Lady Kate Njeuma
Honorary Ambassador for Arts & Entertainment
Lady Kate founded The Miss Africa USA Pageant in 2005. The Pageant's headquarters is located in the State of Maryland. Her vision is to empower young women and provide a platform for them to be seen and heard in a strategic and effective way. Hundreds of young women have been positively
affected by the Pageant’s leadership development, trainings, marketplace experience and mentorship.
The Pageant focuses on building confidence and empowering young women to give back to under-served communities in Africa and in the United States of America. Today each delegate works on a micro project to benefit a community in need in Africa or America.
You can easily find officials, movie stars, business leaders and community leaders around the world taking a vested interest in the Pageant. Lady Kate brings to IWTT personalities from the arts & entertainment area, businesses and young entrepreneurs. Lady Kate is a speaker, trainer and one of notoriety in the United States and Africa.
Mr. K.V. Kumar
Honorary Ambassador for Strategic Business Development
Mr. Kumar has worked with every U.S. President since President Reagan in various positions. His expertise is in government relations; liaison; alliance building; crisis management; human resources; strategic planning and interpersonal skills.
Mr. Kumar has left his voice print and thumb print in the halls of government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration. He has worked with the World Bank and many private organizations. He is the Managing Partner of Kumar & Talvadkar Associates, LLC.
Ms. Rosemary Jones
Honorary Ambassador for Diversity & Inclusion
Ms. Jones is Director of Supplier Diversity for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. In this capacity, she manages, facilitates and administers the various day-to-day responsibilities and support activities of the supplier diversity program which includes strategic planning, training, data reporting, policy development, and economic development for diverse suppliers.
Ms. Jones is always looking for new ways to advance the program by strengthen development, communication and access with the most innovative and performance driven Minority Women Business Enterprises. She collaborates with Turner managers to uncover ways to increase spending with diverse suppliers. She is also responsible for enhancing the company’s visibility and brand through community outreach programs and key partnerships with minority professional organizations.
Prior to joining Turner Broadcasting, she worked for IBM Global Procurement where she focused on contracting logistics and technology consulting to minority and women owned enterprises.
Ms. Jones is a business coach, consultant, instructor and public speaker with over 15 years of experience in Corporate Diversity & Inclusion.
She was appointed by Governor Roy Barnes in 2000 to develop the first ever Governor’s Mentor Protégé Program for large Georgia based corporations and small emerging businesses in Georgia.
She was recognized by Diversity Business.com in 2011- 2012 as one of America's Top 50 Champions of Diversity. The Atlanta Business League named Jones one of Atlanta’s Top 100 Black Women of Influence in 2013.
Ms. Justina Mutale
Honorary Ambassador for Gender Equality
Ms. Mutale is known globally for her humanitarian and community work. She brings substantial experience and resources to IWTT that includes her relationships with governments, international women’s groups and business organizations.
She has worked with the London, England based Gender Section of the Commonwealth Secretariat; a membership of 54 countries that promote the advancement of gender equality; and the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
Ms. Mutale has received many awards to include: African Woman of the Year Award 2012 presented to her during a ceremony held in London and The International Honorary Award which was presented at the Global Women Inventors and Innovators Network Conference (GWIIN). GWIIN has a global platform that highlights women’s invention and innovation and promotes the introduction of new products, processes and services.