OUR BOARD MEMBERS

Viola Llewellyn

Co – Founder | President, Ovamba Solutions Inc.
Board Of Directors, Generosity Global Inc.

Viola Llewellyn is the Co–founder and President of Ovamba Solutions, Inc. Ovamba is an award winning African “Trade tech” company that creates culturally attuned technologies to serve formal and informal African SMEs in the trade & commodities sectors. Ovamba’s solutions combine innovative Sharia compliant structures with eCommerce, logistics services, and technology to drive financial inclusion and promote growth. Mrs. Llewellyn’s past career includes building a $500MM life insurance investment fund for a Washington DC based insurance investment firm, where she led investor communications and asset management divisions. She has held positions with companies such as Unisys Corporation, IBM, KPMG Consulting, Bearing Point, and Rothschild. Viola was listed in the “Digital Undivided Report” as one of the on 34 “Black women in the USA to have raised more than $1 million for a technology as featured in the April issue of Vanity Fair Magazine”. She is listed on Innovative Finance’s 2016, 2017 & 2018 “Women in the Fintech Power List”, and on “Latice80’s Top 100 women in Fintech 2019” list. She is on a number of advisory boards and was recently announced as the newest addition to Generosity Global Inc.’s Board of Directors.

Christopher Bell III

Co – Founder | Executive Board Member – Stealthenomics
Board Of Directors, Generosity Global Inc.

Christopher Bell III is an Executive Board Member and Co–Founder at StealthEnomics™, founded in 2013 to end the multi–vendor runaround for time-constrained, quality–conscience working professionals who are funding, launching, or scaling small businesses. Prior to StealthEnomics™ Bell was a former advisor and Entrepreneur–in–Residence at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, managed global strategic accounts for two of the top three enterprise software and life sciences corporations in the world; and enjoyed an $80M IPO team experience as the leading sales revenue producer for a bioinformatics genomics company, acquired by Invitrogen Life Technologies. Outside of work, Christopher's vocation and multiple projects are anchored in improving the human condition.

David Barros Sierra Cordera

Operational Chief of Division. IMSS
Founding Partner. El Laboratorio
Co-Founder CasaDamiana.com

David is Operational Chief of Division at the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), the largest health-care provider in Mexico. He leads various COVID-19 operational and clinical research feeding decision makers at the highest level at both private (National Business Commissions), as well as public (IMSS c-suite, MoH, and National Health Institutions). Prior to his current work, as part of the founding management team of Dharma Platform, a tech startup working in the intersection between humanitarian work and technology innovation, he led Solutions engineering, Professional Services and Impact-First teams. In this role, David led digital transformation for large-scale emergency responses with organizations like Medecins Sans Frontieres, Cure Violence, Danish Refugee Council, MEDAIR, Resolute Health, and the World Health Organizations (WHO) in the Middle East and Africa. As a clinical practitioner, David deployed as a field doctor for Medicines Sans Frontieres (MSF) in South Sudan and Lebanon, providing critical services to victims of man-made disasters in the region. More recently, he co-founded Signal, providing data science support to organizations working in complex humanitarian emergencies. Previously, he coordinated several international research projects at the Mexican Health Foundation (FUNSALUD) under the Universality and Competitiveness in Health Program, in tandem with the Harvard Global Equity Initiative. He also created the syllabus and coordinated the creation of the online course for the Healthcare Management and Leadership group at the University of California - Berkeley - Mexico Initiative.

Rich Akwo

Founder | Chief Generosity Officer
Board of Directors, Generosity Global Inc.

Rich Akwo is the founder of Generosity Global Inc and serves as the organization's CEO. An entrepreneur who is no stranger to building from the ground up. Rich has guided Generosity Global from its early days to its current success. He is a sought-after public speaker on topics he is passionate about, such as social entrepreneurship, impact leadership, non-profit development. He has been recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine, the leadership at both state and local levels. A man who leads with passion, vision, and love.

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Rich Akwo Founder/Chief Generosity Officer

Rich is a social entrepreneur who is committed to using the power of business to do good and improve the quality of life for people across the world. A visionary who believes in using the power of generosity and bringing like-minded people across public and private sectors together to drastically impact the lives of people in need. He is a people before profits guy, committing his leadership wisdom to invest in people. Along with his wife Erika, he founded Generosity Global in 2010.

Erika AkwoCo-Founder / Director - Women Initiatives

Erika, alongside her husband Rich Akwo, has been a key figure in the growth and success of Generosity Global. She has been very instrumental in helping women have a voice in communities that Generosity Global works in. She is an advocate for women equality and for women to live a life of purpose. She directs the organizations mission to empower and equip women with tools for lifelong success.

George Tabi NdipAfrica Region Director

George brings with him years of business and leadership experience. He is a passionate leader combining entrepreneurial drive with business management skills to drive gains in revenue, market share and profitability. George directs and overseas all operations and partnerships for Generosity Global’s water initiatives in Cameroon. He oversees a team of field personnel, project managers, engineers, accountants and other trades that help us carry out successful water projects.

Soumya VishnoiDirector - IT Services & Graphics

Originally from India and settled in USA, Soumya is a passionate graphic designer with a background in journalism and communication. She joined Generosity Global in early 2020 to help make a difference in the lives of the underprivileged. She believes that the right designs and graphics can help create a positive impact on the lives and communities around the world. Beyond supporting and devoting her time to meaningful causes, she also likes to cook and spend time with her friends and family.

Kristin MichelCommunications Manager

In 2018, Kristin recognized the desperate need in the community and realized she needed to join others to do more good and increase the impact. After serving the homeless with a few friends for over a year, she joined Generosity Global at Selfless Saturday in 2019 and continues to assist in the field and background operations for the underprivileged. Kristin graduated in the Spring of 2020 with a degree in Digital Communication and has officially joined our team as Communications Manager in August of 2020.

Danielle ZimetGrants Manager

Danielle started volunteering with Generosity Global in 2016. In 2018, Danielle wanted to deepen her connection and find foundations to support Generosity Global. Since that time, she has built connections with various local foundations and obtained funding through grants for Generosity Shower operations. She is a vital part of our team and, with a background in Marketing and Communication Studies, she aids operations by finding new ways to bringing in revenue and fuel our important missions.

Shannon CraigProgram Coordinator - Selfless Saturday

Shannon is a native Baltimorean who has a heart for people, especially those less fortunate. Shannon joined the Generosity Global team in 2004. She is a passionate and inspiring leader who cares for the homeless and is committed to the mission of delivering care in a way that makes people feel loved and cared for. Under her leadership, Selfless Saturday continues to grow and impact more people.

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