Khadija Walker-Fobbs serves as the President of the Mission 1:17 Board of Directors. Khadija has owned Fobbs & Walker Consulting for 14 years. Her work has been focused on social and community based program development and she has worked with several businesses, non-profit organizations and government entities.
Currently, Khadija is the Director of Development for the Michigan Youth Opportunities Initiative (MYOI) and the Education Success Program (ESP) where she has been heavily involved with establishing a statewide program for youth aging out of the foster care system through the Michigan Department of Human Services. Khadija holds a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Political Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Khadija serves on the board of the Wayne State University TIP program; Program & Policy Committee member of the Judson Center Board, an executive board member of the Wayne County MYOI Community Partnership board; a member of the Diabetes Partners In Action Coalition (DPAC); former committee member of the Jim Casey Foundation National Evaluation team; a member of Inforum; and the University of Michigan Alumni Association.