Board of Directors

  • Erin Subedi, Chair

    Erin Subedi’s passion for global education and exploration fueled her to found Edge of Seven in 2009. Over the past few years, she has served as the Executive Director and Board Chair for Edge of Seven. In addition, over the last decade, she has held eight different roles with EF Education, the world leader in international education, working in recruitment, sales, customer service, marketing, human resources, and business development. Erin has traveled to 30 countries on five continents and hopes to conquer all seven soon. She holds a B.S. from Cornell University and loves spending time with friends and family, particularly her daughters, in her free time.

  • Olga Sorensen

    Olga is experienced finance executive known for being strategically minded, driven by integrity, and a leader in business innovation. Her vision for life is to live life to the fullest by dedicating herself to commitment and challenges.

    A lifelong advocate for kids and educational opportunities, Olga is passionate about promoting intercultural dialogue and empowerment through educational resources and making a difference in people’s lives. She considers it a privilege to serve as a member of the Edge of Seven.

    Born in Ukraine and raised in Estonia, Olga received her undergraduate in International Business from Tallinn Technical University and BA from the University of Denver in Leadership and Organizational Studies. She also holds Executive MBA from the University of Denver.

  • Leah Hackler

    Leah is incredibly passionate about education and housing for girls and women.  Traveling internationally also consumes a lot of her passion and time. Her travels have taken her to over seventeen countries and three continents. She grew up in Eastern Kansas and attended the University of Kansas, studying Cultural Communications with an emphasis in international business. She believes educating herself and helping others to gain global perspectives of economics, education, culture and language is vital. Throughout her career she has worked for large, global organizations, primarily focused in information management. She currently works for EF Education First as a Regional Sales Director, helping US teachers open the world through education by providing travel experiences that teach global competence. Outside of EF, she enjoys hiking in the beautiful Colorado Rockies as well as road cycling, volunteering and taking her two miniature Dachshunds for long walks.