One Hen Team

Advisory Board

Howard Kogan – Chair
Katie Smith Milway – Events Chair, One Hen Founder & Author
Elizabeth Shea – Communications Chair
Carol Bramson, Lisa Gutwillig, Debbie Raisner Thompson, Julie White,
Sree Balamurugesh, John Maconga, Ivelisse Mendoza, Dwayne Simmons

Leadership Roles

Dwayne Simmons
One Hen Director

Dwayne is an internationally accomplished hip-hop artist and joined ASB in 2006 as the Elementary School Education Coordinator. As the organization expanded to serve students in middle school, Dwayne’s role shifted to Education Director for elementary and middle school programs. He developed and refined a middle school curriculum that became the national standard for middle school programs across the America SCORES network, which includes 14 affiliates in the US & Canada. Dwayne most recently served as the Program Director and has experienced the growth of America SCORES Boston from a program that served only elementary school students to an organization that delivers programs to students from elementary through high school. As the One Hen Director, Dwayne is looking forward to sharing his own experience as a civic-minded entrepreneur with youth in Boston, across the SCORES network and around the world.  Dwayne can be reached at

Ive Mendoza

Senior Academic Program Manager

Ive manages over 40 writing coaches and is responsible for overseeing all elementary and middle school academic programming, implementation, and curriculum development. She's played an integral part in developing our middle school "Tickets to Play" and supplemental elementary curricula. Ive has a Bachelor's degree in History from Boston University. She is a Massachusetts certified teacher in History for grade levels 5-12. Ive has previous experience teaching middle school and high school Social Studies in American History and European History. She is a huge soccer fan and former player. Her favorite team is Manchester United.  Ive can be reached at

Sree Balamurugesh

Chief Technology Advisor

Sree Balamurugesh advises on technology related management and website development. She is a seasoned technology consultant with over 15 years of proven experience in internet technology, with expertise in information technology management for nonprofit organizations. Sree supports One Hen in defining and governing the design and implementation of its information technology scalability, extensibility, accessibility, privacy and security. She also has expertise in digital transformation initiatives with technologies spanning from Customer Experience Management and Customer Relation Management Platforms, Customized Content Management Systems, eCommerce Portals, Intranets/Extranets, Public Websites, Mobile Applications, Multi Channel Marketing and E-commerce Platforms.  Sree can be reached at