Parsa’s background is in sales and marketing. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and entrepreneurship from UCLA, and has completed coursework in finance and programming as well. He has been both a recipient and provider of peer tutoring throughout high school and college, and is most excited about how GoSchoolBox can help to create educational opportunity for students. When Parsa isn’t working with the stellar GoSchoolBox Team, you can find him playing volleyball or volunteering with teamwethrive.org.
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
CO-FOUNDER & CTO
Alejandro graduated from Harvey Mudd College with a joint bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics. While at Mudd, Alejandro held positions as a peer tutor and as a Peer Academic Liaison for other students on campus. From his experience, he gained a passion and appreciation for the positive impact tutoring can have in an academic community. Alejandro spends his free time exercising at the gym and searching for the finest tacos around.
CO-FOUNDER & PRODUCT LEAD
Sharn’s background is in business development and marketing. She graduated from UCLA with a bachelor’s degree in business economics and entrepreneurship. As a peer tutor and recipient during her time at UCLA, Sharn has received a deep appreciation for peer-to-peer learning. She is most excited about supporting schools and organizations tackling the educational divide by leveraging the power of technology and peer support. You can find Sharn, in her spare time, playing basketball or traveling.
LEAD INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER
Deniz graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2017 with a degree in Software Engineering. Through college and work, Deniz has been lucky to have been surrounded by dedicated mentors who cultivated his software development and leadership skills. He is excited to be a part of a platform that can provide the same mentorship experience to every student across the country. When Deniz is not coding, he loves playing Ice Hockey, Snowboarding, and wearing a mask.
FULL-STACK SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Joe grew up in Colorado and is a graduate of Harvey Mudd College with a joint major in Mathematics and Computer Science. He worked as a peer tutor and grader for a variety of math and computer sciences courses during his time at Mudd. He gained an appreciation of the importance of being able to view the material from the standpoint of the student as well as the educator. Joe spends his free time playing with his dog, climbing mountains, and searching for the perfect cannoli recipe.
FULL-STACK SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Josh is a 2021 graduate of UCLA with a bachelor’s in Linguistics and Computer Science. Although he started tutoring for honor societies in middle and high school, he realized through the experience that there are few things as meaningful as passing knowledge to others. Through the programming knowledge he gained from school and the internet, he was able to join GoSchoolBox as an intern in his freshman year of college, and now is back as a full time engineer. In his free time, he enjoys video games, music making, and Dungeons and Dragons
EDUCATIONAL PARTNER SUCCESS MANAGER
Amy played four years of volleyball and majored in international relations at Georgetown University. A die-hard Hoya fan, she often embarrasses her husband and daughters with her exuberant school spirit. Amy has worked as a journalist, a tutor, and an elementary school teacher. She has a heart for education and cares deeply about student growth. Amy loves paddle boarding, walking her golden retriever, and eating copious amounts of kettle corn.