Head of Schools
Megan completed her undergraduate degree at UCLA and her masters degree at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has spent the past 15 years working in independent boarding schools as a social studies teacher, coach, and dorm parent.
Amberleigh earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from the College of Wooster in 2018 where she also worked for years as a Teaching Assistant. She spent a year studying in France and tutoring ESL before doing her bilingual Master of Environmental Science at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.
May holds a B.A. in Literature from Tufts University and an Ed.M. in Learning and Teaching from Harvard University. They are especially interested in world literature, linguistics, writing, and cross-cultural communication. They have experience designing curricula for and teaching in both traditional schools and education nonprofits.
Anna is a student of languages. She studied French, German, Danish, Italian, and Swedish in Lyon, Edinburgh, and Oregon, and earned degrees in French and German from Oregon State University.
Health Sciences Track Advisor
Maria earned her degrees in Molecular Biology and Public Health and worked as a hospital corpsman in the US Navy. She has worked in biotechnology companies and most recently as a NASA Payload Operations Specialist for experiments on the ISS.
Design Track Advisor
A self-taught user experience designer, Maythana loves thinking through complex problems and breaking them down into streamlined designs. She has worked in multiple roles across product and brand design.
Education Technology Coordinator
Holly has a Bachelor’s in English & Film from Swarthmore College and a Master’s in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education. She started her career in school libraries before moving into educational technology at several schools in the D.C. metro area.
Katie has a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from the University of Michigan and a Master’s in Educational Technology and School Leadership from Michigan State University. Prior to Sora, she spent 10 years teaching in STEM classrooms and makerspaces across the US, developing and implementing project- and problem-based learning experienced for secondary students.
Prior to Sora, Briney earned her BA in English at Georgetown and an MA at Teachers College, Columbia University. She taught Humanities to K-12 and ELL students for over 20 years in the US and Cape Town, South Africa. More recently, Briney was a curriculum designer at Boston’s Museum of Science, and VP of curriculum for two literacy startups: MakeThinkers which taught design thinking through literature and TinyIvy, which developed a new way to teach reading.
People Operations Manager
Allison has worked in various roles in both people operations and education management for the past 8 years. She holds a certificate in HR Management from Cornell, a Master’s in Public Administration and a MA in International Education Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.
Skye is a Design Producer who communicates with heart, approaches problem solving with zeal, and finds joy in
bringing order to chaos. Strong background in design, communication, strategy, and leading with positivity.
Family Relationships Manager
Prior to Sora, Rachel was office manager and PA to the CEO and founder of an internationally renowned acting school. She has a B.A. Hons from Surrey University and is a CLCI Master Certified Life Coach licensed through ICF.
Ashley comes to Sora with over a decade of experience serving educational institutions, having worked in a variety of roles including career advising, academic advising, and academic records evaluations in a university Registrar’s Office. She holds a Master’s in Counseling and Guidance from California Lutheran University and a Bachelor’s in Sociology from California State University Channel Islands.
Senior Full-Stack Developer
Guilherme has previously worked as a Software Engineer at T10 and MelhorPlano, the largest Brazilian telecom comparison website, developing solutions as a part of the product/growth team. He was also an Information Systems undergraduate at UFMG. In his spare time, he likes to game and develop some personal projects.
Paige is an educator-turned-Product Designer with a passion for equipping future generations with the knowledge and tools to succeed. She has over 10 years of cross-functional experience in design, product, and communication. In her spare time, she loves to travel, dance, and eat. It’s her dream is to illustrate a children’s book one day.
Head of Partnerships
Director of Community
Prior to Sora, Katie was the former COO of both Future Founders and the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization. In each of these roles, she launched and built international youth entrepreneurship programming and managed the organizational growth of the nonprofit organizations.
Jane graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelors in Cultural Anthropology. She spent the last seven years in informal education, running middle school and high school programs at Chicagoland nonprofits including Supplies for Dreams, Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, and Future Founders.
Director of Admissions
Lead Admissions Counselor
Admissions Database Coordinator
Chloe’s love for serving and empowering children began with volunteering with various nonprofits and missions trips to Latin America. Prior to Sora, she was a Community Relations Representative at Akron’s Children’s Services and a Marketing Specialist at a Federal Contractor in the healthcare sector.
Director of Growth Marketing
Zach is a former art teacher, with a Bachelors in Art Education from Indiana Wesleyan University, who has worked as a social, design, and digital media guru for brands like BuzzFeed and iHeartRadio.
Content Marketing Manager
Shiyam loves three things: writing, getting to know people, and sharing their awesomeness with the world. She is infinitely curious and filled with ideas, and joins Sora with a Biology degree from UT Austin and ten years of organizing and communication experience.