Fatmata Koroma,

CEO of Therapeutic Interventions Inc.

She is the Founder and CEO of Therapeutic Interventions Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, DC that provides communities with information on leadership, education, entrepreneurship, health, and strategies to enhance the quality of life. Fatmata Koroma is also Executive Producer and Host of Celebrity Health Talk TV, Chair and Co-founder of Kushe’ Magazine,  Founder of African Union Diaspora News and Media and Founder of the Miss Culture USA Pageant.
By trade, Fatmata is a healthcare professional providing compassionate and professional care to patients of all medical conditions. She specializes in infection control; massage therapy, health education, and quality of health issues.
Fatmata served as the former vice president of marketing and sales with African Radio Salone and former secretary on the Executive Board of Directors for the Sierra Leone Association of Artists and Musicians. She has received several awards for her contributions to the Sierra Leone community.
Fatmata has a Master’s Degree in Public Health with a specialty in Epidemiology from Kaplan University and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership. Fatmata holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation therapy and Allied Health Sciences from Howard University in Washington, DC and a Nursing Degree from the University of the District of Columbia.

Board of Directors

Executive Director in charge of Operations, Training and Leadership Development

Kelley Page Jibrell is a global advisor and solution finder with expertise in strategy, collaboration and implementation across sectors and continents. Ms. Jibrell also facilitates USA and foreign investments capitalizing on her network and international development experience. Ms. Jibrell sits on international Corporate Boards and has won both Corporate and Academic awards.
Her clients include United States and foreign governments, embassies, private companies and successful start-ups. Client industries include Agribusiness, Banking, Defense and Aeronautics, Diplomacy, International Development, Energy, and Mining. Prior to founding Sachem Global, LLC, Ms. Jibrell was a management consultant at an elite consulting firm and IBM for more than a decade. Her expertise in Strategic Direction, Leadership Support, Implementation, Organizational Change Management, Communications and Facilitation are highly sought. Ms. Jibrell is a speaker for renowned institutions such as the World Bank, MIT, African National Congress, Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and Women’s Business Enterprise Council. Ms. Jibrell contributes to international publications.
Ms. Jibrell has conducted business on 5 continents in the following countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Cuba, D.R. Congo, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Indonesia, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, United Kingdom, Ukraine, USA and Zambia.
As an Adjunct Professor at Howard University’s School of Business, Prof. Jibrell teaches International Business to MBA and JD/MBA candidates. Prof. Jibrell engages Fortune 500 executives, government leaders and company owners from mature markets & developing countries and has presented at academic conferences. Prof. Jibrell led her class to support a South African Engineering firm to win a set-aside for a 123Billion Rand (US$20B) contract to revitalize the South Africa railway. Prof. Jibrell won a grant and launched a Global Trilateral MBA Program with Howard and Universities in South Africa and China.
Presently, Ms. Jibrell is a philanthropist for the Smithsonian’s upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture. Additionally, she is a founding member of the African Diaspora working group for the U.S. State Department. Ms. Jibrell is also a sitting member of the Corporate Council on Africa’s (CCA) East Africa Private Sector Trade Working Group. She recently served on the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) Advisory Council and effectively helped with getting Congressional support and 10 year extension.
Ms. Jibrell served as Chair of the Board of Directors for Adeso, an award-winning international NGO based in East Africa, spearheading growth from US$500,000 to over US$35M annually, with clean financial audits.
Ms. Jibrell graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a BA in Critical Social Thought and Spanish. She earned her MBA in International Business from Howard University. She speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese and learning French. Ms. Jibrell resides in the Washington, DC area with her family.


Swanza Harris

Grant Reviewer

Ben Bangoura

Executive VP in charge of Public Relations

International journalist Ben Bangoura is the Founder and Editor of AlloConackry.com, an independent French-language multimedia organization based in Washington, D.C. He also serves as communications adviser to the Ambassadors of Guinea, and then former Ambassadors of Chad, CAR and Republic of Congo.

Mr. Bangoura has over two decades of experience in broadcast journalism, both in his native Guinea and the United States.

He began his career in 1992, as a reporter, for Radio Television Guineenne (RTG), covering sports, politics, and diplomatic affairs. In 1994, he came to the U.S. to study world affairs and broadcasting. He then joined the French Branch of Voice of America, as a broadcast journalist..

Bangoura subsequently became an Independent Producer for the U.S. Department of State where he filed numerous feature stories, including a documentary on the history and perspective of African Americans in the United States, as well as the “Process of Electing an American President”.

