A registered 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Denver, Sathi Fund is governed by a Board of Directors and supported by an Advisory Council composed of professionals with extensive experience working in the developing world.
Board of Directors
ROB KELLOGG. Rob's passion for international development began in 1993 as a college student studying in North India. He returned in 1998 for his MA practicum in international management to work for an NGO in Uttarakhand. Over the years he has returned to India many times and provides ongoing fundraising and consulting support for development projects. Rob's career has encompassed several leadership and entrepreneurial positions across various sectors, including brand marketing, polling and market research, corporate governance and financial regulation and public education. Originally from San Francisco, he lives in Denver with his wife and son who is adopted from Kerala. He founded Sathi Fund in 2016.
SAVET HONG. Savet has dual interests in data and public health with a desire to help people and organizations utilize data to empower decision-making processes. She has a MPH and a PhD in demography where she studied family structure and its affects on child well-being in Cambodia. She was a founding member of the UC Berkeley's Social Science Data Laboratory (D-Lab), a center for cross-disciplinary collaboration and data dependent research. Savet is originally from Sacramento and currently lives in the Bay Area where she works as a data scientist for the California state government.
MIKE KULISHECK. Mike’s interest in international issues was ignited as a Fulbright Scholar in Venezuela while in graduate school. His professional career involves two decades experience providing strategic direction for clients across industries in the U.S. and around the world. In 2008 and 2012, Mike directed battleground state polling for President Barack Obama's historic election campaigns. Mike has a PhD in political science and has published articles on elections and legislatures in the U.S. and Latin America. Fluent in Spanish, Mike lives in Fort Collins, with his wife and two children and spends much of his summer in southern Spain with his wife’s extended family.
REETU SOGANI. Reetu is regarded as one of the world's foremost experts on indigenous knowledge systems of the India Himalayas. Always applying a bottom-up approach to tackling development issues, she has spent the betterpart of the last two decades on preserving native seed varieties for sustainable farming. She has a MBA and PhD in environmental management. In 2014, Reetu was invited to New York as one of the 100 global women leaders to participate in the UN's International Women’s Earth and Climate Action Agenda. When not traveling the hills of Uttarakhand or speaking at international conferences, she spends her time in Delhi and Jaipur.
JON ORLANDO. Jon is a documentary filmmaker and portrait photographer inspired by issues of transformation, whether in nature or humans. He aims to document the tensions and potentiality that lie in stories or moments of resistance and re-creation. Jon has worked for various non-profits both nationally and internationally and his fine art work has appeared in various galleries throughout the U.S. Work from his veterans project was awarded the Viewers Choice Award in the 2008 American Society of Media Photographers Exhibition. He co-produced the award winning documentary "Arise" (2012) about women in the global environmental movement. Jon lives in Western Colorado on an organic farm with his wife and daughter.