Why We're Involved, Students We Sponsor, What We Do
Kathy has over 20+ years of professional services experience and has spent the majority of her career working for start-ups in both the non-profit and retail industries. As Senior Vice President of Products at Charity Dynamics, she oversees technology solutions including mobile and social applications to help nonprofits raise money.
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 10 years and currently works with the firm Hindsite 20/20,
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.
Teri has been involved with Moja Tu for over three years. Over time, she has become a sponsor to 3 girls, 1 of which is a high-achieving university student getting ready to graduate with a Bachelor’s in Finance. Teri has worked as a project manager at Apple for over 20 years,
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.
Debbie worked in the meetings industry for over fourteen years following many years in the education field. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and her Masters of Education in Education from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. As an educator she taught in the River
Jill moved to Austin in 1995 after receiving her BS in Management Information Systems from Oklahoma State University. She has 22 years experience in the IT industry and current works at HomeAway as Senior Engagement Manager. Jill loves animals and is a long time volunteer for the Central Texas SPCA.
James Anderson moved to Austin in 1971 from the northeast. He’s spent the last 25 years in various roles at Apple, Inc. Today as a Senior Manager, his team of Data Scientists protect Apple’s brand with the use of sophisticated analytics. He joined the Moja Tu Board in 2016 with
Gabi graduated from Baylor University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Professional Writing, as well as minors in Business Administration and Music. She is currently earning a Master’s in Counseling at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX. Gabi has been with Moja Tu since 2017, and helps with writing
Margie acts as our liaison to the students, partners, and parents in Kenya. She graduated from Egerton University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Mathematics and Business Studies, earned a certificate in professional Monitoring and Evaluation from The Kenya Institute of Management, and is currently pursuing a certification
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,
Brenda is a senior at the University of Texas at Austin, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. As an employee at Young Life, another nonprofit organization operating across the world, Brenda works closely with adolescents, building strong relationships with them and serving as a mentor. She helps with managing the