Liberia: FALAS Appoints Karishma Pelham as ‘Humanitarian Ambassador’

The Federation of African Law Students (FALAS) on Wednesday, August 3, announced the appointment of Ms. Karishma Pelham as "FALAS Humanitarian Ambassador."

She is also a representative aspirant for electoral district #10 in Montserrado County, Liberia. FALAS is the unifying body of law students across the African continent. It is an international, non-partisan, and forward-looking association that is wired towards building a united Africa and a common future.

In an official communication to Pelham signed and dated July 24, by its president, Alfred K. Del, said, "Dear Madam," with utmost delight, the office of the President of the Federation of African Law Students, officially informs you of your appointment as FALAS Humanitarian Ambassador."

Pelham in her new capacity as FALAS Humanitarian Ambassador will effectively see to the planning, organization, and implementation of the activities and projects of the Federation of African Law Students within your mandate while also building relationships with like-minded organizations and monitoring the progress towards the achievement of the set objectives and policies of the Federation.

Her appointment is based on your excellence in leadership and commitment to work. During your position in the office and thereafter, you owe this Federation the duty to always be diligent, devoted, dependable, and honest, “We hope you will maintain such a disposition in discharging the duties in your office."

In response, Pelham said, "It’s with great honor that I extend deep appreciation to the President of the Federation of the African Law Students (FALAS), Alfred Dei, and the Leadership for the preferment and subsequent appointment as "Humanitarian Ambassador" of FALAS.

"I don’t take this lightly as it’s a demonstration of competence and dedication." You can be assured of my unwavering commitment to uniting the African Voice, "she said. 

Pelham promised that in her new capacity, she would work closely with the leadership in ensuring that humanitarian assistance and services are provided.

She concluded, "I will justify the confidence reposed in me as the Federation of African Law Students (FALAS) Humanitarian Ambassador."

Meanwhile, the newly appointed FALAS Humanitarian Ambassador is one of the youngest female aspirants in Liberia contesting for parliament in their 2023 general elections; G100 Global Liberia Country Chair for Media Arts and Communication wing; a Youth Leader; a philanthropist; an actress; a Brand Influencer; a Child, Women, and Men's Advocate.

She is the CEO of Her Royal Highness (HRH) Charity Foundation, the host of Housemates Liberia Reality TV Show, a multi-award-winning humanitarian, and a former radio and television personality.

Pelham is also a seasoned telecom network engineer by profession and an ex-employee of Lonestar Cell MTN with 12 years of hands-on experience in the telecommunications industry.

The Montserrado County District #10 representative aspirant is a proud graduate of the African Methodist Episcopal University (AMEU) with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is currently attending the AMEU Master School studying International Relations.

Additionally, Pelham is the former Brand Ambassador for three different brands in Liberia, West Africa, including "Aqualife Mineral Water, SEGAL Liberia, and NICOM Liberia."

She was also then involved heavily in event planning and promotion within the Liberian entertainment industry as one of the leading promoters and event planners.

Pelham was one of the top international radio and TV show producers in Liberia with "THE ONE SHOW" on Capital FM and KMTV Liberia, which took place every Saturday from 4-5 PM.

She has interviewed international and local artists, officials, producers, event planners, CEO’s, entrepreneurs, humanitarians, advocates, ministers, and leaders with the likes of Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Shatta wale (Ghana), Stone Boy (Ghana), Tanasha Donna (Kenya), Kidi (Ghana), Icebreg Slim (Nigeria), Kabaka Sierra Leone), Rayvanny (Tanzania), Kobbazie (Liberia ), Kpanto (Liberia), D’Ameko (Liberia), D'Ameko (Liberia), Canc (Liberia), Da’ Vero (Liberia).