Florence K. Goulet
Florence Kamahoro Goulet was born in a village in western Uganda. Her parents had never been taught to read or write, but because of their extraordinary devotion to education all of their children were able to complete high school. After she came to the United States Florence became determined to do everything she could to help poor Ugandan children, particularly orphans, get an education.
Stephen Oleskey is of counsel at the law firm of Hiscock Barclay in Boston, MA. He has been honored by the American Bar Association for his pro bono work over many years. He has served on the boards of a number of charitable organizations, and is currently the chairman of the board of Pact, an NGO which works with vulnerable people in Asia, Africa and South America to create local solutions to chronic problems of economic and social development.
Kathleen Carey holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing and two master’s degrees, one in international public health and another in psychiatric nursing. She has worked in maternal child health in Bolivia and Ecuador, and with poor families in the Boston area. For the past 11 years she has been on the staff of Mclean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, doing clinical research on childhood and adolescent mental health issues.
Gail Freeman is vice president of marketing and communications at the Institute for Health Care Improvement (IHI), a non-profit dedicated to improving health and health care around the world. Prior to her work at IHI, she held senior-level positions in marketing and communications at EMC, Wellspace, and Microsoft. She served on the board of directors of The Wellness Community.
Ann Quenin had a successful career in high-tech program management, and is now the feature editor of her hometown newspaper. She has served on the boards of a number of charitable organizations and is experienced in fund-raising and marketing for nonprofits. She holds a BA from Chatham College and a JD from the University of New Hampshire. She fiercely believes that education is the only thing that might save the world.
Stella Rosie Mission
We identify orphans and children of
single-parent families in Uganda who are motivated to learn but who lack the money to get into good schools where they can realize their potential – and then get them into those schools and support them until they graduate.
PASSION . COMPASSION . REAL CHANGE
Board of Directors
Stella - Rosie Foundation
2010 - Present
Margaret Darling has lived in Carlisle, MA since 1977. She and her husband Eric raised their three children there, and they continue to be committed to their community. Margaret is actively involved in social issues on the state, national and international levels. After earning her master’s degree from the New England Conservatory in 1973, she has taught piano at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge for 27 years, and continues to teach private students.
Donald Westwater has a master’s degree in international health. He has worked for over 20 years in health policy research, including research and curriculum development at the Harvard School of Public Health on public health issues in East Africa and Southeast Asia.