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These are our daily heroes. This is the management team that runs the organization and helps to continue to expand our outreach.
Janet completed her undergraduate and graduate studies in Food Science from the University of CA at Davis. She has worked in the food industry in a variety of roles assisting R&D and brand groups develop and introduce new products as a consumer insights specialists and consultant. Past associations included Miller Coors, Del Monte, Clorox, Nestlé and ChefsBest.
Janet has served the community through volunteer positions with many organizations focused on youth programs including San Ramon Valley Livermore Aquatics (board positions included Treasurer and Secretary), De La Salle High School Parent Board and St. Joan of Arc Pastoral Council. Janet has five grown children and one grandchild.
Chief Financial Officer
Simba Ndemera is the Chief Financial Officer of One Bread Foundation, Inc., providing leadership for the organization’s finance and accounting function.
Simba brings valuable non-profit finance and accounting experience to the organization. He holds a similar role at Regroup Foundation as CFO and Board Member, and was the Treasurer and Board Member of Connections Counseling Center, up till it closed.
Further, Simba brings over 20 years of experience in finance, auditing and accounting, having worked for both public accounting big four CPA firms and for SEC registered companies. He brings a proven record of selecting and introducing new processes and technology changes seamlessly throughout organizations. He also has a strong international background, having previously worked and lived in Africa, Europe and Australia/Asia.
He is active in the local community service through church organizations and is a devout Christian.
Simba is determined to do his part to create paths and opportunities for people to rise above barriers in their pursuit of better lives.
He has been moved by the mission of One Bread Foundation, Inc. and believes that together, we can build and expand the footprint of the Foundation, making it possible for anyone to rebound from slavery and oppression.
Miriam Del Rosario,
Miriam brings over 16 years of experience in operations and business process improvement. She has been involved in various projects supporting social causes, spearheaded by Human Nature and/or Gawad Kalinga, that allow and create opportunities for underserved communities in the Philippines.
One Bread Foundation’s goals, advocacy and leadership proved to be the perfect fit as she longed to continue serving upon moving to the United States.
Miriam enjoys hiking and biking with family and friends exploring new trails. She is very adventurous in trying the new cuisines and sometimes even tiny critters on the menu. Miriam allows time for baking and trying new recipes when days are slow and easy.
Miriam believes that finding the balance between family time and career could be challenging, but by the Grace of God, nothing is impossible.
Sriram Sirisinahal is a Managing Director of Corporate Risk Management at Charles Schwab. He has more than 12 years of experience in Financial Services and Management Consulting. His expertise is in applying technology to improve Risk Management processes through Automation and Advanced Analytics. Prior to Schwab he worked at Annie’s (a Bay Area CPG company) in Business Intelligence and at KPMG in various Tax & Advisory roles.
He likes to question the status quo and he is known to challenge those he manages and other leaders to continuously push the boundaries of innovation in introducing positive changes to an
Education: He has an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, where he focused on Entrepreneurship and Finance. He received his Masters in Computer Science from NJIT where he specialized in Bioinformatics and he received dual Bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from Rutgers University.
Sriram has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for the last 7 years. He currently resides in the East Bay with his wife and 1.5 year old son.
Senior EVENT COORDINATOR
Kelly Woo is originally from Illinois, but moved to the Bay Area as a child. She attended school at Diablo Valley Community College.
She has a background in administrative work along with program management. She has also volunteered with multiple organizations in the past including those working with youth.
She is both a wife and mother, and lives in Walnut Creek. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travel, and animals.
Business Process Manager
Sheeba completed her Post-Graduate studies in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo at Ontario, Canada. She has worked in the IT industry in a variety of roles from Quality Assurance to Business Analyst to develop and produce e-commerce and WordPress websites for Non-Profits and currently works as a consultant helping out in fundraising, building e-commerce websites and Salesforce Administration. Past associations included Banks, Non-Profits, Associations, Toastmasters and E-commerce Agencies.
Sheeba has served the community through volunteer positions with many organizations including San Ramon Valley Unified School District (board positions included VP Parent Ed) and ToastMasters (board positions included VP Public Relations), and Communications Coordinator in a Cancer Foundation. Sheeba has two teenage children, a Senior and a Sophmore in High School. Her other passions include writing, graphics, photography, hiking, and baking.
Social Media Manager
With over 16 years of executive support experience, Amanda Carver offers a unique blend of people, communication and organizational skills. Having spent the last 12 years employed at Microsoft, she is able to juggle and prioritize multiple projects with ease while navigating a complex corporate environment. Passionate about communication, Amanda has worked with numerous teams to improve processes and streamline efficiencies among the organizations she supports. She works well with all types of personalities and offers a level of camaraderie that allows for comfort and trust in forming workplace communities.
Amanda is passionate about animal and human rights, as well as environmental activism. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets, outdoor activities, cooking and reading. She currently resides in Kansas City, Missouri with her daughter and two dogs.
