EWO | Team Member

Meet our Team

Dow Bauknight


Dow was one of the original founders that supported Allen Smith’s dream to start a nonprofit. He built on his experience as the founding Executive Director of nonprofit Apparo 20 years ago. As our Chairperson, Dow works closely with Melissa to move the mission forward. He is a tireless advocate for education and entrepreneurship.


Haitian Creole [e-woah]

English translation
hero [heer-oh]

noun: a person who, in the opinion of others has special abilities, achievements, or personal qualities and is regarded as a role model

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