OUR BOARD MEMBERS
NANDE IMANI TAYLOR
CHAIR OF THE BOARD & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The Organization’s Founder, Nande Imani Taylor, obtained a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Global Health Leadership from the University of Southern California. Nande has traveled the world and has witnessed firsthand the association between poverty and negative health outcomes in communities near and far. These experiences have given her the vision to establish a global inheritance for the next generation.
CO-CHAIR OF THE BOARD & MANAGING DIRECTOR, GIFTED TREASURES
Jody-Ann is a native from Jamaica, pursuing a doctoral degree in Educational Psychology. She is eager and passionate to change the lives of disadvantaged young people through education. Jody-Ann believes that helping at-risk individuals unlock their cognitive abilities will help change their perspective about themselves and the world around them, creating hope and increasing resilience to overcome life’s challenges. She is an avid cheerleader for the underdog and relishes opportunities to empower those often overlooked. Jody-Ann holds a BA in Psychology and a Master of Public Administration.
VICE CHAIR OF THE BOARD, LITTLE STARS
Starr Young is a woman of God, wife, mother, entrepreneur and educator. It is her desire to leave an indelible mark in life and in education. Starr has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and serves as the CEO of Little Star’s Mobile Learning, LLC. This program provides educational experiences and tutoring to children and youth up to second grade. The program serves children and parents of all socioeconomic backgrounds in Omaha, Ne and surrounding communities.
She has an Associate’s in Early Childhood Education, a Bachelor’s in Management, and is currently pursuing her teacher licensure, with a Master’s in Elementary Education.
Seun is a registered PRINCE2® Practitioner with the Association of Project Management Group in the UK. He worked as a Business Consultant at the Nebraska Business Development Centre in Omaha, NE, USA, before joining Amazon as an Area Manager.
He was Head of Project Management for three years at one of West Africa’s largest facilities management organizations – International Facilities Services Group.
Seun has successfully delivered on projects worth several million in dollars in the ICT, healthcare, education, and services industries.
His IT skills are not limited to, SQL, PHP, HTML, CSS, R Programming, Python, Orange, Microsoft Suite, Tableau, Enterprise process management development.
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