Sarrah serves as Marhub’s full-time Executive Director. Previously, she launched a seed accelerator for tech startups in Sri Lanka. Passionate about driving social innovation across sectors, Sarrah has worked at Grameen Bank, the Global Fund for Women, Stanford's Center for Social Innovation, Sri Lanka's Health Ministry, and Brandix. Sarrah has a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

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Sarrah Nomanbhoy
Co-Founder &
Executive Director
Sarrah Nomanbhoy
Co-Founder & Executive Director

A fundraising professional with over three decades of experience, Erin has managed large-scale fundraising projects, and institutional capital campaigns in support of higher education, healthcare, arts and cultural organizations and non-profit organizations. Before joining Marhub, Erin was the Director of Development and External Outreach at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota where she led HMML’s most successful fundraising campaign from 2009-2017, raising over $20.2M--24% over the campaign goal of $16.2 million. 

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Erin Lonergan
Director of Development
Erin Lonergan
Director of Development

Pranav has over 6 years of software engineering experience across DevOps and product. He has architected and led large and critical backend systems during his tenures at Microsoft and LinkedIn. He is currently part of the Beyond Professionals team at LinkedIn which is striving to deliver all of LinkedIn’s value to frontline and hourly workers, just like for professionals.

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Pranav Gupta
Software Engineer
Pranav Gupta
Software Engineer

Xiaoxiang is a junior at Cornell University where he studies information science. He aspires to become a data scientist upon graduation. At Cornell, he serves as an undergraduate teaching assistant for an introduction to data science course, and also conducts research at the HCI Design Lab. At Marhub, he uses machine learning methods to improve the accuracy of refugees' vulnerability screenings through survey data and demographic data. In his free time, he enjoys playing badminton and pool.

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Xiaoxiang Ma
Data Analyst Intern
Xiaoxiang Ma
Data Analyst Intern

Mohamed Khelifi is 27 years old and is a law school graduate from Penn State Law and the University of Carthage. Mohamed worked in a human rights organization for many years focusing on anti-corruption as well as fighting torture and impunity. He was also awarded the Rambourg Foundation Award for Art and Culture in 2016. Additionally, he has published two books.

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Mohamed Khelifi
Communications/UX Intern
Mohamed Khelifi
Communications/UX Intern

Em Fackler has served as the Chief Information Officer at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) for 4 years. Previously, she served as the Group CIO for Johnson & Johnson's Consumer Group. Before her time at Johnson & Johnson, Fackler spent 17 years at Hewlett-Packard in a variety of leadership roles.

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Em Fackler
Advisor
Em Fackler
Advisor
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José Punzón
Co-Founder &
Product Lead
Co-Founder & Product Lead
José Punzón

José Punzón has 7 years of software engineering experience across the healthcare, banking, and social development sectors. In recent years, he has been working as an Agile Coach and Scrum Master, empowering and leading agile teams. Jose has a B.Eng. and M.S. in Computer Science and a Masters in Team Management and Leadership from Universidad De Castilla La Mancha (UCLM) in Spain.

Kaitlin Beegle’s background is in designing, implementing, and assessing innovative technology solutions for public sector use. Prior to joining Marhub, she worked as a project manager in the Health IT division at Mathematica and as a research analyst at McKinsey and Company.  She received her BA in Political Science and International Affairs from Northeastern University and is currently pursuing her MSc in Politics and Technology at the Technical University of Munich. 

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Kaitlin Beegle
Product Content Manager
Kaitlin Beegle
Product Content Manager

Martina Pérez is a UX Lead working in London. She is originally from Spain. She loves thinking about how technology can help better to solve user problems. Throughout these years, Martina has gained a lot of experience as an interaction designer and user researcher. 

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Martina Perez
UX Designer
Martina Perez
UX Designer

Sarah Smati is a senior at Rice University studying Social Policy Analysis and Political Science. She is a research assistant at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and has interned at the Houston Mayor’s Office, the Texas Civil Rights Project, and Schlumberger. At Marhub, she works in user experience, content design, and social media. After she graduates, she hopes to attend law school and become a human rights lawyer, with a specific focus on refugee rights.

