Staff: USA
Caroline Boudreaux
Leslie Beasley
Marty Romell
Chief Financial Officer
Anne Broyles
Director of Global Development
Niyoshi Mehta
Director of Global Programs
Audria Choudhury
Program Manager
Amy Lowrey
Foster360 Project Manager
Anne Natenstedt
Office Manager
Kat Jones
Systems Manager
Nancy Behnke
Mental Health and Training Consultant

Senior Staff: India
Nivedita DasGupta
India Country Head
Sandhyaa Mishra
Associate Director of India Programs
Somnath Dutta
Associate Director of Finance
Richa Tyagi
Senior Manager – Learning & Engagement
Swati Ojha
Senior Manager of Human Resources
Preeti Seth
Senior Program Manager
Amartya Bagal Rana
Lead – Monitoring & Evaluation
Anjali Sood
Manager – Family Based Initiatives
Aruna Krishnan
Program Manager (South)
Sachin Kadam
Program Manager (West)
Swaranjali Thorat
Program Manager (West)
Snigdha Raha
Resource Mobilization Manager

Global Advisory Council
Prince Jaime de Bourbon de Parme

Prince Jaime de Bourbon de Parme

Prince Jaime de Bourbon de Parme is the Netherlands’ Ambassador to the Holy See. Previously, Jaime was the Special Envoy on Natural Resources at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and responsible for peacekeeping operations in Africa.

Jaime worked in the field as Political Advisor to the Dutch Commander of the NATO Peacekeeping Mission in Northern Afghanistan. As a diplomat, he helped to set up the Netherlands Embassy in Baghdad. In addition, Jaime worked as an analyst for ABN AMRO Bank in Latin America. He also volunteered to work for the International Red Cross in the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch in Honduras.

Jaime holds an MA with distinction from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies and a BA with honors from Brown University.

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Vannarith Chheang

Vannarith Chheang
Cambodia Country Chair

Vannarith Chheang is Co-Founder and Chairman at the Cambodian Institute for Strategic Studies, a Southeast Asia Consultant at the Nippon Foundation, and an adjunct Senior Fellow at the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, where he previously served as Executive Director from 2009 to 2013.

He has been awarded numerous fellowships, including the Young Global Leadership Program of the World Economic Forum (2013), T-wai’s Global Emerging Voices (2013), and the Nippon Foundation Fellowships for Asian Public Intellectuals (2013-14). His research interests include governance and development in Southeast Asia, international politics of the Asia-Pacific, social innovation and people-centered regionalism, ASEAN, Cambodia’s domestic politics, and foreign policy.

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Soulaima Gourani

Soulaima is a 2012 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and a global thinker. Everything she does serves a common purpose: to create more innovators, critical thinkers and problem solvers – and more peace in the world.

Soulaima is a motivational speaker and philanthropist. She is an advisor to major companies—including Microsoft, DELL, Cisco, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, LEGO and Samsung, just to name a few.

Soulaima holds an E-M.B.A. from Copenhagen Business School and has attended Executive Leadership courses at Harvard Kennedy School, Stanford University, Berkeley University, and Yale University. In 2014, Soulaima was named one among “40 under 40” European Young Leaders.

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Dave Hanley

Dave Hanley

Dave Hanley is a digital entrepreneur with a passion for social good. Dave currently works as Founder & CEO of Tomorrow, a company that is solving the important issue of economic insecurity in America by making financial and legal products easier to use and more accessible.

In addition, Dave serves as a Board Member for Thirst4Water and Advisory Board Member for Welcoming America.

Dave is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and was a Fulbright Scholar. He holds an MBA from Stanford University, and a Master’s and Bachelor’s in Public Policy from Brigham Young University.

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Lisa Huddleson

Lisa Huddleson

Lisa Huddleson is an Ambassador and long-time strategic advisor to the Miracle Foundation. She specializes in global activation strategies that inspire people.

As a globally-minded philanthropic professional, Lisa develops engagement and employee giving programs and provides volunteerism management structures for Fortune 500s, nonprofits, and foundations. She has designed and executed philanthropy strategies for wide-ranging organizations, including Dell, the World Economic Forum, and The Walt Disney Company.

