Personality of the week is a weekly program created by our team to highlight the leadership and contribution of individual that are making a positive impact in the community.
Today POTW is H.E. Abraham Brima Bah from the home of the Vikings Minnesota. Honorable Abe was born unto the best union of Mr. & Mrs Bah in Liberia. Currently he is the chairman of the Board of Directors for the organization of Liberians in Minnesota (OLM). Prior to joining OLM he served as the chairman for the July 26th, 2015 Independence Day celebration where he generated substantial among of funds for the organization and the program was very well attended by Liberians from every walk of lives in the diaspora. Liberians in Minnesota saw his potential and capabilities that were needed in OLM so he was petition to serve the larger community.
In march of 2017 Brother Abe was elected by members of the Board of Directors as chairman along with other officials to lead this huge diverse group of intellectuals of Liberians in Minnesota. His coming was timely from various fronts, when OLM was falling, they needed that person with vast knowledge of organizational leadership that have the propensities to turn things around immediately.
He has contributed his time to this community in so many ways. Chairman for the fundraising committee for Masjid AL- Ansar for two consecutive years which brought countless amount of funds to kick off the masjid project. He served as chairman for Minnesota Mandingo Association Election commission and financial director 2012-2013. Prior to that, he served as assistant repatriation officer for UNHCR assigned to German Technical Corporation (GTZ) 1996. Supervisor for Stella Medical Company 2017 and Boston scientific Corporation. He holds a master degree from St. Thomas university in education with emphasis in emotional Behavioral Disorders. Master degree from St. Catherine university in organizational leadership with concentration in Strategic Management. Certificate in Ethnics and leadership from St. Catherine university. Brother Abe has received several awards and nominations including being the first African student name to be curved on the wall of the Dept of organizational leadership at the St. Catherine university. He was awarded certificate of commendation by the state of Minnesota for his work in the field of emotional behavioral Disabilities (EBD).
Ladies and gentlemen please congratulate our brother H.E. Abraham Brima Bah for his great community service and for been recognize as personality of the week.
“Keep doing good, you don’t know who’s watching”