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Abdul Karim Sango
Abdul Karim Sango

My name is Abdul Karim Sango. I was born in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire where I did all my studies in primary and secondary sanctioned by the LAC, option letter and philosophy.I came to Burkina Faso in 1995 where I had a first year at the Faculty of History and Archaeology of the University of Ouagadougou. After that, I...

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Aissatou Padane
Aissatou Padane

I am a young Alumni who graduated in 2008 at SupdeCo Dakar with a master degree in Finance and Audit. As a young African leader, I have benefited from three educational experiences sponsored by the state department. I represented Senegal with my team in the SIFE World Cup in New York in 2007 with two projects: food security and illegal...

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Anita Mpambara-Cox
Anita Mpambara-Cox

Born in Uganda, Mpambara-Cox lived in Kenya and Tanzania as a child. She graduated from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth with a double major BSC in Economics and International Relations. She also holds an International MBA awarded jointly by Cairo University, Egypt and Georgia State University, Atlanta. Prior to founding MCF, she worked for the U.S. State Department overseas in...

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Hamidou Seidou
Hamidou Seidou

Hamidou Seidou is an Import and Export Agent at Lufthansa (German Airlines).  He holds an Associates Degree in both German and French.  Before leaving his native country of Togo, he volunteered as a teacher at the middle school in the village of Bapure where he was born.  Mr. Seidou is passionate about education, which is the key to success, especially...

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Hawa Barry-Diallo
Hawa Barry-Diallo

Hawa Barry-Diallo, former West African model, is from the Republic of Guinea. Since stepping down from modeling to start her own family, she utilized her fame as a former model to bring attention to her place of birth and women’s issues. In order to bring attention to the beautiful culture of her country, promote tourism, and encourage leadership, she created...

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Jean- Patrick Guichard

As a Global Ambassador, Mr. Guichard the owner of Guichard Solutions through which he runs a program called Education through Human Development In the Arts to promote/link young African Artists through a series of art exhibits in major US cities. This program seeks to foster the cultural, intellectual, artistic, social and cultural aspects of young African and American artists through...

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Ma-Lord Thotoane

My name is Ma-Lord Thotoane ‘Mefane; my name is unusual and has always proven to be a good conversation starter. At 25, I have big dreams for the youth of my country. I hail from Lesotho, the beautiful “Kingdom in Sky”, an enclave of South Africa. My mother desired that I get the best education possible but could not afford tuition...

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Nick Zemura

Nick Zemura was born in Murewa, Zimbabwe. His mother, Lillian, was a schoolteacher and community organizer. Mr. Zemura attended Seke Teacher’s College under the auspices of the University of Zimbabwe, and then earned a scholarship to study at George Washington University in the US. After teaching in Maryland and Washington, DC public schools, Mr. Zemura founded Mirazvo Productions Multimedia, a...

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Rahel Getachew

Rahel Getachew, entrepreneur at heart, founder and managing director of Afrolehar LLC,has extensive experience in business development, marketing and communications, and productions. Her knowledge of African Affairs and focus in cross-cultural communications makes her integrated approach for branding of Africa as a whole scalable. Getachew creative and strategic productions range from conference documentaries and public service announcements to impactful communications...

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Sulaika Issaka Samande

There is a relatively small segment of leaders in the business world; individuals who seem able to build relationships, trust, and rapport with almost anyone, and then are able to broker the relationships and make connections between people, creating partnerships and alliances, and motivating forward momentum to ‘get things done.’ I am one of those people, and ‘getting things done’...

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Tammie Garr

Born in Liberia, West Africa, this international beauty and astute entrepreneur is a rarity among today’s women.  As Miss Liberia USA 2006-2007, her platform centered on providing orphans with school supplies, mentoring services, and personal hygiene tips.  She launched a book program in Liberia called “project R.E.A.D.” (Read to Educate Advance and Discover), in which she organized a book drive...

