Christiana Attere is originally from Cameroon, Central Africa. She moved to the United States in 2005. An outstanding community leader, mentor, and volunteer. She was trained by the Milwaukee Area Health Education Center (AHEC) as a Community Health Worker and received her certification in 2013. She is a member of United Voices’ Leadership Committee and a key resource in Milwaukee’s African community.
She is passionate about Community Health and the empowerment of women. She was the visionary of the Annual Multicultural Milwaukee International Women’s Day Celebration and co-founder of the Milwaukee African Women’s Association.
She was the Outreach/Volunteer Manager at the Pan-African Community Association, Milwaukee. Prior to coming to Milwaukee, she worked at the United Nations Center for Human Settlements, Nairobi, Kenya for 10 years as the Registry Supervisor.
She currently works as a caregiver for seniors at Always Best Care(Seniors).
She received the Medical College of Wisconsin Outstanding Medical Teacher Award in 2012-2013, and the International Institute of Wisconsin Community Volunteer Award in 2014.
Christiana holds a Bachelor of Science in Botany from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and is fluent in English, French, Kiswahili, and Bakweri. She provides informal translations services in English and French.