Christine Samuel

Executive Director

Christine is an attorney with over 15 years of experience in international politics and development. Working in the field, she led an agency providing critical legal and psychosocial services to refugees in Africa. Prior to moving overseas, Christine worked at the US Department of State, specializing in crisis management in the Near East and South Asia regions. Christine has also taught Peace and Conflict Studies to college students in the US. In addition to her law degree, Christine holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs, and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration.

Ati Waldman

Program Director

Ati has over ten years of experience in the field of education, working with diverse populations including recent immigrants and refugees, international masters degree students, Israeli and Palestinian young adults, and the interfaith youth of K4PB. She believes that anyone can be a leader for social justice and equity, and loves working to create a better world alongside the youth of K4PB. Ati has a Master’s in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a background in international relations, conflict transformation, and program management.

Megan Hopkins

Camp Director

Megan has been working as an experiential educator for over ten years. Since joining the Kids4Peace Boston team, she’s been delighted to bring together her loves of summer camp, interfaith understanding, and social justice, learning alongside the youth and families in our community. When she’s not planning for our Peace Leader Camp at Merrowvista, she’s probably reading in her hammock or out on a hike. Megan is also doctoral student in Comparative Theology at Boston College, focusing on Christianity and Islam. 


Our Board of Directors

  • Monica Arkin– Doctoral Candidate, Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Sidrah Baloch Research Analyst, Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University, Clerk, K4PB Board of Directors
  • Father Mark Brown
  • Pamela Chester Editor, Taylor & Francis
  • Harriet Goldin – President, Goldin Foundation for Excellence in Education
  • Matthew Loper –Director of Programs, American Youth Foundation
  • Robert Lurie– Retired Health Care Executive; President, K4PB Board of Directors
  • Jessica Mooraj– Kids4Peace Boston Parent
  • Seeme Moreira– Realtor, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage; Treasurer, K4PB Board of Directors 
  • Barbara Sahli – Educator and Project Developer,Muslim Youth Voices
  • Peggy Stevens– Founder, Kids4Peace Boston; Vice President for Programs, K4PB Board of Directors