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Abigail Simmons
Abigail Simmons

Ms. Simmons joined Phelps Stokes in May 2011 as a Communications Intern. She is currently a junior at The George Washington University where she is studying International Affairs and Linguistics with a regional concentration in Africa. She is also a Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Ambassador and works specifically with corresponding with GYIN participants. She also assists the communications department...

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Alissa Cherry
Alissa Cherry

Alissa Cherry joined Phelps Stokes September of 2011. She holds a B.A. in American Studies and Journalism, with a focus on popular culture, politics, and the media, from Brandeis University. Previously, she has worked as a community reporter for AOL's Patch.com, interned at Conde Nast, as well as acted as a policy and advocacy intern at the Campaign for Innocent...

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Amie Bruce
Amie Bruce

Amie is the 2012 communications intern assisting with PR, marketing, events planning and the digitalization of Phelps Stokes' archives. She has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Mary Washington and is currently working on an M.S. in Global and International Education from Drexel University. Her path into this field has been a slow, meandering one or, as she puts...

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Caitlin Scuderi

Ms. Scuderi joined Phelps Stokes in June 2011 as a Development Intern. She is currently working on her doctoral degree in political science and is a professor at Rutgers University with a functional interest in security and a regional interest in the Middle East. She is a Boren Fellow who recently returned from nine months in Istanbul where she was...

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Christina Loukos

Christina Loukos has joined Phelps Stokes for the summer of 2012 as a Program Assistant Intern. She is currently working on her Bachelors in International Relations at the George Washington University with a regional concentration in Latin America and minoring in Spanish. Within PS she is working on the Latino Youth Global Leadership Program to help empower Latino students in...

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Curtis Watkins
Curtis Watkins

Curtis Watkins is the Director National Homecomers Academy, Phelps Stokes’ program designed to assist persons who are “Homecomers” – those who are returning to society following incarceration.  Before launching NHA, Mr. Watkins founded and was the Executive Director of LifeSTARTS Youth & Family Services, a nonprofit organization supporting youth and their families.  Mr. Watkins also promotes key partnerships, serving on...

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Eleanor Katz

Originally from Bethesda, Maryland, Eleanor is a rising junior at the University of Virginia, majoring in Global Development Studies and Spanish, and will hopefully study abroad in Argentina this coming year. This summer, she will work to help implement the first-ever Latino Youth Global Leadership Program.  Eleanor will also conduct research on access to higher education for Latino students in...

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Frank Hoder
Frank Hoder

Frank Hoder is a Research & Development Assistant at Phelps Stokes who is working to develop the organization’s comprehensive fundraising strategy.  His efforts will be particularly focused on increasing active engagement of the Members of the Board of Trustees as well as the acquisition of corporate sponsorships from companies whose Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategies correspond with central programs’ goals...

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Henry Jimenez

Henry Jimenez joined Phelps Stokes in 2012 in order to collaborate in the implementation of different projects for the improvement of the quality of life of the Afro - Colombian community. At the same time, Mr. Jimenez serves as a Special Assistant to the Governor of the State of Chocó, Colombia, Mr. Luis Murillo for International Affairs in the U.S....

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Hernando Viveros

Hernando Viveros has been at Phelps Stokes for two years, working first as the Program Assistant for National Homecomers Academy as well as the former Latin American and Caribbean Program.  Before joining the Phelps Stokes team, Hernando was the Youth Consultant for the Youth Buenaventura Empowerment Organization for USAID Columbia and is the member of the International Committee for the...

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Idil Samantar
Idil Samantar

Idil Samantar joined Phelps Stokes in April 2009 as the Executive Assistant to the President and Board Relations. In 2011, Ms. Samantar assumed additional responsibilities in her new position as Manager of Human Resources and Board Relations.  Prior to joining Phelps Stokes and over the course of 7 years, Ms. Samantar held a few positions in the Human Resources and...

