Joe Tuakeu Tuazama was born in Liberia and grew up as a refugee in Ivory Coast and Guinea. Mr. Tuazama arrived Perth in 2008, and since that time has become a leader and a shining light in WA’s African community, earning the admiration and respect of politicians, bureaucrats and community leaders. Mr. Tuazama has instigated pro- grams including Mentor Me; a program which helps young people become role models, and Miss Liberia, a pageant to raise the self-esteem of young ladies and teach them how to be independent young women. In addition to this volunteer work, Joe has completed a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Central Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Technology of Electronic and Computer System from Edith Cowan University. Joe is currently working for Electro Medical Group as a Field Service Engineer, an employee of the Western Australia Health Department. Mr. Tuazama has served as president of Liberian Community of Western Australia, Founder of Nimba Citizen Union of Australia, Founder of the Federation of Liberian Communities of Australia States and Territories Leaders council (FOLICA) and founding president of the Organisation of African Community of WA. Mr. Tuazama is one of the most respected African Australians with several national and local recognition for his pivotal role in promoting harmony and multiculturalism: City of Stirling Active Citizen and Edie Hoy Poy Volunteering Award for Ethnic Communities.
Joe Tuakeu Tuazama