Keyla Silva-Byrd LMSW, CNP                                    Founder/President &Executive Director

Keyla Silva-Byrd graduated from New York University with her Masters in Social Work. She received a BA in Psychology and a certification in Child Advocacy from Montclair State University. Keyla has worked as a psychotherapist for 7 years, as a sexual violence advocate and prevention specialist for 3 years, and is currently working as clinical social worker at an alternative high school.  She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and has a passion for empowering youth and watching them succeed. Her vision for this organization arose from a recent trip to Angola where she was both touched and inspired by the people but bothered by the circumstances of the country. 


Vice-President: Open                                                                    Email: 

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TreasurerLiliana Pinto                                      Email: 

Liliana provides treasurer support with shared accounting skills to help advance the cause of the organization. Liliana is a native Angolan and has worked in the nonprofit community in the Mission of Angola to the United Nations as an Administrative/Finance Assistant. This experience gave her a deep appreciation and drive to go above and beyond helping oversee and safeguard organization’s finance for continuous inspiration of future generations.

Member at large & Technology StrategistVinod Thachin                               

Vinod is a senior business and certified technology executive with broad international experience in small, mid-size and multi-billion companies, driven by maximizing value of information technology and delivering in conjunction with business objectives.  He has a demonstrated track record of simplifying business processes and consolidating systems to reduce complexity and operating costs. He is also the President and Chief Architect for ShopSharePoint LLC, a certified SBE/WBE & a technology, management and consulting company that delivers high quality SharePoint services. 


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