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Executive of the Board

E. Lamar Callahan Sr.
Founder / Executive  Director

Lamar Callahan Sr. is a US Air Force Veteran and a former Boy Scout and Troop Leader.

His time as a Scout and Scout Leader made Lamar appreciate the simplicity of and beautiful lessons in helping others.

In building Africans Supporting Africans Corp., Lamar endeavors to honor God by being a Servant of the Lord, doing His work and being the person He wants Lamar to be. 

Having been homeless himself, he knows first hand, what issues the veterans are facing.


Lamar is the Founder and Executive Director of Africans Supporting Africans Corp. 


Blessed Afolayan

Blessed Afolayan is a digital marketer and copywriter based in Lagos, Nigeria. She is passionate about creating engaging content and helping businesses grow their online presence. Blessed is interested in leveraging the concept that 'Attention is the currency of the new economy' in business to drive sales. She is also interested in client retention strategies and LinkedIn habits for success on the platform. She focused on positioning, content creation, visibility strategies, networking, and brand sustainability to help brands grow.
With a passion for creating compelling content and leveraging digital platforms for business growth, Blessed is dedicated to helping clients achieve their marketing goals.
Outside of her professional endeavors, Blessed is committed to personal development and growth. She believes in the power of continuous learning and is always seeking new ways to expand her skills and knowledge.

Domasha_edited_edited.webp, Director of the Board

Domasha K. Beavers is the owner of Zip Mouth Motivation LLC in Florida and Tikia Divine LLC in Alabama. She is a Mindset Coach, Spiritual Coach and wellness guru.

She has a Masters in Higher Education and loves to feed the community's knowledge. In 2018, Domasha wrote a short guide to promote the change in others called "Building on The Wrong Foundation." In this guide, Domasha talks about trials and shifts in mindset.

Domasha is the Educational Director for Africa's Supporting Africans and continues to grow in the community. 

Domasha K. Beavers

Director on the Board

Jan Dandridge, Ph.d


I am honored and excited to be a key member and contributor on the Board of Directors for the Africans Supporting Africans Corp. (A.S.A) non-profit organization. In my capacity, I bring a wide range of experience in Special Education—ranging from classroom instructor, teacher mentor, and a member of the Senior Leadership team. Besides my professional licensure in Special Education, I am completing additional endorsements in ESL, Adaptive Functional Skills, and Special Education Interventionist for grades K - 12. In addition, I am currently testing for my Board Certification as a Parent Advocate through the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET). My passion for researching and writing grants to promote essential resources and opportunities for our clients and community.

Jocelyn Jones is a Director on the Board

Jocelyn Dionne Jones

I am affectionately known as the “Knowledge Giver”. I am the sage of early education. I reach, teach, educate, share, and empower professionals looking to create and improve transformative learning spheres. and impact the lives of future generations.

Jocelyn Dionne has taught and served on management in nonprofit and for-profit childcare settings and organizations for over 20 years.
Jocelyn is a family childcare provider in Norcross, Ga. Jocelyn is very active in the Early Childhood Education professional field. Early Childhood Education and Sociology are two disciplines Jocelyn loves and has contributed to her career accomplishments. Jocelyn Dionne is an active member of Kappa Delta Pi National Honor Society in Education and a member of the Public Policy Committee for Kappa Delta Pi.

Pranab Kaushik is a Director on the Board

Pranab Kaushik

Pranab Kaushik is a highly accomplished Computer Engineering graduate with a first-class distinction, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the Africans Supporting Africans Corp Board of Directors.


Pranab's professional journey includes serving as a Software Engineer at HCL Technologies, where he collaborated with Teradyne, a leading American automatic test equipment designer and manufacturer based in North Reading, Massachusetts. His technical acumen and dedication to excellence were further demonstrated during his tenure at the North Eastern Space Applications Centre under the Department of Space, Government of India, where he served as a Research Scientist Systems.


Pranab utilized his diverse technical background to explore entrepreneurship by managing a Hero Electric bike dealership, gaining valuable insights into business operations and customer relations. He also owns and oversees commercial real estate ventures, providing a space at minimal rent to individuals striving to sustain their livelihoods through business endeavors.


Additionally, he possesses valuable experience in the judiciary and banking sectors, where he honed his expertise in legal processes and financial management.


