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Our Team

OUR FOUNDERS

Anthony and Natalie Melikhov are entrepreneurs, global philanthropists, and the co-founders of unite4:good LLC. They’ve individually devoted their lives to making their communities a better place, and together, now focus their efforts on building a global culture that embodies the values of kindness and compassion. Utilizing networks of social influencers, governments, world leaders, and businesses, the Melikhovs are working to change the signal of our entire culture and economy from negative to positive.

Anthony and Natalie are also the driving forces behind many other philanthropic ventures, including Bright Future International (BFI), DoMore4:Good (DM4G), BFI Curriculum for the Children of Quebrada Negra, BFI and Brighton Ballet Theater Company (BBT) Junior Ambassador Program, and the Children Affected By HIV/AIDS (CHABHA) After School Program. Through their various endeavors, they also host numerous charitable events to highlight the heroes of the social good movement, such as unite4:humanity, Day of Unity Miami, Variety’s Power of Women, unite4:good Presents Behind the Curtain Project, USIN Celebrations 2013, and much more.

The Melikhovs have invested substantially in people and technologies that inspire positivity and make changes which impact millions of lives and our world. Through private non-profit 501c (3)’s, Bright Future International (BFI) and DoMore4:Good, along with contributions made through unite4:good, the Melikhovs have provided grants, program funding, and event support to help those who are trying to help the world.

Anthony & Natalie’s philanthropic impact:

  • Over 5,000,000 individuals positively impacted through programs provided by Bright Future International
  • Over 4.6 million individuals benefited through partner and founding affiliate nonprofit organizations
  • Health, Food, and Welfare: 35,000 young people and adults have access to comprehensive care and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Support of 104 food banks equating to 14.5 million meals
  • Children, Teens, and Youth Education: supported 3.9 million active kids, trained 1.2 million teen leaders, benefitted over 10,000 students, and 6,516,545 kids and youths around the world
  • Communities, Families, Parents, Adults: Supported 4,000 communities across the world, 500 families as well as over 96 million directly indirectly and impacted individuals, and inspired countless Acts of Kindness (AoK)
  • Farms, Emissions, Animal Welfare: Reduced 33,500 tons of greenhouse emissions, created and support 105,000 farms in Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, rescue 269 dogs per year and rally over ONE MILLION Volunteers per year
OUR TEAM

Bright Future International is lead by a core team of visionaries who hail from all parts of the globe. Together, we have decades of combined experience in the non-profit and philanthropic world. We are…

Natalie Melikhov, President/CEO - nat@usabfi.org

Natalie is the President and Chairman of the Board of Bright Future International, and President and Publisher of Unite4:Good Magazine.

Originally hailing from Ukraine, Mrs. Melikhov’s life and career have exposed her to many far-reaching parts of the world and informed her beliefs in the role cross-cultural collaboration has in making the world a better place. As President of Bright Future International, Natalie has worked with the fundamental principles of how to create and sustain a positive cultural eco-system, and empower youth to create one around them as well. Unite4:Good Magazine is an extension of this work, reshaping the media into an active landscape that shines a spotlight on the everyday heroes of the world. With Anthony, Natalie’s vision has extended to other nonprofit organizations, including DoMore4:Good (DM4G), BFI Curriculum for the Children of Quebrada Negra, BFI and Brighton Ballet Theater Company (BBT) Junior Ambassador Program, and the Children Affected By HIV/AIDS (CHABHA) After School Program. Through their various endeavors, they also host numerous charitable events to highlight the heroes of the social good movement, such as unite4:humanity, Day of Unity Miami, Variety’s Power of Women, unite4:good Presents Behind the Curtain Project, USIN Celebrations 2013, and much more.

 

Tatiana Klik, Program Director - tklik@usabfi.org

ABOUT ME

I know how to make the impossible possible. I have an SEO, Social Psychology, Media, and Big Event Organizing background. I love people, but especially kids because of their kindness, creativity, and love for them are natural.

EDUCATION

Master of Journalism at the National University of Uzbekistan; Master of Law, Master of Psychology, & MBA at Lomonosov Moscow State University

AT WORK

I love the coordination and managing all aspects of an ongoing program which includes creating, planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities for the overall success of the Organization. We want today's children to grow up in a world better than our current one. While headlines often focus on what's wrong, in many ways, the world is changing for the better. Health is improving, poverty is shrinking, knowledge is growing, people are connecting, and there are technological advances in every field which means life can be drastically better than it is today. We will do our part to make this happen because we have a moral responsibility to all children in the next generation.

 

Inna Karpov, Communications Manager - ikarpov@usabfi.org

ABOUT ME

Psychologist and Actress with a passion for teaching kids to experiment with new forms of art and become good actors and philanthropists.

EDUCATION

Music College, College of Medicine (Grodno, Belarus), LCSW, Oakton Community College

AT WORK

Love what we do and want to involve children and adults to enter our programs and become part of our movement. We are passionate about our work in influencing people to succeed.

 

Karen Lodygowski, Controller - klody@usabfi.org

ABOUT ME 

Designer, Office Manager, Organization Guru, and NFP Enthusiast who loves helping people make a difference.

EDUCATION 

Several Degrees in Art & Design

AT WORK 

We’re dedicated to inspiring and encouraging individuals and communities to create a global environment based on the core values of empathy, respect, inclusion, and kindness toward others.

 

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