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Who We Are

Our Team

Who We Are: Who We Are

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of Global Trauma Project. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.

Who We Are: Meet the Team
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Executive Director of Global Trauma Project- Kenya.

Ann Wahinya

Ann Wahinya, M.A. is a seasoned professional with over 10 years experience in strengthening local systems and structures to drive positive, sustainable change. Her expertise lies in co-creating and implementing programs using a systems change approach within hard-to-reach, resource-constrained communities, where she has successfully executed programs that address critical issues affecting marginalized populations.

In her current role as Executive Director at GTP Kenya, Ann’s focus is on cross-sectoral integration and mainstreaming of trauma-informed approaches, ensuring programs are culturally relevant and dedicated to building the capacity of local stakeholders, empowering them to design, implement, and take ownership of trauma-informed initiatives. 

Ann holds a Master of Arts Degree in Development Studies and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics (Major) and Sociology (Minor).

GTP Board of Advisors

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Tesloach Jock Thach, M.A.


Indigenous Knowledge Centre, South Sudan

Nelly Nduta Ndirangu, M.A.

Executive Director

Kimo Wellness Foundation

Alyssa Wright

Philanthropic Advisor & Forbes Contributor

Wright Consulting

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Prakash Goossens

International Advocacy

Fracarita Intrernational

Fracarita International

Faith Odwaro, M.D.

Founder, Director, Surgeon

Mazira Foundation: Every Life Deserves a Good Foundation

Margaret Blaustein, Ph.D.

Director, Trauma Training and Education Division, Trauma Center

Co-Creator of Attachment, Regulation, and Competency (ARC)

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Diana Teodorescu, M.A., L.M.F.T.

St. Mary's University

SomnioQuam, Inc.

Elizabeth Deng, J.D.

South Sudan Regional Policy & Advocacy Coordinator


Tiffany Cheng Nyaggah, M.Ed.

Founder & Senior Advisor

Dignitas Project

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Lou Bergholz, M.A.

Managing Partner & Founder

Edgework Consulting

Edgework Consulting

Erica M. Zacharie, J.D., M.P.A.

CEO & Senior Mediator


Kilian Kleinschmidt

Founder & Chairman

Innovation & Planning Agency, Switxboard

Who We Are: What We Do
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