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Our Team

We are guided by a Board of Directors who rely on diverse input from an Advisory Council. We welcome Partnerships with like-minded organizations who share our mission and values and we rely on energetic and committed individuals to volunteer in a variety of roles.

Board of Directors

Dr. Samuel Meehan

President & Founder

Sam is a research scientist at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland and teaches at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Ghana.

Mr. Philipp Bimpong

Vice President & Founder

Philipp is a science teacher in the Ashanti region of Ghana in the village of Bobiam and a leading community member in Adanwomasi.

Dr. Kyle Story


Kyle is a senior data scientist at Descartes Labs in San Francisco, California.

Dr. Joshua Wyatt Smith


Josh is the CEO and founder of Wyatt AI, and Affiliate Assistant Professor at Concordia University. He is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa but now lives and works in Montreal, Canada.

Dr. Angela Tabiri

Board Member

Angela is a AIMS-Google AI Postdoctoral Fellow at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Accra and the founder of @femafricmaths, a network of female African mathematicians transforming Africa with mathematics.

Advisory Council

Mr. Eric Kwame Boakye

Eric is a district councilman representing the village of Adanwomasi and the executive lead of the Adanwomasi Kente Cloth and Tourism Center.

Dr. Veena Krishnamoorthy

Veena is a senior scientist at Lyell Immunopharma.

Kaylyn Christianson

Kaylyn is marketing manager for Xpanxion, wife, and homeschool mom of 3 boys. She is passionate about helping others and caring for her community.

Jair van der Stelt

Jaïr is an operations professional with experience in the non-profit and international governmental sectors, currently with the U.S. Department of Labor.


We welcome partnerships with any organization that shares our mission and values.

About Us

Kente Connect is a registered 501(c)3 organization in the United States. Within Ghana, we work in partnership with Maxim Nyansa IT Solutions.

We value transparency. Our essential organizational and financial records can be found here.

Contact Us

US Location

321 Homewilde Lane
Northfield, VT
05663 USA

Ghana Location

P.O Box KJ 785
Kejetia – Kumasi, Ghana