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E'nkul Kanakan

E'nkul Kanakan

A Congolese American originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, E'nkul E. Kanakan is a grassroots organizer who truly believes in the American Dream and for more than a decade has worked hard for the full integration of all new Mainers. A volunteer in various not-for-profit organizations and a trained Educator with more than 20 years of continuous teaching and teacher training, E'nkul has several years of experience in International Relations as a past employee of the US State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development. He has also worked employee and a past United Nations Translator and interpreter. He presently works as the Director of Operations and Continuous Quality Improvement for Granite Bay Care, Inc. a Human Service Agency, is Adjunct Professor of African Politics at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine and holds a Master of Education with Specialization in English as a Foreign Language and a Master in Business Administration with Specialization in E-Business from the University of Phoenix.

E'nkul is a former President of the Portland English as a Second Language Scholarship Fund.