Clouie Anareta, based in England, joined the Junior Board of Directors at Positive Life Kenya after interning with the organization for two weeks. Clouie cares about human rights and alleviating poverty through economic development, education and women empowerment, a cause that aligns with PLK’s mission. Clouie is currently living in East Sussex, England. She will start her Bachelor degree in International Relations in September 2018. She is working towards building a career in international development and global politics to make a positive contribution to the wider world. In her free time, Clouie is passionate about traveling, learning about different cultures and expanding her perspective.
Diana Tian, based in the West Coast of U.S., joined the Junior Board of Positive Life Kenya in 2017, after she interned with the organization in Mlolongo, Kenya. In her professional life, Diana is a private equity associate at The CIM Group in Los Angeles, CA. Diana earned a B.S. in Finance and Politics with a minor in Mathematics from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Diana also serves as a member of the Young Professional Committee at the Futures and Options, a NGO that helps bolster professional development among underserved youths in NYC. She cares about women’s rights, children’s education, and economic disparity among minority groups / in developing countries.
Sarah Buksa, based in the Midwest of U.S., interned with Positive Life Kenya during the summer of 2017. A Chicago Public School teacher, Sarah also volunteers with Rape Victims’ Advocates in Chicago, providing assistance for sexual assault survivors. Sarah is pursuing her Master Degree in education at Harvard, and she eventually hopes to run her own NGO that helps combat sexual assault in developing nations through education and awareness.
Shika Bharati, based in the East Coast of U.S., is currently pursuing her graduate degree as a family nurse practitioner, after working as an Oncology nurse for couple years. Upon graduation, her scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management of common and complex healthcare problems beginning in childhood and continuing throughout aging process. She strives to provide the best health-care possible and enhance a positive healing experience and confidence to those in need. She aspires to help people all around the world.
Sophia Langhi, based in the West Coast of U.S., joined the Junior Board after interning with Positive Life Kenya in Mlolongo for three weeks. With a background in psychology and public health, Sophia is passionate about PLK’s mission and community-driven approach. An avid traveler, one of Sophia’s greatest interests is to learn from people and cultures around the world. In her professional life and service work, Sophia’s goals involve helping communities and organizations build lasting change through sustainable, social impact-driven businesses. Sophia currently works with a research, design, and strategy consulting team at a large technology company. She holds a degree in Biopsychology from the University of California, Davis.
Vision: The Junior Board of Positive Life Kenya (PLK) is a group of young professionals who are passionate about the work of PLK and committed to supporting its mission and vision through outreach, fundraising, recruiting, and volunteer service.
We welcome any passionate person to join our cause to make a difference in the women and children's lives in Kenya!
Below is a list of bios of the founding members of the Junior Board of Directors:
Junior Board of Directors