Michael Neumann served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer from 2004-2007 as a secondary school physics and math teacher in Mapera, Tanzania. He also facilitated a girls’ empowerment conference, organized inter-school physics competitions, led a school trip up Kilimanjaro, installed solar power, and arranged for the planting and caring for of fruit trees at his school. He holds an M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Santa Clara University. Recently he has been involved in implementing a water project and giving photovoltaic system training in Tanzania for Engineers Without Borders. He is currently a Teaching Assistant at Santa Clara University while working on his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. He has been Executive Director since December 2015.