Sebastien founded the Breteau Foundation with a vision that it was absolutely possible today to bring the best available digital education tools to the world’s disadvantaged children.
Caroline’s peripatetic travels have taken her across the globe, from training teenagers in Northern India and raising funds for women in post-conflict zones to working within the world of fashion in London and Paris.
Emma is the Foundation’s General Manager responsible for implementing the Foundation’s strategy and leads our global education program.
Emma has previously worked for 6 years as an Education Consultant in a wide range of schools throughout the UK and she is an expert in the strategic, operational and technical implementation of whole school education technology solutions.
Previous to this Emma was a teacher for 6 years in secondary schools in Australia and the UK championing the use of technology in the classroom. Emma has a Bachelor of Education and a BA in Geographical Science and English at the University of Queensland.
As Program Manager for Colombia, Yhira is focused on the successful implementation of the Foundation’s mission in the region.
Yhira holds an MA in Lifelong Learning Policy and Management from the Department of Education
of Arhus University in Copenhagen and a BA in Languages and Sociocultural Studies from the
University of Los Andes in Bogota.
Mona Ewees Mkumatela
Mona is passionately driven by her belief that every single child in the world deserves a high-quality education.
Mona holds a Master’s degree in Math and Science Education and United States National Board Certification.
Farah Khoury Genao
Farah is the Country Manager for the Dominican Republic, in charge of implementing the Digital Education Programme in the region.
Alongwith her experience working as an assistant teacher, teacher and assistant coordinator in an early childhood stimulation center; Farah also has a solid background in psychology and neuropsychology. She has a Bachelor of Science in General Psychology, a certificate in Neuropsychology in cognitive issues from her native Dominican Republic and a Masters in Neuropsychology from Salamanca, Spain.
Natasha is our Country Manager in Lebanon, she is responsible for the implementation of the Breteau Foundation’s digital education programme for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Lebanese children in the region, including the management of the Breteau Foundation Mobile Education Bus.
Natasha holds a Masters in Educational Administration and a Masters in Animal Biology from the Lebanese University.
Thandekile is the Education Assistant in the South African program. She is responsible for teacher training and technology implementation in schools.
She comes with a wide range of experience in working with local schools and NGOs as an Education Consultant and formerly a teacher. Thandekile holds an Honours Degree in Learning from the University of Pretoria.
Jessica Villa Dávila
Jessica is the Education Assistant for Colombia, she is in charge of supporting the Breteau Foundation’s program in the region.
She has been trained in the use of e-learning strategies for educational purposes guiding her students to learn in a fun way whilst they get familiarized with the school curricula. She studied Literature at the National University of Colombia and has a Masters degree in Contemporary Culture, Art Institutions and Cultural Management.