The 3DS Team

Our Mission

Creating opportunity and building community through entrepreneurship education that is dynamic and inclusive.

Chief Executive Officer

Erika Haskins

Erika Haskins - CEO; Erika is an experienced educator, community builder, social innovator, and entrepreneurship enthusiast. She brings 12 years experience serving as a high school and charter school network leader, coaching entrepreneurs and startup teams, facilitating community led design, and overseeing the launch of 65+ education ventures. She has earned two advanced degrees in educational leadership and holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College in Wellesley, MA. Erika is also a Certified Practitioner of the Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile Assessment (EMP) and brings this expertise to bear in educator, program, and student development.
Director of Program Operations

Sophia Javaheri

As Director of Program Operations, Sophia ensures that 3DS delivers high quality training programs and rich experiences to our partners and participants in the US and abroad. Providing access to entrepreneurship education in a way that is equitable and inclusive is her goal - and seeing this achieved around the world is her dream.

“Entrepreneurship education is paving the way for young and diverse founders to change the way we look at business. It is so much more than just learning how to start a business - it’s about developing new skills, broadening your perspective, and learning to think outside the box. 3DS programs open doors for young entrepreneurs to begin their journey from where they are right now.”

VP of Programs

Chandell Stone

Chandell is a dynamic educator and serial social entrepreneur. She began her career serving low-income students in the Bronx and Harlem as a teacher and school leader with demonstrated results. She simultaneously launched a multi-national volunteer travel and exchange company (Desitnation Impact) to address education and health disparities across the African diaspora. Later, Chandell founded the virtual assistant services company, Stone Solutions, outsourcing administrative tasks for entrepreneurs and small business owners to talented African young professionals. Most recently in 2020, she led the design and launch of Dunia Scholars - an anti-oppressive higher education program for low-income, first generation, and BIPOC youth utilizing a reduced residency model, virtual reality, and apprenticeship learning.

Chandell was one of two nonprofit ventures selected for Y-Combinator (W21), completed the BES Fellowship in 2019, and has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from North Carolina A&T State University as well as a Master’s in Educational Technology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Associate Director of Programs

G.E. Loveless

Born and raised in Austin, TX, G.E. has dedicated themselves to community building, digital storytelling, and youth empowerment by assisting Gen-Z led and youth serving organizations turn youth stories into action. Loveless is an AfroQueer creative, digital media architect, and social entrepreneur.

Through their commitment to excellence and entrepreneurship, Loveless strives to curate spaces that empower, educate, and elevate young people. From their role as the first Student Representative with Texas Book Festival to now, they continue to be a bridge-builder for young entrepreneurs seeking opportunity, community, and visibility in Central Texas and beyond.

VP of Advancement

Tyler Stewart

Tyler brings 14 years experience in youth development, adult education, workforce development, and anti-poverty initiatives. With Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana and Goodwill Industries International, Tyler worked to design, launch, and expand The Excel Center Network which now serves as a national model and proven "2-Gen" solution for ending generational poverty. His work with local education stakeholders and state leadership advanced this solution for expanding economic opportunity to 22 communities in 5 states and Washington, DC.
Associate Director of Community

Erin Miller

Hailing from the Bay Area in California, Erin brings a unique perspective to communications and community building through entrepreneurial efforts. She is passionate about learning by doing, from implementing experiential programs at Syracuse University's School of Information Studies to helping startups create deal flow with corporations at Capital Factory in Austin, TX. Erin strives to connect people through their mutual interest in entrepreneurship and eagerness to make the world a better place. She has a diverse background in media storytelling and bootstrapping moonshot ideas that just might work. Erin manages 3DS community relationships to connect, advise, and empower the young people and institutions we serve.

Entrepreneurs in Residence