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Voss Foundation is thrilled to introduce Krista Krieger as one of our 2017 Women Helping Women Hamptons Honorees. We look forward to hearing from Krieger and Mariama Camara, Co-Founder of There Is No Limit Foundation on August 7, 2017. For more information and tickets, please click here.

Krista Krieger, along with 20 women, founded Empowers Africa in 2013 to support programs that empower communities by improving access to education, healthcare and business opportunities. Empowers Africa also support programs that protect wildlife and land conservation because Africa’s natural wealth is critical to the empowerment of the surrounding communities. The organization select projects that are community-led, measurable and sustainable. Since its establishment, Empowers Africa has granted to over 35 organizations in Africa in 15 countries.

Krista received her undergraduate degree in business administration from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia and qualified as a Certified Public Accountant when she moved to New York City in 1993. She currently lives in New York City with her husband and two children. She is a former Senior Tax Manager for Ernst & Young LLP, former Chair of the Board of Trustees of Africa Foundation (USA), former trustee of Africa Foundation (SA) and the African Wildlife Foundation. Krista has traveled extensively throughout Africa and was honored with The African Diaspora Award for “The Friend of Africa” by Applause Africa magazine on December 8th, 2012.

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