Board of Directors

Itang H. Young, Mdiv.

Itang is a global public servant with passion-led experience in gender-based advocacy, leadership for social equity, and economic development initiatives. An engineer by training, she has a unique combination of skills, background, and experience, including international social enterprise leadership, change management expertise, and extensive leadership experience with major corporations, non-profit, and international entities. Itang most recently served as Assistant Pastor at the world-renowned Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, NY, and as the Executive Director of The Abyssinian Fund, Inc., which worked to reduce poverty in Ethiopia and increase girls’ access to education in Kenya. Itang holds a certificate in Eastern European Business, Law & Diplomacy from Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia); a BS in Industrial Distribution Engineering from Texas A&M University; a M.Div. in Theology from the Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University; and a Ph.D. in Leadership and Management from Fordham University.