Yvonne Carr, Founder

Yvonne Carr, Founder of Women Entrepreneurs for Africa, a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Education for girls and women’s entrepreneurship. Growing up in Africa, Ms. Carr was one of the few girls who studied Math and Physics at her high school. However, losing her father early in life,…

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Pierre Zibi, Director

Pierre Zibi is a business development, marketing and market research professional bringing years of knowledge and a wealth of experience to the Women Entrepreneurs for Africa (WEforAfrica) organization.  Mr. Zibi earned his bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College of Maryland where he majored in political science with a focus on international relations and critical theory….

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Deitra Nealy-Shane, Director

Whether in a direct service position, or when providing consultation, Deitra is passionate about improving the quality of education for children & families!  While the majority of her work experience has been in urban settings, she has also traveled extensively to tribal and rural programs for professional learning & technical assistance work. Deitra has a…

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Samuel Bayombi, Director

Mr. Bayombi is a Senior Infrastructure Technology Architect with Accenture.  He oversees all company Security Management efforts, creates and enforces internal policies and insures continued compliance across all departments both internal and remote. He and his team support Accenture’s resources on the AT&T account by providing VPN access onshore and offshore. They are also responsible…

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Dr. Michael Kaspar, Director/Advisor

Dr. Michael Kaspar is the Senior Policy Analyst staffing the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics desk for the National Education Association.  He is the founding director of the DC STEM Alliance and the DC Science Teachers’ Association with over 25 years of experience managing urban nature centers and supporting complex, multitask contracts for the federal…

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Christopher Mapondera, Advisor

As President  & CEO of CNM LLC., Christopher Mapondera brings a wealth of diverse experience to the company.  He is a native Zimbabwean who has dedicated his career to promoting community advancement and helping to creating sustainable urban food production channels for countries all over the world.  Christopher remains deeply involved in fostering mutually beneficial…

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