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Leadership


Executive Leadership

KaeMe’s executive leadership provides guidance and expertise, ensuring KaeMe’s long-term success.

Marci Kirk Stevens & John Stevens, MD.
Co-Founders

John Stevens is the Chairman and CEO of Silicon Valley based Heartflow, Inc. He is also the Managing Partner of Headwaters Capital Partners and Founder of KaeMe.org. He has had a distinguished career as an entrepreneur and health care professional. He was the Co-Founder and CTO of Heartport, the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Amp Resources, Co-Founder and Chairman of Sundrop Fuels, and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Amp Capital Partners. He has had extensive experience founding, investing and leading technology focused companies. He was an Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon at Stanford University Hospital and Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital in Stanford, California. His post-graduate training was at Stanford University and The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London, England. He currently serves on the board of Apnicure, Heartflow, and Kaeme. He received his B.S. from the University of Utah and M.D. from the Stanford University School of Medicine. He resides in Palo Alto, California with his wife Marci, and family of 5 children.

Jennifer Miller
Co-Founder

jennifer-millerJennifer is a Stanford Medical Student, and co-Founder of www.beagooddoctor.org. She is the founder of the HEALinternship (Health Education & Advocacy Liaisons), a clinical and public health internship for premedical and medical students in a pediatric clinic in Roatan, Honduras, for which she received a Fulbright grant to create. She serves as Executive Director of www.beagooddoctor.org and hopes to dedicate her life to a mix of clinical practice and public service entrepreneurship.

Martha Muña
National Student Director

martha-munaMartha spent the summers of 2010 and 2011 in Ghana working as a volunteer, staff member, and group leader for KaeMe. She has also worked and studied in La Plata, Argentina, Berlin and Accra. She is completing her B.A. in Human Biology at Stanford next year. She intends to pursue a career in medicine and public service entrepreneurship.

Meredith Bergin Bailey

Meredith has worked in public health both domestically and abroad for the past 6 years on projects ranging from tobacco cessation to elimination of hepatitis B within the Asian/Pacific Islander population. She brings experience in project management, health education, evaluation, and grant writing to the Kaeme team. Her educational background includes a BS in Microbiology and a Masters in Public Health.

Dr. McCullough, MD.
Co-Founder

Michael is a serial entrepreneur, who is now a Partner at Capricorn Healthcare and Special Opportunities as well as the Co-Founder of Quest Scholars Program and QuestBridge. Michael partnered with John Stevens to create KaeMe as part of their public service efforts in Headwaters Capital Partners. Michael attended Stanford, Oxford, and UCSF Medical School and is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UCSF. Michael has served on the Board of Education for Oregon State and the Dalai Lama Foundation. Michael has successfully founded several local, regional and overseas health-related public service projects including BeAGoodDoctor.org, the Courage Project, SCOPE, and clinical internships in Nepal, Honduras and Dharamsala.  Michael was named an Ashoka Fellow in 2004 and a Kauffman Fellow in 2009.  See here for more details.

 


 

Student and Staff Leadership

Under the guidance of our National Student Director, our Stanford-based staff oversees the recruitment and selection of volunteers, supports development initiatives, manages our technological needs, and provides training to all KaeMe team members. We are committed to seeking out talented young leaders to serve as part of our U.S.-based staff.

Solomon Lee
Student Co-Founder

solomon-leeSolomon is a Stanford University graduate. He majored in Human Biology with an Area of Concentration in Global Health and Medical Ethics. He currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors for both Student Clinical Opportunities for Premedical Experience (SCOPE) and the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Stanford Premedical Chapter. He has traveled on numerous medical missions, and hopes to pursue medicine while serving the global community.

Evelyn Lee
Student Co-Founder

evelyn-leeEvelyn is a Stanford University graduate. She majored in Economics with a minor in Human Biology. At Stanford, she serves as Coordinator of the After Dark Series, a program that raises awareness about mental health topics relevant to the Stanford community, is a Davis Fellow at the Haas Center for Public Service, and is on the Executive Board of the Future Social Innovators Network. Evelyn has diverse finance and business development experiences, and she hopes to continue learning about entrepreneurship while exploring the ways technology can be used to help developing communities all over the world.

Stefan Norgaard
Associate Director

StefanNorgaardStefan is a sophomore at Stanford majoring in Public Policy and minoring in Urban Studies. In addition to his work with KaeMe, Stefan serves as the Director of Communications for Stanford in Government, and as executive officer for SOOP, an organization that takes at-risk youth from East Palo Alto on hiking and backpacking trips. In his free time, Stefan likes to go hiking in skiing in the mountains of Colorado.

Jenny Chen
Associate Director

JennyChenJenny is a sophomore at Stanford majoring in applied math. Witnessing a Tibetan orphanage during a study abroad language program at the age of fourteen led to her early interest in underdeveloped countries and socio-economic inequality issues. She is passionate about international development and youth empowerment, and would like to pursue a career in medicine.

 

Sonya Chaudhry
Recruitment Director

sonya-chaudhrySonya is a senior at Stanford University. She is majoring in psychology and minoring in comparative studies in race ethnicity. Sonya has a passion for working with children and youth. She has previously worked with an orphanage in Nicaragua and other local youth orientated organizations. She hopes to pursue a career in international social work upon graduation. Sonya will also lead the summer 2013 trip to Ghana.

 


 

Past Leadership

Blair Epstein
Co-Director

Blair is a recent Yale graduate, double majoring in Political Science and Spanish, earning top honors in both degrees. Blair is a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company, a management and consulting firm. She brings with her a background in business and information analysis in various sectors, both public and private.

Colleen Okyere
2011 National Student Co-Director


Colleen is a senior at Stanford double majoring in International Relations and Psychology with a focus in child developmental psychology. She currently serves on the senior management team of Foundations 4 Education Incorporated, an organization dedicated to improving elementary education in the local community. Colleen also has experience working with children in rural India through Project Dosti and hopes to pursue a career which will allow her to continue to aid children in developing countries.

Reagan Thompson
2009-2010 National Student Director


Reagan is a second year student at Stanford majoring in International Relations with a minor in Chinese Language. She has interned at the U.S. Department of State and Hoover Institution, and draws on her previous experience working with institutionalized orphans in Malawi.

Xochilt Borja
2011-2012 Associate Director


Xochilt is a graduate of San Jose State University, where she majored in microbiology with a minor in chemistry. Currently, she serves as an associate director for KaeMe, but was previously one of our national student directors. Through her experiences interning at hospitals both nationally and internationally she has developed a strong interest in the area of public health and intends to pursue a career in medicine.

Erica Silva
2011-2012 Associate Director


Erica is a senior at Stanford University, majoring in Biology with a focus in molecular and cellular biology. She has participated in KaeMe since her freshman year, and looks forward to continuing her work with the organization after graduation.

Benjamin Supat
2011-2012 Ghana Program Director

Ben graduated in Human Biology in 2012.  He enjoys instructing middle school-level health classes through the Health Education for Life Program. With past internships at Transitions-Mental Health Association and the Homeless Services of San Luis Obispo County, he has built a background in public health, and currently attends public health school at Washington University in St. Louis.

 

 


 

Ghanaian Leadership

In Ghana, our leadership works to guide KaeMe. Our in-country staff supports volunteers’ travel and work, coordinates with the Department of Social Welfare, and provides other logistical assistance. Without this in-country staff support, KaeMe’s work would not be possible.

Stephan Abu, Junior
Board of Directors