Angela has over thirty years of experience in the field of Real Estate and Construction Management. Prior to her tenure at Covenant House International, she was the Managing Director of the Culture, Health and Education Practice of Jonathan Rose Companies. Her experience has largely been with the public sector and non-profit entities to strategically plan, program, design, finance, construct and asset manage civic, cultural, institutional, and educational buildings.
Prior to rejoining Jonathan Rose Companies, Ms. Howard served as the Senior Director of Project Management for the Battery Park City Authority with responsibilities for capital planning, budgeting and project management for its large capital projects. She has also worked in the Capital Projects Department at Columbia University as well as for the Dormitory Authority of the State of NY and as a Construction Manager for Skanska and AJ Construction.
Her portfolio of projects includes restoration of the Irish Hunger Memorial and Battery Park, Post-Sandy restoration of the Athletic Fields at Battery Park City, Columbia University’s Butler Library, Starr East Asia Library and Lenfest Hall (Law School Residence), Safe Horizon 50 Court Street Project, Safe Space Jamaica and Rockaway centers, OWN Charter School, FDR Four Freedoms Park, Rockefeller Center Concourse renovation and the renovation of the Public Catalog and Main Reading Rooms at the New York Public Library among many others.
Angela performs Gregorian Chant in a schola and is a long standing member of Radoes Steel Orchestra in Brooklyn.
She also serves asVice Chair and founding Board member of Academy of the City Charter School, Board Chair at TAWAH Tanzania and education advisor to the 14+ Foundation, as well as Parish Council member at St. Augustine’s RC Church in Park Slope.
Angela Howard (Board Chair)
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF CULTURE, HEALTH & EDUCATION PRACTICE, JONATHAN ROSE COMPANIES
Winnie Terry (Vice Board Chair)
CEO, TANZANIA ASSOCIATION OF MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS (TAMFI)
Mr.Mwamanga currently the Executive Director of Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) under the President Office State House, a post held for Six years now. TASAF is now implementing TASAF III, a Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) covering 161 operation areas (local government authorities) and enrolled over 1.1 million extreme poor households who are benefiting with cash transfers and engagement in livelihood initiative. He has worked with TASAF since its design of the pilot in 1999 as an information systems consultant; and worked in different capacities from TASAF I, in 2000 to 2004 and TASAF II, from 2005 to 2012. Before joining TASAF he worked with Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) from 1982 to 1984, the National Bank of Commerce (NBC) from 1987 to 1994 and the Oil Marketing Company, Total Tanzania Limited (1994 – 1999). He is a holder of Master’s Degree of Business Administration majoring in Information systems and Management from the Netherlands and graduated in 1993. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Computing from University of Dar es salaam graduated in 1987 and Diploma in computer studies and Strategic Information Systems at the ICL training Centre in Dar es Salaam 1989 and the Institute of Information Systems and Policy in Singapore in 2006. He has attended several national and international trainings and workshops on Social Protection, strategic management, Poverty analysis and information systems in different countries.
Ladislaus Joseph Mwamanga(Board Member)
Executive Director Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF)
Helen Lauer (Board Member)
PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
Sabasaba Kitewita Moshingi (Board Member)
CEO, TPB BANK PLC
Fortunata Songora Makene (Board Member)
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND HEAD OF STRATEGIC RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION (ESRF)
Hannah is a qualified Architect (MAA, ARB) and Project Manager with expertise in creating sustainable and healthy buildings and landscapes. She has 3 years experience living and working in Tanzania, 2 years in the UK and 3 years in Denmark and is currently employed at SLA Copenhagen and as a teacher at the Royal Danish Academy on the MA Architecture program. Hannah’s practice is driven by an interest in innovative solutions and a scientific curiosity and she recently co-authored academic papers in Cities & Health and PLoSMED journals, among others. Hannah was a mentor in the TAWAH Women in Construction mentorship programme 2019-21 and has been a TAWAH board member since 2020.