Volunteers

Rezene Ahferom

Rezene has over 10 years experience working in community and international development. He plays an active role collaborating with many international organizations, foundations, and non-profits in promoting and protecting the rights of refugees and designing community health programs in the Bay Area and on the African continent. His experience also includes management of training and evaluation projects and grant making programs. Rezene is passionate about international affairs and media and has produced communications materials and managed fundraising campaigns as an employee, consultant, and volunteer with different Bay Area organizations. Rezene has also assisted in research initiatives, organized conferences and workshops and coordinated working relationships between his organization and the United Nations and other international organizations. He has been a member of PAN since 2010.

Yassin Janneh

Yassin is from The Gambia and currently works as a senior recruiting consultant for La Clinica de La Raza. She's been volunteering for PAN for over four years, staffing and working on publicity for PAN events including the signature Ubuntu Awards. Yassin has also served on PAN organizational planning and fundraising sub-committees. Her other interests lie in public health, community building in the Diaspora, and African centered global issues. Yassin currently lives in Oakland and is passionate about fitness, nutrition and food. She is an avid dancer. 

 

Fatou Kamara

Fatou Kamara is from The Gambia and has been in the US since 2004. She’s been a PAN volunteer since 2011 providing logistical and technical support at events. Fatou has a background in web design, web development, and training software users from The Gambia Telecommunications Company (Gamtel). Her work took her to Kenya, Senegal, and Ghana as a  Gamtel representative. In the US Fatou has worked as a quality engineer at Sliderocket, and managed data for Sunmoor Property Inc-Sustainable Property Management. She is currently a child-care and family assistance provider and channels her passion for dance and fitness as a Zumba instructor and avid hiker. Fatou holds a Bachelors Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences from the University of The Gambia and is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science at San Francisco State University.  

Randan Price

Randan’s passion is human rights with particular interest in Africa and the global south. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and has nearly 15 years of experience with human rights advocacy, international justice, research, and writing. She has written about the differing impacts of the oil extractive industry on women and men, focusing on the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Currently she’s a freelance grant writer for the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, which provides affordable housing in San Francisco. Randan has volunteered with a rural NGO in Ghana, as well as several Africa-focused organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been a PAN volunteer since 2006, supporting various projects including: researching funding sources; editing grant proposals; compiling information for the community Resource Book; facilitating a seminar. She has twice served on the event committee of PAN’s signature Ubuntu Awards.

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