Staff

Staff members around the world
Gabriela Arenas

Gabriela Arenas

Global Coordinator

Based in Colombia, Gaby is an experienced social entrepreneur. As founder and CEO of the TAAP Foundation, she promoted peaceful coexistence and social entrepreneurship through visual arts and innovation in education in vulnerable communities throughout Latin America.

Gaby is one of the youngest Latin American women elected as an Ashoka fellow. She is also one of the youngest fellows in the Re-Imagine Learning network, dedicated to innovation in education and social development issues.

Gabriela Arenas is Social Communicator graduated from the Catholic University Andres Bello where he majored in skills-based education, and journalism. Later she graduated as Master of Communication for Development at the same university. For more than six years she was a professor in the undergraduate and postgraduate course in Social Communication in the Chairs of Research Methodology, Research for Development, and Social Project Management, of the Andrés Bello Catholic University.

María Eugenia Juárez

María Eugenia Juárez

Global Coordinator Assistant

María Eugenia Juárez is a social leader and passionate educator who has worked to improve the education and the social sector in Venezuela. With experience in developing learning experiences and managing social projects, Maria Eugenia is joining our team as Global Coordination Assistant.

Michalya Schonwald Moss

Michalya Schonwald Moss

Africa Regional Coordinator

Michalya Schonwald Moss is passionate about cultivating social entrepreneurship in Africa and has been living in Johannesburg for the past nine years. Originally from the United States, Michalya has worked extensively in both the public and private sectors and now joins the Tendrel staff as Africa Regional Coordinator.

Michael Sani

Michael Sani

Europe Regional Coordinator

Our super champion in Europe, Michael Sani, a high-impact social entrepreneur and Ashoka Fellow who specializes in community engagement with both an online and offline focus on promoting civic participation among young and socially excluded groups in the UK, is joining our Tendrel team as Europe Regional Coordinator.

Fausto Amadigi

Fausto Amadigi

Latin America Regional Coordinator

Fausto is an explorer of human consciousness and its reflection on behaviors, relationships and organizational performance. Drawing on the human and social sciences, he is a process facilitator, passionate about organizational development and leadership, practitioner of the peers dialogue as a tool for social transformation. Fausto is based in Rio de Janeiro and integrates the team with the purpose of serving and generating value to the Tendrel community in Brasil and Latin America.