Meet the Staff
Youness is a Co-Founder of Everybody Solar and proudly serves as the organizations first Executive Director. Youness guides Everybody Solar to run efficiently and grow its impact in bringing clean energy to outstanding local non-profits. His passion for clean energy and his concern for current and future generations drives his desire to expand the reach of the solar energy movement to the non-profit realm. He is a CPA with over nine years of professional experience in Financial Management and Accounting.
Myriam has spent her professional career working in the non-profit sector, specifically focusing on health, social justice and environmental protection. She obtained her Master in Public Health and Tropical Medicine from James Cook University in Australia and her Bachelors in Biology from the University of California San Diego. Both degrees lending themselves to her background experience ranging from working on projects in pollution prevention in Morocco to tropical disease education in Costa Rica. Myriam has been working for Everybody Solar as a volunteer since 2014. In that time, she has helped us secure funding from a number of donors, grantors and foundations. She comes to us after being the Child and Adult Care Food Program Director for Community Bridges in Santa Cruz, CA for the past 4.5 years.
Business Development Director
In addition to his role at Everybody Solar, Kian is also an Analyst at Reality Shares, an ETF issuer and index provider. His primary experience is in the corporate finance, investment finance, and marketing industries. He previously co-founded and led Raging Productions LLC, a marketing and promotions company. Kian earned a B.S. in Management Science from UCSD and earned an MBA from UCSD's Rady School of Management in 2011.
Volunteer Secretary & Editor
Madeleine graduated as an architect from The Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Belgium. Having run her own firm in Casablanca, Morocco, for 15 years, she mainly worked on designing schools under a government plan to eradicate illiteracy in the country. Her designs maximized efficiency by utilizing natural light whenever possible, while simultaneously positioning windows to reduce heat – thereby reducing electricity expenditures. Currently, besides her work as volunteer Secretary and Editor for Everybody Solar, Madeleine is a substitute teacher in an underprivileged school district.
Tyler is a Senior at Indiana University focusing his studies in Nonprofit Management and Information Systems. He earned a position as a perennial Juror for the Indiana University Conduct Board his Freshman year and was elected Treasurer of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance his Sophomore and Junior year. In the last 3 years, Tyler has donated over 100 hours to his community through volunteering mostly with local food banks, homeless shelters, and art festivals. Tyler spent most of last summer in East China at a Taoist Temple practicing martial arts. During a lecture, Tyler's professor mentioned Everybody Solar during a lecture and the description immediately sparked his interest. He fell in love with the idea of helping nonprofit organizations become more viable while creating a more sustainable planet in the process, so he decided to apply! He enthusiastically hopes that he can contribute to Everybody Solar's success!