PamojaTogether is the work of students, faculty and some amazing research and technical support staff. Here’s who really made this project work!


Steven Crimaldi, Communications & Marketing Manager at the Center for Global Health & Development, holds a BA in journalism from The George Washington University. Prior to joining CGHD, he directed the Dead Man Walking School Project, an organization committed to creating a lasting discourse on capital punishment through academic study and the arts. Additional experiences include time spent in Ethiopia assessing rural health centers for the William Jefferson Clinton Health Access Initiative, and as a staffer in the United States Senate.

Paula Sokolska

Paula Sokolska is am a sophomore double majoring in Public Relations and Economics. Originally from Poland, she grew up on a farm in the small village of Jaworówka.  She now lives in New Jersey, about 20 minutes outside of New York City. Paula loves to cook, paint, and run.  She is helping with research and public distribution of the work of PamojaTogether students.

Meda Sandu

Meda Sandu is an international student from Romania studying pre-medical sciences, Linguistics and Spanish at Boston University. She speaks English, Spanish and Romanian fluently and conversational French. Her  Swahili is limited to asante sana and she has been obsessed with chapatti ever since she set foot in Kenya! Meda worked with mentally and socially disadvantaged children in an orphanage in Fish Hoek, South Africa and also volunteered in Kwangware at Wema Clinic for two months and had to commute an hour every day by matatu (which she says scared her at first, but she got used to it!)