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, 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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
We commit 100% of all public donations to fund our programs. To pay our overhead costs and our team members we created GG FUEL. Click FUEL US link below to learn more and help us grow.
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