Turning Interest Into Action
Upward African Woman (UAW) is a California-based 501(c)3 non-proﬁt organization, founded in 2014 with a goal to empower women, giving them and their children an opportunity for a better life.
UAW is committed to establishing and supporting sustainable programs to tackle poverty, illiteracy, disease, and hopelessness in order to improve the general well being of the African woman and child.
WHO WE ARE
Since our founding in 2013, Upward African Woman has developed and grown in a positive direction. We’re very proud of the diversity of our staff, and their abilities to contribute their own unique experience and skills to our success. Find out more about some of our team members below.
MEET OUR TEAM
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS DEVELOPMENT
DIRECTOR OF YOUTH
MESI ADA USIADE
FUNDRAISING AND EVENT COORDINATOR
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS
DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN AFFAIRS