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Daniel Noyes
Co-Director & Chief Wrangler

Dan has been with TGH since the summer of 2010.  After spending a number of years as a Legislative Aide to a United States Congressman in Washington, DC, he returned to Boston as the Technology Director at Fenway High School.  In 2006, he was hired by the Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School in Dorchester to help implement the largest middle school 1:1 laptop initiative in New England.  Dan has been involved with TGH since 2002.

Quick Fact: Dan is a boisterous Buffy fan.

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Theo joined TGH in September, 2012. Before coming to Boston, she worked in integrated media communications at Ashoka's global headquarters in the DC area, where she helped engage and support the network of 3,000 Ashoka Fellows in 73 countries. Prior to that, she earned a BA in Comparative Literature and an MS in Commerce, both from the University of Virginia. Theo dreams of one day swimming the English Channel.

Quick Fact: Theo would like to challenge you to a Wii dance off!

Maddy Madeline Boston
Director of Volunteer Programs

Maddy is a New Sector AmeriCorps Resident serving TGH as the Director of Volunteer Programs. Prior to arriving in Boston, she worked in Kenya at Moving The Goalpost, where she partnered with local women to create educational activities administered in 9 schools for over 100 students. She earned a BA from Middlebury College in International Studies, with a focus in Political Science and African Studies. Maddy is also an amazing soccer player.

Quick Fact: Maddy helped birth a baby in Kenya.

Heena Khoja
Quality Control Strategist

Heena is serving TGH as a summer fellow with New Sector Alliance, focusing on training effectiveness and curriculum standardization. A rising senior at the University of Pennsylvania, Heena is studying management and social impact & responsibility through the Wharton School. She has extensive experience with nonprofits and hopes to remain in the social sector in the future. At age 12, Heena beat a college student in a Harry Potter spelling contest.

Quick Fact: Heena has traveled to a massive volcano in the Canary Islands while studying abroad in Spain. 

ramie Ramie Jacobson
Capacity Building Strategist

Ramie is assisting TGH with grants and other funding opportunities. Past work experiences include marketing and development for KIPP Philadelphia Schools and as a civic engagement analyst for Citizen Schools. He earned a BA from the University of Pennsylvania in Communication and Italian.

Quick Fact: Ramie is currently teaching English in China.