We believe that every child deserves a
quality education

Our team

We are a small but dedicated team, committed to our mission as an education NGO to help refugee and vulnerable children achieve their potential through learning and knowledge. 

With a broad range of corporate, education and not-for-profit experience, our team is bursting with the passion and know-how to make our vision become a reality.

rudayna abdo

Rudayna Abdo

Founder, CEO and President of Thaki Nederland

mariam khalef

Mariam Khalaf

Operations Manager

Majd Eddin AlMuhder

IT Manager

angela solomon

Angela Solomon

Strategy Consultant

Kaitlin Giuglianotti

Kaitlin Giuglianotti

Program Manager

Daniel Bader

IT Assistant

Zeina Choucair

Zeina Choucair

Communications Consultant

ammar faraj

Ammar Faraj

Financial Consultant

Board Members

Cécile van Oppen

Sustainability and Circular Economy Specialty (Thaki Nederland)

Geoffrey Alphonso

Education Technology Specialty (Thaki Nederland)

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Nadia M. Gil

Financial Services Speciality (Thaki Nederland)

Yousif Asfour

Yousif Asfour

Director (Thaki Lebanon)

Rula Asfour

Director (Thaki Lebanon)


Asmahan Zein

Logistics and Social Enterprise Specialty Advisor

Carine Souaiby

Legal Specialty Advisor

Dafne van Baarle

Arabist and Training Specialty Advisor

Nawzad Othman

Business Operations Specialty Advisor

Safiyeh Salehi Mobarakeh

MENA-NL Liaison Specialty Advisor

Yvonne Biggins

Education and Youth Wellbeing Specialty - Advisor