Having been a business leader for many years, Sharon Prince has turned her attention to helping others throughout the world. She founded the Grace Farms Foundation in New Canaan, CT. The chair and president of this organization, she provides a community gathering place on an 80-acre expanse of land. Her organization has five focuses which are nature, faith, justice, community, and arts.
Sharon Prince has gathered a team of experts in these five areas. Pamela Ruggio is the arts initiative curator. Her role is to bring thought-provoking art to Grace Farms. She has worked at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery, the Yale University Art Gallery, and other distinguished places.
Mathew Croasmun is the director of the faith initiative. At the Yale Center for Faith and Culture, he is an associate research scholar and directs the Life Worth Living program. He is dedicated to encouraging interfaith dialogue, including between Muslims and Christians.
Karen Ludwig Kariuki is Grace Farm’s community initiative director. She has worked in the private and nonprofit sectors. She founded Factor Philanthropy which brings communities and companies together to solve societal issues. She was also once a director at The Fund for Public Schools.
Sharon Prince Grace Farms hired J. Mark Fowler to be the nature initiative director. He is a wildlife TV host on National Geographic and an Emmy nominee. Among his duties is leading guided tours through Grace Farms, explaining the flora and fauna there. He also creates initiatives to stop wildlife trafficking and trading.
Rod Khattabi is the director of law enforcement and risk officer. He earned a Medal of Valor responding to the events of 9/11. He is focused on human and wildlife trafficking and ways to combat it. This is done on a global scale.
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