Meet the Team
Founder & Chairperson
Liza is the CEO of Avant Gardening and Landscaping Inc. She is currently resides in South Africa and is the current Chairperson of Kidlinks responsible for networking and fundraising.
Busi is an ecological organic farmer, seed guardian and activist for traditional seed saving. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Nursing Education and Nursing Administration from the University of South Africa.
Joe is a practicing attorney in Madison, Wisconsin. He graduated from Cornell Law School in 1990 and is a partner with the law firm of Stroud, Willink & Howard.
Wilson is a professor of Public Health who holds holds a PhD in Development from the University of Wisconsins-Madison and a Master's in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe.
Christina is program coordinator, academic advisor, English language educator, and writer with experience working in diverse environments.
Dawn runs a commercial real estate development and management company and has a strong background in accounting and business management.
Valerie is a PhD research scientist and outreach coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has worked on agriculture and health projects across the globe with various non-profits, Universities, and government agencies.