Each team is devoted to developing an iOS or Android app (sometimes both!) for a local non-profit. Each team has various positions that are tailored to each member's specific skill (coding, designing, etc.). The teams meet either on Tuesday at 6:30pm in EPIC.
Pairs entrepreneurs displaced Syrians with Arabic learners around the world for language practice over Skype. This serves as a source of income to enriching job opportunities for displaced Syrians mostly in Lebanon, but also in Turkey, Egypt, France, Brazil and Germany.
Integrates entrepreneurs with Israel through an education curriculum, consulting for Israeli startups, investment research, and an internship program in Israel. Coordinates work between a global network of entrepreneurs and students.
Transforms the economic and cultural fabric of high-need communities through education and leadership development. Grants students greater access to important information for college applications and success.
Fenway Garden Society
Encourages the interest and cooperation of all gardeners in the Richard D. Parker Memorial Victory Gardens. Promotes gardening techniques and principles to gardeners and the public. Acts as stewards of the parkland on which it operates.
Boston Gay Basketball League
Well organized basketball league in the greater Boston area free from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, gender, national origin or sexual orientation, with special emphasis on the participation of the gay community.
In addition to our app teams, we also have various committees to ensure the success of every facet of our organization. We meet every Wednesday night at 7:00pm in EPIC.
The Education Committee is in charge of holding workshops open to the BU community, provide resources to learn about mobile development, and to provide help and guidance to our members/teams during office hours.
The Operations Committee's main goal is to plan events for the GAI community. Our committee facilitates team relations through these events. One of GAI's biggest events that we are currently planning is the Global Appathon, a 12 hour hackathon that encourages GAI teams to work together to complete their apps and is also open to the BU community. The Operations Committee fosters the GAI community and to help the teams work well together.
The Marketing Committee is in charge of updating GAI's social media and website, marketing GAI's events and workshops at Boston University. Our goal is to increase to visibility of our organization on campus in order to develop more apps for more local non-profits.
Business Development Committee
The Business Development Committee (Bizdev for short) is in charge of establishing relationships with non-profits in the Boston area, provide career services for GAI members and plan fundraising activities!
PRESIDENT - NATALIE PIENKOWSKA
VP OF CLIENT RELATIONS - WARREN PARTRIDGE
VP OF OPERATIONS - BIYAO LANG
VP OF STUDENT EXPERIENCE - CLAIRE KAMAU
TREASURER - KELLIE ZESTANAKIS
SECRETARY - ADRIANA GOSK
MARKETING DIRECTOR - BRIANNA ERLEBACHER
DESIGN DIRECTOR - ASHLEY DESHIELDS
EDUCATOR - RASESH SARAIYA
TEAM LEADS (2017-2018)
PRESIDENT - KYLE MANN
VP OF OPERATIONS - LUBOV MCKONE
ASSISTANT VP OF OPERATIONS - FIONA WHITTINGTON
VP OF PARTNER RELATIONS - ASHRAY MOHAN
TREASURER - DANIKA GUILEY
SECRETARY - KERIN GREWAL
VEENA DALI - PRESIDENT
KYLE MANN - VICE PRESIDENT
AN NGUYEN - VP OF CLIENT RELATIONS
OLIVIA DENG - TREASURER
JOSEPH CHO - SECRETARY
LEEN ALSHENIBR - EDUCATION DIRECTOR
ROBIN LIU - MARKETING DIRECTOR
ALEXANDRA MILLER-BROWNE - OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
DANIKA GUILEY - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR