Afua (she/her/they) is a long-time serving early childhood educator/advocate and growing artist. She was an intern at MHANYS in 2019 and then became a certified Mental Health First Aider. Now she returns to MHANYS as a full-time Universal Mental Health First Aid trainer. She supports agency programming, advocates for mental health policy and education, facilitates trainings with hopes and dreams to continue advocating for mental health in all avenues internal and external with a bit of sparkle and more fun.
Afua likes to keep busy with a balance of body wellness: yoga, pilates, crafting, roller skating, painting, auto racing, piano, dance, twirling, make-up, natural hair care, and photography. She loves her life to be full of color and vibrancy.