Etali Genesis Akwaji has over eighteen years of experience in community mobilization, development, and humanitarian work. He is the founder and CEO of the Association for Sustainable Development Livelihood Initiatives (SUSTAIN Cameroon), a grassroots nonprofit organization focused on eradicating harmful practices and cultures that perpetuate violence against women and children. These practices include child early and forced marriages, sexual exploitation and abuse of children, gender-based violence, human trafficking, and modern-day slavery. Currently, Etali is also involved with ECPAT Cameroon, an affiliate member of ECPAT International. Throughout his career, Etali has demonstrated the ability to engage project beneficiaries and mobilize communities for full participation in planning, implementing, and monitoring project activities. He has collaborated with local, national, and international organizations, assuming key roles in project management and organizational development. Notable positions held by Etali include UN-WFP TPM monitor at the African Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD) in Uganda, Casual Program Support Assistant Field (CPSA-F) for the Psycho Social (PSS) Project with Plan International Cameroon in the Bamenda PU, and Program Officer with Women in Action against Gender Based Violence (WACameroon). Additionally, he has worked with Heifer International, Cameroon, mobilizing communities in various regions for significant humanitarian and development projects.