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OUR TEAM

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Cornelius Tfurndabi Tawong

Cornelius Tfurndabi Tawong

ActLab CEO/President

Professional highlights:
“With 18+ years of experience in vocational training and entrepreneurship in Cameroon I bring extensive knowledge and a nationwide network in this area. 

Personal mission:
“I believe that people have access to resources that they can in turn use to fulfill their economic, social and political goals and this is why I initiated ACTLAB. I feel that ACTLAB has allowed me to shine because it makes me use of knowledge and skills I already have and is for a cause I truly believe is worthwhile.”

Nchotindoh Mbelewi Fidelis

Nchotindoh Mbelewi Fidelis

ActLab Secretary General

Professional highlights:
More than twenty years was the Principal of Technical College, more than six years in Tobby Vision Computers Vocational Education and Training Center Bambui as Chairperson of the Board of Directors and Entrepreneurship Trainer.

Personal mission:
“Being a friend to Cornelius and seeing his investment in Cameroonian education from the private sector, I greatly appreciated the opportunity to become a member of ACTLAB in order to pull resources and support children, women, persons with disabilities, and their propensity to achieve and thrive.”

Mangoh Yinike

Mangoh Yinike

ActLab Treasurer

Professional highlights:
Community nurse and teacher of Home Economics – health background and in charge of planning and organizing.

Personal mission:
“I am a community nurse and work with individuals with illnesses. Knowing the importance of nutrition in health, I furthered my studies into Government Technical Teacher Training College Mbengwi. I graduated as teacher of Home Economics and started teaching with ACTLAB centre from where I knew about their vision and impact on people, especially those who are discriminated against (such as women, elderly and people with disabilities), and was motivated and really love to be a part of ACTLAB to help spread awareness and maintain the health of these communities.”

Tawong Veronica Ndosi

Tawong Veronica Ndosi

ActLab Vice President

Professional highlights: 
Entrepreneurship & Business Management for trading businesses for 10+ years.

Personal mission: 
“I joined ACTLAB because I wanted to utilize the profits from my business to help. I also wanted to utilize my skills, and extensive business experience to help ACTLAB. I am interested in expanding my business to a bigger level and also encouraging young people in Cameroon to create their own businesses outside from education. I also hope to learn more about international programs through ACTLAB.”

Stephanie Murka

Stephanie Murka

ActLab Public Relations Officer

Professional highlights:
Currently holding a high school qualification in Business Management, Marketing, Commerce and Finance.

Personal mission:
“I was motivated to join ACTLAB because I am passionate about entrepreneurship and saw diverse sets of people with rich experiences at the organization that I would be able to meet and learn business and entrepreneurial ideas from. I am detail-oriented, driven, and passionate about the work our organization does.”

Sipyinyu Anela Wiba

Sipyinyu Anela Wiba

ActLab Financial Secretary

Professional highlights:
An undergraduate student precisely level 400 in the University of Bamenda totally of Science in the Department of Biochemistry.

Personal mission:
“As a public health major, my primary interest is bettering the lives of vulnerable populations globally, particularly women and children. I considered it a great chance to join ACTLAB community and contribute to help. Being a part of like minded people and attending meetings (njangi) is our culture and the vision of ACTLAB is all what I wanted!”

OUR VOLUNTEERS

Sheryl Bellagamba

Sheryl Bellagamba

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights:
BA in Politics and International Relations student at the University of Perugia, educator for teenagers (14-17 years old). 

Personal mission: the causes that I care most about are: justice and security, equality and human rights, animal welfare, environment protection. I would like to turn my values into concrete action to help make a difference.

Jan Cornevin

Jan Cornevin

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights: Studied chemical engineering and supporting life science businesses  with their corporate, access and development strategies

Personal mission: to use my modest capabilities and dedication to help mitigate the health and political adverse event slowing down Actlab’s initiatives.

Paloma Carreras

Paloma Carreras

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights:
Pursuing a Masters in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. Received the International Baccalaureate Diploma with merits and the CAS award. 

Personal Mission: to use my education and resources to advocate for human rights internationally.

Daniel Sperle

Daniel Sperle

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights: Industrial Engineer with international experience and a background in research and development in various industries and automotive consultancy.

Personal mission: to use and improve my skills and knowledge for the welfare, equality, security, education and justice of people around the world and to drive innovation in accordance with this mission.

Irene Corcione

Irene Corcione

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights: Persuing a Master in Digital Marketing at Northumbria University in London. Graduate in Communication and Graphic Design.

Personal Mission: to use my knowledge, skills and crativity to design a better world!

Jaime Garicia

Jaime Garicia

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights: 
In his career, Jaime Garcia engages on multidisciplinary projects across the globe. Jaime joined MovingWorlds to find the best way to use this passion for growing entrepreneurship for small businesses around the world.

Personal mission: “I decided to partner ACTLAB and together, we led an entrepreneurship workshop, to help local business owners grow their enterprises and expand their reach within the community and I had as a personal goal to do fireside chats and research for my PhD.”

Anastasia Nikitina

Anastasia Nikitina

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights: graduated from the university with a degree in clinical psychology, later obtained a master degree in innovation business and management. CIPD UK certified experienced HR manager, worked in banking and financial spheres.

Personal mission: to help people and organizations use their potential to maximum extent. Advocate for human rights and equality, Fight against discrimination and inequality.

Antony Mwangi

Antony Mwangi

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights: 
ActLab Fundraising programme development, User experience and design professional, Certified sustainability practitioner, SDG advocate and humanitarian.

