Co-Founder & President
Holds a Master's of Science degree in Data Science at the George Washington University
Holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics with a minor in History from the University of Florida
Passionate about STEM education and reaching under-served communities
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Favorite Books: Chesapeake and 1984
Favorite Food: Tacos (but really just the guac and queso)
Favorite Quote: “Sometimes it's the very people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” ― Alan Turing
Co-Founder & CEO
Holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University
Never missed a day of school from K-12th grade
Passionate about education and making a positive impact through social entrepreneurship
Hometown: Monroeton, PA (population size: 500+)
Favorite Books: How to Win Friends and Influence People and Tools of Titans
Favorite Food: My mother’s cooking
Favorite Quote: “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker
Board of Directors
Dr. Benjamin Jones
Kellogg Business Development Director
Navajo Technical University
Ben Jones is Navajo from Klagetoh, Arizona. His maternal clan is Tótsohnii (Immense Water), and -born for- paternal clan is Táchii’nii (Red Streak into Water). Mr. Jones is the Kellogg Business Development Director at Navajo Technical University. He has extensive experience in Navajo rural development encompassing economic development, business start-ups, traditional farms, and Navajo water rights. He volunteers working with Navajo youth in making educational, documentary and creative films.
INSPIRE Native Teens Initiative
Senior Program Associate
Native American Political Leadership Program
Nicholas Courtney is a member of the Makah Nation and currently the Senior Program Associate for the Native American Political Leadership Program and Project Manager for the INSPIRE Native Teens Initiative at George Washington University. Nicholas has taught multiple courses at GWU under the College of Professional Studies. Previously, he served as Policy Assistant for the White House Initiative for American Indian and Alaska Native Education at the US Department of Education. Nicholas received his Masters in Teaching as well as his B.A. from Western Washington University.
Daniel joined the board this year and brings with him over 19 years of sales and sales leadership experience in IT, computer programming, and education learning resources. Daniel has worked throughout the US and internationally with schools, colleges, universities and governments to understand learning outcome requirements and to align the right learning resources to those requirements.
Founder & Organizer
Rising Hearts Coalition
D.C. ReInvest Coalition
Assistant Program Specialist
Tribal Law & Policy Institute
Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel, is a member of Kul Wicasa Oyate/the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Jordan is a passionate and devoted advocate for Indian Country, especially helping Native youth. Starting in the non-profit world with Native owned businesses and Tribal departments, led her to DC working on healthcare policy for Indian Country and for a Congressional Member before working in the government sector, serving Tribal communities while supporting their projects that are economically boosting and sustaining their communities while staying culturally rooted.