Hope for Haiti Appoints Three New Members to Board of Directors
Hope for Haiti, one of the most trusted non-profit organizations working to improve the quality of life for people in Haiti, has announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors: Kettianne Cadet; Jennifer Lang, Esq.; and Courtney Price, Esq., DMOb.
Kettianne is a Human Capital Management Consultant, where she focuses on Organizational Design and Leadership Development. She is a certified mediator (in MA), facilitator and speaker, often leading trainings and speaking on professional development and the art of negotiation. An international development professional with an interest for global diplomacy, Kettianne lived and worked in France, in the United Kingdom, in Spain and in Haiti over the course of 5 years. Throughout her years in international development, her areas of expertise grew around learning and development, program management and monitoring and evaluation. Previously, she has served as a Fulbright Public Policy Fellow for the Ministry of Women’s Affairs in Haiti, she has launched a $6.1 million board governance program in South Africa for the microfinance nonprofit Accion and she has consulted on an employee engagement project for Oracle.
She is also the Founder and CEO of a workforce development company, Women With Purpose. Women With Purpose’s mission is to offer unparalleled skill-building opportunities and resources to equip women of color with the essential tools to advance personally and professionally. From her role as CEO of Women With Purpose, Kettianne brings the experience of creating a sustainable business while making a social impact for women of color.
Kettianne received her M.B.A from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business where her concentration was at the nexus of Human Capital studies and Entrepreneurship. She was a Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) 2016 MBA Prep Fellow, a Forte MBA Fellow and a member of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (CGSM). She received her M.A in International Relations from the Department of War Studies at King’s College London in 2012 and her B.A from Boston College in 2010. In her free time, Kettianne loves to go salsa dancing with her husband and finds bliss in eating tacos.
Jennifer Lang, Esq.
Jennifer Lang is an attorney in the New York City office of Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP. Jennifer’s practice focuses on areas of corporate and securities law, including corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, and capital markets. Jennifer frequently consults on cross-border and international matters and has participated in a number of pro bono projects.
Jennifer received her J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School, where she earned the top oral advocacy award for 2017, and her B.A., cum laude, from Georgetown University, where she double majored in French and Government, with a minor in Theology. In addition to French, Jennifer speaks Haitian Creole which she learned while serving for three years in Hope for Haiti’s Les Cayes, Haiti office. Her roles at Hope for Haiti focused on healthcare program management and program communications.
Jennifer lives in Harlem with her boyfriend, Elliott, and their adopted dog, Penelope.
Courtney M. Price, Esq., DMOb
Courtney Price is a retired lawyer living in Naples, Florida since 2005 and has been a volunteer with Hope for Haiti since 2009. She received a B.A. degree from the University of Alabama and a J.D. degree from the University of Southern California. She was a civil litigator in Los Angeles for four years. In 1979 she moved to Washington, D.C. where she spent several years in the government. She was a litigator at the Department of Energy and then Associate Administrator for Rulemaking at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In November, 1983, President Ronald Reagan nominated her and the United States Senate confirmed her as Assistant Administrator for Enforcement at the United States Environmental Protection Agency. She was the first woman to head the federal government’s environmental enforcement program. In 1986, she returned to the private sector to practice environmental law and then served as a Vice President at the American Chemistry Council where she managed their chemical specific advocacy and research.
Mrs. Price is a Dame of Obedience in the Order of Malta in which she is very active. She has two children, two step-children, and she and her husband, Joe, share eleven grandchildren.
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