Reshma Patel, Executive Director Prior to joining Impact Network, Reshma Patel worked at MDRC, a non-profit, non-partisan social policy research firm, dedicated to finding solutions to improve the lives of low-income communities. Prior to MDRC, she was a pension risk analyst at Morgan Stanley, and an actuarial associate at Towers Perrin. Reshma has a Bachelor of Math from the University of Waterloo and she is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Reshma Patel, Executive Director

Prior to joining Impact Network, Reshma Patel worked at MDRC, a non-profit, non-partisan social policy research firm, dedicated to finding solutions to improve the lives of low-income communities. Prior to MDRC, she was a pension risk analyst at Morgan Stanley, and an actuarial associate at Towers Perrin. Reshma has a Bachelor of Math from the University of Waterloo and she is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Daniel Mwanza, Regional Director of Zambia Daniel serves as our point person on the ground in Zambia, organizing communities to construct our schools and PTAs to operate them. He has organized and worked with community groups in Zambia for over 20 years, starting community centers, youth sports leagues, and winning numerous recognitions from the World Bank and Zambian Ministries.

Daniel Mwanza, Regional Director of Zambia

Daniel serves as our point person on the ground in Zambia, organizing communities to construct our schools and PTAs to operate them. He has organized and worked with community groups in Zambia for over 20 years, starting community centers, youth sports leagues, and winning numerous recognitions from the World Bank and Zambian Ministries.

Karly Southworth, Implementation Specialist Karly is part of the team in Zambia team, focusing on helping to implement best practices in instructional and administrative systems, and maintaining relationships with partner organizations. Karly has worked around the globe in teaching and managerial positions. Her experience in Africa has been in the non-profit sector around community development, project design and implementation. Karly holds an MA in Social Change and Development from the University of Newcastle Australia.

Karly Southworth, Implementation Specialist

Karly is part of the team in Zambia team, focusing on helping to implement best practices in instructional and administrative systems, and maintaining relationships with partner organizations. Karly has worked around the globe in teaching and managerial positions. Her experience in Africa has been in the non-profit sector around community development, project design and implementation. Karly holds an MA in Social Change and Development from the University of Newcastle Australia.

 
Joseph Mushashu, Operations Manager Joseph joined Impact Network in November 2015, as the Operations Manager and is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of schools. Joseph holds a diploma in Early Childhood Education and Development and certificates in Information Technology and Commercial Management. Prior to joining Impact Network Joseph’s previous positions included District Cashier, Farmer’s Service Centre Cashier, Filing Clerk and Assistant I.T Specialist.

Joseph Mushashu, Operations Manager

Joseph joined Impact Network in November 2015, as the Operations Manager and is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of schools. Joseph holds a diploma in Early Childhood Education and Development and certificates in Information Technology and Commercial Management. Prior to joining Impact Network Joseph’s previous positions included District Cashier, Farmer’s Service Centre Cashier, Filing Clerk and Assistant I.T Specialist.

Tesilia Tembo, Teacher Supervisor Tesilia Tembo joined Impact Network in January 2014, as a grade two teacher. She has worked as a volunteer at numerous community schools teaching various grades. She underwent teacher training at Jubeva as well as at several iSchool trainings. She also has experience as a sales representative. In September 2014, Tesilia was promoted to Teacher in Charge at Joel Community School. In March 2015 she took the position of Teacher Supervisor for Zone A schools at Impact Network.

Tesilia Tembo, Teacher Supervisor

Tesilia Tembo joined Impact Network in January 2014, as a grade two teacher. She has worked as a volunteer at numerous community schools teaching various grades. She underwent teacher training at Jubeva as well as at several iSchool trainings. She also has experience as a sales representative. In September 2014, Tesilia was promoted to Teacher in Charge at Joel Community School. In March 2015 she took the position of Teacher Supervisor for Zone A schools at Impact Network.

Petros Banda, Teacher Supervisor Petros Banda is the Teacher Supervisor for Zone B. He joined Impact Network in 2010 as a grade 1 teacher at Kanyelele and is the longest employed teacher at Impact Network. During his time at Impact Network he has worked with grades 1-5. He became a Teacher Supervisor in 2016, during term 2. 

Petros Banda, Teacher Supervisor

Petros Banda is the Teacher Supervisor for Zone B. He joined Impact Network in 2010 as a grade 1 teacher at Kanyelele and is the longest employed teacher at Impact Network. During his time at Impact Network he has worked with grades 1-5. He became a Teacher Supervisor in 2016, during term 2.