Our Team

Our Team 2018-02-13T02:41:25+00:00
Staff: USA
Caroline Boudreaux
Elizabeth Davis
Dianne Holbrook
Executive Vice President
Steph Adriaenssens
Development Manager
Audria Choudhury
Program Coordinator
Ashley Haustein
Marketing and Development Manager
Kat Jones
Office Manager
Niyoshi Mehta
Director of Global Programs
Marty Romell
Chief Financial Officer

Staff: India
Nivedita DasGupta
India Country Head
Sandhyaa Mishra
Associate Director of India Programs
Somnath Dutta
Associate Director of Finance
Richa Tyagi
Senior Manager of Strategic Initiatives and Research
Swati Ojha
Swati Ojha
Senior Manager of Human Resources
Leena Dalvi
Leena Dalvi
Program Manager (West)
P. Hema
Program Manager (South)
Preeti Seth
Program Manager (North)
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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Kiva.org, 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.

Jessica is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a 2011 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. She holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, a certificate in Global Leadership and Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science from Bucknell University, and honorary PhDs from Centenary College and Quinnipiac University.

Valerie Keller

Valerie Keller

Valerie Keller has expertise in leadership, purpose-driven transformation, and innovation. She is Global Head of the EY Beacon Institute and an Executive Director of Ernst & Young LLP in its strategy practice. Valerie is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and recipient of JP Morgan Chase’s 20 Under 40 and Change Agent Network’s Humanitarian of the Year awards. She is an Associate Fellow of the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, where she designs and leads executive education programs. Valerie serves on the Harvard Kennedy School Women’s Leadership Board and the advisory boards of Global Thinkers Forum, World Policy Institute, and Womanity U.S.

She holds an MBA with Distinction Honors from the University of Oxford and completed post-graduate work at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Perch Ducote

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

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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