Chairperson, Governance Committee
Carol has worked for over 25 years as a Controller for small businesses, specializing in helping to develop accounting and office processes and controls. She currently holds the position of Finance Manager at Community Conservations Centers, Inc, a non-profit located in Berkeley, CA. She earned her Associates of Arts degree in Business Eunternership and Certificate of Accounting at Las Positas College. She recently completed the Non-Profit Management Certificate Program at Cal State East Bay and is currently finishing up her Bachelors Degree in Business Management at Western Governors University.
Carol has always had a passion for volunteering and giving back to the community. She has volunteered in many capacities, teaching literacy to incarcerated youth, worked at a school liaison and tutor for boys group homes, volunteered as a CASA, served on the board of the Antioch Delta Skimmers for many years and fostered dogs with Norcal Boxer Rescue. She has served in the Fellowship and Hospitality Ministries and served as a Board Advisor for Mountain View Church in Brentwood, CA.
Carol's desire through her passion work is that every child should know, by example through another human being, the unconditional love that is offered through the compassion of Jesus. It is her belief that through this work, victims of human slavery can freedom not just from the physical bonds, but freedom emotionally and spiritually as well.
Dawn Hunter is a Bay Area Native and graduate of UC Berkeley. She brings over 20 years of superior accounting and customer service experience as the treasurer of One Bread Foundation, Inc. and is also an IRS Enrolled Agent.
She is very much looking forward to serving the One Bread community. Dawn has twin daughters, Stephanie and Jillian, who she enjoys spending time with at her home in Clayton, California. She also enjoys traveling to new places, especially the Greek Isles where she has been lucky to visit several times.
Cartier Joy Cupino,
Chairperson, Finance Committee
Cartier Joy Cupino is a financial consultant based out of Fairfield, CA specializing in Supplemental Executive Retirement Plans and Index Investing plus other investment strategies. Her previous work experience consists of 12 years in sales then office and project managing. She grew up in Sacramento then moved to San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area cities later on. In 2016, she was able to volunteer abroad in Santiago, Chile and built a 2-story home for a four year old boy with Histiocytosis and his family with our Habitat for Humanity crew. Although she has volunteered locally with Habitat for Humanity and American Red Cross many times, that trip changed her life. She realized God's purpose within her and things began to align in all aspects. Soon after, her best friend asked her to volunteer at One Bread's Kentucky Derby and she's been excited to make a lasting impact in addition to watering the vision of the organization. Outside of building her empire, she's really into boxing, salsa dancing, travelling and adventure.
Newsletter Editor & Social Media Manager
Irina Kovacevic is a newsletter writer and editor for the One Bread Foundation, Inc.
She began writing for the One Bread Foundation with the aim of making a small contribution to the movement of abolishing human trafficking.
She currently resides in Melbourne, Australia and is studying Law and International Studies.
Social Media Contributor
Cassandra is majoring in English at the University of Iowa with a minor in Theatre Arts and a concentration in Publishing. In line with her passions of writing, editing and marketing, she has taken up leadership roles such as Head Editor of her high school’s yearbook committee and President of Grapevine, a mass communications student organization. Having recently moved to the U.S. from Malaysia, she has experienced the wonder of Olive Garden’s endless breadsticks, the bitter cold of winter, and the concept of drinking water from the sink. On a side note, Cassandra enjoys reading, cooking, acting and being a part of a community. She supports the work of One Bread and firmly believes in the importance of raising awareness on the atrocities of human trafficking.
Community Outreach Director, Hanover, Maryland
Tevin was originally born in Jamaica and is a student at The Pennsylvania State University and service member in the Armed Forces. He majors in International Politics with a concentration in International Relations and brings to One Bread Foundation experience as President of two small military affiliated non-profit organizations, fundraising and administrative experience. He is passionate about International Development, Human Rights and improving the lives of others
As a service member Tevin serves as a Manpower and Organizational Analyst in the United States Air Force and leverages that experience to accomplish his tasks in Community Outreach here at One Bread Foundation, this he hopes will help end sex-trafficking and child slavery once and for all in the United States and beyond.
Chairperson, Fund Development Committee
Sara Siddiqi is the Fund Development Committee Chair for the One Bread Foundation, Inc. Sara brings 6+ years of leadership experience in event coordination and project management. She has worked in the health care industry where she served in many committees as the management liaison.
Sara has a passion for social work and philanthropy. She has served as a volunteer for 3+ years in many organizations including Islamic Relief USA, Bay Area Children’s Association, ChildFund International, and American Cancer Society. Sara currently sponsors children in Cambodia and Afghanistan.
Sara was born in Afghanistan and spent many years of her life as a refugee in Pakistan with her family. She moved to United States when she was 11 years old. It is her background and the hardships of her life that inspire her to contribute her time to make others’ lives better.
Sara strongly believes in Martin Luther King’s saying: Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. She is determined to do her part to create a better world for all so that everyone has equal opportunities to pursuit the lives they deserve to lead.