MEET THE ASSOCIATION’S DIRECTOR

GABRIELLE DURANA
GABRIELLE DURANA President and Founder of EFBA
Gabrielle Durana has what she calls “experience acquired in the field.” In 2009, she founded Education Francaise Bay Area (EFBA), an organization that offers French classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to students of the U.S. public school system.
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THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

OLIVIER DARCQ
OLIVIER DARCQ Strategic Development Director
Olivier loves photography, entrepreneurship, his wife, Monica and his adorable rescue pit bull, Cannelle. He joined EFBA in February 2015 to help Gabrielle with philanthropy and he is now Director of Development for the organization.
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GREGORY YOUNG
GREGORY YOUNG Admissions Director
After some experience with marketing and sales, Gregory joined EFBA in 2014. He is currently in charge of admissions, client relations and the organization’s back office.
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MYRIAM DA SILVA
MYRIAM DA SILVASenior Academic Program Director
Having actively participated in promoting the French language abroad for several years, Myriam joined EFBA in 2012. Today she is in charge of coordinating the 3 academic programs.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/myriamdasilva
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NATHALIE HOBSON
NATHALIE HOBSONDirector of Marketing and Communications
With over ten years of experience in Marketing and Communications, Nathalie is welcomed to EFBA to work on the website design, referencing, and Branding of the non profit organization.
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REMI DUCOM
REMI DUCOMCultural Programs Director
Directeur chez EFBA pour les Centres de loisirs en immersion francophone depuis leur création en 2012, il dirige également les programmes culturels d’EFBA qu’il a élaboré et développé…
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ALICE DI FOLCO
ALICE DI FOLCOCoordinatrice des programmes d'été
Alice has worked for NPOs in France and abroad for 11 years. She joined EFBA’s team in 2014, contributing her experience and good spirits to the organization.
Today she is the Summer Program Coordinator.
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WEN YU
WEN YUAccountant
Accountant by day, mom and wife by night. Loves numbers and enjoys working with fun and inspiring people at EFBA.
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GAELLE GOUTAIN
GAELLE GOUTAIN Academic Programs coordinator
Gaëlle joined the ranks of EFBA in September 2011. She taught younger students (Petits) as well as older ones (Grands) in both the Francophone and Anglophone groups. She loves meeting new students and inspiring them to love studying the French language.
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FLORENCE LABROUSSE
FLORENCE LABROUSSEAcademic Programs coordinator
Working with EFBA since 2010, Florence enjoys teaching French to both Anglophone and Francophone students. She loves teaching French through play! She is currently in charge of coordinating academic programs for Francophone classes.
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ALICE TIEN
ALICE TIENVolunteers Coordinators
Working for EFBA, Alice enjoys being in contact with volunteers and meeting the site coordinators. EFBA’s team of devoted and committed volunteers makes it possible for parents, students and teachers to have a space in schools. These parent volunteers are giving children a chance to learn and grow socially and intellectually.
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JENNIFER YOUNG
JENNIFER YOUNGHuman Resources Director
Jennifer has over ten years of Human Resources experience, mostly supporting organizations that provide some kind of positive change in the community. She is proud to be working for EFBA…
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