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We give you access to the best of the African Diaspora in Toronto. We bring together seasoned professionals who value the importance of building strong ties within their community over time, sharing professional experiences and knowledge in an intimate setting. Manyatta Folks are champions, fighters and winners. A champion is also an inspiring figure in the community, a person who fights for a cause, someone who’s really good at something. If you are a champion or know one, let us know.
Lianne Hannaway is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA, CPA), working in Toronto, Ontario. She was born Winnipeg; raised in Mississauga, lived in Paris, France but her roots go back to the Caribbean. Lianne has built an expertise in Finance Transformation & Operations at KPMG, TMX Group and now as COO & CFO of Talent X.
Eyra Abraham is a Founder/CEO of Lisnen, a Toronto-based Startup which develops technology for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Eyra graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. She pivoted her career into marketing and communications, but her love for technology and innovation drew her back to founding her company, which has a mission to empower people to overcome challenges.
To cultivate and connect visionary Entrepreneurs of tomorrow to our network of Leaders and Experts that can help them evolve and grow their ventures through mentorship and funding. At HartNamtemah, everything we do is to build strong leadership and cooperation to ultimately create an inclusive continent for all.
Fatou Jammeh is working to make the world a better place one community at a time. She is currently employed by The MATCH International Women's Fund where she gets to bring her passion for community building and women's rights.
Fatou Jammeh est une professionnelle de la diaspora africaine qui travaille à faire du monde un meilleur endroit où vivre et ce, une communauté à la fois.