Annie Wright, President My name is Annie G. Wright, President of Change Agent Network in Maryland, Prince Georges County. I would like to welcome you all to Change Agent Network, a Non-Profit Charitable Organization helping to, “ Change Minds, Hearts and Lives” of people in Africa. Our Organization is striving to contribute towards the renovation efforts in Africa. more
Comfort Tina Addo, Vice President Mrs. Tina Addo is an accomplished professional with more than 15 years’ experience within the social services and human services industry. Efficient in the delivery of professional client services and assisting management in human services organizations. Mrs. Addo has specialized expertise in strategies and techniques of intervention and management practices for intervention. Skilled in planning, organizing, leading, assessing and evaluating client needs. more
Victor Akwo-Fese Efimba, Board Member
Dr. Victor Akwo-FESE EFIMBA is a Specialist Ophthalmologist and Pastor MD. D.T. M&H (Lord)
D.O. RCS (Eng.) F. R. C. P. (Lord). Dr. Akwo-Fese Efimba is a Retired Ophthalmic surgeon in Romford Eye Hospital Essex, Paddington Eye Hospital London, and Moorefield Eye Hospital. Dr. Akwo-FESE EFIMBA is a member of the Ophthalmological society of the United Kingdom and Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine. He is also President of the Ophthalmological society of central and West Africa.
Andre Watson, Board Member
Mr. Andre Watson is a soldier with over 19 years of service in the United States Army as a Human Resources Officer. He is currently assigned to the Army’s Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel at the Pentagon. He holds both a Master of Arts Degree, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources Management, and an Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration. Mr. Watson is an active member in his community and church. He currently serves as the Men’s Ministry Community Outreach Leader for Hope Aglow Empowerment Center in Woodbridge, VA. Mr. Watson is married to the former Ms. Sh’Donna McGee and they have three children.
Valerie Ramos, Advisor Mrs. Valerie Ramos is the Owner and CEO of Upscale Resume Services and has extensive experience in writing results driven resumes, mentoring and coaching professionals to achieve their career goals. Mrs. Ramos has more than 25 years of experience working within the federal government. more
Advocacy and Planning Committee
I am a citizen of United States of America, studied in Paris France where I acquired a bachelor's degree in Educational Science. I am happily married with two beautiful children. At present I am involved in serving elderly citizens, orphanages and those in need in the community once a month, under the umbrella of the Area Capital Food Bank in the District of Columbia. In the humanitarian interest and zeal to outreach to those in need. I serve as the secretary for the upcoming humanitarian association "Prudence Humanitarian Association".
Paul J. Amara, Secretary
Paul is currently the Director of Men’s Shelter Operations in the Homeless and Housing Services Department of Catholic Charities DC. Paul earned his Bachelors Degree at the Prestigious Fourah Bay College in Sierra Leone in 1995. In 2001, he won a fellowship to pursue a Post Graduate Program in Marketing Management at the Maastricht School of Management in Netherlands. He later moved to the USA in 2003 where he earned a Masters Degree in Social Work from Howard University. His unique combination of the experience in Marketing and Social Work has earned him tremendous respect in the corridors of Homelessness advocacy and stratagem in Washington DC. In 2011, he was awarded the Black History Month Award by Anacostia Gospel Ministries for his contribution to the alleviation of Homelessness in the District. Paul is originally from Sierra Leone, West Africa. He is married with 5 children; 3 girls and a set of twins; a girl and a boy. . His eldest daughter is currently a Licensed Occupational Therapist and the second is serving in the US Army.
Stefania Forte, Public Relation Officer
Stefania Forte is a native of Liberia. She currently lives in Philadelphia, PA. and is the owner of Forte Construction Group LLC, Inc. Stefania is currently completing an advanced graduate degree at Temple University. She is fluent in Italian, English and Spanish. Her avid interest in social issues lead her to volunteer for many non-profit organizations in the past ten years helping Liberian youths in the Diaspora succeed through education and assimilation to their host culture. Stefania dedicates a great amount of her time helping students in the Philadelphia School District and surrounding counties demystify stereotypes and expand their perspectives on Africa through workshops and presentations. Stefania enjoys volunteering, traveling and reading. She is a strong believer in the power of educating a woman to educate a generation.