People

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Anja Nikolova
Cofounder and Codirector

Master of Environmental Management, ’17
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Hometown: Veles, Macedonia
Languages: Macedonian, Italian, English, Serbo-Croatian, French

 

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Olivia Sánchez Badini
Cofounder and Codirector

Master of Environmental Management & MBA, ’18
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies| Yale School of Management
Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico
Languages: Spanish, English, Italian, French, German

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Michelle Peters
Program Coordinator

Bachelor of Science, ’17 Yale College
Hometown: Marblehead, Massachusetts
Languages: English, Mandarin, Portuguese

 

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Laura Nikolova
Social Media Coordinator

Ballet and Performing Arts School “Ilija Nikolovski Luj”
Hometown: Skopje, Macedonia
Languages: Macedonian, Italian, English, Serbo-Croatian

 

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Tarak Ben Youssef
Matchmaker Extraordinaire

Hometown: Sfax, Tunisia
Languages: Tunisian, Arabic, French, English, Spanish

 

 

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Stephen Nabinger
Curriculum and Program Support

MBA ’18, Yale School of Management
Hometown: Austin, TX
Languages: English, Spanish

 

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Suk Yi Pang
Facilitator Fall 2016

Yale Divinity School
Hometown: Hong Kong
Languages: Cantonese, Hakka, Mandarin, English

 

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Marshall Genn
Facilitator Fall 2016

New Haven Public School Teacher
Hometown: Berkeley, California
Languages: English, Spanish

 

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Rega Sota
Facilitator Fall 2016

Bachelor of Science, ’19
Yale College
Hometown: Durrës, Albania
Languages: Albanian, English, Italian, French

 

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Vera Blaas
Facilitator Fall 2016

Vocal Coach / Singer, Project Coordinator, German Teacher
Hometown: Innsbruck, Austria
Languages: German, English, French, Spanish

 

 

 Jake Argarin
Facilitator Spring 2017

Hometown: Yorktown, Virginia
Languages: English, Korean, Spanish

 

 

 

 

Ricardo Ruy Vale Mena
Facilitator Spring 2017

Bachelor of Sciences from McGill University, ’16 Research Assistant Haskins Laboratories
Hometown: Tuxtla Gutiérrez, México  and Montreal, Canada
Languages: English, French, Spanish