Founded in 2011, the National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) – Formerly known as the National Association of Haitian Professionals (NAHP) – is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established by diverse group of forward-thinking industry experts, youth leaders, faculty, public and nonprofit sector professionals from Haiti and its global diaspora. NAAHP is focused on connecting a global community of peers with career advancement resources as well as fostering transformative relationships between NAAHP members and committed stakeholders to rebuild Haiti through philanthropy and social entrepreneurship.Read More
Leadership Scholarship Award
NAAHP’s scholarship fund provides financial support to undergraduate and graduate students of Haitian descent who are focused on civic engagement and economic empowerment for Haiti and its global diaspora. These students are either college-bound or enrolled in college in the United States with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Benefits of becoming a member
Let NAAHP take your career to the next level through mentoring, professional development workshops, conferences and networking events. If you are also looking for projects tailored to your interests and expertise that directly impact your local community as well as Haiti’s social and economic progress, NAAHP is the place for you!
How you can contribute
NAAHP prides itself on creating and maintaining mutually beneficial partnerships for its partners and sponsors. We provide an array of partnership and sponsorship opportunities, some of which include marketing visibility at NAAHP professional programs and events, as well as access to hundreds of attendees and speakers at our annual conference.
What is your mission? The mission of the Center for the Arts, Port-au-Prince is to empower adolescent girls in the arts in Haiti and to create income-generating activities in the arts. What makes your organization so unique in the non-profit space? Our work is unique because it focuses on adolescent girls, the age at which…
What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I am a mother of three beautiful children who studied marketing and international business and went on to become Executive Vice President and Board Member for Haiti’s first multinational and largest private industrial group. Individually ranked, the GB…
What is your occupation and academic background and how did you come to work in this field? I am a photographer who started out studying architecture at Bennington College but fell in love with photography and its ability to tell stories. I studied with a very special teacher, photographer and brilliant writer who taught me…
Tell us about yourself and your business? I was born in Leogane and immigrated to the US at 13. After high school, I served for 4 years in the Marine Corps where I earned a combat action ribbon for participating in Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Upon leaving the service, I attended the University of Illinois and…
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