the crew


Ryan Harden

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer. Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2018. Ryan is currently a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He has immense international experience from living abroad and has worked with Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In Organization, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Air Staff’s A9 Directorate at the Pentagon.


Waverly Harden

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer. Will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Bowdoin College in 2019. Waverly has worked on National Science Foundation grants and aspires to earn a PhD in Mathematics or Operations Research. She will work at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory as an Assistant Staff Engineer for the Air, Missile, and Maritime Defense division after graduation.


Shirley Mazaltov

Chief Marketing Officer. Shirley matriculated to college this fall at the University of Puget Sound and is in the Business Leadership Program. She also has fantastic experience working with Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram on FullyRaw Vegan!! Fun fact, Shirley graduated high school in 3 years.


William Bucci

Chief Writer Covering Agriculture, Food Technology, & Psychology. Will, a senior, studies Psychology at Bowdoin College. He has worked as a Project Manager at Ottercove Farms, a company that focuses on sustainable aquaculture farming. Will loves all things Maine and has even skydived!


Devin Saunders

Chief Writer Covering Space, Engineering, & National Security. Devin, a senior, studies Astronautical Engineering and is a space enthusiast at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He will attend graduate school for a Masters degree in Astro/Aerospace Engineering after graduation in 2019.


Matthew Minor

Chief Writer Covering U.S. Foreign Policy, Environmental Terrorism, and Human Rights. Matt, a junior, studies International and Public Relations at Seton Hall University. He has worked with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Mercury Public Affairs. He loves The West Wing and idolizes CJ Cregg!


Kitrea Takata-Glushkoff

Chief Writer Covering Oceanography & Marine Biology. Kitrea, a senior, studies Earth and Oceanographic Science & Russian at Bowdoin College. Notably, she has worked with with the Geophysical Institute, the International Arctic Research Center, and Duke University’s Hench Laboratory.


Joseph Anand

Contributing Writer Covering Bio-mimicry, Global Conflict, and Sustainability. Joe, a junior, studies Political Science and Arabic at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He is passionate about education and has developed several K-12 STEM education initiatives. He considers himself a ‘late night’ food enthusiast!