Meet The Team

Ms. Namasha Schelling

Board Secretary & YAS Advisor


Ms. Namasha Schelling was born in Ifakara, Tanzania to a Swiss father and Tanzanian mother. Namasha got her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Virginia Commonwealth University and a Masters in Environmental Management at Harvard Extension.

She started out as an Environmental Health Organizer at Clean Water Action, then a Project Coordinator at the Harvard School of Public Health, and is now the Executive Director of the African Rainforest Conservancy (ARC). Her career objectives have always been to pursue a long-term career in poverty reduction though sustainable development.