His stories were widely distributed by American Embassy Television Network (AETN) and aired in African nations, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Chad, Burkina Faso etc....

Bangoura has interviewed numerous foreign leaders, including Presidents Jacob Zuma of South Africa, Alpha Condé of Guinea, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia to name a few…

In the U.S. he has interviewed former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell, Former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrish, and National Security Adviser to President Obama, Susan Rice, among other top U.S. officials. Bangoura has also covered every presidential election in the U.S. since year 2000.

An alumnus of the Institute of World Affairs and Columbia School of Broadcasting, Bangoura holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in History and Philosophy from the University of Conakry in Guinea.

Jeannine B. Scott

Executive Secretary

Ms. Jeannine B. Scott has enjoyed a long-standing career focused uniquely on the African continent.  She brings over 30 years of experience in the field of international development, spanning the private, non-profit, multi-lateral agency and US government sectors, both domestically and globally. She has traveled to and/or worked in some 40 countries in Africa; and has worked with numerous private and public organizations in Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America.


Presently she is the Founder & Principal of America to Africa Consulting, LLC, (A2A).  A2A focuses on brokering sound trade and investment linkages between�American and African companies.  Ms. Scott provides strategic guidance, policy advice and partnership facilitation across a variety of sectors including agri-business, energy and others. She also assists companies with their social responsibility initiatives in African countries.


From 2011-2016, Ms. Served as President of the U.S.–Angola Chamber of Commerce (USACC), a 25-year old organization which promotes trade and investment between the US and Angola. At USACC Ms. Scott provided strategic guidance for companies and investors; carried out trade missions; facilitated a number of business-related symposia across the U.S. and in Angola; and held policy dialogs with high-ranking officials as well as with businessmen from both the U.S. and Angola. She also provided linkages for capacity building and management training programs targeted especially towards SMEs and Local Content companies seeking to reach the next stage in business.


Prior to her USACC Presidency, (2003- 2010), Ms. Scott served as Senior Vice President of Africare, the oldest and largest African-American NGO uniquely focused on executing economic development and humanitarian programs across the continent of Africa.  At Africare, she oversaw operations of over 200 projects, valued at some $200 million, in 24 African countries, as well as its offices then in Europe and Canada.


Before Africare, Ms. Scott served at the African Development Bank Group  (AfDB) – the largest financial institution on the African continent - at its headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire for a decade.  From 1998-2001 she held a political appointment under the Clinton Administration as Advisor and Alternate U.S. Executive Director to the Board of the African Development Bank. Earlier in her AfDB career Ms. Scott was a staff member of the Bank.  She worked in project and portfolio operations continent-wide.  

Her early career was with Africare where she served as: Country Representative for Senegal, with oversight of operations in The Gambia, Mauritania and Cape Verde; founder and Director of the Food for Development Program; and Program Manager.


Ms. Scott has served on a number of high-level working groups including: Co-Chair of the Inter-Action/UNHCR Humanitarian Working Group; the Center for Global Development’s High- Level Working Group on the African Development Bank; UK-US High- Level Working Group on African Women’s Empowerment; and as an advisor to the US Doctors for Africa First and Second African First Ladies Leadership Summits, among others.

Ms. Scott holds an A.B. degree from Vassar College in Political Science and Africana Studies and a Master’s degree in International Relations from Yale University. She has also studied at the National Defense University, the Institute of Development Studies (UK), The Sorbonne, University of Paris I, the Institute of European Studies (France), and the University of Dakar (Senegal). Ms. Scott is fluent in French and knowledgeable of Portuguese.

George Collinet

Executive Director in Charge of Operations

Collinet began his radio career at the Voice of America in 1965 when his personality driven shows in English and French skyrocketed him to fame, earning fans in the tens of millions across the continent. Many, many Africans heard James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, and other greats for the first time thanks to Collinet. In 1988, Collinet came full circle as host of public radio’s Afropop Worldwide where he introduced American listeners to the greats of African music. In a wide ranging career, Collinet has also worked as a recording artist, produced numerous films and videos, launched publications, hosted star-studded events and led media training workshops around the world.

Board of Directors

Therapeutic Interventions Inc. Board of Directors. From left to the right: Fatmata Koroma (CEO), Swanza Harris (Grant Review), Georges Collinet (Executive in charge of community outreach), Kelly Page Jibrell (Executive Director in charge of Operations, Training and Leadership Development) Jeannine B. Scott (Executive Secretary). Ben Bangoura (Executive VP in charge of PR)