Our team

Two African Women


Afia Khalia Kodua

Co-Founder

Afia Khalia Kodua is a returnee by way of Los Angeles, California. She is a mother, nation builder, Poet, rapper/artist and licensed massage therapist(naturopath healer). She is dedicated to the advancement of African people globally and can be found making music that speaks to our elevation as a people. She believes in healing what she terms the Bodymind through energy works and touch. As a natural educator she has taken her love of community building and co-founded H.E.R Collective(helping elevation rise) with Nzali Abraham. H.E.R Collective is a social enterprise that aims to create social environments and build economic bridges between the African Diaspora and the continent.

Johnetta Nzali Abraham

Co-Founder

Johnetta Nzali Elela Abraham is a returnee by way of Charlotte, North Carolina,USA . She is an education consultant and Secondary Principal who prides herself on creating academic spaces that cater to the whole child. Nzali had a keen focus on African centered education and is actively developing culturally appropriate materials for literacy. She is also a master organizer and her creativity is expressed through her logistical mind. She is one of the co founders of H.E.R Collective(helping elevation rise) with Afia Kodua. H.E.R Collective is a social enterprise that aims to create social environments and build economic bridges between the African Diaspora and the continent.

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