Daughter of Chief MF Akam of Kai Fondom in Meta
Wife of Bangou
Mafor is a retired social worker who has served as a grass root worker in all ten Regions of Cameroon. She was part of the pioneer team that introduced the cultivation and transformation of suya beans to the Cameroonian community. She was part of a peace-making force commissioned to Rwanda following the genocide, to encourage the women to take their place as mothers of the nation in promoting the restoration of peace. She has been engaged in educational, cultural and social exchange programs in various nations like Zimbabwe, the Philippines, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Egypt, Rwanda. She served as the provincial delegate of the Circle International de la Promotion de Creation (CRPCRE) which empowered communities through education on strategies and providing tools for the preservation of nature and gender empowerment. She is the Owner and CEO of Providence Home Care Inc. Atlanta, GA.
Mafor is a member of Cameroon Kai Diaspora, Nghemba title holders of Georgia, the Northwest Women’s Association of Georgia (CAMWAGA) and Former Treasurer of Association de Bamileke D’Atlanta (ABA), now called Circle D’amie Bamileke D’Atlanta (CABA).
Mafor holds a diploma in community development, organization, and management from the Pan African Institute for Development West Africa (PEDWA) in Buea, and a bachelor’s in marketing and statistics from the University of Dchang, Cameroon
Prince, Charles Amechi Uti, Ph.D. is a researcher in African studies and leadership management. He has 15+ years of experience working in communications and management. He currently serves as the Registrar of the African International Leadership Institute, and as the Secretary General of the International Association of African Authors and Scholars-Professional Development Institute (IAAAS-PDI). Dr. Uti is on the board of the Southeast Queens Chamber of Commerce, New York. He is the President/Owner of Utica Security Services Inc., and Utica Security Training LLC both in Queens, New York. Dr. Uti is an Adjunct Professor at the University of the People, California.
Dr. Uti is a doctoral graduate in Management from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He holds a first-class honor Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree, both in Mass Communication and Media Technology from Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria, as well as a master’s in business administration (MBA) from Alliance University, New York.
Millions of Africans have been dispersed from the motherland, creating large overseas communities with people of African origin. This has created a crisis of identity amongst young Africans in diaspora seeking to know their roots. There is a dire need to bridge the gap to ensure that the younger generation understand, appreciate, and can uphold their cultural heritage.