Patience Finye Andrew

Avoidable Deaths Network

Advisory Board Member: Ms. Patience Finye Andrew

A leader in the nonprofit sector within the creative space in Africa. She is a historian, spoken word poet, and radio broadcaster, using her creative platforms in advocating for children’s right to education and gender balance in humanitarian responses. Patience is currently serving as an Atlas Corps fellow at Center for Teen Empowerment, Boston Massachusetts U.S, as Boston Program Coordinator Fellow with a focus on direct youth work on community projects in Boston. She founded Custodians of African Literature (COAL), a nonprofit organization that promotes African Literature by providing expressive and creative platforms for writers and artists in various communities.