Margaret Kamara


Margaret Kamara is an Intellectual Property paralegal specialist. She is a Commissioner on the Mayor's Office on African Affairs. She has a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism from Northeastern University and a Masters in Public Administration from George Mason University. She was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone and is a weekend chef.


Aisha Saaka


Aisha Saaka is a management consultant with eleven plus years of experience providing financial, strategic, and operational support to organizations across the private, public, and non-profit sectors. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics from Smith College and a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She is originally from Ghana.

Young African Professionals Network (YAP)

The Young African Professionals (YAP DC) Network is the premier conveners of events and opportunities for young African diaspora professionals ages 21-40. We provide timely and relevant resources, we facilitate innovative professional development experiences, we foster inspirational networking, and we encourage impactful community building.


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