About Global Outreach FBLA

Non-profit organization

Global Outreach FBLA seeks to support the FBLA Goals which are:

  • Leadership Development—members develop essential soft skills by holding chapter officer positions at the local, state, and national levels; by networking with accomplished business professionals; and by participating in business-focused workshops, seminars, and academic competitions.
  • Academic Competitions—members demonstrate their business expertise at high-profile regional, state, and national competitive events. The top students are recognized with trophies and cash awards.
  • Educational Programs—members create career portfolios, enhance their knowledge with world-recognized skills certifications, and have access to select college scholarships.
  • Membership Benefits—members receive exclusive discounts and enhanced benefits for travel, education, and more.
  • Awards & Recognition—members build a portfolio of accomplishments with a wide range of awards programs.

Meet The Team

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Edwin C Bodoni

Founder

A senior at Cherry Creek High School, Edwin is a great organizer with extensive entrepreneurial and fundraising experience in the non-profit arena, and a talented public speaker. Currently, he is the president of his high school’s FBLA chapter, but also served on the FBLA Community Service Committee and the FBLA Membership Development Committee. His other interests are scientific research, ballroom dancing, and speech and debate. Fluent in several languages, Edwin values diversity and different cultures. He hopes to embrace a career in international business.

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Evelyn A Bodoni

Founder

A junior at Cherry Creek High School, Evelyn serves as an FBLA officer for her local chapter. Passionate about foreign languages, Evelyn is also the co-president of Cherry Creek High School’s German Club, an active member of the Speech & Debate Team, and a nationally ranked ballroom dancer. Her history and geography knowledge is extensive, as she competed for several years in the US Geography Olympiad and History Bee. Evelyn is looking forward to a career in law and politics.

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Tamás Makra

Hungarian FBLA National Advisor

Mr. Makra received his teaching degree in 1994 from the Janus Pannonius University, Hungary, where he double majored in Hungarian Language & Literature and English Language & Literature. Since then, he has been teachig English at Toldy Ferenc Gimnazium, in Budapest. An enthusiast for American culture, Mr. Makra was honored with the prestigious Fullbright Scholarship, which allowed him to continue his professional development as an exchange teacher. In this year-long program, he taught at Hinsdale South High School, in Darien, Illinois. In January 2018, Mr. Makra was selected to serve as Hungarian FBLA National Advisor.

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Hamis Kasongo

Tanzanian FBLA National Advisor

Mr. Kasongo is the Tanzanian FBLA National Advisor. With a teaching degree from Mpwapwa Teacher’s College, Mr. Kasongo started his professional career as a teacher at Ruaha Secondary School. He continued his education earning a bachelor degree from the Dodoma Institute of Rural Development, and a master in project planning & management from the University of Dar es Salaam. Mr. Kasongo had several years of business experience with various companies, before his affiliation with Junior Achievement Tanzania, in 2013. Since 2015, he served as the executive director of this organization.

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Godefrida Gosbert Keneema

Tanzanian FBLA Assistant National Advisor

Mrs. Godefrida Gosbert received her teaching degree in 2010 from the St. Augustine University in Tanzania. Her teaching career started at the Dossa Aziz Secondary School in the Coastal Region. For the past seven years, she has been teaching English, history, and geography at Kisutu Girls Secondary School.  In August 2018, Mrs. Gosbert was selected to serve as Tanzanian FBLA Assistant National Advisor. Aside from her career, Mrs. Gosbert enjoys singing, playing tennis, and volunteering at her church. She has been blessed with three beautiful daughters, ages six, four, and one