Executive Directors

Hana Burkly - Managing Director

Hana Burkly volunteering with laughing students

Hana is an undergraduate at Georgetown University studying Global Health. She took a gap year in between high school and college to work at a malaria research facility in Thailand, and loved it so much there that she returned the summer of her freshman year as an LE volunteer. Last year, she served as the the Program Director for Thailand, where she coordinated the expansion of the program to include a Special Education school. She looks forward to continuing her service with LE as Managing Director this year!

Taylor Lam - Director of Talent & Recruitment

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Taylor is a senior at Temple University, studying music education with a focus in increasing access among English Language Learners. She got her start with LE Thailand 2016, and fell in love with the organization and its mission. During PY2017 she established Learning Enterprises at Temple University, bringing the organization and its many opportunities to the greater Philadelphia area.

She is excited to begin working with a diverse team of Campus Directors to serve LE's mission, and expand our presence internationally. She is passionate about providing meaningful service opportunities to young adults, while promoting access to cross cultural exchange and quality education in underserved communities.

Sarah Sheets - Director of Programming

Sarah Sheets

Sarah is an undergraduate student at UC Berkeley, studying political science. She was a volunteer and later program director of the Hungary/Slovakia program, and can't thank Learning Enterprises enough for facilitating the best experiences of her life. She hopes to pursue a career in international human rights law, or to stay in academia. She feels that having the hands-on experience of working with LE has been invaluable to her, and hopes that as the Director of Programming, she can continue giving back to an organization she is extremely passionate about.

Jackie Ma - Director of Technology

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Jackie is an undergraduate at University of California, Berkeley. He spent this last summer in Phichit, Thailand as a PY17 LE volunteer and was moved by the excitement and generosity of his Thai community. He’s currently taking a gap year exploring marketing and entrepreneurship. Inspired by LE’s mission, Jackie looks forward to applying his marketing skill set to continue contributing to Learning Enterprise’s mission as LE’s Director of Technology