Unshakable credo for developing new leaders around the world.
Enable leaders to make their own decisions, create the life they deserve and bring the skills and resources into their community.
LY2NK is also dedicated to building a strong network of philanthropic giants, who are committed to building long term revenue generating income streams.
All income is 100% reinvested and distributed for philanthropic projects.
Tatiana Mersiadis – President, Founder & C.E.O.
Tatiana served a 35-year career as an educator in Canada. Today Tatiana educates and inspires in ways that have lasting global impact. She earned a Bachelor of Education and Physical Education from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, a Diploma in French Education from Simon Fraser University, and a Master’s Degree in Education from the University British Columbia both in Vancouver, Canada.
Tatiana is the Founder and Executive Director of an international charity called Leaders Yielding 2 New Knowledge Foundation (LY2NK Foundation). She oversees a global team of people who share a common vision, spread the word, and take steps every day to bring this vision to reality.
Sir Darren Jacklin – Co-Founder & Business Development
World-Class Speaker | Philanthropist I Business/Real Estate Investor I Board of Directors eXp World Holdings, Inc (Nasdaq: EXPI)
For over 23 years, Darren Jacklin has traveled 4 continents and personally trained over 1 million people in over 48 countries. He has mentored entrepreneurs and business owners on specific and measurable strategies. These strategies have then been implemented into businesses to increase income, transform obstacles into cash flow and turn passion into profits.
Darren has an uncanny ability to increase wealth and success by uncovering hidden assets, overlooked opportunities and undervalued possibilities. His talent has captured the attention of Royal Family Offices, Single/Multi-Family Offices, Tiger 21, The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance, NBC TV, CBS TV, Global TV, international radio stations, magazines and newspapers, movie producers, best-selling authors, CEO’s and business experts worldwide.
Robin Bersson, Ph.D., CST – Board of Directors
Dr. Robin has been a social- entrepreneur, intuitive, humanitarian, clinician and innovator her whole life. She has spoken and shared her wisdom on 5 continents. She seeds the world with new hope in these venues, a practice she continues based upon her deep love for humanity and gratitude for her life.
Dr. Robin is the founder of Dimensions Consulting, Inc. and works with companies and individuals to help them connect to expanded success. Her specific arena of focus is within the commercial real estate sector.
Dr. Robin sits on the Board of Directors of LY2NK (Leaders Yielding 2 New Knowledge) Foundation, a Canadian public charity. They’ve built their 1st school and currently provide free, quality education to children nursery through 6 grade.
Michelle Ricketts – Advisory Board
Raised by a strong, independent single mother, vision and values were instilled at an early age. Overall health and fitness always played a part in Michelle’s life and continue to be important in her business consulting approach today.
Michelle‘s volunteer journey started in the early 90s along with her event coordination business. Since then she has volunteered with over 30 organizations including events spanning sports to philanthropy. In addition to an over 35 year corporate career, Michelle’s passions have provided innumerable opportunities to give back.
Enthusiastic about making a difference Michelle supports the efforts of Digital Samurai, an entrepreneur focused on reducing youth unemployment in Africa through apprenticeships.
Jenette Longoria – Advisory Board
Jenette grew up in the tri-state region of New Jersey, USA. Involvement in a local church youth group introduced to her passions for both international travel and humanitarian outreach.
Though her Bachelor’s Degree is in art, most of her professional career has been spent in retail and corporate banking. After moving to the state of Arizona, Jenette married and transitioned out of the traditional workforce to stay home with her three sons. It was not until completing her MBA, did she discover and develop the skill of copywriting.
Working with LY2NK Foundation provides Jenette a unique opportunity to use her experiences to make an impact in the lives of others. She is inspired that she can be a part of this global change, while still being available for her family.