Natalie has a background in entrepreneurship and marketing as well as a strong passion for global service travel. A graduate of Northeastern University, Natalie has extensive travel experience on both a philanthropic and personal level. She enjoys sharing her belief for cultural exchange and the power of community development.

At School the World, Natalie is responsible for the development and execution of our Global Citizenship Program as well as our internal operations.

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Ana Joya

Regional Director

Ana has always felt the call to work in development and a passion to help others. Ana started working with young people at her first job as a Community Development Coordinator at the American Field Service (AFS). For 11 years Ana worked at World Renew in Honduras, gaining experience in managing different community development projects and programs.

Now, as Regional Director, Ana has learned how important education is and how it can transform a child's life for the better!

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Ali Doremus

Communications Manager


Danielle Adams

Director of Engagement



Heydie Cruz


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Celso Hernandez

Program Coordinator, South



Roberto Tecu

Associate Program Director

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Felix Chay López

Teacher Trainer Manager

Josefa Macario Calel

Josefa Macario Calel

Girls Scholarships Coordinator

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Juana Isabel Lux Lux

Change Agent


Petronila Reynoso

Operations Manager


Santana Hernandez

Teacher Trainer

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Jorge Mario Tipáz Sóc

Boys Scholarships Coordinator


Rigoberto Calel

Change Agent


Crissy Capella

Coordinator of External Relations

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Crelyn Yeritza Gonzalez

M & E Assistant

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Héctor Marroquin Tay

Tutoring Coordinator

Roselia Vicente Tavico

Roselia Vicente Tavico

Change Agent


Marilu Quiñonez



Rosa Perez

Middle School Scholarships Manager


José Ajeataz

Team Leader, Change Agents

board of directors

Merrily Bodell
Chief Operating Officer, Ivywise

Keith Clausen
CEO, Envisage International Corporation

Cynthia Clemson
Co-director of Municipal Investments, Eaton Vance, Chair & Executive Committee

Joseph Cronin
Founder & President, International Insurance Group, Inc., Finance & Executive Committee

Kate Curran
Founder & CEO, School the World

Cynthia del Aguila
Executive Secretary, Foundation of the Universidad de Valle de Guatemala Former Minister of Education, Guatemala

Andrea Hoff
Vice President of Marketing, Kincern

Claudia Pinto
Investor, Former EU & Portuguese Foreign Service

Nicole Sahin
CEO, Globalization Partners

Andy Sears

advisory board

Nicole Arnold
Business Development Manager, Everybody Water

Linda Carter

Dina Debs
Business Banker, Eastern Bank

Bruno Mercenari
Co-President, Ino

Alberto Musalem
CEO, Co-CIO & Co-Founder, Evince Asset Management LP

Vanessa O'Malley

Alison Qualter Berna
Co-Founder, Appleseeds

Michael Tassinari
Director, Advanced Analytics, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Rafael Urbina
CEO & Founder, Batanga Network, Inc.

young Professional advisory board

Galem Girmay
Education Account Executive, Flywire

Geneo Grissom
Former NFL Player, New England Patriots

Haley Grissom
Associate, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Luis (Luca) Guevara Zamora
Business Technology Analyst, Deloitte Consulting

Julia Lopes Jacociunas
Transfer Pricing Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Georgette Perez
Senior Account Manager, International Medical Group


Megan Powell

Manolo Sandoval
Staff Assurance, Ernst & Young LLP, Chair