The Team

Changing the world from four different countries

Alex Westerlund

USA - Director of Curriculum

From climbing the Green Mountain Flatirons of Colorado to exploring the massive Škocjan Cave in Central Europe, Alex is an experienced explorer of the natural world. At HumanityUp, he directs the team and coordinates lesson planning.

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Cassidy Murray

Italy - Director of Technology

Having visited more than 100 countries, Cassidy has seen more of the world than most people ever do. At HumanityUp, she manages the technology powering the organization and leads our search for world-class students and changemakers

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Paavani Arora

India - Director of Social Media

Participating in programs from UNESCO, UNGCNI, the World Bank, and more, Paavani is an active global citizen. At HumanityUp, she manages our social media presence and actively coordinates our branding and event marketing.

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Sara Gustafson

Denmark - Host of "Change it up!"

A mental health activist with a background in neuroscience, international business and sociology. From writing poetry to producing music and discussing philosophy, she’s passionate about the intersection between art, activism and science. 

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