Ms. Valarie Sandra Johnson is a graduating Senior student of the University of Liberia; the Country’s premiere institution of higher learning, she’s pursuing (BA) degree in Sociology with emphasis in Public Administration. Being a person of cross-cutting and multifaceted aspirations, she’s also a certified seamstress and earned this skill after intensive hands-on training at the Liberia Returning Network Vocational Training Institution. Ms. Johnson is a fluent, skilled, and literate computer aficionado with professional expertise in Microsoft office operation; she holds a certificate in Microsoft, earned at the Horizon computer Institute. She has a colorful work experience in a verity of bankable fields, Ms. Johnson is currently the President of the Sociology and Anthropology Students Association (SASA) at the University of Liberia; Ms. Johnson is a charismatic and result oriented student Leader with hardcore interpersonal communication skills. Madam Johnson has a very laudable financial expertise; she presently serves as the financial secretary at the National Youth Ministry, Church Of Pentecost (COP) in Liberia. Moreover, she is the Finance Manager at one of Liberia’s most impactful Youth based Organization Youth for Change Incorporated an NGO with wide scale national impact in the area of breeding young leaders. She was an intern at the Liberia’s Ministry Of Gender, Children And Social Protection where she assist in the day to day running of the ministry, (file documents, take minutes and do proposals when requested by coordinators and etcetera. Being a leader of great efficacy, Ms. Johnson is a founding member of Youth Coalition for Education in Liberia (YOCEL) and served as Deputy Director of YOCEL from 2013-2015. Madam Johnson has also worked with the United Nations Children Fund- Nutrition division (UNICEF) as a team leader. Her duties among many other things were to mobilizing babies mothers to follow the best practice of breastfeeding, personal hygiene, reproductive health and the like. Her time spent with UNICEF paved the way for her to get her first employ job with a salary at the International medical corps (IMC) in 2015. At IMC, she served as Mobile outreach Office for the Nutrition Division in Kakata, Margibi County. In addition, she also served as the chief scribe of the Pentecost Student Association and she also worked as the leader of the Children’s ministry at the F.D. Walker District COP-Liberia where she is providing trainings to kids in the area of personality development, adherence to societal core-values and knowing God. Madam Valarie Sandra Johnson is a role module to a great slew of Liberia’s youthful population and is one of Liberia’s most promising young Leaders. Her favorite quote “Once you are determine, no matter what happens you can make it.”
Human Resource Manager
Caroline Armah, the current HRM of Youth for Change Inc., is a student of criminal justice at the African Methodist Episcopal University and has been in the YOC network since its founding in 2012. Caroline has risen through the ranks of YOC, beginning with Administrative assistant and is currently the Human Resource Manager. Caroline has a great passion for education, human capacity building and youth empowerment. She is an alumna of the Young African Leadership Initiative, Public Policy and Management track. She believes in the youth of Liberia and thereby, believing in the YOC dream. Caroline intends to build a vibrant youth community and a better Liberia. Caroline is guarded by a philosophy that states, “Our greatest glory consists not in never fallen, but rising each time we fall”.