“Always remember, you have within you   the strengththe patience and the passion   to reach for the   stars to change the   world." Harriet Tubman  

OUR MISSION

The Be Foundation (TBF) is a globally-connected, community-based organisation centred on Barbuda. TBF works to restore and empower the community, strengthen services to meet the needs of Barbudans, build networks of opportunity, and transform lives.

MEET OUR TRUSTEES

Our Trustees are changemakers who embody the foundation’s vision and operate collaboratively to lead The Be Foundation’s efforts and activities.

 

With backgrounds in project management, food security, farming and agriculture, healthcare, social services, education, community mobilization and community empowerment, digital information technology, marketing, financial transparency and economic accountability, and legal affairs, TBF is collective of Barbudans lending their efforts to advance sustainable social change.

 

Our Trustees align the necessary support to build and strengthen community-based initiatives.

Working with committed partners and volunteers, our Trustees:

Empower the voices of Barbudans to advocate for social change.

 

Identify opportunities for community involvement and community development.

 

Engage organizations, community leaders, and citizens to ensure authentic participation and shared decision-making.

 

Fundraise and mobilize resources.

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CO-FOUNDER + TRUSTEE

Jenita Cuffy

Jenita is Barbudan born, and at a young age, she knew that she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare....

TRUSTEE

Diann Beazer Jeffers

Barbudan born Diann has been an activist for social change for most of her life, her work has focused on worker...

TRUSTEE

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Anessa Hopkins

Barbudan born Anessa is currently the Secretary of Agriculture, Lands and Forestry Department for the Barbuda...

CO-FOUNDER + TRUSTEE 

Annette Henry

Annette is a digital marketing consultant and strategist by profession, she is immensely proud of her Barbudan...

TRUSTEE

Sean Charles

Born and raised in Barbuda, Sean’s heart is always in his homeland. Following the passage of Hurricane...

TRUSTEE

Philman George

Living in Toronto, Canada, Philman is a Corporate Chef at one of Canada's largest seafood companies, where...

TRUSTEE

Tulip Nicholas

Growing up in Barbuda, Tulip was always passionate about education and its power; she studied at Antigua State...

CO-FOUNDER + TRUSTEE

Tamara Huggins

Tamara is a social justice advocate, based in Toronto. Her work has focused on advancing human rights and gen...

TRUSTEE

Adeana Elvin

A resident of South Carolina, US, and a qualified public accountant, Adeana has held a variety of roles across many...

TRUSTEE

John F. Harris

Based in New York, USA, Pastor Harris has served as a Senior Pastor for 23 years at the Ebeneezer Pilgrim Holine...

TRUSTEE

Liza Thomas

A Barbudan descendant based in Leicester, UK Liza is the Director of her own digital marketing consultancy...​

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