Martina is a computer and cybersecurity engineer, a real estate investor and entrepreneur. She is an advocate for STEM programs tailored to minorities in the US. Martina holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and a Masters of Engineering Degree in Cybersecurity Engineering both from Morgan State University. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree in Business Administration.
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Malik is a graduate of the University of Maryland(UMD) with an Electrical Engineering degree specialized in Computer Engineering and research in Machine Learning and Cybersecurity. During his time at UMD he led the Louis Stokes Alliance Minority Participation student leadership board in recruiting minority students in obtaining Masters and PhDs in science and engineering.
Mariama is a student at the University of Maryland , College Park studying Government and Politics. Outside of school she acts as a legislative staff in the University student government working with other members to write bills and organize student initiatives . In her previous semesters, she worked as an ambassador for the School of Arts and Humanities organizing events and presentations for current and prospective students.
Sallu is an Associate in the Assurance practice of a public accounting firm. Prior to working in public accounting, he worked in the legal industry for a few years serving several roles in accounting and legal billing. Sallu holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Risk Management & Insurance from Georgia State University and a Masters of Accountancy Degree from Mercer University.
Fatmata holds a Higher National Diploma in Business Administration from the NCTVA Exams Council in Sierra Leone. She has 28 years experience working with a Non Governmental Organization, the SOS Children’s Villages Association Sierra Leone as the National Sponsorship Coordinator. As far as sponsorship was concerned I led all communication with sponsors worldwide until I retired in 2017. Because I enjoyed the work I did when the opportunity arose to help out with B.B.I. I was more than happy to get back into the field and now as an Executive Director.
Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance from UNIMTECH Sierra Leone. Currently works at EcoBank Sierra Leone LTD with seven(7) years experience in the banking sector.