Our foundation operates with the help of many dedicated volunteers and is organised by the following board members:
Lynsey Elston – Chairperson
Lynsey moved to Nigeria in late 2014. She is a Business in owner in Nigeria. Having always been active in volunteer work, she continued this passion in Nigeria. There are many important causes but she believes that the root of everything is education and therefor chose to focus her efforts in this area. She joined the board as a community liaison and then took over as chairperson. Being very immersed in the Nigerian community she brings a well rounded perspective to the board.
Anastasia Jarmakani – Community Liaison
Rhianna Said – Secretary
Rhianna moved to Lagos in 2009. She is a native Texan and grew up with parents who were educators. They instilled a deep passion for education and she believes education is fundamental to all. She is a previous member of the American Women’s Club in Lagos where she chaired the American booth at the annual Small World event here in Lagos. She is also a current Girl Scouts Troop Leader and a mother of 3 fun-loving children.
Namrata Dadlani – Treasurer
Namrata moved to Lagos in 2019. She is the director of Industries 365 and she held former roles including, but not limited to, a consultant at Deloitte and Touche, and a managing consultant for JBS International. Before moving to Nigeria, she lived in the United States and Australia. She has a long history of charity work and was an active member in the Junior League. Namrata believes that giving back to the community is paramount, and that education is essential to all.