Staff

Sonoo Thadaney

Director of Stanford H4A and Program Development, SPRC

Sonoo's career has included higher education academic program management and student affairs; teaching and mentoring; high tech product marketing/management/business development/sales; civil/corporate/community mediation; executive/leadership coaching/training, and film making. In each career she works with and supports brilliant minds as they focus on research, teaching, engineering products, cine art and more. She engages professionals from diverse and multiple identities; builds cohesive teams in dispersed and decentralized organizations; helps create, launch and manage centers, businesses, programs and projects; and delivers timely and measurable results.


Terri Oppelt (“T.O.”) Preising

Program Associate, Stanford H4A and SPRC

TO’s career has included teaching at the secondary education level and practicing law as a litigation attorney with a focus on labor and employment discrimination matters.

She has served in organizational leadership roles in multiple community support groups, including the board of the Irvine chapter of the National Charity League, several PTA boards and the Girl Scouts of America.


Chris Harty

Program Associate, Stanford H4A and SPRC Academic Programs

Chris's career has included teaching at the elementary school level. While teaching at high-needs schools in rural Louisiana, New Orleans, and Israel, Chris specialized in literacy instruction, digital learning tools, and teaching English as a foreign language. As an educator, Chris strives to help people think critically about complex problems, work creatively and collaboratively, and find joy in learning.