The YAWC Network Council has re-appointed Genevie Babygirl Johnson (Mrs) as the President of Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network, Liberia Chapter in accordance with the constitution of the pro-women movement for the next two years. Her re-appointment is stemmed from the fact that she exhibited astuteness in mobilizing and leading members of the country’s chapter since 2017.
Genevie presently works as a Broadcaster and Networking Officer at a Radio Network in Liberia. She is a trained conflict management candidate of the Center for Peace Education International and has been certificated at numerous training workshops, seminars and conferences about Leadership, Women Empowerment and Diplomacy.
She is passionate about helping the orphans and children living with special disabilities. In 2017, she started the full operation of a charity organization called Chrislena Foundation which has over the years provided basic life skill trainings and donation of clothes, food items and school supplies to the vulnerable in society. Apart from running her own initiatives, she is also a volunteer at many other local and international organizations.
Genevie is a motivated young woman whose dream is to help other women succeed.
She holds a BSc. degree in Communications and Minor in Public Administration from the University of Liberia (UL).
Similarly, Vivian Akoto-Blamah has been re-appointed as the Vice President for the Network in the country. Vivian merited the position based on her contributions to the Chapter when she was previously appointed a year ago for the same position.
Vivian is presently an employee of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) assigned in the Education & Prevention Division. She is an ordained Minister of the Gospel and the Founder of the Soul Winners Outreach Ministries, an organization that was founded to empower young people in the society.
She has worked with few international NGOs, a private company, local government namely; Population Services International (Intern), A UNDP Project through the Ministry of Planning & Economic Affairs of Liberia, The United Nations Missions in Liberia (with the Military) and the Atlantic Insurance Company.
She emerged as the first female winner of “A Star is born” singing competition hosted by the United Nations Mission in Liberia and the Government of Liberia in 2009.
She is a motivational speaker, a teacher and an epitome of a strong woman, a goal getter, a humanitarian and an inspiration to young people.
She holds a BSc. degree in Economics and Public Administration from the United Methodist University and a certificate in Advanced Financial Crimes Course from the EFCC Academy, Abuja Nigeria.