Learn about the incredible people behind the fellowship and awards work at Mozilla.

Meet the Team

Leadership Program Coordinator @ Mozilla Foundation, running digital operations for the program.

Melissa Huerta

San Francisco, CA

Senior Program Officer @ Mozilla. Cultivating community and supporting leaders at the intersection of technology, policy, and learning.

Jenn Beard

Kansas City, MO, USA

Program Officer working to integrate ethics into undergraduate CS education, explore AI through art, and support biomedical research+AI.

Senior Program Officer @ Mozilla

Amy Schapiro Raikar

San Francisco, California

Senior Program Officer at Mozilla, cultivating community - driven solutions to mitigate global threats to internet health.

Mehan Jayasuriya

Portland, Oregon, USA

Mehan is a Program Officer at the Mozilla Foundation who leads programs that grow the open source and community network ecosystems.

Janice Wait

Kansas City, Missouri

Program Officer @ Mozilla

Michelle Thorne is a Senior Program Officer at Mozilla. She leads OpenDoTT, a doctoral research program for the internet of things.