Annie Wright M.S.W
An accomplished professional with over 15 years experience in the social and health care services industry. Specialized expertise in senior citizen population, children & family services. Skilled in housing and educational social services programs. Mrs. Wright holds a Master’s in Social Work from Howard University and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Strayer University.
Founder of Change Agent Network Africa, a Non-Profit Charitable Organization helping to, Change The World One Country At A Time. Our Organization is striving to contribute towards the renovation efforts in Africa. We understand that, the future of Africa lies in the hands of us Africans, but since we live in a global Worldwide Community, we at Can Africa, are definitely open to contributions from every member of this global community. Therefore, with this notion in mind, we as members of the global community need to help each other. In this regard, as a graduate of Howard University School of Social Work, “we promote social justice, social change, with focus on individual’s well-being, families, groups, organizations and communities with regards to poverty, oppression, and other forms of social injustice”. Therefore, with deep humility and kindness of heart, I am encouraging everyone, to join me in the mission of Can Africa, to be a model of hope and agent of change”.
COMFORT TINA JOHNSON-ADDO,
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. Specialized expertise in strategies and techniques of intervention and management practices for intervention. Skilled in planning, organizing, leading, assessing and evaluating client needs. Proven success in the integration of combining academic instruction of human services including counseling, social work and psychology, with applied career skills in human services. Recognized by the Division of the Northern Virginia Training Center for outstanding delivery of effective and efficient services with regards to the safety and well-being of residents and contributions to the Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services.
Ms. Harmon is a Registered Nurse of nine years, who resides in Florida. She has dedicated five years of her life volunteering on medical missions at various hospitals and clinics in Monrovia, Liberia. She started with John F. Kennedy Medical Hospital’s HEARTT program (Health Education and Relief through Teaching) with LINORI (Liberian Nursed Organization of Rhode Island) and later progressed to the F.E.W. Diagnostic Clinic. Ms. Harmon is currently a member of ALINA(Association of Liberian Nurses of America), Road to Health, and the Liberian Community Association of Tampa bay. Ms. Harmon is a firm believer of education. In addition to her voluntary efforts Ms. Harmon is a proud contributor to the improvement of literacy in Liberia. She is currently C.O.O of Save Education Inc. Monrovia, Liberia. Save Education Inc. is an Entrepreneurship program that teaches middle and high school students how to be responsible, reliable and self-sufficient. She stands by her quote "Education is the key that opens doors to the unknown".
Walter Faggett L., II, MD
President and Founder of Doctors On Call, LLC
Board Member, Change Agent Network Africa, Inc. (Canafrica); Co-Chair for the Ward 8 Health Council; Chair for Leadership Council for Healthy Communities (LCHC) – Health Initiative Technology Committee (HIT); Member of the Board of Trustees on Health Policy
Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Howard University School of Medicine; Consultant of US Department of Agriculture; Medical Director Department of Youth and Rehabilitation Services; Former Speaker of the House of Delegates; Affiliate of National Medical Association
Dr. Faggett is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. Past President of the D.C. Medico-Chirurgical Society; Fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine, and Certified in Buprenorphine Addiction Medicine. Served as Chief Medical Office and second-in-command of the District of Columbia, Department of Health. He currently on staff at the Hillcrest Family Center, in the Shaw area.
Jallah Kennedy, PhD
Executive Board Member
An Epidemiologist and Registered Nurse with over 24 years of clinical,
research, and teaching experiences in Liberia and the United States of America. He was born in
Voinjama, Lofa County, Liberia. Dr. Kennedy’s educational background include professional nursing from Tubman National Institute of Medical Arts (TNIMA) in Liberia (1992); biology, chemistry, and pre-medical from the University of Liberia and Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (2001); epidemiology from University of Medicine and Dentistry (MPH-2006) and epidemiology from Walden University (2014- PhD) with concentration on maternal child health research; computer specialist; tobacco cessation specialist; and chronic disease (CDSMP) and diabetes self-management (DSMP) peer leader certifications. Dr. Kennedy has functioned in several nursing, teaching, research, consulting, community outreach, and leadership positions with many institutions including the Ministry of Health of Liberia, JFK Medical Center, Phebe Hospital, Cuttington University College, Liberia Family Planning Association, TNIMA, Liberian Family Planning Association, TNIMA Association (global), UMDNJ (Rutgers University), Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, Abs-econ Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and Roads To Health. His program and research interest include maternal and child health; reproductive health, health policy and planning; evaluation; community based participatory; infectious diseases; health information system; rural, hard to reach, and other vulnerable population health; and service utilization.
Gladys Fontem, Treasurer
Ms. Fontem, is the owner and C.E.O. of ABEA International Grocery Store, in Maryland. She is currently a home care coordinator with T&N Reliable Nursing Care in Washington D.C.
Ms. Fontem has been involved in the health care industry for over 15 years, working with the elderly, and physically and mentally challenged population. Ms. Fontem holds a Bachelor's degree in social work from the University of the District of Columbia in Washington D.C.
Ms. Fontem is originally from Cameroon, West Africa. She is married, and mother of four beautiful children. Her daughter Emeatabong is currently, the assisting event planner for Change Agent Network Inc, Maryland Office. She is a proud ,and active member in her church, and enjoys volunteering in her community. Ms. Fontem, striving to continue her philanthropic efforts in making the difference in the lives of the underprivileged.
Fran Clarke, LCSW
Executive board Member
Psychotherapy for adults and psycho-spiritual orientation. Developer and facilitator of The Heroine's Journey, A Woman's Search for Truth Conscious Evolution Coach-online global outreach Circles of the Self Trainer for therapists and other personal growth professionals. Founder of Yassah's Sisters, humanitarian project in Africa.