Paida is responsible for developing strategies and policies required to service our vision- no child should be without the basic necessities in life, regardless of their circumstances. Paida is well recognized for her servant leadership approach in driving organizational change and her expertise in building partnerships with private and public sectors.
She is a passionate philanthropist and an advocate leader for deprived and marginalized communities. With over 20 years of serving of socially disadvantaged communities in Africa, Europe , Australia and the USA , Paida possesses a wide worldview.
Paida graduated with Honors in Psychiatry Nursing at Bucks New University ( England) and a Masters Degree in Psychotherapy at University of West London (England).
Simba provides leadership for finance and accounting functions with his valuable nonprofit finance and accounting experience.
Simba is very active in philanthropy and is the previous CFO and Board Member at One Bread Foundation Inc. He holds a similar role at Regroup Foundation as CFO and Board Member and was previously CFO and Treasurer of Sierra Club Foundation.
Simba brings over 25 years of experience in finance, auditing and accounting and a proven record of selecting and introducing new processes and technological functions. Simba is active in local community service through church organizations. As a devout Christian, he is determined to help create opportunities for people to rise above barriers in pursuit of better lives.
Mrs. Marty is originally from New Jersey and has been in the Bay Area for 8 years. She is a Cybersecurity Project Manager for the past 17 years, and currently working for Robert Half Corporate in the Cloud Services Division located in San Ramon, Ca. She specializes in audits, cloud migrations, mergers and acquisitions and risk assessments. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University in International Business Administration with concentration in Spanish, Chinese and Italian.
She also received her PMP from Rutgers School of Business. Mrs. Marty is a member of Paramedic EMT Advisory Board, Rotary Club of Dublin, the Lupus Foundation of America San Francisco Chapter, Lupus Foundation of Northern California, Assistance League of Amador Valley, formally a member of the Ronald McDonald House of South Jersey and Gloucester County Autism Foundation. She resides in Dublin, Ca with her husband of 18 years, 2 kids ages 23 and 16, her oldest who is 26 lives in LA and her 2 puppies Luna and Lilo.
Terri is a Grants Facilitator for the U.S. Office of Justice Programs. She has served in the U.S. nonprofit sector for 14 years and has coordinated initiatives in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Oceania.
She has scaled programs through Capacity Building, Fundraising, Development, Grants Management, Strategic Partnerships, and Impact Evaluation. She has experience collaborating with Community Organizations, Universities, U.S. Federal Departments, Social Enterprises, Corporations, and Foundations.
Her passion is serving grassroots organizations and social enterprises that have a heart for all communities. She is a native North Carolinian with a passion for traveling and learning languages.
Nicholas is the Co-Founder and Program Director of D-Prize, a 501(c) not for profit.
D-Prize expands access to poverty-alleviation interventions in the developing world.
Many solutions to poverty already exist. The challenge is distributing these solutions to the people who need it most. Their programs produce new “distribution entrepreneurs” – social entrepreneurs who start new ventures that distribute proven life-enhancing technologies to millions of people living in extreme poverty.
Nicholas has managed D-Prize since it’s inception in 2013, and continues to oversee a full time staff and manage daily operations. He attended the University of Washington, and earned an MBA from Claremont. Nicholas believes the world is on the cusp of overcoming long-lasting bottlenecks in international development, and that poverty will end in our lifetime.