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CareerNation Elects Effie Cooke to VWEEP Advisory Board


April 14, 2016, New York – CareerNation has elected another outside member to the Board of Advisors for the Visiting Women’s Executive Exchange Program (VWEEP).

Effie Cooke is currently the Executive Director of Capability Trust, Effie is the Chief Talent Acquisition and Engagement Strategist helping organizations hire and develop great people and create great workplaces.

Effie is a strategic HR leader with over 20 years’ experience in operational and strategic roles leading teams and supporting senior Her experience in Human Resources spans the continent, having led HR leaders and teams in 9 countries in Africa as Regional Director for Human Resources for Opportunity International, a global nonprofit providing opportunities for women to grow their businesses.

“CareerNation has always been familiar with Effie’s accomplishments in HR and global initiatives for the betterment of women, and we are grateful to work with her for this program,” says the VWEEP Program Manager, Zachary Avina, “And we know that Effie’s brand recognition will contribute to our program and help it prosper.”

Effie is passionate about people and their development and has particular focus for developing women leaders. A facilitator and speaker at various women and HR leadership events, she thrives in creating opportunity for women to advance professionally.

The VWEEP’s Executive Director, Victor Madubuko, explains further, “Effie is a perfect representation of what our program is aiming to accomplish.”

For inquiries on getting involved with the VWEEP and the Board of Advisors, contact the Program Manager and Business Development Strategist, Zachary Avina, at 1-267-251-5901, or zachary@careernation.com, or to enroll go to http://careernation.com/careernation-academy/vweep/program-curriculum.