Why We're Involved, Students We Sponsor, What We Do
Kathy has over 20+ years of professional services experience and has spent the majority of her career working for start-ups in both the non-profit and retail industries. As Senior Vice President of Products at Charity Dynamics, she oversees technology solutions including mobile and social applications to help nonprofits raise money.
Christine Kempff is a graduate of the University of Southern California. She went on to get her MBA in International Business and Masters of Arts in Governance and Development in Europe. Christine has been a realtor in Central Texas for over 10 years and currently works with the firm Hindsite
Michael has spent the last 8 years working at Apple, where he’s currently a Solutions Architect. Since earning his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin, Michael has spent over 20 years in the technology industry, including 9 years at SAP as a Platinum Consultant.
Carlos has worked at Apple for the past 14 years. Currently, he works in the Frauds department, and also oversees company operations in China. He has sat on the Moja Tu board since our inception. He and his wife sponsor 5 students in the program.
Bali is the owner and manager of The Clay Pit, an Austin based contemporary Indian restaurant. He is also the owner and co-founder of Tarka Indian Kitchens. He has been a member of Moja Tu’s board since 2013. Bali sponsors 2 girls in the program.
Lisa is a technology consultant who has worked with Moja Tu’s marketing department for over 2 years. She earned her Bachelor’s of Business Administration in MIS, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Russian Language and Literature, at the University of Iowa.
Christie Dawson is a professional Recruiter that currently works for Google. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and is currently working toward a Certificate Program in Production with a focus on Screenwriting at the Austin School of Film. Christie is a self-published author
Jill moved to Austin in 1995 after receiving her BS in Management Information Systems from Oklahoma State University. She has 22 years experience in the IT industry and current works at HomeAway as Senior Engagement Manager. Jill loves animals and is a long time volunteer for the Central Texas SPCA.
Originally from Peru, Erwin moved to Austin in 2000. With 22+ years of experience in the IT and food industry, he currently works at Dell Technologies managing global supply chain programs. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Peru and an MBA degree from The University of Texas at
James Anderson moved to Austin in 1971 from the northeast. He’s spent the last 25 years in various roles at Apple, Inc. Today as a Senior Manager, his team of Data Scientists protect Apple’s brand with the use of sophisticated analytics. He joined the Moja Tu Board in 2016 with
Gabi graduated from Baylor University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Professional Writing, as well as minors in Business Administration and Music. She is currently earning a Master’s in Counseling at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX. Gabi has been with Moja Tu since 2017, and helps with writing
Margie acts as our liaison to the students, partners, and parents in Kenya. She graduated from Egerton University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Mathematics and Business Studies, earned a certificate in professional Monitoring and Evaluation from The Kenya Institute of Management, and is currently pursuing a certification