Board of Directors

Board of AMBASSADORS

RWANDAN ADVISORY BOARD

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KATIE CARLSON

Founder and CEO of Paper Crown Institute

Katie Carlson is a vocal advocate for the rights of women and girls around the world. As a specialist in gender and development with a particular focus on the African context and concentrated experience in Rwanda, Katie has been collectively studying, writing about and working in gender for over 13 years. In recent years she has focused primarily on developing capacity-building and training programs, and has extensive experience in project management and community development. 

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DOMINIQUE TURIYATE

UNICEF Rwanda, Human Resources Officer. Vice President of UGB Men's Basketball Team, Rwanda

Dominique Turiyate has been a Shooting Touch advocate since meeting fellows Casey Stockton and Isaura Guzman back in 2012.  As a native Rwandan and a basketball fanatic, Dominique quickly gained interest in our program and has been a mentor for all fellows arriving in Rwanda.  Recently, Dominique has become the Vice President of a professional basketball team in Rwanda continues to support our work.

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NATHALIE NEEMA

Operations Lead, Impact hub, Kigali

Nathalie Neema has grown up around Africa and now works in Kigali as the Lead in Operations at Impact Hub; working with community Growth and Management, developing Impact Measurements, managing events and Project Planning. Previously, she was an Operations Manager at SMGF Ltd  (Societe Mutuelle de Garantie et de Financement). Nathalie has also volunteered with Solid Africa, GIZ, Umutima Women Center, Rwandan Orphan Project and with Shooting Touch before acting as a board member.