Amplio Welcomes Four New Board Members to Our Leadership Team
Updated: Oct 15, 2021
“Ye waabo yani” means “welcome” in the Dagaare language spoken in the Upper West Region, Ghana
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Amplio is thrilled to introduce four new board members: Tawiah Agyarko-Kwarteng, Tim Akinbo, Margo Schneider, and Revi Sterling. “We’re honored to welcome these inspiring and creative leaders. Tim, Margo, Revi, and Tawiah bring a wealth of experience in technology and sustainable development. We look forward to their energy, guidance, and expertise,” said founder and executive director Cliff Schmidt.
Tawiah Agyarko-Kwarteng is a sustainable development consultant for the non-profit and private sectors. An expert in corporate social responsibility, Tawiah has designed and led development programs for The Hershey Company and World Education. Tawiah works with social entrepreneurs. As the country advisor for Empowered to Educate, she trains and mentors women educators in Ghana.
Tim Akinbo is the founder and CEO of TimbaObjects, a mobile technology startup based in Nigeria. His company created an SMS-based program called “Apollo” to help election monitors quickly and efficiently relay voter-turnout information and call out interference. Tim helped UNICEF Nigeria and the National Population Council design an SMS-based data capture and analysis platform for measuring birth registrations. He is a Bitcoin Core contributor.
Margo Schneider is senior director of digital strategy at UW Medicine, leading technology, communications, and creative teams to advance digital health innovations that improve the health of the public. An expert in digital health and marketing, she previously led Seattle Children’s first digital content strategy program and built a consumer health startup that was acquired by WebMD.
Revi Sterling is director of USAID’s WomenConnect Challenge. Prior to joining USAID, Revi was Chief of Party at NetHope and directed the Women and the Web Alliance, a private-public partnership with USAID, Intel, NetHope, World Vision, World Pulse, and UN Women. Revi founded the nation’s first ICT for development graduate program at the University of Colorado Boulder. She consults widely on using technology to empower women.
You can learn more about Amplio's board of directors here.