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Jessica Jackley

Jessica Jackley

Jessica is an entrepreneur and investor. Her work over the last decade has focused on financial inclusion, the sharing economy and social justice.

Jessica is best known as a Co-Founder of, the world’s first p2p microlending website. Kiva lets Internet users lend as little as $25 to individual entrepreneurs, providing them affordable capital to start or expand their small businesses. Since its founding in October 2005, Kiva has facilitated over $700 million in loans among individuals in 216 countries.

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Michelle Milford Morse

Michelle Milford Morse is Vice President for Girls and Women Strategy at the UN Foundation. She leads the UN Foundation’s efforts to promote gender equality and the rights and agency of all girls and women, working in collaboration with the United Nations and its partners.

Michelle has worked on global health and development issues with a range of UN, private sector, and civil society partners, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, LIVESTRONG, UNICEF USA, Sesame Workshop, the UBS Optimus Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, mothers2mothers, amFAR, ICRW, and The University of Texas. Michelle also served as the press secretary and communications director for U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett.

Michelle was previously the Director of Public Affairs and Communication for LIVESTRONG, where she promoted awareness of the cancer survivorship issue and helped launch with Nike, Inc. the WEARYELLOW LIVESTRONG wristband campaign.

Michelle earned a Master of International Affairs and a Master of Public Health at Columbia University, and pursued her graduate research at the Rakai Health Sciences Program in Kalisizo, Uganda. She is also a proud graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. Michelle lives in Austin, Texas, and is the past chair of the board of the Ann Richards School Foundation.

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Shamina Singh

Shamina Singh

Shamina Singh is a solution-driven executive who has spent her career building partnerships that positively impact people and the planet. Shamina currently works as Executive Vice President, Sustainability for Mastercard, where she leads the creation and execution of the sustainability strategy.

In addition, Shamina serves as Board Chair for the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that helps more than 5 million Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service.

Shamina is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, and has attended courses at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, and the India School of Business. She holds a Master’s in Public Affairs from the LBJ School at the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor’s in Political Science from Old Dominion University.

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Subject Matter Experts

Janie Cravens
Social Work

Janie Cravens, MSW-ACP has over 30 years of experience in working with children.

Since the Miracle Foundation was founded in 2000, she has provided guidance to the organization in the areas of child development, attachment, housemother training, mental health and best practices in the care of the children.

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Dr. Tracey Haas

Tracey Haas, DO, MPH is a Family Physician with training in Tropical Medicine and Global Public Health.

She has worked the Miracle Foundation since 2005, developing medical standards of care including vaccination schedules, medical protocols, nutrition guidelines, clean water and environmental safety. She has also helped develop a process for medical tracking, ensuring each child has medical oversight and access to the level of care they need.

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Ritesh Gupta
Six Sigma

Ritesh Gupta, a black belt in Six Sigma, has been helping organizations and people grow for more than 15 years.

He’s an entrepreneur and has also worked for organizations like GE and the Tata Group. Today, Ritesh helps the Miracle Foundation build scalable processes and establish measurement systems.

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William Barker
Predictive Index

Bill Barker provides consulting services to ensure the proper selection, development and retention of high performing employees.

In 1998, Bill became a principal consultant with PI Midlantic, a firm specializing in an assessment survey called the “Predictive Index.” With that tool, Bill helps the Miracle Foundation select and retain high-quality employees both in the US and India.

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Perch Ducote

Perch Ducote is the President of Power & Peace, Inc.

He has worked as an international consultant and personal coach for thirty years in the fields of personal development, communication, and leadership.

He has designed and led workshops, seminars, and business interventions throughout the US and Europe. Perch provides the Miracle Foundation teams both in the US and India invaluable leadership training.

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Joan Holmes
Strategic Advisor

Joan Holmes is the Founding President of The Hunger Project.

She built The Hunger Project into an influential strategic organization that aims to end world hunger by mobilizing grassroots people, empowering women and forging partnership with local government.

She also served as a member of the United Nations Millennium Project Hunger Task Force. Joan provides mentoring and strategic advising to the Miracle Foundation.

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