Zambians Promoting Leadership and Making a Difference

 

We capitalize and collaborate through our unique strengths, aiming to not only exceed expectations but also to showcase greatness.

 

We are dedicated to promoting leadership, responsibility, and accountability among the youth.

 

Founded in the diaspora, our goal is to create a culture rooted in integrity that fosters investment, entrepreneurial spirit, and tourism opportunities. This commitment extends to building and strengthening social, cultural, and economic ties, reinforcing our shared values and goals.

Our Team

Meet Our Planning Committee

Dr. Freda Mwamba-Brazle
Dr. Freda Mwamba-Brazle

Dr. Freda Mwamba-Brazle is a passionate Zambian-American change catalyst who uses her collaborative skills and vast network to deliver social impact from her various pursuits. Her passion is to drive transformational change for leaders in Africa and the United States. She works as the Chief of Staff with Anthem National Accounts which delivers clinical solutions for 13 million members to improve health outcomes.

Dr. Mwamba-Brazle has spent 30 years in executive roles with the Coco Cola Company, General Electric, Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, Bank of America and Anthem. As a patriotic Zambian, she serves as Zambia’s Country Representative for the Attorney’s General Alliance Africa, where she has facilitated training to build capacity for more than 1300 legal professionals in Zambia who combat transnational crimes such as money laundering, cybercrimes, gender-based violence, human trafficking, wildlife trafficking and management training.

Capitalizing on the leadership gap in Africa, Dr. Mwamba-Brazle founded Zambian Promoting Leadership in America (ZLA) a nonprofit organization in 2014. She is also the Managing Director for Innovatus Zambia which delivers customized solutions to complex business problems and challenges.

Dr. Mwamba-Brazle graduated from Pace University in New York City with a BBA in Management Information Systems and a Master of Science in Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma. She obtained her Doctorate from University of Maryland Global Campus and is an Authorized Partner for Everything DiSC and Five Behaviors.

Trina Nkhazi
Trina Nkhazi
Trina is the owner of T3 Network Group, visioned as a global network of community-focused leaders who provide leadership, project management, IT/IS consulting and training services. She is a certified project management professional specializing in portfolio and program management and holds a masters degree in public administration. Her gift of facilitation highly complimented by her board governance experience. She enjoys vacationing with her family and is passionate about community outreach.
Chanda Mutale
Chanda Mutale
Chanda Mutale is Founder, Touch of an Angel which is a nonprofit organization that supports newborns born from underprivileged mothers in Zambia.  TOAA was established in 2013 and has put up a borehole at Kaniki Clinic and supported 300+ newborns with basic necessities. Her goal is to complete a center that will be used to empower new moms. For more information visit www.touchofanangel.org
Luwiza Malunga
Luwiza Malunga
Luwiza Malunga wife and proud mother of 4 girls, is a Realtor with one of the nation’s largest full-service real estate companies. Luwiza has over 16 years of real estate and mortgage banking experience. She is resourceful and always finds ways to overcome obstacles by identifying the positive in each and every situation.
Criss Mwakamui
Criss Mwakamui

Criss Mwakamui, web designer and SEO expert, is founder of the Crispin Mwakamui Memorial Foundation, and owner of Snellville Websites Today and Lusaka Flowers. Criss came to the U.S.A in 2001 and quickly learned the ins and outs of eCommerce, becoming a consultant to small businesses, and an adviser to Zambians in the U.S searching for cost effective ways to stay connected with families back home. He believes teaching, leading by example and volunteerism are essential building blocks to building strong communities now and in the future.

Bella Siangonya
Bella Siangonya
Bella Siangonya MPH, is a public health consultant and budding entrepreneur. Bella is passionate about community service, non-profit governance issues, fundraising, and using data for decision-making. He has primarily worked in Zambia and the United States and has been involved in implementing and evaluating multi-million dollar HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and family planning programs. As the President of the Association of Zambians in Atlanta (AZA), Bella is primarily responsible for providing strategic direction for AZA and ensuring that the organization’s activities are compliant to applicable rules and regulations and are carried out in furtherance of its mission.
Ali Nkhazi
Ali Nkhazi
Ali is the owner and mastermind of Najgraphics.com, LLC., a family owned company that offers a variety of graphic design services and products for private and public organizations. His creative gifts offer quality marketing and visual communication products. His company  specializes in design and technical setup of large format digital output for signage, banners, trade show graphics, sports venues, special events, and fleet graphics. Ali, a native of Zambia, holds a degree in Advertising Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. He and his wife, Trina Nkhazi, live in Atlanta and enjoy taking vacations with family.
Pretty Phiri
Pretty Phiri

Pretty Phiri is known as a producer/singer/songwriter know by her stage name “Nah Phiri”. She is also a accomplished chef who has cooked and  catered for people from different walks of life, Her skills in the kitchen are definitely second to none and that’s a fact. She has started a new venture as a seamstress and CEO and Co-founder of her new company (IamAfrikah). Feel free to visit her website www.iamafrikah.com and see what she has to offer.