Our team consists of dedicated members reducing infant mortality by facilitating delivery of low-cost, low-maintenance incubators to communities in the developing world.

Operation Incubation was co-founded by Julie Eckert and Jeff Kurtzman in April 2010.  Julie and Jeff come to the charity from very different places, but make a great team and are excited about assembling a group of dedicated volunteers to help with everything from fundraising and event planning to hospital relations and physical distribution of the incubators.



Julie Eckert

I graduated from the University of Virginia in 2009 and moved to the D.C. area to pursue a career in journalism. I’m currently...

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Jeff Kurtzman

For me, Operation Incubation started when Julie (my sister's best friend and my friend since she was born) e-mailed me after...

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Board of Directors

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