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Our Team

Abby Faires

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Abby (she/her) is passionate about facilitating human-to-human connections that can explore and transcend cultural and socioeconomic boundaries.

As a storyteller, an educator, and a co-founder, Abby has more than 12 years of combined experience working and volunteering in the education and nonprofit sectors, as well as living and working internationally.

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Josh Dilts

Co-Founder & Associate Director

Josh (he/him) is passionate about using technology to instill peace and empathy in young learners.

As an English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor, Josh brings more than nine years of combined experience working and volunteering in the education and nonprofit sectors, as well as living and working internationally, to Learn2Link (L2L).


Nghi Le

Program Support Volunteer

Nghi's (she/her) greatest professional calling is to work with young learners, in order to explore and actualize their possibilies.

Collectively, Nghi has 18 years of experience working and volunteering as a freelance educator. Trained as a teacher, she has been living in the city of Hue and teaching English as a Foreign Language to Vietnamese learners from ages 9-17.

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Tam Phan

Program Support Volunteer

Tam (she/they) believes education is a powerful tool, which can help us to guide our global youth to love and appreciate people, nations, and cultures.

Tam is a 2021 graduate of United World Colleges—Dilijan, Armenia and is currently enrolled in her junior year at Colorado College. For the last six years, Tam has been organizing, volunteering for, and participating in educational projects.

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Len Nguyen

Graphic Design Volunteer

Len (she/her) would not have become who she is today if she hadn’t made the bold choice to step out of her comfort zone and expose herself to a completely new learning environment at just 16. She now believes deeply in every individual’s potential to shine bright if they are placed into the right environment.

Since her leap to the U.S. in 2016, Len has contributed many hours to supporting humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchange initiatives. She is now working as a clinical lab technologist at the renowned Mayo Clinic.

Our Board

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Jean Marie Kennedy

Coming soon!


Alana Miller
Interim Director

Alana Miller (she/her) is a dedicated advocate and co-founder of Say Hello Threads. With a passion for supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, Alana's journey was inspired by her own son's experiences. Her commitment to fostering inclusivity and raising awareness within the disabilities community drives her efforts, making her a compassionate and impactful figure across the advocacy, nonprofit, and social enterprise sectors.


Katie Sobrito

Katie Sobrito (she/her) has a master's degree in Special Education and has served as the Special Education Coordinator for Chesterfield County Public Schools.

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