African Immigrants

Carol Ben-Davies

Carol Ben-Davies

College Bound Determination founder, Carol Ben-Davis, is a first-generation American born to Sierra Leonean parents who arrived in the US in the ’70s. Being raised by Africans the importance of education and the desire to make them proud was instilled in her from a young age. After graduating from the University of North Carolina, Chapel …

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Rahel Williams Ilava

Rahel Williams

Rahel Mwitula Williams was born in Tanzania. She is the lead designer at ILAVA, a socially responsible lifestyle brand that uses fashion, mainly African fashion, to empower women and create change globally. Rahel is very passionate about her roots and is an avid philanthropist, always seeking opportunities to solve problems and meet the needs of …

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