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Board of Directors

The volunteers who serve on the Board of Directors of Zamani Foundation hail from a wide variety of professional and cultural backgrounds.

 
  Tania Magoon
Program Director
Ijeoma Nwachukwu
Policy Advisor
  Catherine Adoyo
Executive Director
   
 
 
 

 
Catherine Adoyo
Nairobi, Kenya

Executive Director

 
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Catherine Adoyo is the Founder and Executive Director of Zamani Foundation. She received her BA from the University of California, Davis where she concentrated on Italian Literature, Music Composition and Art.

Adoyo has worked as a High School teacher of Music and a volunteer Math and Reading tutor. She also served as a volunteer caregiver at the Whitman Walker Clinic's Hospice for patients living with AIDS in Washington D.C.

Adoyo is a PhD candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University and her dissertation in on the design and structure of Dante Alighieri's Commedia. She is currently a Teaching Fellow in both Romance Languages and Literatures and the Undergraduate Core Curriculum and a Non-Resident Tutor at Elliot House.

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Tania Magoon
New Delhi, India

Program Director & Legal Analyst

 
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Tania Magoon recently completed her first year student at Albany Law School. She received her A.M. from Harvard University in Chemistry in 2003, and her B.S., B.A. from Union College in 2001. Tania has tutored elementary school children and tutored students in chemistry and classical Greek. She received two Distinction in Teaching Awards from Harvard College where she taught undergraduate organic chemistry courses.

Through her experience, Ms. Magoon recognizes that the most important tools for individual success are education and access to information. Being of Indian descent, she appreciates the immense role her cultural heritage has played in shaping her life and pursuits. Through Zamani Foundation Tania hopes to ensure that all individuals, especially children, have the access to the resources they need to succeed. Moreover, Tania is dedicated to ensuring that individuals are completely engaged in their own development, specifically in cultivating the treasure that is in their own cultural heritage because the integrity of self-identity is indeed precious, especially in this age of globalization.

Tania is a Program Director and Legal Analyst for Zamani Foundation and an important critical voice in the development and execution of the organization's program.

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Policy Advisor

 
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Ijeoma Nwachukwu is currently a PhD student at Harvard Law School.   Previously she worked as a journalist and documentary film producer at Channels Television and the Civil Liberties Organization Nigeria.  She attended the Nigeria Law School, Abuja, where she was called to the Bar in 2000 and received a Masters in Law Degree (LL.M) at Harvard Law School.

Ijeoma was awarded the Landon H. Gammon prize for academic excellence as well as the Harvard Human Rights Program Fellowship. She works extensively in youth programs both in Nigeria and the United States.

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