Our TeamWe are lovers of culture and believers in children
Founder, Denver, Colorado
With a BA in Anthropology and an MA in Bilingual/Multicultural Education, Julie’s career as an educator has spanned a variety of leadership and instructional roles in outdoor education, classroom teaching, teacher training and international travel. She is an avid traveler and is committed to working to connect and empower children around the world.
Co-Founder, Denver, Colorado
Caree holds a BFA in Fine Art and an MA in Nonprofit Management and brings more than a decade of experience in English language instruction and refugee resettlement and integration. She is passionate about preserving languages and cultural identity through art and children’s book creation.
Board Member, Toronto, Canada
John is a private equity investment professional based in Toronto, focusing on infrastructure investments. Previously, John was an investment banker focused on M&A and Restructuring. John holds a BA with highest honors in Arabic Literature and a BS in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.
Michele LeClaire Thompson
Board Member, Denver, Colorado
Michele has been serving children and families as a social worker for almost 20 years. She currently works to support the social/emotional and behavioral functioning of children so that they can access their full potential as learners in public schools. She brings to Write Our World a wealth of creative energy and knowledge in serving the diverse needs of children in education.
Advisory Board Member, Manitou Springs, Colorado
Toni is a Library Technology Educator at Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She brings a wealth of experience as a global educator specializing in technology integration in K-12 classrooms and promoting global collaboration.
Advisory Board Member, British Columbia, Canada
For over 18 years, Kate has worked internationally on humanitarian policy, child protection, refugee protection and post-conflict development. Among others, she has worked for UNHCR, UNICEF and Save the Children and is currently Principal at KAM Consulting.