Agnes Fallah-Kamara


In May 2019, she started working for Lifestyles for the Disabled in Staten Island, New York, following her completion of a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at The Collage of Staten Island and an Advanced Graduate Certificate Program in Autism Spectrum Disorder degree at the same academic institution. She pioneered the establishment of the first Autism classroom in Monrovia, Liberia.

https://www.un.org/africarenewal/magazine/august-november-2019/how-i-set-liberia%E2%80%99s-first-school-autistic-children.

In pursuit her passion and interest in advancing support to underprivileged, she registered a non-profit organization, Straight From The Heart International Inc in New York, which is dedicated to supporting intellectual/developmental disabilities individuals to live their lives to their highest potential. (https://www.sfthinternationalinc.com/). She has worked on Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia, as a radio producer/statement-taker. She also worked with Search for Common Ground, Liberia, as radio producer/presenter. She worked with the United Nations Mission in Liberia as radio producer/presenter, where she hosted and produced a widely listened and popular program, “Straight From The Heart” – narrating the true-life stories from ex-fighter, victims and witnesses of the Liberia civil war.

She has authored a book titled “And Still Peace Did Not Come: A Memoir of Reconciliation:

https://www.amazon.com/Still-Peace-Did-Come-Reconciliation/dp/140132357X.

Based on the book, she received an award in The Sustainable Visions and Values Award, IBAVI in 2013 and she has been profiled in The New York Times, October 31, 2007:

https://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/31/nyregion/31reconcile.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0%20Article,%20%E2%80%9CSeeking%20Hidden%20Accounts%20of%20Atrocity%E2%80%9D

She committed and dedicated to mentoring youths, listening to music and traveling. She currently resides in Staten Island, New York and has three children. You can reach her at agnesumunna@yahoo.com and agnesumunna@gmail.com