Personal mission: To help non-government organisations model, design and implement impact oriented and sustainable strategies that surrounds fundraising, organizational mapping and drive commitment to align and integrate the sustainable development goals.

Nida Khan

Nida Khan

ActLab Volunteer

Professional Highlights: Graduated with an Honours BSc in Specialist Psychology. Graduating at the end of this year with an MPPA – Masters in Public Policy and Administration. Worked as a Business and Optimization Assistant for Regional Government in Ontario, in an Environmental Services Department.

Personal Mission: To use my professional skills, along with my personal passion of advocating for human rights, to create, develop, and improve policies that work to help marginalized populations worldwide (i.e. with Government and/or Non-Governmental organizations).

Carlos Eduardo Botia Díaz

Carlos Eduardo Botia Díaz

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights: 
an engineer by profession. Graduated from the University of Colombia with experience in multinational companies in Financial Planning, Logistics and Global Implementation of new business platforms like SAP and Vistex.

Personal mission:“I believe that the MASTER KEY to make a positive and sustainable impact in our society is EDUCATION and I joined MovingWorlds USA and saw ACTLAB had a clear vision of developing different high quality training programs to transform the lives of as many Cameroonians as possible. “

Chebioam Vieira

Chebioam Vieira

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights:
Experienced Graphic Designer with over 15 years in the field, applying technical and creative abilities to diverse customer projects in various countries. Highly effective at collaborating with artistic, project, production and administrative professionals to complete tasks according to budgets and schedules. Work experience across multiple industries including corporate, retail, startup, and nonprofit on projects both large and small.

Personal mission:
“I have known Cornelius for a few years now after connecting with him as a remote volunteer. I believe in ACTLAB’s mission and the work they are doing to promote health and education to communities in need. I was happy to have been given the opportunity to do graphic design work for ACTLAB’s campaign. I will continue to support this organization and what it stands for.

Alan Thomas

Alan Thomas

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights:
20+ years in Financial Services focusing on risk mitigation, customer experience and project management.

Personal mission:
“Everyone in life deserves an equal opportunity but unfortunately that is not the case. I like to treat everybody equally and with respect. I partnered with ActLab and used my relationship building skills to create awareness on the educational situation in Cameroon and lack of resources which is hampering the youth of the country for a chance to broaden their knowledge and ultimately impacting their career aspirations.”

Lama Ajoub

Lama Ajoub

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights:

Drawing my inspiration from the belief that the greatest part of our existence enfold in service of humanity so I was involved in big projects under Irish Aid, BMZ, EU and UK Aid. I feel that my combination of competencies, experience in management and communications and my passion for humanitarian work make me develop an organizational and networking skills
My solid experience as a humanitarian activist in Protection, Education and livelihood Departmentshas allowed me to gain strong leadership and analytical skills that can be effectively used by new organization; I have amassed a broad knowledge in managing internal communication for members, and external members like the beneficiaries, stakeholders, municipalities’ members and staff in other NGOs. I was also accountable for all communication activities including liaison activities with organizations with similar interests locally and internationally. Furthermore, I have attained substantive skills in organizing and facilitating various training sessions and workshops, providing necessary support to project team and partners, facilitating participatory planning and budgeting, project database management, planning Events, report writing/documentation and coordinating, linking and leading collaborations with various like-minded organizations and other stakeholders.

Personal mission:

Jemima Howes

Jemima Howes

ActLab Volunteer

Professional highlights:

Law Student
Volunteering through the United Nations Volunteering Programme writing grants, proposals and supporting health and education through The Action Lab for Development Centre resulted in being a representative for the United Nations Women 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Valuing health and education is additionally evident through achievements such as qualifying as a Personal Trainer, singing for the Help for Heroes, volunteering with Student Voice and as an Anti-Bully Ambassador throughout my education and completing the AMICUS Death Penalty Trainin

Personal mission:

OUR ASA PROJECT PARTICIPANTS

Name: Nina Mannschott

Professional Highlights: Geo-Researcher, GIS-Analyst

Personal Mission: Maps for development

Name: Jonathan Tertsunen

Professional Highlights:
Bachelor’s in Cultural Studies from Leipzig, participation in the ASA-programme, IB Diploma from Lusaka, Zambia.

Personal Mission:
I deeply care about justice, transparency, innovation and everyday people. I utilize my experience in social entrepreneurship and at the intersection of technology and culture for positive change. Altogether my skills, energy and creativity aim for societal impact, holistic answers and showing how interconnected things actually are.

Name: Keyu Liu

Professional Highlights: Bachelor’s in Electronical Engineering, Currently enrolled for a Bachelor in Philosophy and a Master in Electrical Engineering.  

Personal Mission: 

Name: Carlotta Bonn

Professional Highlights:
Bachelor’s in Political Science and Economics. Currently enrolled for a Master in Economic Sociology at Goethe University Frankfurt.
Internship for German Development Agency (GIZ) in 2023 in the Department of Energy and Transport with a focus on green hydrogen.

Personal Mission:

Name: Josephine Mothes 

Professional Highlights: I graduated with a Bachelors degree in Ethnology and Slavic Studies in Freiburg Germany. Next to my volunteer work on the NGO BUND (Friends of the Earth Germany), I am an advocate for LGBTIQ* rights everywhere. With the ASA Engagement Global program, I got the chance to volunteer at  ACTLAB for 3 months. My topics were fundraising and digital marketing.

Personal Mission: My personal mission is to empower marginalized communities. I want to ensure that everybody can access institutions and is able to participate in everyday life without being discriminated.