Tauheed Khan - CEO
Tauheed is a Co-Founder and the CEO of Children of Tomorrow, which he started with Debra Ryan in 2008. Tauheed brings passion to providing solutions to communities with large-scale educational challenges, a keen eye for providing measurable results to all stakeholders and the ability to provide deliverables that make a difference.
Tauheed has an MBA in Corporate Strategy from Leicester Business School, UK, and an MSc in Decision and Information Sciences from the University of Florida, US. He has been involved with many public sector organizations and has been an active member of corporate responsibility groups within each organization.
Irene de Vette - Communications Coordinator
Irene is a graduate from Boston University with MSc. in Journalism. Currently based in Rome, she is working as a freelance writer and web editor, focusing on culture and travel. Previous assignments included working with the UN Millennium Campaign in Rome and New York. She has been instrumental in starting the European operations of Children of Tomorrow. Irene works with our various partners in Pakistan, Nepal, EU and the US to ensure proper communication is in place to work with the shareholders and media.
Lauren Yanks - Executive Director
With an expertise in curriculum, Lauren is responsible for the overall success of the Nepal project including starting the ICT program in the target schools. Lauren has a master’s in writing and literacy from New York University and currently teaches English and critical thinking at the State University of New York. She has run literacy programs with various not-for-profit organizations in Nepal, including Nepal Orphans Home, Asha Nepal, and Schools for Himalayan Children. She is also a freelance writer with a focus on social issues.
Taeka Haraguchi - Fundraising Executive
Taeka is an assistant and coordinator for Children of Tomorrow. She has had experience in fundraising, as well as various humanitarian projects in India, the Philippines, and Thailand. As a recent college graduate with a degree in Political Science, she is interested in pursuing a career in the NGO and non-profit field. She has lived in Japan, New York City, Poland, and the UK.
Jessica Henshaw - Marketing Executive
Jessica is a University of Tennessee graduate with a degree in Sociology. She has worked at mental health and educational organizations in direct care therapy and therapeutic education and is interested in focusing on educational empowerment and anti-trafficking. She brings experience and understanding of the special educational and social needs of at-risk children. Jessica's focus is on expanding the development side of Children of Tomorrow and reaching out to our community of supporters.
Lexi Fisher - Grant Writing Officer
Lexi has lived in Nepal, Thailand and Honduras over the past five years, and is now happily settled in New York City. She currently works in the nonprofit sector on women's empowerment in the workplace. She has a BS in Journalism from Ohio University and an MS in Global Affairs from New York University. She has experience in international development, nonprofit management, anti-trafficking and global education. Lexi also has experience in grant writing and she will be instrumental in assisting Children of Tomorrow with accessing resources to grow our projects to their full potential.