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

Edwin C Bodoni


A sophomore at University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, Edwin is a great organizer with extensive entrepreneurial and fundraising experience in the non-profit arena, and a talented public speaker. Edwin was involved in FBLA during his entire high school career and served in many leadership positions in his local chapter. Besides business, his other interests are scientific research and ballroom dancing. Fluent in several languages, Edwin is enjoying the internationally-diverse and multicultural environment at Wharton. He is hoping to major in finance and multinational management with a minor in German, and eventually pursue an MBA.

Evelyn A Bodoni


A freshman at University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, Evelyn is actively involved in her classes and in several clubs such as Wharton Finance Club and Wharton Europe Club. During high school she served as 2019-2020 Executive VP for Colorado FBLA. Since FBLA is still her passion, she and Edwin enjoy running Global Outreach FBLA and inspire youth world wide. At Wharton Evelyn is pursuing a double concentration in Finance and Management, with a minor in German.


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 teaching 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.


Hamis Kasongo

Tanzanian FBLA National Co-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.

Godefrida Gosbert Keneema

Tanzanian FBLA Assistant National Co-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 seven, five, and two.


Diana Gazizova

Kazakhstani FBLA National Advisor

Ms. Gazizova is a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar. Eager to make a positive impact on her community, she is highly involved in her non-profit organization, Art & English. She is also a founder of the «dECO» startup that focuses on providing a solution for important contemporary global problems such as child labor and climate change. Besides these activities, Ms. Gazizova enjoys being an eco-ambassador by encouraging her peers to develop ecologically-conscious behavior. Her work is focused on producing art out of waste, and coordinating school-supplied food waste to the animal shelters.