Assistant Executive Director
Matenin Kamara is the Assistant Executive Director for Awareness for Surviving Women And Children (ASWAC). She received her Bachelor's Degree in Rehabilitation and Human Services at Pennsylvania State University, Abington. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Health Care Administration at Saint Joseph University, Philadelphia. Her professional interest focuses on planning and supervising all medical services, monitoring budgets, and updating health records.
Matenin Kamara has participated in community service at local schools and daycares in Philadelphia to give out breakfast, painting T-shirts, and decorating daycare rooms. She was also a board member and secretary of the African Student Organization (ASO) at Penn State University to help bring African Culture Awareness on campus. Her role in the ASWAC Organization is to help bring awareness to individuals who have been abused or neglected physically, emotionally, and mentally. Her current duties include answering and directing phone calls and providing relevant information about ASWAC. In addition, she also assists the executive and board of directors with administrative tasks and carries out administrative responsibilities.