Our Team

Gabriella Grahek

Gabriella Grahek

Founder, Chief of Strategy and Operations

Class of 2019; optimistic realist, Mogi (meditator and yogi), and lifelong believer in the feasibility of creating a more equal world for all.

Louis Brickman

Louis Brickman

Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Chief of Digital and Business Strategy

Class of 2019; born in Berlin and grew up in NYC. He's a dreamer; tree-hugger; student of politics, ethics, and development; and a strong believer in independent, vigorous journalism.

Sadie-Rae Werner

Sadie-Rae Werner

Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Chief of Journalistic Operations

Class of 2019; Sadie is from Canada. She is studying socioeconomic development and history at Minerva and plans to go to law school and work in journalism and journalists' rights.

Adrian Stein

Adrian Stein

Writer and 2020 Managing Editor

Class of 2020; Adrian lives and loves to travel restlessly, read endlessly and write pointedly, and to talk politics with people from all over the world to some day be a changemaker.

Kalia Barkai

Kalia Barkai

Website and Brand Developer

Class of 2020; data scientist and designer interested in the combination of the two through multimedia storytelling. Originally from Cape Town, South Africa, now studying while traveling abroad.

Zoey Haar

Zoey Haar

Meekly Co-Editor In Chief and Heiress to the Oreo Fortune

Zoey Haar is a third-year student at Minerva who spends her time writing, photoshopping, and looking at pictures of bunnies. She is pictured here with a waffle she found.

Eric Lin

Eric Lin

Head of Finance and Business Operations

Class of 2020; really loves food. Not so talented content producer but here to keep things running for more than one semester. Optimization and staying out of debt is what I do.

Esther Wenger

Esther Wenger

Writer

Originally Inaugural Class, now Class of 2020. Her focus is on social change: how do we get from ideas to effective implementation? Reading and talking about business, economics, global development, and social justice, with recent forays into healthcare and self-care.

Nadav Wachs

Nadav Wachs

El Presidente and Co-editor in Chief

Born in Tel Aviv, Israel to his parents immediate regret. Gave up playing music to pursue a career in pleasing them. Currently enjoys delaying university assignments and social interactions by writing sub par comic material.