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Jasmine Poskitt-Jones
Jasmine Poskitt-Jones

Jasmine Poskitt-Jones   became a member of the Phelps Stokes’ team in May 2012 as a Human Resources Intern.  She has a bachelor’s degree in economics and is now a graduate student at Florida State University pursuing her MBA. While at Phelps Stokes Jasmine hopes to learn more about managing non-profit organizations,  and would ultimately like to have a career in...

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Jim Coffin

Mr. Coffin has more than a quarter-century of combined experience as an attorney and businessman.  Mr. Coffin holds a B.A. and M.S from Cornell University, an MBA in Finance from Syracuse University and a JD from Catholic University. 

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Pape Samb
Pape Samb

Pape Samb is a social entrepreneur focused on international development, who has over seventeen years of leadership experience in program and resource development, fundraising, partnership building, entrepreneurship, strategic planning, training and facilitation, global leadership, content management, and public speaking. Mr. Samb recently assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Phelps Stokes to provide vision and leadership in the development,...

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Rachel Sly
Rachel Sly

Rachel Sly is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where she studied Foreign Affairs and Religious Studies. While in college, she briefly studied in India and interned in the Marketing and Development Department of the local Community Action Agency. She is now the program manager of the Global Youth Innovation Network and of the Songhai Entrepreneurial Leadership-Fellowship Program.

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Sara Kidibu
Sara Kidibu

Sara Kidibu, joined the PAFE division at Phelps Stokes mid-September 2011. She is a junior at The George Washington University and is majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Africa and Development. She is particularly interested in studying development in East Africa. She began to develop a passion for development in Africa while working alongside her father who is...

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Melissa Macmaster

Melissa Macmaster is the Youth Entrepreneurship Coordinator for StFX Enterprise Development Centre. "Our mandate is to enhance economic sustainability and growth in Nova Scotia’s eastern mainland by promoting enterprise development and supporting small businesses. Since opening its doors, XEDC has directly counseled hundreds of small business owners through both start-up and subsequent growth stages. And, consistent with national statistics, small businesses...

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Mordekai Chikambure Shumba

Mordekai Shumba is the President of the Organization of African Youth in South Africa. "Organisation of African Youth (OAYouth) works to unify individual young people and youth organisations across the African Continent to work together towards the common goal of Africa’s future prosperity. Furthermore OAYouth is a hub for youth empowerment initiatives and entrepreneurship training.   Activities: 1. Entrepreneurship Training Workshops – Bring...

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Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu

Nnaemeka Ikegwounu is the Executive Director for the Smallholders Foundation in Nigeria. "The Smallholders Foundation is a rural development non-governmental organization which promotes environmentally sustainable agricultural development beneficial to rural poor small farmers using radio educational programs and field practical demonstrations. We have a staff of 5 who works at the Headquarters of the foundation and 8 people who works...

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Patrick Eugene Kamdem

Patrick Kamdem is a Project Engineer for Africamer Multi-Services in China. "AFRICAMER MULTI SERVICES (AMS) is a small-scale company with 20 permanents employees and many others trainees. Our business is particularly focused in agro-business area: we have a big farm ( maize, soyabean, peanut...), also chicken’s breeding, egg’s production. we have many restaurants around urban area. we supply some organizations with...

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Solomon Elorm Allovi

Solomon Allovi is the Chief Operations Manager for Syecomp Business Services in Ghana. "Syecomp Business Services is a technology-oriented startup company that provides various IT professional consultancy services in the agricultural sector in Ghana. The company is involved in implementing market-driven information and communication technology (ICT) solutions to address the limited access to marketing outlets for smallholder farmers and other...

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Tiburce Chaffa

Tiburce Chaffa is the Owner of Tee Motivations. "We inspire young people to new degrees of self-achievement and community development. The first focus is to supply our book and implement the program “Maximise-Yourself” to schools and colleges and other academic or professional institutions on the national level. Then after, we hope to invade all the French speaking West African countries....

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