Our Board Members
Executive DirectorJessie is from Fayetteville, North Carolina and holds B.A.'s in Film Studies and Political Science from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. In September 2014, she will move to Norwich, U.K. to pursue her M.A. in Media and International Development at East Anglia University. Jessie is incredibly excited to witness the Mugumo kids as they grow, learn, and chase their passions.
Board MemberCharlotte is a New Zealander who recently graduated with a masters degree in investigative journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Next up, she will be working as a trainee reporter for Reuters in Jakarta, Indonesia. Charlotte is passionate about the development of the Mugumo Project to ensure as many of Kenya’s littlest citizens as possible receive an education and the chance of a more positive future.
Board MemberKatie is from British Columbia, Canada. For the past seven years, she has worked as a pediatric nurse at a local hospital. Her love for children has continued to grow through her work with the Mugumo Project. Katie has enjoyed watching our Mugumo kids blossom and is eager to see the continued benefits that this project will provide to the future citizens of Kenya.
Judy Hagen became involved with the Mugumo Project after witnessing the passion and determination of her daughter and the other board members in securing an education and a future for the children of Nairobi Children's Home. Traveling to Kenya and experiencing firsthand the joys of sponorship has been a life changing journey that will continue to inspire for years to come.
Judy lives in North Carolina and is grateful to think of how lives are connected across the globe by caring hearts and willing hands.