Meet Our Team

The people that make this program possible...

Country Leadership

Ansoumane Conde

Ansoumane Conde

Director, Guinea

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Martha Bua Peace

Martha Bua Peace

Director, Uganda

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Vedaste Ndayambaje

Vedaste Ndayambaje

Acting Director, Rwanda

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Shpetim Latifi

Shpetim Latifi

Project Coordinator, North Macedonia

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Martin Mamadouno

Martin Mamadouno

Assistant Director, Guinea

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Board of Directors

Ramie Arian

Ramie Arian

Board Chair

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Michael Maguire

Michael Maguire

Vice President

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Kathleen Bakarich

Kathleen Bakarich

Treasurer

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David Hartman

David Hartman

Secretary

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LaMar Baylor

LaMar Baylor

Director

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Kathy Gallo

Kathy Gallo

Director

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Andrea Gosfield

Andrea Gosfield

Director

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Robyn McLeod

Robyn McLeod

Director

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Catherine Smith

Catherine Smith

Director

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Advisory Board

Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland

Advisor

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Neil Kleinman

Neil Kleinman

Advisor

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Joel Soffin

Joel Soffin

Immediate Past Chair

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Global Staff

Rebecca Davis

Rebecca Davis

Founder/Executive Director

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Eugene Dushime

Eugene Dushime

Africa Artistic Coordinator

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Janelle Junkin

Janelle Junkin

Lead Researcher

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Bashir Karenzi

Bashir Karenzi

Program Director

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Eleanor Milburn

Eleanor Milburn

Assistant Director

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Susan Pasley

Susan Pasley

Communications Coordinator

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LaMar Baylor

LaMar Baylor

Artistic Coordinator

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Olivier Twagirimana

Olivier Twagirimana

International Coordinator

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Jesse Hawkes

Jesse Hawkes

USA Program Director

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Caitlyn Casson

Caitlyn Casson

International Dance Trainer Teacher Training Specialist

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