Beyond his professional endeavors, Pranab is actively involved in philanthropy and community development. He serves as an Advisory Board Member of Development Alert, a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to fighting poverty, community water shortages, inequity, and environmental degradation in Uganda. Development Alert collaborates with Global Joy Giving, a Philanthropic Initiative from the USA.


Pranab's commitment to leveraging his skills for positive change aligns seamlessly with Africans Supporting Africans Corp's mission. As a Board Member, he brings a unique blend of technical proficiency, entrepreneurial insight, and a passion for community development to contribute to the organization's success.

Dani Marie is a Director of the Board

Dani Marie,

Greetings community! I'm DaniMarie, a single stay-at-home millennial mompreneur based in Washington state, blessed with two little boys. Currently, I manage four virtual shows full time from home, each offering a blend of education, elevation, and entertainment. My journey includes a master's degree in educational leadership, and I've utilized my expertise in various roles working with college students and in education. I've proudly served on the board of the Clover Park Technical College Foundation, motivated by my commitment to higher education. My passion for education stems from the belief that knowledge is power. Excited to share my abundance of passion, ideas, and resources with you!

Destinii Miller is a Director of the Board

Destinii Miller

Meet Destinii Miller, the dedicated Director of, a non-profit organization that is transforming lives through education. With an unwavering commitment to making a positive impact, Destinii brings a wealth of experience and a heart full of compassion to their role. As the founder and CEO of Envy In The Rough LLC, B.I.G Girl Yoga, and Envy Aesthetics And Cosmetics, and Perfect Solutions LLC. Destinii  has demonstrated an exceptional ability to build and lead successful ventures. This entrepreneurial spirit is matched only by their passion for helping others and uplifting communities, particularly the youth. Destinii's expertise in marketing for numerous non-profit organizations, such as Holt International, The Humane Society Of The United States, Heifer International, and The United Breast Cancer Foundation, has left an indelible mark on the world. Through these experiences, they have provided invaluable resources and information to millions of individuals on a national and international scale. A true advocate for education, Destinii  excels in their role as an educator, both for potential donors and community members. Their ability to impart knowledge and inspire action is truly remarkable. Through their efforts, Destinii continues to bridge gaps, create connections, and foster positive change, leaving an enduring legacy of empowerment and transformation.

Keerthana Nalamothula_edited_edited.webp, Director of the Board

Keerthana, a dedicated advocate for positive change has a background in impactful NGO work, she excels in content writing, editing, and project coordination. Holding an educational background in a STEM field, Keerthana's commitment to making a difference is evident in her leadership roles in STEM campaigns and active participation in UN initiatives, addressing critical issues like plastic pollution. Her diverse achievements and skills reflect a passion for education and contribute to her holistic approach to creating positive impacts.

Keerthana Nalamothula

Romir Patel a Director on the Board

Romir Patel,

Romir has always been passionate about giving back to his community. After moving to Arizona, he began volunteering with a local organization supporting individuals with special needs and loved helping out. After discovering the joy of giving back, he wanted to give others this same opportunity to serve the community.

He currently serves as the Founder and CEO at Helping Hands Corporation , a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. His passion can be seen throughout the organizations rapidly growth, serving individuals in 30 nations within a span of 7 months through one of the programs he oversees. He is also spearheading efforts to develop new programs to help even more individuals in third world nations to achieve success in postsecondary education.

Bineta Toure is a Director on the Board

Bineta Toure

After graduating from high school I travelled to France where I studied Information sciences and Communication and went up to a Master's degree in Web content and project management in 2005. I went back to my home country, hoping to evolve in the NGO sector. For some reason, I love teaching. The more I have gained experience and knowledge and the more I feel I have to share it with anyone who needs it.

I have 18 years of experience implementing Communications and digital project strategies in NGO’s, State Administration and the Private Sector. I have organized and coordinated many international events, managed Web Projects, corporate communications campaigns and on the field advocacy campaigns. 

As a PR professional, I pride myself with emotional and multicultural intelligence, am client oriented and a teamwork player.

Despite being a mother, I have graduated from an Executive MBA in 2022 throughout my last pregnancy and work as head of dept. of the customs IT sector. I strive to achieve my goals.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

Dr. Seuss

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