Lilli Ebner-Stoll – Director (lilli@maniplus.org)
With Maní+, Lilli overseas business strategy and fundraising. Before, she developed an open innovation strategy for UNICEF Germany and also has work experience in both business consulting and finance. Lilli's academic background includes an M.Sc. with honors in Management from the EBS University for Business and Law in Germany.


Ted Fischer – Founder
Ted is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University. He founded Maní+ in 2009 and maintains an active role in managing the project. Ted is on Expert Panels of Malnutrition for both the Gates Foundation and the World Health Organization. He has worked in Guatemala for over 20 years.

David Fernando Cabrera – Coordinator of Development and Investigation
With Mani+, David oversees the creation of new products. David has more than 20 years of experience working with foods and beverages and has launched many successful products to the market. On the academic side, David has a masters in the Science and Technology of Foods, with a specialization in Innovation in the Development of Food Processes.

Miguel Cuj – Key Advisor
Lic. Miguel Cuj has a degree in Nutrition Science from the Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala. He was awarded a fellowship position in tobacco control at the Cardiovascular Surgery Unit of Guatemala and has worked on nutrition projects with Save the Children and the Conferencias de Iglesias Evangelicas de Guatemala. Currently, Miguel is a PhD candidate in Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University. Miguel speaks Maya Kaqchikel, Spanish, and English. 

CLAS INCAP logos.jpg