Meet the Africa Global Initiative Team

AllWorking TeamStaff Representatives

Caroline Gueny-Mentre

Director of Global Market Development, Northeastern University Advancement

Ayo Oyebanjo DMSB’13

Assist Manager at the Central Bank of Nigeria and Young Global Leader

Jenna Garchar

Director of Program Development (GEO), Northeastern University

Nomathemba Chandiwana, S’04

Senior HIV Treatment Research Clinician at Ezintsha

Bob Dietrich

Senior Associate Vice President, Northeastern University Advancement

Sipho Bavuma, L’94

Advocate at South Africa Revenue Services

Oriteme Banigo, SSH’08

Technical Advisor to the Minister of State Petroleum and Young Global Leader

Ramzi Yamusah S‘15

Chief Operations Officer at Yamusah Group and Young Global Leader

Dr. Lori Gardinier

Leader in Experiential Education

Devina Raithatha, DMSB’18, Khoury’21

Graduate Student and Young Global Leader

Hugh Shirley, S’19

Medical Student at Harvard Medical School

Ghita Sabil, DMSB‘20

Risk Management Analyst and Founder of the NU Moroccan Alumni Chapter

Alexandra Tarzikhan, Bouvé’15, L‘18

Schuette Clinical Fellow in Health and Human Rights at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

Dr. Richard Wamai

Professor at CSSH and Team Lead for ACCIH

Anna Butler, SSH’14

International Development Consultant and Founder of Modzi

Dean Hazel Sive

Dean of the College of Science and Chair of the AGI Working Group

Mariamma Thomas

International Enrollment Management

Aspa Papanastasiou

Associate Director of Global Employer Relations, Northeastern University

Bill Harrold

Executive Director of International Advancement, Northeastern University Advancement

Mohammed “Mo” Moro

AGI Project Manager

Carolyn Jasinski

Executive Director of Leadership and Advancement Initiatives, Northeastern University Advancement

Marina Markot

Executive Director of Global Experience (GEO)

Malik Sundharam

Associate VP of Enrollment Management, Northeastern University

Kathryn Thifault

Assistant Director of Leadership Relations, Northeastern University Advancement



Fundraising inquiries:

Caroline Gueny-Mentre
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Employers and Alumni

Aspa Papanastasiou
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Enrollment Management

Mariamma Thomas
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General Inquiries

Mohammed “Mo” Moro
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