Frida Tende earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Buea in political Science and understand the educational environment in Cameroon. Additionally, she worked for two years as a program coordinator addressing health needs of poor undeserved women in Cameroon including HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment outreach. In 2010 she graduated with a second Bachelor’s in International Studies from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She continued with her education in the same institution and received a dual Masters in Public Health and Public Administration in 2013. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Public Health.
Frida has worked and volunteered for several organizations in the United States providing HIV treatment and care services to substantially high-risk groups. As the current president of CAMAF, a US non-profit, Frida is interested in the development of healthcare and education in Cameroon, as well as the undeserved population in the U.S. Her work with reformation and rehabilitation of Female Sex Workers and also mentoring and couching young girls in Cameroon was a precedent towards the founding of AG. Frida believes that through mentoring and education girls will realize their intrinsic power as change makers.
“We are all born with the power and the gift to be change makers”