Legacy’s staff is a group of highly dedicated individuals. Our combined experience in cross-cultural training, conflict resolution, community development and exchange programs gives us the ability to meet the needs of those experiencing great changes. Our staff team brings together people from a wide range of backgrounds. Among our staff are individuals fluent in Amharic, Arabic, English, Farsi, French, and Spanish; conversant in Russian; and with basic skills in Bahasa Indonesia and Croatian. We have a wide network of colleagues who join us for specific projects and contribute their expertise.
Alex is looking forward to joining the Legacy International team as a Program Coordinator for the Saudi Young Leaders Exchange Program. He has become a proud practitioner and advocate of
Arshelle believes in the value of international exchange programs and looks forward to supporting TechGirls as a Program Coordinator! Through her experiences studying, volunteering, and working abroad, she
Brittany recently returned stateside after teaching English in Spain for the last five years and obtaining a Master’s degree in International Education at the Universidad de Alcalá. Brittany also
Faatima Campbell is a public service professional. Community, Commitment, Communication and Collaboration are the four guiding principles that frame her professional journey. Through her work experience,
Faatima founded The Books for Bachana project to support school libraries in South Africa. She has served as a school administrator, and is a TFA Alumni. Faatima has incorporated her work experience, and education, to develop leadership workshops for adolescents and young adults. In 2019, she supported the Code Guilford Initiative in partnership with Apple; facilitating workshops for underrepresented youth to gain exposure to the exciting world of computer science, and STEM-based career opportunities.
Her mission is to empower young people by curating real-world experiences necessary to spark their unique abilities. She is excited to broaden her global perspective on education through the lens of TechGirls participants. Faatima, believes knowledge is power, but knowledge also fuels purpose.
When she is not empowering young people through tech; she is a connoisseur of good cuisine aka “foodie”, and splurges on various crafts such as candle-making, decoupage upcycling as a medium of sustainability and envisioning the possibilities in STEM education!
Gabrielle is motivated by the belief that all people are entitled to an education, economic security, and social equity, and she is interested in how programs can be employed to promote that. Gabrielle has
Committed to the principles of diversity, respect, and equity, Holden brings his passion for international exchange to the Program Coordinator position for the Professional Fellows Program.
Katie uses her more than two decades of experience in higher education, global development, social impact, and entrepreneurship, combined with her passion for helping to meet the global challenges
As Program Director for various Legacy adult professional exchange programs, Ms. Baz has designed and delivered numerous projects for citizens from Azerbaijan, Morocco,
Ms. Ginsberg has 35 years non-profit experience, including 20 years directing professional development programs for citizens of Azerbaijan, Belarus, the Republic of Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia,
Ms. Helmig has 30 years non-profit experience, including directing U.S. Department of State Exchange programs, professional development initiatives and youth leadership programs. Her work in Indonesia,
Mitra holds an MA and AbD in International Relations from New York University. Having previously worked at the United Nations in New York, she serves as Legacy’s ECOSOC representative. During her
Molly is inspired and energized by the ingenuity of young people and believes that global education and youth empowerment are crucial to investing in communities and
Sarah directs Legacy's Professional Fellows Program for economic empowerment in the MENA region. Originally from Massachusetts, Sarah has a B.A. in Classics from Boston University.
Due to her own experiences as a participant in international exchange in both Panama and Egypt, Sarah is passionate about citizen diplomacy and how international exchange can
Ms. Thompson is involved in the design, funding, and program and financial administration of Legacy’s projects. She has over 35 years’ experience directing initiatives, developing training programs and
Following her experience as a Youth in Development Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand, Theresa returned to the US excited to design and expand international exchange opportunities for youth and young professionals.