• Board of Directors

    MENTEE Directors and Advisors are committed to giving access, exposure, and opportunity to all students through their support of our work. MENTEE is fortunate to have them volunteer their time and expertise!

    Leroy Allala

    Executive Vice President of World Business Chicago & Executive Director of Chicago Sister Cities International

    Dayna Dion

    Senior Director of National and Global Engagement at the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

    Sonia Garcia

    Executive Producer​ and Assignment Desk Manager at Univision Chicago

    Ernesto Matias

    Chief of Language and Cultural Education at Chicago Public Schools​

    Sufyan Sohel

    Deputy Director and Counsel at CAIR Chicago

  • Board of Advisors

    Thibault Chareton

    Project Management Specialist – Media & Migration

    United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)

    Alex Fernandez

    Senior Manager, Employee Engagement Global Community Impact, Johnson & Johnson

    Ann Kennedy

    GM Global Data Products at Bazaarvoice

    Gabby Nelson

    Trade Officer, ProChile

    Sophia Rodriquez

    Director, Research & Analytics at Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)

    Sumi Somaskanda

    Anchor, Reporter, and Writer at Deutsche Welle News and Berlin Policy Journal