Riding Up Front: Volunteer Team

Wei-En Tan, Ph.D.

Wei-En Tan, Ph.D.

Executive Director & Founder

Founder of a Silicon Valley AI medical imaging company and previously an executive in cleantech and aviation, Wei-En has over a decade of leadership experience in business development, operations and market strategy. She attended and holds Ph.D, Master and Bachelor degrees in Economics, Math, French/Comparative Literature and Political Science from, Stanford, Cornell, Harvard, and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Wei-En is a FAA-certified commercial airplane and helicopter pilot, an aerobatic pilot who loves inverted flight, as well as a flight instructor. She was born in Singapore, and has lived in France and Italy. She speaks four languages fluently and moved to the United States when she was eighteen.

Anaïs Rameau, M.D.

Anaïs Rameau, M.D.

Board Chair

An otolarynologist surgeon at Cornell Weill Medical in New York City, Anaïs was trained at Stanford University and obtained her medical degree at McGill University. Despite the many hours spent in the operating room, she remains dedicated to the study of philosophy, especially epistemology. She studied German philosophy at Cornell University and completed an MPhil in history and philosophy of science at Cambridge University. She is a passionate supporter of the humanities, social justice and global health. She has a mixed French and Iranian background, and has lived in Paris, Montréal, London, NYC, and the Bay Area.

Mark Argyle

Mark Argyle

Curator

Mark is currently a web developer and content manager at Atlassian, and has created a career in digital and web content. He was also previously an editor and copywriter based in Melbourne, Australia. He has worked across a range of industries, including energy technology, software and financial services. Mark holds a Master of Publishing and Communications from the University of Melbourne. Prior to this he completed an honors degree in philosophy. Mark has lived in Australia and New York, and has traveled extensively around the world. An Australian-American, Mark is passionate about art and globalization.

Martha Rodriguez Clavell, J.D.

Martha Rodriguez Clavell, J.D.

Communications Director

Martha was born in Havana, Cuba, and is the youngest board member of the ACLU in Miami. She graduated from New World School of the Arts and the University of Miami and lived in Buenos Aires, Geneva and Chamonix before obtaining her JD with a certificate in International Law from Pace University in New York. Martha has worked at the United Nations, at Airbnb doing community outreach in Cuba, in Atlantic Records and BMG Chrysalis, and as a marketing manager and legal specialist at fintech and energy start ups.

Jorge Marin

Jorge Marin

Social Engagement Manager

Jorge is a historian of U.S. foreign policy, a writer, and an occasional art dealer. He has a B.A. from the University of Chicago and was a Ph.D. candidate in American History at Cornell University. Jorge grew up between San Juan, Puerto Rico and south Florida, and has a love of professional basketball that is only matched by his love of history. He is currently a freelance editor, consultant, and among other things, Social Media Manager for Riding Up Front.

Latasha James

Latasha James

Outreach Manager

Latasha James is a social media professional living in Detroit, Michigan. She has worked with a number of organizations and non-profits including The Kalamazoo Promise and tech start-up Octoly. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University, where she earned degrees in Film, Video, & Media Studies and Political Science. Latasha is passionate about diversity, social justice, social media, and the city of Detroit. She runs a lifestyle blog at ajourneyeast.com.