Dr. Galia Boneh

Galia is the co-founder of the Art and Global Health Center Africa. She is a social entrepreneur, lecturer and researcher on issues of social change, arts and education. Currently her work focuses on understanding racism with the aim of promoting diverse shared social spaces. Galia is a two-time recipient of the Fulbright Scholar Award. She holds a B.A. from the University of Ghana's school of performing arts (with a year of internship in Kenya as part of an international development program at the University of Minnesota) and an MA and PhD from the Department of Arts and World Cultures of the University of California, Los Angeles. She is currently a fellow at the Mandel School for Educational Leadership and is engaged in the development of collaborative learning processes aimed at creating an egalitarian and just society.

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Marian Taylor Brown

Marian identifies as an artist, inclusive practices advocate and entrepreneur. She is the Founding Executive Director of Arts Connect International, a Boston-based non-profit focused on building and supporting inclusive communities through the arts. Prior to founding ACI, she was a Global Health Corps fellow at the Art & Global Health Center Africa, and the Associate Director of ARTZ: Artist's for Alzheimers', focusing on the intersection of arts, health, and leadership development. Marian completed her BA in Studio Art at Colorado College, her EdM in Arts in Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and is currently pursuing her PhD in Global Inclusion and Social Development at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. 

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Tali Shmulovich

Tali is an executive coach who partners with senior leaders to deepen their leadership skill and increase their effectiveness. Prior to becoming a full-time coach, Tali served as the first VP of Operations at Global Health Corps (GHC), a leadership program for young leaders in global health. Over nearly five years at GHC, Tali built the operating infrastructure of the organization and oversaw the opening of 5 regional offices in Africa. Prior to GHC, Tali served as VP, Director of Military Services at Phoenix House and led the launch of Phoenix House’s first specialized substance abuse treatment program for military veterans.  Tali earned a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an M.B.A. from Fordham University.

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Nadia Bashar

Nadia is from Oregon where she completed her undergraduate studies in biology at Lewis & Clark College. Since college, Nadia has volunteered with a mobile health clinic in Honduras, taught English in South Korea, and taught leadership classes to elementary school students in Portland, Oregon. While pursuing a Master of Public Health degree at Portland State University, she worked in the development department at the National Psoriasis Foundation and served as the executive director of MEJOR Communities, a nonprofit that focuses on youth empowerment in Peru. When she's not volunteering, Nadia devotes her free time to traveling, dining out, and hiking in the great outdoors.