Since co-founding Jibu in 2012, under Galen’s leadership Jibu has quickly become a top-rated B-Corp social franchise bringing affordable drinking water access to thousands, and creating hundreds of jobs, mostly for youth, across East Africa. Galen’s achievements at Jibu have been recognized by BBC World, the Guardian, Fast Company, the Franchise Time’s 20 to Watch in 2016, a “Young Ones to Watch” by 1851 Franchise, and by Next Gen ’15. In addition to Jibu, Galen is an advisory board member of the University of New Hampshire’s Social Sector Franchise Initiative, a member of Merck – PSI Social Franchise Steering Committee, a mentor (and prior fellow) at the Unreasonable Institute, an honorary member of Toniic impact investor network, and a delegate at the Skoll World forum in Oxford. Galen has been a speaker at Harvard’s Social Enterprise Conference, presented at NYU’s School of Law and at the UN General Assembly’s Global Development Lab showcase. Previously, Galen has worked as a field manager for Colorado’s Public Interest Research Group, for HEAL Africa in Goma, DR Congo, and for the Peace Corps as a Health Educator in Morocco.