Our Mission

Founded in 2008, the Sentinel Project is a Canadian non-profit organization that assists communities threatened by mass atrocities worldwide through direct cooperation with the people in harm’s way and the innovative use of technology.

Our Goals

Preventing Mass Atrocities

Working to prevent the outbreak of violence with preventive measures aimed at addressing the core drivers of conflict.

Direct Cooperation With At-Risk Communities

 Partnering with communities and individuals in order to obtain the most direct input on programming and assuring that those at greatest risk receive immediate assistance.

Innovative Use Of Technology

Utilizing new technologies to facilitate better implementation, explore new ways to make an impact, and document crimes.

Mitigating Active Violence

When violence does occur, we work to assist at-risk communities with evacuation and emergency planning.


Bringing conflicting communities together, engaging is productive dialogue, and findings ways to address post-violence realities.

Public Education

Making the global public aware of ongoing and historical mass atrocities, genocide and crimes against humanity.

Current and Past Funders

Become a Volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers. Check out our current openings to see if you have skills that match our needs.

Meet the Sentinel Project Team

Drew Boyd

Drew Boyd

Director of Technology and Operations

Reddy Kubuya

Reddy Kubuya

Project Coordinator, DR Congo

Monica Chin

Monica Chin

Finance Coordinator

Lea Mastaki

Lea Mastaki

Project Coordinator, DR Congo

Yuriko Cowper-Smith

Yuriko Cowper-Smith

Research and Engagement Officer

John Otunga

John Otunga

Program Manager, East Africa

James Kataliko

James Kataliko

Project Leader, DR Congo

Christopher Tuckwood

Christopher Tuckwood

Executive Director

Board of Directors

Kjell Anderson, PhD

Board Member

Zishan Chaudry

Board Member

Marcus Steiner

Board Member

Christopher Tuckwood


Advisory Council

The Sentinel Project is also building a council of individuals to provide advice and guidance in their areas of expertise. Fields in which we are seeking advisory council members include genocide studies, technology, risk management, and conflict resolution.

Philippe van den Bossche

Managing Partner at Zeno Capital Partners

Nicholas DiFonzo

Professor of Psychology at Rochester Institute of Technology and Rumour Specialist

Evan Hoffman

Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution Scholar-Practitioner

Gregory Stanton

President, Genocide Watch

Jack Chow

Former US ambassador, Special Representative of Secretary of State Colin Powell

Gregory Gordon

Professor of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law

Adam Jones

Professor of political science at University of British Columbia

Josh Chamot

Communications Outreach Advisor

Chiara Gabriele

Senior Legal Advisor for the Great Lakes program at TRIAL International

Patrick Meier

Co-Founder and CEO at WeRobotics

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