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FOUNDER/CEO

Katie Meyler

CEO/Founder

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Katie is a TIME Person of the Year, recognized for her work on the front lines of Ebola. Katie grew up on government assistance in the USA and thought she was poor. Traveling abroad to a developing country for the first time, she realized she was one of the world’s wealthiest people. She had to do something about it…

She led the organization she founded, More Than Me, to win $1MM from the Chase Bank American Giving Awards. In September 2013 she, alongside Nobel Laureate and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, cut the ribbon to More Than Me Academy – the first tuition-free, all-girls school in Liberia. President Sirleaf said, “The number one way an American can support Liberia is to help Katie Meyler get all those young girls off the street learning to become good professionals.”

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Katie introduced Bono to the girls of the West Point slum, received a standing ovation at Forbes400, and is raved about by Instagram’s CEO, @Kevin, regarding how she used the platform to help end Ebola. She moved Ban Ki Moon’s wife, Yoo Soon-taek, to tears speaking at the United Nations. The New York Times, TIME, NBC, CBS, CNN, Vogue, Marie Claire, and the Wall Street Journal have praised her work. She’s spoken on a panel with Bill Gates on combating Ebola. Some of the largest companies in the world including Exxon, Vitol Group, Ford, and GE champion her efforts. One time, Warren Buffet even jokingly asked her to marry him.

Katie now works to overhaul Liberia’s entire education system alongside the Ministry of Education.

Katie stresses, “Before I’m American, I am human, and no little girl, regardless of where she was born, should be forced to work the streets when her biggest dream is just to go to school. As Nelson Mandela says, “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” Now let’s go do it.

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OUR TEAM

Alex Fallon

Alex Fallon

Chief Academic Office

Alice Weah

Alice Weah

Art Teacher

Bendu Fayiah

Bendu Fayiah

First Grade Teacher

Christine Hodges

Christine Hodges

Janitor

Cyrus Dahn

Cyrus Dahn

Driver

Felicia Suku Pah

Felicia Suku Pah

Staff House Caretaker

Kpambu Massaquoi

Kpambu Massaquoi

Admin and Petty Cash Officer

Roselyn S. Boe

Roselyn S. Boe

Second Grade Teacher

Saul Garlick

Saul Garlick

President

Thomas Lhomme

Thomas Lhomme

Media Fellow

Anna Sia Tonguino

Anna Sia Tonguino

French Teacher

Boukari Conombo

Boukari Conombo

Finance & Operations Director

Christopher F. Saah

Christopher F. Saah

Head Teacher

Cyrus Jackson

Cyrus Jackson

Driver

Harriet S. Jolon

Harriet S. Jolon

English Teacher

Krubo Kowah

Krubo Kowah

Social Work Manager

Mercy Flomo

Mercy Flomo

Science Teacher

Sam Cole

Sam Cole

Logistics Officer

Security Team

Security Team
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Antoinette Thornhill-Wiah

Antoinette Thornhill-Wiah

Finance Officer

Catherine Paye

Catherine Paye

Kindergarten Teacher

Christopher Johns

Christopher Johns

Driver

Iris Martor

Iris Martor

Program Manager

Kenneth Martu

Kenneth Martu

Procurement Officer

Mary Jean Monk

Mary Jean Monk

Accounting Manager

Samuel Herring

Samuel Herring

Special Projects Program Manager

Simelia Washington

Simelia Washington

Librarian

Yeato S. Boimah

Yeato S. Boimah

Phonics Teacher

Audrey Briggs

Audrey Briggs

Vice Principal

Cecelia Pearson

Cecelia Pearson

Assistant Cook

Cynthia K. Gwamie

Cynthia K. Gwamie

Nurse

Fatu Johnson

Fatu Johnson

Cook

Katie Borghese

Katie Borghese

Chief Marketing & Fundraising Director

Patricia Kaifar

Patricia Kaifar

Third Grade Teacher

Sarah Sheriff

Sarah Sheriff

Cleaner

Tenneh S. Jackson

Tenneh S. Jackson

Social worker

Taylor Ulmer

Taylor Ulmer

Chief of Staff

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Skip Borghese

Skip Borghese

Board Chair

Manish Patel

Manish Patel

Board Member

Alexa Carver

Alexa Carver

Secretary

Kelly Ketterson

Kelly Ketterson

Board Member

U.S. ADVISORY BOARD

Beth Comstock - Vice Chair of Business Innovations, GE

Beth Comstock

Vice Chair of Business Innovations, GE

Beth Comstock - Vice Chair of Business Innovations, GE

Josh Tetrick

CEO & Founder, Hampton Creek

Harlen Peltz

Harlan Peltz

Board Member

Mindy Grossman

Mindy Grossman

CEO, HSN, Inc.

Shelly Porges

Managing Director-Reservoir Q Global

Kelly Ketterson

Terry Mullen

Board Member

Robin D'Alessandro

Robin D’Alessandro

CEO, Vitol Foundation

Robin D'Alessandro

Donna Callejon

Chief Business Officer, GlobalGiving

Michael Loeb

Founder/CEO, Loeb Enterprises

Danisha Patel

Strategic Planning Advisor

LIBERIAN ADVISORY BOARD

Beth Comstock - Vice Chair of Business Innovations, GE

Rosanna Shaack

Founder, THINK

Fiona Weeks

Fiona Weeks
Advisory Board Member

Aisha Cooper Bruce

Aisha Cooper Bruce

HOPE, Inc.

Samuel Sampson

Samuel Sampson
Peace Corps, Liberia

Nelly Cooper

Nelly Cooper

President, West Point Women