Board Members

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Let us build a better world by reaching out
to children in need.

 

Neha Seshadri

Founder & President of Helping Hands Going Global


Neha, currently a sophomore at Harvard College founded Helping Hands Going Global her freshman year of high school. In 2013, she donated all of her prize money, earned when she won her place among the top 12 spellers in the world, to the city of Detroit and its children. She has conducted numerous spelling bees as well as reading and math activities for children with the support of her alumni group, teachers, and leaders in Detroit and Flint. In addition, she gives swim lessons and serves as an academic tutor to help raise money for her nonprofit organization. In her free time, Neha enjoys baking, swimming, and singing. Neha's greatest passion is helping children in need and she has worked to expand her mission globally through Helping Hands Going Global.

 

Grant Whittlesey

Chief of Perfusion at the Detroit Medical Center


Grant is the Chief of Perfusion at the Detroit Medical Center and has been involved in the healthcare industry for the last thirty years as one of the pioneers in his field. He is also a United States Army Veteran. He is a very active member of the Michigan Perfusion Society Board and serves as its treasurer. Grant is involved in numerous voluntary activities and is a very active member of the community.

 

Tageldin Ahmed

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Critical Care at Wayne State University


Dr. Tageldin Ahmed is an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Critical Care at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Khartoum Academy of Medical Science and Technology in Sudan. Then, he trained at Liverpool's Alder Hey Pediatric Hospital before moving to the United States to complete his training at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, where he completed his residency in Pediatrics. He also completed his fellowship training in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the University of Chicago. Dr. Ahmed is also involved in charities that help kids who are affected by poverty and war in Sudan.

 

Deanna Ervin

Director of F.A.I.T.H Home School in Lapeer, MI


Deanna is the director of F.A.I.T.H Home School in Lapeer, Michigan. Her nickname is “Dynamic Deanna”. She is always encouraging children and is very supportive of children’s basketball, volleyball, and soccer. As the director of F.A.I.T.H Home School, she has worked tirelessly to help thousands of kids reach their full potential and move on to college and beyond.

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