Roya Mahboob
Roya is the CEO and Board Member of the Digital Citizen Fund, with aims to increase women’s technological literacy and provide employment and educational opportunities for girls and children in developing countries and sits on the Advisory Board of Forbes School of Business of Ashford University, Resolution Project, and the Global Thinkers Forum organization.

Roya was named to TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2013 for her work in building internet classrooms in high schools in Afghanistan. The TIME 100 essay was written by Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg who is also the author of “Lean In Women, Work and the Will to Lead”. She is also a member of the 2014 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, Civic Innovators, The Advancement of Gender Equality through Education Award and Young Leader of World Economic Form in 2015.

Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown
Elizabeth is a Special Advisor and Board Member of the Digital Citizen Fund. She is also the co-founder of communications and technology firm Uncommon Union and UUlabs.

Elizabeth has pioneered integrated business and communications models which balance commercial tactics and meaningful community engagement. She has worked extensively in Haiti and the Middle East. Most recently, she spearheaded the global campaign which was instrumental in the rise of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner. 

Elizabeth began her career in branding and introducing leading international brands, like Sony Ericsson, into the North American market. She co-founded Studioe9 in 2004, which functioned as an independent digital laboratory servicing global advertising agencies including IRIS Nation and TBA Global. At StudioE9, Elizabeth emerged as the driving force behind the creation of some of the first public/private partnerships focused on job creation for women in developing countries.

Kerry Propper
Kerry is a Board Member of the Digital Citizen Fund. Kerry is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Chardan. Mr. Propper is also a Managing Partner of ATW Partners, a Private Equity fund based in New York as well as the Co-Chairman of 340B Technologies, a healthcare technology group based in New Jersey.

Mr. Propper dedicates much of his time to philanthropy and he is a founding member of Nadia’s Initiative; he also serves on the Executive Board for Voices of Rwanda, Yazda and Digital Citizens Fund and the Advisory Council of the International Crisis Group. In addition he is the Producer of Watchers of the Sky, an award-winning documentary on Genocide. Mr. Propper has focused his activism on helping marginalized populations that face mass atrocities.

Mr. Propper earned his BA in Economics and International Studies from Colby College.

Isaac Manash 
Isaac is a Treasurer  of the Digital Citizen Fund. He currently oversees our U.S. operations.

He began his career as a staff accountant at RBSM LLP, a certified public accounting firm with operating offices in major cities in the United States, Europe & Asia. Since then he has held positions with both business and nonprofit helping them to achieve better financial performance. Prior to joining DCF Isaac worked for Minds Matter Inc, a 501c (3) Organization that empowers young people from low-income families to achieve college readiness and success. Isaac is currently serves as Director of Finance for Querlo LLC and Management Accountant for MTI USA, Inc.

Isaac is the point person to oversee, review and enforce Digital Citizen Fund Financial Policies
and Procedures. 

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