Our Mission

Creating opportunity and building community through entrepreneurship education that is dynamic and inclusive.

Chief Executive Officer

Erika Haskins

Erika Haskins - CEO; Erika is an experienced educator, community builder, and social innovator. She brings 15 years experience coaching entrepreneurs and startup teams, facilitating community led design, and overseeing the launch of 80+ education and edtech ventures. She has earned two graduate degrees in educational leadership, an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College, and is an alumni of Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education. Erika is also a Certified Practitioner of the Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile Assessment (EMP) and brings this expertise to bear in educator, program, and student development.
Vice President of Advancement

Tyler Stewart

Tyler brings 14 years experience in youth development, adult education, workforce development, and anti-poverty initiatives. With Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana and Goodwill Industries International, Tyler worked to design, launch, and expand The Excel Center Network which now serves as a national model and proven "2-Gen" solution for ending generational poverty. His work with local education stakeholders and state leadership advanced this solution for expanding economic opportunity to 22 communities in 5 states and Washington, DC.
Program Manager

Chastiny Brown

Chastiny Brown serves as an educator in many fields. Currently she spends lots of time as a Campus/Teacher Assistant at Elevate Collegiate Charter School and participates in freelance workshops to educate teachers and entrepreneurs.
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Brown continues to show love for children and youth in her community by reflecting her purpose with the passion that fuels the next generation in arts and community engagement. Her mission is to create and cultivate spaces for children and youth to thrive and unapologetically be themselves as well as connecting with youth to promote awareness in causes they care about.

Currently, Chastiny Brown is a creative and community leader based in Houston, Texas.

Director of Program Operations

Sophia Javaheri

As Director of Program Operations, Sophia ensures that 3DS delivers high quality training programs and rich experiences to our partners and participants in the US and abroad. Providing access to entrepreneurship education in a way that is equitable and inclusive is her goal - and seeing this achieved around the world is her dream.

“Entrepreneurship education is paving the way for young and diverse founders to change the way we look at business. It is so much more than just learning how to start a business - it’s about developing new skills, broadening your perspective, and learning to think outside the box. 3DS programs open doors for young entrepreneurs to begin their journey from where they are right now.”

Director of Community

Erin Miller

Hailing from the Bay Area in California, Erin brings a unique perspective to communications and community building through entrepreneurial efforts. She is passionate about learning by doing, from implementing experiential programs at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies to helping startups create deal flow with corporations at Capital Factory in Austin, TX. Erin strives to connect people through their mutual interest in entrepreneurship and eagerness to make the world a better place. She has a diverse background in media storytelling and bootstrapping moonshot ideas that just might work. Erin manages 3DS community relationships to connect, advise, and empower the young people and institutions we serve.
Associate Director of Program Operations

Phannuel Mijoge

Phannuel Mijoge is an IT professional turned project manager. He began his career as an IT assistant at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Kenya, where he successfully managed server operating system upgrades as well as implementing general IT equipment SOPs. Since then, Phannuel has supported the successful scaling of two social enterprises through client management, operations, and administrative support.
Vice President of Programs

Chandell Stone

Chandell is a dynamic educator and serial social entrepreneur. She began her career serving low-income students in the Bronx and Harlem as a teacher and school leader with demonstrated results. She simultaneously launched a multi-national volunteer travel and exchange company (Destination Impact) to address education and health disparities across the African diaspora. Soon after, Chandell founded the virtual assistant services company, Stone Solutions, outsourcing administrative tasks for entrepreneurs and small business owners to talented African young professionals. Most recently in 2020-2021, she led the design and launch of Dunia Scholars - an anti-oppressive higher education program for low-income, first generation, and BIPOC youth utilizing a reduced residency model, virtual reality, and apprenticeship learning.

Chandell was one of two nonprofit ventures selected for Y-Combinator (W21), completed the BES Fellowship in 2019, and has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from North Carolina A&T State University as well as a Master’s in Educational Technology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Events Associate

Cynthia Lopez

Program Associate

Corey Alan

Entrepreneurs in Residence

Alexis Dulan

Senior Fellow, HBCUvc | Investor Relations Fellow, Goodie Nation

Gabon Williams

Senior Information Security Vulnerability Assessment Specialist, TIAA

Laura Mendoza

Founder & CEO, Sontipi

Brandon Stokes

Founder & CEO, Buyable