Meet Team Rwanda!

Team Rwanda

Muraho! (Kinyarwanda for ‘Hello there’) Team Rwanda has been tried, tested and found ready! Follow how we are faring over the next few weeks through this blog, our facebook, and on twitter @BizOTFrontlines



Erin Hoekstra
Hometown: Holland, MI
ND Program: MBAMarketing and Business Strategy
Background: Non-Profit Marketing, Public Policy,and Politics
Fun fact: Was assistant tennis coach at Wheaton College
Why BOTFL:  Perfect Combination: Faith/Business/Non-Profit/Service



Shubham Amatya
Hometown: Kathmandu
ND Program: Masters in International PeaceStudies
Background: Four years experience in conflict analysis in Nepal and the Philippines
Future plans: Post conflict development
Fun fact: Tried playing drums- her mom paid her a dollar a day (to NOT play!!!)
Why BOTFL? To explore avenues to make human development possible through economic security



Kurt Wilson
Hometown: Springfield, IL
ND Program: MBA Business Leadership Concentration
Background: ACNielsen BASES and US Army
Future plans: US Army
Fun fact: Can speak Chinese
Why BOFTL? to learn more skills and tools that more effectively serve post conflict societies



Anne Wilson
Hometown: Seattle
ND Program: MBA Finance
Background: corporate finance with Boeing
Future plans: consulting
Fun fact: Has solved a Rubik’s cube
Why BOFTL? opportunity to use my MBA in service


Ben Murunga
Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya
ND Program: MBA Finance
Background: Marketing
Future plans: Consulting/Finance
Fun fact: Has climbed Mt Kenya
Why BOFTL? An excellent opportunity to demonstrate that businesses exist to serve the community.



Josel Nivera Mostajo
Hometown: Alangalang, Leyte, the Philippines
ND Program: LLM International Human Rights Law
Background: government lawyer for the Office of the President of the Philippines
Future plans: Assume my post as a lawyer at the Office of the President of the Philippines
Fun fact: Master cook
Why BOTFL? Because its a unique subject which broadens my horizon


Faculty Advisor: Bill Nichols
Professor: Accountancy
Mendoza College of Business

One thought on “Meet Team Rwanda!

  1. Best of luck to Annie and Team Rwanda! It will be exciting to follow your progress. Know that you will be held close in thought and prayer by me and my prayer warrior friends. We will be praying that your experience is exquisite, in both what you encounter and what you are able to contribute for the betterment of Rwanda. And then for your safe return home. God bless and Godspeed. Sincerely, Betsie Walter (Annie’s mom)