Angela Chester-Johnson


Angela Chester-Johnson is an American, she also the current Chief Executive Officer for GROW International Inc. GROW International exists to help women and children in agriculture/aquaculture to achieve physical, emotional, and economic wellness through training, technology, and cross–cultural exchanges. She has enjoyed a long career in international affairs, public policy and human development. Ms. Chester-Johnson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Morgan State University, and a Masters in Public Administration from California State University; with a focus in Public and International Policy. Angela has traveled the world extensively in service of private and governmental clients in development arena. She has spent almost two decades in support of the elevation of women and children worldwide, through literature, policy, training and entrepreneurship. She has also represented PROFOH at international gatherings such as the IMF/World Bank Spring meeting in Washington, DC, the Global Thinker’s Forum’s Humanitarian Organization of the Year for 2013 Athens, Greece, etc. She is the author of several children’s literary works; and is a published author of two books: Fierce and Fabulous; Whispers of Wisdom in Times of Change and Mack and Missy – an early reader fiction, exemplifying strong family values. She additionally authored a series of travel pamphlets entitled “Kicking It on the Continent”. Angela is a global public speaker, has served on numerous panels, and guest speaker on radio and TV shows. Ms. Chester –Johnson has consulted for the Corporate Council on Africa, The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) The United States Embassy in Burkina Faso and Senegal. She served the city of Oakland as its Children’s Services Coordinator; the Program Quality Chief for the District of Columbia’s Office of Health and Human Services and most recently was Project Coordinator at John Hopkins University Center of Technology and Education ,etc She speaks English and French and lives in Washington DC with her husband. +1234567890


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