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Sarah Smati
Content Design and Social Media Intern
Sarah Smati
Content Design and Social Media Intern

Katy Digovich is the Global Head of mHealth programs for the Clinton Health Access Initiative and is passionate about working in the intersection of technology and health. She previously founded a mobile tech non-profit in Botswana (which was later adopted by local governments there), and has a wealth of experience leveraging technology for development in resource constrained environments.

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Katy Digovich 
Advisor
Katy Digovich
Advisor

Ali is technologist and entrepreneur. He founded MyNu, a chatbot-based solution for diabetes management and MealSurfers, a mobile food delivery business, which was acquired in 2016. Post acquisition, Ali led product for various financial, ecommerce, logistics and healthcare companies including Zalando, Capital on Tap, Numadic, and most recently Babylon Health. Ali was also an EIR with Entrepreneurs First, and Antler.co.

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Ali Jiwani
Advisor
Ali Jiwani
Advisor
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Peter Wasserman
Co-Founder &
Strategy/Operations Lead
Co-Founder & Strategy/Operations Lead
Peter Wasserman

Peter Wasserman is a healthcare strategy consultant at Accenture. At Marhub, Peter uses his experience structuring and analyzing complex problems to shape Marhub’s strategy and development.  Peter’s work experience ranges from partnering with small NGOs to develop innovative technology solutions to working with C-Suite clients at Fortune 500 companies to restructure their organizations and grow into new markets. Peter has MBA/MPH degree from UC Berkeley.

Parbon Khan’s background lies in strategic and analytical thinking, and crafting solutions from data-driven insights. With an academic background in development studies and business administration from the Ivey Business School, Parbon has constructed and implemented business strategies to companies of all sizes across 3 countries. Parbon is passionate about social impact and creating systemic social change focusing on refugee rights.

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Parbon Khan
Business Model Strategy Associate
Parbon Khan
Business Model Strategy Associate

Zahabiya has worked in development, policy and legal research in Sri Lanka since 2015. Her work has covered UNHRC Resolutions, military profits, environmental public-interest-litigation and wider transitional justice concerns. She has also worked extensively in communications for NGOs and think tanks. More recently she has focussed on writing about the female BAME experience in her native UK, South Asian politics, culture, and commentary for an array of media outlets. She has been selected for projects from fiction anthologies to academic books.

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Zahabiya Husain
Content Strategist
Zahabiya Husain
Content Strategist

Adam Sella is a rising junior at Harvard College studying Comparative Literature and Philosophy. He is especially interested in  the ways exile, migration and statelessness in the Middle East and Europe are portrayed in literature. On campus he also works as a tour guide at the Harvard Art Museum. In high school, Adam founded Students Together Assisting Refugees (STAR), an organization that raised scholarship funds and awareness for refugees in the US.

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Adam Sella
Communications/UX Intern
Adam Sella
Communications/UX Intern

Katerina Linos’ research and teaching interests include international law, comparative law, European Union law, and migration law. In 2017, Linos was awarded a Carnegie Fellowship for her research on the European refugee crisis. She is investigating how communication barriers frustrate fundamental rights, and exploring the potential of new technologies to facilitate refugee and migrant integration. Her research in Greece highlights information barriers that prevent refugees exercising legal rights. She holds a J.D. and Ph.D. from Harvard, and was a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows.

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Katerina Linos
Advisor
Katerina Linos
Advisor

Carolina Cruz-Neira is a pioneer in the area of virtual reality and interactive visualization, having created and deployed a variety of technologies that have become standard tools in industry, government and academia. She is world-known by being the creator of the CAVE virtual reality system, which was her PhD work. Her work with advanced technologies is driven by simplicity, applicability, and providing value to a wide range of disciplines and business. This drive makes her work highly multidisciplinary and collaborative, having received multi-million dollar awards from the National Science Foundation, the Army Research Lab, the Department of Energy, Deere and Company, and others. 

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Carolina Cruz-Neira
Advisor
Carolina Cruz-Neira
Advisor

Lama Fakih is Human Rights Watch’s deputy director of its Middle East and North Africa division, and she is the director of the Beirut office. Prior to her current role, Fakih was a Senior Crisis Advisor in Amnesty International’s Crisis Response Program and was Human Rights Watch’s Syria and Lebanon researcher from 2011-2015. Previously, she worked as the Gender, Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism Fellow at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) at the New York University School of Law. 

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Lama Fakih
Advisor
Lama Fakih
Advisor