The Carr Foundation maintains a small staff in the United States that works directly with the Board of Directors and a team of volunteers on fundraising and marketing the value and needs of the Daraja Academy throughout the United States.
Julie is a Marin County California resident who has a long and diverse background in nonprofit development. She graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1986 with a BA in Political Science with an emphasis on Journalism. She has experience with workplace campaigning, direct mail, special events planning with a special emphasis on major gifts development. She has worked for organizations as diverse as United Way, the St. Louis Symphony, 142 Throckmorton Theatre and the Ross Valley Schools Foundation. With a long-term interest in education and women and girls’ issues, Julie feels she has found the perfect place to utilize the breadth of her skills to directly benefit these extraordinary girls.
Kristin graduated from Dickinson College, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with a B.A. in English. Her background includes over 15 years of experience in corporate retail, specializing in merchandising and buying. In 2011, Kristin volunteered in the field of education in Tanzania for Cross-Cultural Solutions and upon her return, decided to make a shift to the non profit sector. With a passion for girls’ education, Kristin found the Carr Educational Foundation and was struck with “Daraja fever”. She began as an Intern in 2012 and became the Marketing Manager in 2013.
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