Vice President of the Board
Born and raised in Sierra Leone, West Africa, May-Marie immigrated to the United States in 1999, after surviving a brutal civil war and has continued to tirelessly promote social change and equity in both her personal and professional endeavors. In 2003, May- Marie immigrated to Canada, where she currently resides with her family in Hamilton, Ontario. May-Marie is a dedicated public servant, community developer and social activist with over 10 years of successful executive, operational and research experience across various sectors including Not-for-Profit, Municipal and Provincial Governments. She is also the Founder and Publisher of Illuminessence e- Magazine, a distinctive e-magazine dedicated to showcasing exemplary young fem- leaders and their remarkable accomplishments. May-Marie is currently pursuing her PhD in Public Policy and Administration with a specialization in Public Management and Leadership, at Walden University.
May-Marie is a recipient of various academic, professional and community awards in Sierra Leone, United States and Canada.