Meet The Team
Fatima Abubakar obtained a Masters in Business Administration from the Stetson School of Business and Economics Mercer University, Atlanta, GA. She holds a distinguished Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Atlanta, Georgia. She is an accounting expert that has worked in several organizations in Atlanta, Georgia. She is extremely passionate about African development issues relating to women and children. She is also an advocate of “improving women’s reproductive health in Africa.”
Amina Wali-Shafeeq, serves on the board of both the American HVVFF initiative and the Nigerian HVVFF initiative. Mrs. Wail-Shafeeq is a Development Consultant currently pursuing her PhD in International Relations. She earned her distinguished undergraduate and graduate degrees in International Relations, History and Politics from Webster University Geneva, Switzerland. Mrs. Wali-Shafeeq also has a Certificate in Refugee and Migration Studies from Webster University Geneva. She further served as Principal Research Assistant, to the Head of the International Relations Department, at Webster University, Geneva. She has worked and assisted in several International Affairs conferences in Switzerland, Canada, United Kingdom and the United States. She has conducted research on several important issues ranging from political economy to development studies. She is extremely passionate about humanitarian issues related to gender, children, political economy and sustainable development.
Dr. Chiemelie Ebeledike specializes in Emergency Medicine. She holds an Associates Degree in Biology and a B.S. degree in Biology from Georgia State University, College of Arts & Science. A Doctorate Degree in Doctor of Medicine from Medical College of Georgia. She is servicing her residency at Advocate Christ Hospital in Chicago. She is extremely passionate about Public Health Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa particularly women’s health. She is very excited about an opportunity to serve on the board of HVVFF.
Nidhi Verma leads HVVFF's long-term technology vision and is responsible for facilitating the technical community within HVVFF. She is currently working in the IT Security industry as a Security Response Engineer in Atlanta, GA. Nidhi holds a Master of Science in Information Technology - Security and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Kennesaw State University. Her research focused on Data & Cloud Security. Her passion for public health has blossomed through the HVVFF mission.
Hauwa Abdulrahman holds a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. She is currently an intern at the National Assembly Clinic, Abuja, Nigeria. She has experience in hospital and community pharmacy and is a strong advocate for the elimination of fake drugs from the Nigerian market. She is also passionate about campaigns that support improving women's health and mental health. She is very excited about the opportunity to serve on the board of HVVFF Nigeria.