BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Teo Baldwin (President)
New Haven Fire Department
Elm City Internationsals
New Haven Legal Assistance
Littler Mendelson P.C.
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Head Soccer Coach, Head Mentor
Coach Tony was born and raised in Ghana. He moved to the U.S. at the age of 17 and he continued to pursue his academic and athletic passions.Tony received started his college career playing soccer and studying at Monroe College in New Rochelle New York. He then transferred to Syracuse University where he was a recruited soccer player and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology and Forensic Science.
Founder and Executive Director
Lauren founded Elm City Internationals in 2008. She was inspired by her experiences teaching in rural Ecuador, working with refugee students in Denmark, teaching and coaching soccer to refugee students in New Haven and also by having attended New Haven Public Schools through middle school and a private college preparatory high school and seeing the disparities between the two.
Lauren received her BA from Mount Holyoke College in psychology and Her MA degree from New York University in International Education Policy.