OPBF Welcomes New Ambassadors for 2021!
January 7, 2020 – New York, NY… Omega Phi Beta Foundation (OPBF) is excited to announce four new Ambassadors to join current Ambassadors Rhina Valentin and Ode Hoppie. The Ambassador program was established to have passionate individuals, and experts within their S.T.E.A.M. related fields, continue to promote our mission and commitment to advancing women’s rights in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math fields. Our six Ambassadors, each from diverse backgrounds, cover the full spectrum S.T.E.A.M. fields consisting of:
(S)cience – Dr. John Khadem, MD, MPH, Ophthalmologist
(T)echnology – Brianna Rohlehr, Visual Artist
(E)ngineering – Ode Hoppie*, Music Engineer, School Administrator
(A)rts – Rhina Valentin*, TV Host & Martin Medina, Graphic Artist
(M)athematics – Dr. Andrea Duhon, Mathematician, Professor
*Current Ambassadors as of 2020
With their full support and expertise, OPBF will continue to promote, educate and enhance their mission of providing women and high school/college aged girls an opportunity to study in the field of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics).
“We are excited to add Dr. John Khadem, Brianna Rohlehr, Marty Medina and Dr. Andrea Duhon to the Foundation as our esteemed Ambassadors. They all have a passion for the community and their respected STEAM-related fields. Together, we will make a difference in the lives of women and young girls, and support their pursuit of Degrees, Trainings, or Certifications in these fields, as well as, provide support internationally, with our newest initiative, The Planting Seeds Project.”, says Betty Diaz, Vice Chair, Omega Phi Beta Foundation.
About Us: Omega Phi Beta Foundation (OPBF) is a national, philanthropic organization committed to providing leadership, academic & community development opportunities, through educational, fundraising & grant-making initiatives, that support individuals and organizations dedicated to advancing women’s rights in STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math). For more information, visit: www.OPBFoundation.org