Program Staff

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Stephen Barnes

Managing Director United Kingdom and the Netherlands

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Isabelle Bitman

Program Administrator General Advising & Study Abroad

Rachel Buonaiuto, Program Coordinator, MIT Israel

Rachel Buonaiuto

Program Coordinator Israel

Matt Burt, MIT-Korea Managing Director

Matt Burt

Managing Director Korea

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Rosabelli Coelho

Managing Director Brazil

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Yoav Danenberg

Managing Director Empowering the Teachers

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Gabriela Díaz Quiñones

Program Assistant Mexico, Colombia, Spain, Portugal

David Dolev, Managing Director, MIT Israel

David Dolev

Managing Director, MISTI programs in the MENA region

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Maye Elqasem

Program Coordinator Arab World

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Sean Gilbert

Managing Director  MIT China, Singapore, Australia & New Zealand

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Griselda Gomez

Managing Director Mexico, Colombia

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Megha Hegde

Program Manager India | South Asia 

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Ari Jacobovits

Managing Director Countries in Africa

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Svitlana Krasynska

Program Manager MIT-Ukraine

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Justin Leahey

Managing Director Germany and Switzerland, CEE Seed Funds

 

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Abigail MacKenzie

Program Assistant Chile, Peru, Uruguay, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland

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Christine Pilcavage

Managing Director Japan

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Alicia Goldstein Raun

Managing Director Spain, Portugal

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Eduardo Rivera

Managing Director Chile, Peru, Uruguay, Argentina

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Serenella Sferza

Co-Director Italy, GTL

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Madeline Smith

Managing Director Denmark, Scandinavia

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Ekaterina Zabrovski

Managing Director Russia, Eurasia

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Myriam Zuber

Program Manager France, Belgium

Central Staff

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April Julich Perez

Executive Director

David Dolev, Managing Director, MIT Israel

David Dolev

Senior Associate Director

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Alicia Goldstein Raun

Associate Director

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Griselda Gomez

Assistant Director, Health & Safety

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Eduardo Rivera

Assistant Director, Data Systems

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Justin Leahey

Assistant Director, Global Seed Funds

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Isabelle Bitman

Program Administrator

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Robert Chambers

Program Assistant

Hannah Briggs

Hannah Briggs

Digital Communications Assistant

Michelle English

Michelle English

Director of Communications

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Amanda Soh

Senior Communications Assistant