Katie Boyden, is a filmmaker and writer who traveled to Kenya with doctors from Fiat Lux to make the documentary "Sight Overnight." Katie holds a degree in English Literature from UCLA and also attended the UCLA's Producers Program. Her dual background in teaching and the film industry led her to pursue education in media, and she uses her passion for telling stories through movies and journalism that she hopes will have a lasting and positive impact in the world. Katie also writes for our website and is responsible for the Sight Overnight fundraising campaign.
Wesley Korir has been serving on the board of the Kisii Eye Hospital since 2013. Wesley was born and raised in Kitale, Kenya. He graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in Biology. He now runs professionally, and is the 2012 Boston marathon champion as well as two time LA marathon champion and record holder. In 2013, Wesley became a Member of Parliament for Cherangany Constituency. Through his Kenyan Kids Foundation, he is deeply involved in a number of philanthropic projects involving health care , education, microfinance, dairy farming, and water access.
Lisa Tayeri has worked extensively in the nonprofit sector since 1996. In addition to co-founding the Fiat Lux Foundation in 2010, Lisa has played an active role in the Junior League of Palo Alto Mid Peninsula, serving on the organization's Endowment Board and Board of Directors for four years. Currently she volunteers as a community consultant at The Children's Health Council and is on the fundraising committee of Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Lisa graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in history and has a Master's Degree in Education from UCLA.