Meet our Founders

Chernor A Diallo

Co-founder

Chernor A Diallo is currently pursuing a double major in International Relations and Public Health at the University of Rochester, New York. As a pan-Africanist, Chernor is zealously passionate about enhancing free access to quality education for all African youths as he believes education is an indispensable element for change on the continent. Prior to joining the African Leadership Academy located in Johannesburg South Africa, Chernor was a JJRSA Scholar at the Muslim Congress High School in Monrovia where he took on numerous leadership roles.
Also, he was named Bezos Scholar by the Bezos Family Foundation and participated at the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival at Aspen Institute in Colorado. Aspiring for a Master Degree in International Law, Chernor hopes to leave this world better than he found it.

Mohamed A Bah

Founder

Born in Liberia, Bah spent most of his teen years in Sierra Leone due to the Liberian civil war. He graduated with a BSc in Education at the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology. Upon his return to his home country, he became a media practitioner and served as a regular contributor to the Renaissance Newspaper, Hot Pepper and many other news outlets in Monrovia. Also, he has worked at the Liberia Muslim Media Center (Radio Al-Falaah) as a Presenter and later became a news editor of the Standard Times News Paper. His passion for a progressive Liberia led him to play a significant role in the promotion of peace, unity, and reconciliation. Over the years, Mohammed has been an advocate for free access to quality education for children and adults in Liberia.