MEET OUR TEAM
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.
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.
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!
Program Director, Guatemala
Oscar Saquil is passionate about the power of quality education to transform the realities and needs of society. Oscar comes from a teaching background in Guatemala and has served as an official in the Ministry of Education as well as a consultant to international corporations.
Now, as School the World’s Program Director for Guatemala, Oscar is committed to fostering linguistically and culturally appropriate teacher training, educational materials, classroom support, and family empowerment that will serve the development of every student.
board of directors
Chief Operating Officer, Ivywise
Co-director of Municipal Investments, Eaton Vance Chair & Executive Committee
Founder & CEO, School the World
CEO, Envisage International Corporation
Senior Vice President of Global Sourcing, Talbots
Founder & President, International Insurance Group, Inc. Secretary & Executive Committee
Cynthia del Aguila
Executive Secretary, Foundation of the Universidad de Valle de Guatemala Former Minister of Education, Guatemala
Partner & Attorney, Delaney McKinney LLP
Investor, Former EU & Portuguese Foreign Service
CEO, Globalization Partners
Ellen McDonnell Stevens
Executive Editor (Retired), NPR
CFO, Continuum Innovation
CEO, Co-CIO & Co-Founder, Evince Asset Management LP
Alison Qualter Berna
Partner, Spring Lake Equity Partners
CEO & Co-Founder, MPOWER Financing
Director, Advanced Analytics, Liberty Mutual Insurance
CEO & Founder, Batanga Network, Inc.
President, PGA Tour Latin America