Meet a talented leadership group at the helm of the Project. The remarkable leaders of the Maasai Women’s Installation Team are 420 strong–and the numbers are growing.
In addition, International Collaborative leaders, staff, and supporters include dedicated academics, activists, artists, biologists, designers, development specialists, ecologists,energy professionals, engineers, manufacturers, marketers, physicians, public health leaders, scientists, “stovers”, water specialists, women’s studies professionals, and more.
Our staff diversity gives us the ability to meet challenges with confidence, ingenuity, and resourcefulness. With your help, we achieve transformative changes.
We welcome your comments and questions.
Robert V. Lange, PhD, President and Founder of the International Collaborative, USA
Robert V. Lange studied at the California Institute of Technology and received his doctorate in Theoretical Physics from Harvard University. After post-doctoral research at Oxford, he became a faculty member of Brandeis University where he is retired and continues to teach in the Sustainable International Development Master’s Degree program of the Heller School. He began work in Tanzania in 1986 and founded the ICSEE in 1992. Read his full biography
Kisioki Moitiko, Director, ICSEE(T) and Project Manager-in-Chief, Maasai Stoves & Solar
Using his mastery of the Maasai language, English, and Swahili to connect with people from all walks of Tanzanian life, Kisioki has provided excellent oversight since the beginning of the Project. He is also one of the three Directors of the International Collaborative in Tanzania. Originally from Selela in the Monduli district, he is one of his father’s 78 children. Read his biography, a letter about electrification, and news of his visit to America.
Mesha Singolyo, Manager of Activities and Programs at Cypress Hill
Under Ms. Singolyo’s leadership, Cypress Hill aims todevelop short courses, helping people solve problems and move forward. Ms. Singolyo has already established initial earning and business opportunities for women at the campus and multiple courses. She is also at the helm of the International Collaborative’s widow’s program.
With a Master’s degree in Development and Gender Studies from the University of Dar es Salaam, Ms. Singolyo is an officer in the Community Development Department of the district government. Throughout her career, she has been intensely devoted to spreading an understanding of women’s and children’s rights.
Directors of the International Collaborative (Tanzania)
Robert V. Lange (see above)
Originally from the Maasai village of Selela, Tanzania. Mr. Lengenyiki served as a butler at Euonoto Retreat Lodge and a tour guide in Winner Hunting Block in Selela. He then attended Marangu Teachers College in Kilimanjaro, receiving his education diploma in 2012.He became a Maasai Stoves & Solar trainee, beginning work in Esilalei Village. Promoted to Supervisor for Longido District, he then went on to become Coordinator in the Rift Valley Zone. In November 2017 he became one of the four Directors of ICSEE Tanzania
Kisioki Lengoije Moitiko (see above)
Ali Ayoub Omar
Board of Advisors of the International Collaborative (USA)
Robert V. Lange, PhD
Physics Professor Emeritus
Heller School, Brandeis University
Joy de Beyer, PhD
Senior Health Economist, World Bank
Accountant, Budget Analyst
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
Evelyn Fox Keller, PhD
Professor Emerita, MIT, Cambridge MA
Industrial Areas Foundation
Art Teacher, Photography
Eric John Olson, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Ecology
Heller School of Social Policy and Management
Professor Emeritus, American studies and Toxicology, Tufts University
Energy Efficiency Expert, Lawrence Livermore Laboratories
Katherine Yih, PhD, MPH
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Department of Population Medicine