Leadership and Staff

The Fortitude Global Foundation is a global organization based in NJ/NYC and operating in several countries. The board comes from backgrounds of social entrepreneurship and disruptive innovation, with ambitions to challenge the status quo. Having embarked on untraditional paths themselves, their mission seeks to redefine educational philanthropy and inspire forthcoming generations into unlocking latent potentials to lead fulfilling lives.

Advisory Board

Manish Polavarapu
Founder & President

Jamell Sirleaf
Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer

Yash Shah
Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer

James Davis
Chief Risk & Intelligence Officer

Naomi Malcolm
Lead Developer

Josh Howe
Event Lead

Shivani Rao
Chief Operating Officer

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