We are parents. We are professionals. We lead busy lives and live in uncertain times. We are stretched so very near our limits and strive for work-life balance.
We care, above all, for the future of our children. We want their education to be full of enrichment, to reclaim each day for them as one of wonder and excitement.
Lorraine is a mother of two active boys, who is balancing or attempting to balance her busy work and family life. Jama is doing the same except with two girls. We came together to find a better way for working parents to manage our busy lives - starting with our kids' education.
Jama is a mother, founder and board member with more than 20 years of success across the enterprise software, hardware, and service industries. Her expertise includes product management, product marketing, program management, and start-ups.
After successfully selling for Xerox and BusinessObjects, Jama joined SAP in leadership roles in product management, program management, and marketing. She has also served as the Chief Marketing Officer for VoltSafe and a past Board Member of the Habituate. Jama holds an MBA in Management Consulting, is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and Project Management Professional (PMP).
Lorraine is a mother, founder, and business professional with 20 years of experience in professional services. She specializes in strategy development, planning and execution.
Lorraine is a qualified accountant and management consultant with experience at global professional services firms. She worked with Deloitte for 7 years, in both Vancouver and in Asia. As part of Deloitte's Asia Pacific Strategic Projects team based in Hong Kong, Lorraine drove the firm’s entry into the frontier markets of Mongolia and Myanmar. Lorraine holds an MBA from Ivey Business School and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).
Nolan is a father, writer, photographer, advisor, and teacher with more than 20 years of experience across three continents. He specializes in providing enriched education to gifted and talented learners. After teaching in elite private schools in Ecuador and Japan, he returned to his roots in Vancouver in 2008 to work for the Vancouver School Board. He taught in the public Montessori system before beginning his current role as head of a multi-age cluster class of gifted, elementary-aged learners in 2012. Nolan holds a Bachelor’s of Arts from Simon Fraser University, where he also earned his teaching credentials.
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