Our Board of Directors
Dr. Minna Allarakhia, President and Chair of the Board BioEndeavor
Minna is currently faculty in the Management Sciences Department at the University of Waterloo and is President of BioEndeavor. Dr. Minna Allarakhia is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brown University.
Ms. Nano Chatfield, is the Co-Founder and Chair of The Girls Foundation of Tanzania (TGFT)
The Girls Foundation of Tanzania is a community dedicated to learning, collaborating, volunteering, training and teaching. TGFT provides educational support for bright girls and young women living in extreme poverty. TGFT's support includes tuition scholarship as well as learning opportunities outside the classroom.
Dr. Jerome Reichman, Duke University
Jerome H. Reichman is Bunyan S. Womble Professor of Law at Duke Law School. He has written and lectured widely on diverse aspects of intellectual property law, including comparative and international intellectual property law and the connections between intellectual property and international trade law.
Ms. Adriana Maria Ruiz, Cancer Care Ontario
Adriana Ruiz holds a Master of Management Sciences degree from the University of Waterloo, a Bachelor in Industrial Engineering and a Postgraduate in Marketing from the Universidad of Los Andes - Bogota, Colombia. She brings insight on people engagement strategies and the needs of youth in developing markets.
Mr. Alkarim Allarakhia, Co-Founder and Principal, Intelligo Partners Inc.
Alkarim Allarakhia has over 19 years experience in the convergence area of information technology including applications to capital markets, health, and BoP markets. Alkarim Allarakhia is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Raisa Allarakhia, CEO of the My Mind My Hand Initiative
Raisa Allarakhia is the founder and CEO of the My Mind My Hand Initiative focused on empowering young women through social entrepreneurship and global citizenship. The initiative builds STEAM and human skill development for younger women through social venture development and educator training programs.
Imran Allarakhia, CEO of the Sustainability4Everyone Initiative
Imran Allarakhia is the founder and CEO of the Sustainability4Everyone Initiative focused on engaging youth, adults, and educators on sustainability and climate action through the development of the "sustainable living mindset" and the provision of educational resources on climate action.