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Amanda Kara - Chief Development OfficerAmanda Kara, Chief Development Officer
In 1988, Amanda immigrated to Kenya as a refugee from Sudan, then immigrated to the United States in 1995. In 2005, Amanda graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a BS in Biology-Chemistry and an MA in Exercise Physiology. While at UAB, Amanda was Captain of the Track & Field Team and distinguished herself as a varsity letterman, academic all-American and all-conference star. Since 2008, Amanda has lent her considerable talents to HVU, handling development and overseeing daily operations. With three marathons under her belt, Amanda also enjoys coaching other runners and is a personal trainer at the Chatham Club of Chatham, NJ.

Brian Aryatuha - Enrichment Program DirectorBRIAN ARYATUHA, Enrichment Program Director
Brian graduated from Kabale-Bukinda Core Primary Teachers’ College in 2008 and graduated from National Teachers’ College Kabale in 2018 with a diploma in Primary Education. He is recognized as a certified primary teacher by the Ministry of Education and has taught in the Nyaruhanga region since 2008. Brian joined the Enrichment Program in 2012 teaching mathematics and science. He was promoted to Program Director in 2019.