Sherryl Broverman, PhD – Sherryl is co-founder and chair of the WISER NGO board in Kenya and founder and President of WISER Intl. in the US. She is a professor of biology and global health at Duke University. She has won the David and Janet von Brooks Award for exemplary teaching in the sciences, the Algernon Sidney Sullivan Award for humanitarianism and civic action from Duke University, and the William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science, awarded by the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement.
Carrie Arndt, M.S., PMP – Carrie has led product innovation, research and development, regulatory compliance, and manufacturing operations on twenty products during her 25+-year career in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and North America. She holds a Master of Science in medical microbiology from the University of Minnesota, a Bachelor of Science in natural science from University of Wisconsin-Madison, in addition to PMP and Green Belt certifications.
Heidi Bowman – Heidi has held positions at Weight Watchers managing healthcare relationships as a senior vice president and Medco Health Solutions (now Express Scripts) where she held several key positions from managing multi-million dollar portfolios to driving significant product development initiatives. She also developed and oversaw the Merger and Acquisition Integration Office. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Spanish from Bucknell University.
Joseph Sanginiti – Joseph is currently the President and COO of Familywize Community Service Partnership, an organization that dedicated to helping improve the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities by making prescription medication more affordable and more accessible for all. Prior to his involvement with Familywize, he spent more than 28 years with several Fortune 500 organizations including over 20 years with Express Scripts.
Michael Schreiber, MBA – Michael is an experienced leader of mission driven organizations, with a particular interest and capacity in organizational growth and strategic implementation. Over his 20 year career, Michael has served in leadership roles for Deloitte Consulting, United Way Worldwide, GBCHealth, Concern Worldwide, and RFKennedy Human Rights. Michael has a BA in Economics & International Relations from Stanford University and an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business
Steve Tremitiere – Steve is a business development executive with extensive experience in the start-up, growth, and leadership of new initiatives and innovation in the Health and Mobile/Digital sectors. He is currently consulting with a high profile health organization to identify, incubate, and scale transformational solutions to national and global health issues. Social Impact Experience includes – Corporate Advisory Board of EveryoneOn, Co-Founder of Roberto’s Kids, and Board of Directors of SEEDS Together.
Sara Benjamin Neelon PhD, MPH, RD – Sara is a child nutritionist and Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at Johns Hopkins University. She is also an Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Diet and Activity Research at the University of Cambridge. Sara’s research focuses on policy and environmental approaches to obesity prevention and health promotion in vulnerable populations globally. Sara has conducted research in the two communities of Muhuru Bay and Lwala.
WISER International Staff
Alison Drain MSW, MPA, CFRE – Executive Director
Zack Fowler – Director of Development
Administrators and Teachers
Madam Dorcas Oyugi (HSC) – WISER PRINCIPAL
Violet Singoei – DEPUTY PRINCIPAL
Kennedy Mikula – DIRECTOR OF STUDIES
Cyrus Oroni – GAMES
George Soro – 2015 CLASS TEACHER
Mouryne Ogalloh – LIBRARY
Hellen Mwaya – CLUBS & STUDIES
Nipher Okemwa – 2016 CLASS TEACHER
Mildred Odondo – 2017 CLASS TEACHER
Philes Mbunza – 2018 CLASS TEACHER
Maurice Ongoro – 2019 CLASS TEACHER