An online Facebook Live video discussion about the 2020 Census on Media2africa. A panel of local government officials and community representatives from D.C., Maryland and the United States Census Bureau will discuss and help answer your questions about how to take the census, the importance of being counted, and more.

For more census information, visit the DC Census 2020 website and/or the U.S. Census 2020 website. To learn more about Dr. Dureke, please visit her Facebook page, and

SATURDAY, April 18, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00 P.M. 
Ambassador Dr. Margaret Dureke: MODERATOR
Ambassador Dr. Margaret Dureke is an international “moxie motivational” speaker, visionary leader and results-driven professional with 30 years’ experience in business startups and development; leadership, and entrepreneurship. She has demonstrated a consistent record of success to analyze the viability of business ideas, develop creative strategies, and implement processes that produce results. Dr. Dureke is an accomplished and award-winning serial entrepreneur, publisher and author of several empowerment, self-development, business and personal development books

Dr. Dureke is the Founder, President and CEO of and WETATi , a non-profit community based Entrepreneurship education and  STEMPreneur empowerment organization that educate and empower the next generation students to juxtapose classroom education with practical experiences; and challenge aspiring entrepreneurs about the importance of creating their own opportunities and change their economic narratives and in preparedness for the workforce .
Melissa Bird
Executive Director, District Census 2020 joined the DC Office of Planning in 2005 and currently serves as a Lead Planner in the Neighborhood Planning division and also as a project manager for the Comprehensive Plan.
Elisabeth Hando Ngatchou
Elisabeth Hando Ngatchou is the founder Renaissance Center for Culture and Education (RCCE), she is Early childhood educator and parent engagement specialist. Vice president of Galaxy Healthcare Solutions and advocate for people with developmental disability in DC.

She has been assisting under-serve and vulnerable families with resources to navigate in the system for over 10 years. RCCE was established and incorporated in DC in 2012. It was an organic and natural outcome of her passion to support the successful integration of French speaking Africans immigrant families into their host communities. Elisabeth opened the doors of RCCE to meet these unique psychosocial needs encountered by African French speaking immigrant families such as early childhood Education program, after-school tutoring, literacy skills, parenting, and cultural immersion.
Aly Kaba
Aly Kaba is the Director of the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA), where has served in various capacities since 2015, first as the Language Access Program Coordinator, then as the Community Outreach and Relations Specialist, next as the Deputy Director for Grants and Operations, and most recently as the Interim Director.
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