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. As a Computer Information Systems major at the University of Houston-Downtown, and an active member of the Association for Computing Machinery, Ms. Carr served as a Judge for…

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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 ensures 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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Danni Davis, Director

Hillary “Danni” Davis is currently an Assistant Vice President at T. Rowe Price, a global asset management firm. Danni is a Platform and Publishing Manager for the firm’s corporate digital estate. Danni is also co-chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion program and is responsible for the development and launch of a mentorship program for…

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E. Etta, Director

E. Etta is problem solver, strategic planner, writer, editor, market researcher and analyst, content developer and proof-reader professional, with experience in market research and analysis, planning, proposal writing, grant writing, technical writing, editing and proofreading. Emayeneme has experience setting up drafts and content in response to Request for Proposals (RFPs) for a wide variety of…

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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 create sustainable urban food production channels for countries all over the world.  Christopher remains deeply involved in fostering mutually beneficial…

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