Advisory Committee Members 2022
Jackson George Jr.: Founder and President of Strategy Africa, Honorary General Consul Republic of Liberia in Minnesota, Executive Director of Liberian Business Administration Associate in the Diaspora, CEO of Comfortable Living. Highly respected community leader and community advocate. MBA and BA from Concordia.
Dr. Anwar Jamili: 20+ years of leadership experience in the nonprofit space, including over a decade with Equal Access International, a global nonprofit. He is a medical doctor with a Master’s of Leadership and M&E from NIBM Global, India, Bachelor of Art in Islamic Studies from International Open University, and an MD, Curative Medicine from Sheik Zaid University in Afghanistan. He is an advocate for civic education, communities, youth, social activists, young leaders, and social behavior change programming and media.
Jote Taddese: VP of Engineering Strategy, Architecture and Platforms for Rally Health. Social entrepreneur and co-founder of DiaspoCare, LLC. BA degree in Management Information Systems from Luther College and a Master’s in Software Engineering from the University of St. Thomas. Former Board President of Books for Africa.
Lulit Woldeselassie: Volunteer Coordinator, Partners in Food Solutions. Program evaluation designer and implementer for Minnesota International NGO Network and Hiwot Integrated Development Association in Ethiopia. BA in Business Management, Addis Ababa University, MBA in nonprofit management, Hamline University.
Maryam Yusuf: Senior Business Leader who specializes in driving operational excellence in Food Safety Quality and Regulatory Compliance. Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, and MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.