Why We're Involved, Students We Sponsor, What We Do
Cynthia is an author, radio host, and coach to high-impact women. A former 9th-grade dropout and welfare mom, Cynthia turned her life around, graduated from law school, built an investment portfolio, and raised two conscientious children. Hailed by President Bill Clinton as an American success story at the 2016 DNC,
Gabi graduated from Baylor University in 2016 with a degree in Professional Writing and Rhetoric and minors in Business Administration and Music. Shortly after, she began to volunteer at Moja Tu before being hired as a staff member in early 2017. Gabi worked with the program as a director of
Kathy has over 20+ years of nonprofit experience in both software and digital agencies. She’s the Principal and Founder of Nuclavis – Nuclavis.com, a consulting practice focused on business optimization, technology and innovation and strategic consulting. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems as well as her
Christine is a graduate of the University of Southern California. She went on to get her MBA in International Business and Masters of Arts in Governance and Development in Europe. Christine has been a realtor in Central Texas for over 15 years and currently works at Floyd Real Estate, where
Michael has spent the last 8 years working at Apple, where he’s currently a Solutions Architect. Since earning his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin, Michael has spent over 20 years in the technology industry, including 9 years at SAP as a Platinum Consultant.
Carlos has worked at Apple for the past 14 years. Currently, he works in the Frauds department, and also oversees company operations in China. He has sat on the Moja Tu board since our inception. He and his wife sponsor 5 students in the program.
Laura lives in Brooklyn with her husband Todd and two sons, Grady and Jake. A sponsor since Moja Tu’s inception in 2013, Laura has experienced the unique sponsor-to-student bond formed with Moja Tu’s program and believes it can be life changing, not just for the student but for the
James moved to Austin in 1971 from the northeast and spent the last 29 years in various roles at Apple, Inc. Today, as a Senior Manager, his team of investigators protects Apple’s brand using intelligence collection and sophisticated analytics. A trip in 2016 to Africa with his wife Audrey opened their
Erika moved to Austin in 2000 from Bolivia, where she saw first-hand how a lack of education can negatively impact people and the society they’re a part of. As one of Moja Tu’s first supporters, she currently sponsors two children who are extended siblings to her three children in Austin.
Cassie is a New England native who now lives in Austin, TX with her husband, step-son and two dogs. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, Cassie has spent the last 8 years at Apple and currently leads the AppleCare Planning, Portfolio and Change team. Cassie and her
Lily has been working with Moja Tu on the sidelines for the past few years and has been instrumental with writing and editing of blogs, one-pagers, and other important content. She formally joined the organization in 2020 to head the marketing communications team in Kenya. She helps with generating ideas for blog,
Edwin graduated from Kenyatta University in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics. As a student, Edwin was a beneficiary of the Moja Tu sponsorship program for 4 years. During this time, he served as a student leader and helped with writing and editing content, administrative work, and
Esther holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance. She is an alumna of the Moja Tu program. Esther is in charge of the program’s finances. Growing up, Esther desired to be an accountant and she is happy to be living her dreams and what’s more, giving back to the
Maria is a beneficiary of the Moja Tu educational sponsorship. She joined Moja Tu in 2018 and will graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Media Studies. As a student, Maria was part of the marketing team and helped write blogs, create multimedia content, and manage the TikTok account.