Our Board & Advisors

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Working toward our vision of a world free of extreme poverty, our Board of Directors and Advisory Council are integral to this goal

Our Board of Directors and Advisory Council are made up of industry leaders, innovators, and founders, who are highly respected in their fields.


Want to Join Our Board of Directors?

Village Enterprise is looking for dynamic African leaders to join our Board of Directors as we continue to rapidly scale our work and impact in Africa. Learn more and apply here.

Board of Directors

Emeka Ajoku

Emeka Ajoku Director of Product at Netflix

Jamie Austin

Jamie Austin Senior Director of Impact at Tipping Point Community

Barbara Bishop

Barbara Bishop Senior Consultant at Stanford Alumni Consulting Group

Katie Boland

Katie Boland Co-founder of the Delta Fund

Board Chair

Pat Brown

Pat Brown Business Trainer and Management Consultant

Joe Chernesky

Joe Chernesky Founder and CEO of Video Labs

Mary Dosunmu

Mary Dosunmu Associate Director, Scientific Review at Sage Therapeutics

Jay Friedrichs

Jay Friedrichs General Partner of the Cyprus Growth Fund

Timothy Geisse

Timothy Geisse Retired Attorney

Lisa Guerra

Lisa Guerra Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund Partner

Debbie Hall

Debbie Hall Management Consultant

Serah Kimani

Serah Kimani Technical Advisor at the Government of Kenya

Aleksandra Peters

Aleksandra Peters Head of Program Management at Airtable

Bruce Sewell

Bruce Sewell Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Apple

Larry Wu

Larry Wu Technical Program Manager at Google

Advisory Council

Tralance Addy

Tralance Addy Founder and President, Plebys International; Former Founding Executive Director at SEED

Brian Boland

Brian Boland Co-founder of the Delta Fund

Charlie Bresler

Charlie Bresler Board Member and former Executive Director of The Life You Can Save

Joe Dougherty

Joe Dougherty Partner at Dalberg Advisors

Jessica Jackley

Jessica Jackley Founder of Alltruists, General Partner at Untapped Capital, and Co-founder of KIVA

Our Team

Learn about the people that continue the legacy of Village Enterprise

Our Team