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Olivia Owen

CEO & Co- founder
Born and raised in the UK, Olivia is a passionate advocate for social change. After training to be an early years educator, she travelled to Haiti in 2010, six months…
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Dr Junie Bertrand

Int. Director & Co-founder
Dr Junie Bertrand was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti to a large family. Junie is a extremely passionate woman with training in education, mentoring, counselling, leadership and management. If that isn't…
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Emma Walsh

Co-Founder & Advisor
Emma was born and raised in Perth, Western Australia. Her passion for social equality began at age 11 when she travelled to India to participate in a peace camp with…
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Nanzie Lalaeu

Secretary
Nanzie is our loving, smart and dedicated in-country secretary. An experienced education professional, Nanzie has always worked in the school system and is a trained early years development teacher and…
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Rebecca Swist

Chairwoman
Originally from Bremen Germany, Rebecca moved to the UK some time ago and attended Dundee University where she graduated with a Masters Degree in Social Work. Rebecca’s travels led to…
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Fanel Leme

Jacmel Programme Director
Fanel is a our programme director for our Scholarship programme in the south of Haiti. Originally meeting Olivia in 2010, Fanel has gone on to become a dedicated friend and…
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Alice Edwards

Trustee
Alice has been been a dedicated board member and volunteer since EduHaitian's inception in 2011. As an academic, healthcare professional and skilled creative writer, Alice has brought a wealth of…
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Tara Yip-Bannicq

Advisor
Tara comes from everywhere and nowhere. A dual French-American citizen, she grew up somewhere between Atlanta, Jakarta and Beijing, attended schools on at least three continents (and an ocean), and…
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Sarah Hughes

Trustee
Based in the UK, Sarah brings her qualifications as a lawyer and her passion for charity to the advisory board. A graduate of the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Law…
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Alain Vaillancourt, M.Sc

Trustee
Alain, is a Lecturer at Coventry University and is affiliated to the Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Research Institute in Helsinki Finland. His research area specializes in humanitarian logistics and…
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NIgel Brewer

Advisor
Nigel has been a self employed Web Programmer and Graphics Designer for about 15 years. He works mainly with Marketing and Design Companies specialising in custom/bespoke websites. Nigel has been…
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Chad Walsh

Advisor
Chad is co-founder of Haiti Communitere (HC), an organisation that connects International NGOs with local communities affected by natural disasters. In 2010 Chad began coordinating relief efforts post–earthquake as Director…
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Freddie Owen

Youth Advisor
After completing his undergraduate degree in Geography and Economics at the London School of Economics in 2017 he is now enrolled in a Master’s program in Local Economic Development. An…