Advisory Board

DR. DAVID R. GOLDBERG - Board Vice President


Dr. David R. Goldberg is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lensdrop, Inc., a Special Advisor to NGO Sustainability Inc., where he serves alongside numerous Ambassadors and CEO’s from around the globe, and a member of the Board of Directors and former Treasurer for the Educators Institute for Human Rights. Dr. Goldberg is an expert in genocide studies, human rights, and international education. He founded and currently co-directs a secondary education interdisciplinary program in genocide and international affairs on Long Island where he also directs all district mentoring initiatives for new teachers in all disciplines. He also served as an Adjunct Professor in the Program in Social Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Goldberg has extensive international experience and has been awarded fellowships all over the world. In 2015 Dr. Goldberg was a Fulbright Fellow of the German-American Fulbright Commission. He has also been awarded fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities for academic work in Turkey, the Goethe Institute for academic work in Germany, The Korean Studies Fellowship for academic work in South Korea, and the Board of Jewish Education of New York for academic work in Israel. Dr. Goldberg also served on the Teachers College, Columbia University multi-year curriculum and teacher education grant in New York and India from the Global Education and Leadership Foundation of The Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation. Dr. Goldberg has served on the Executive Boards of the Institute for Human and Community Development in Haiti and the Long Island Council for the Social Studies, as well as the Educational Advisory Board of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County. He served as the Chairman of the National Council for the Social Studies Committee for the Award for Global Understanding in Honor of James M. Becker. Dr. Goldberg is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Program of Excellence Award from the New York State English Council for the program he co-founded and co-directs in genocide education, the Robert G. Porter Scholar Award from The American Federation of Teachers and the New York State PTA Fellowship in Honor of Richard Gazzola. Dr. Goldberg holds a Ph.D. and Masters of Philosophy in Social Studies Education from Columbia University, a Master of Science in Education from Hofstra University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Binghamton University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Goldberg was an Intern at the White House in the Office of Management and Budget in the Executive Office of the President of the United States. In his free time, Dr. Goldberg is an avid traveler.

Claude Mugabe - Advisor

Claude Mugabe

Claude is a Guide Officer at Kigali Genocide Memorial Center where he hosts various people including students, teachers, and prominent people across the world. He joined Aegis Trust in 2010. Previously, he worked with youth run survivor organizations, contributing to genocide prevention and promoting peace through education. Today, Claude brings his ability to teach about the history of the Genocide against the Tutsi and other mass atrocities. He is passionate about sharing the message of ‘never again’ with visitors. Claude holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences and Public Administration from Kigali Independent University.

Magezi Jean Sauveur - Advisor

Magezi Jean Sauveur

Magezi Jean Sauveur is a professional tour guide and animal behavior and birdwatching specialist here in Rwanda and in EAC. He was born on 4th April 1980 in Kigali and ever since he was young, Magezi was an active member of the Genocide Survivors Students Association, AERG, during his secondary studies. He continued his passion for peace building throughout his career where he hosted numerous visits with tourists to the Kigali Genocide Memorial and shared his knowledge of the genocide against the Tutsi. As a genocide survivor, he contributed greatly in preserving the memory of the victims who perished in the genocide. Being a member of AERG, he was involved in remembrance activities where he participated in walk to remember and coordinated tours to memorial sites with international visitors. He is dedicated to raise awareness of the genocide among natives and foreigners who visit Rwanda. He strives to create a community that lives in harmony and understand the importance of conserving human rights, peace, and stability. Currently, he is involving in growing activities of Peace Education Initiative Rwanda, as an adviser to the board, Magezi Jean Sauveur is committed to make a positive change in the community.