Our Team

Get to know the Characters


Angela Duckworth

Founder and CEO

Julia Belsky

Finance & Operations Associate

Colleen Counihan

School Partnerships Manager

Ryan Dobran

Director of Communications

Meg Foran

Senior School Partnerships Manager

Diana Gould

Deputy Director of School Partnerships

Patrick Kerr

Project Manager

Ila Kumar

Junior Product Manager

Dave Ludgin

UX Researcher

Kelly Organ

Senior School Partnerships Manager

Michael Pih

Director of Operations & Finance

Marissa Robinson

School Partnerships Manager

Emma Satlof-Bedrick

Director of Research Partnerships

Willypete Talamas

Lab's Best Friend

Scientists in Residence

Kyla Haimovitz

Postdoctoral Fellow

Tenelle Porter

Visiting Scholar

Danny Southwick

Research Scientist

Paolo Terni

Research Scientist

Expert Teachers

Phil Bressler

Calvert Hall College High School

K.M. DiColandrea

Achievement First Brooklyn High School

Jeff Li

KIPP Infinity Middle School

Alhassan Susso

International Community High School