sunghee tark

Program Director

Sunghee leads the Care Trade training, farmers relations, fundraising and evaluation efforts. She is a Re:co Fellow, SOCAP Fellow, Byron Fellow and Davis Scholar, who regularly contributes for the Perfect Daily Grind. Previously, she led organizations working on youth empowerment, early childhood education and human rights. She holds a B.A in Economics from Earlham College, where she received the Claude Stinneford Award in Economics and the Ackerman-Nicholson Award. She is currently pursuing a M.A in Public Policy at the London School of Economics. 

abhinav khanal

Development Director

Abhinav is responsible for the day-to-day operations, fundraising, outreach and team management. He is a Cordes Fellow, Resolution Fellow, Trust Scholar, Watson Scholar, and a One Young World Ambassador. Prior to Bean Voyage, he dedicated his time supporting organizations working on early childhood education, sustainable food systems, and youth empowerment. Abhinav holds a B.A in Politics from Earlham College and was a Peacebuilding Fellow at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. 

fernanda carrillo

Field Manager

Fernanda is responsible for field operations, in-country partnerships and storytelling. In the past, she has led projects related to indigenous and women's rights in the southern part of Costa Rica. She's an incredibly talented photographer and researcher who holds a B.A in Sociology from the University of Costa Rica. 

alexis calvo valverde

Tecnhnical Director

Alex is our technical director who executes the elements of the Care Trade curriculum that are related to coffee production, processing, roasting and cupping. He is a Licensed Q-Grader and Q-Processor from the Coffee Quality Institute and holds a B.A in Agronomy from the Technical Institute of Costa Rica.

olman gamboa

Ambassador (Costa Rica)

Olman is our ambassador in Costa Rica, helping form key partnerships with local organizations, hosting outreach events and leading in-country fundraising efforts. Olman holds a B.A in Information Technology from Cenfotec University and a B.A in Business Administration from the Latin University of Costa Rica.

Join the squad

We're looking for three summer interns. If you're passionate about coffee, supply chain transparency, economic development or storytelling, get in touch! We offer internships in business development, communications, monitoring & evaluation.