Ajowa Ifateyo

Bio 

Ajowa Nzinga Ifateyo is passionate about cooperatives as a community economic development tool and lifestyle strategy. She has an MBA and a Masters in Community Economic Development. She is a co-founder of the Ella Jo Baker Intentional Community Cooperative, an affordable housing cooperative in Washington, DC. She was a founding board member of the U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives, and is a long-time member of the Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy. Ajowa has a wide range of experiences on various boards. She also has a passion for working around internalized superiority/inferiority issues. She brings 56 years of personal life experiences to her passion for helping to create economics and ventures that benefit people and communities and detract from their development.

Affiliations 

Grassroots Economic Organizing Collective, Beautiful World Cooperative Development Services

Specialty 

 

Business Analysis and Development, Cooperative Education, Training and Leadership Development, Cooperative Business Writing, Inclusion and Diversity Issues, Cooperative Lifestyle Issues

 

City 

Baltimore, Maryland