Fatima Bukar

I was born to a Nigerian father and an African – American mother in Nigeria. I grew up in Kalamazoo Michigan where I attended my middle and college education and have lived in Indianapolis, Indiana since 2012. I am married, and have three boys, Ali, 6 years, Mufti, two years and Bilal four months old. I graduated from Western Michigan university in Kalamazoo, MI 2008 with a B.S in political Science. I love traveling and did one year foreign studies in Dubai in 2007, thereafter returned to Nigeria where I completed the one-year mandatory, National Youth Service Corps 6.

(NYSC) I also completed one-year internship at the Federal Ministry of Women’s affairs and Child Development where, I met my husband Ali in (2008) and got married to him in 2009. Currently I am teaching English as Second Language (ESL) to Students in China through virtual education. I was recently awarded my master’s degree, MBA in July, 201


  • American intercontinental university, Schaumburg, IL
    Master of Business Administration 2016
  • Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI
    Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Comparative and international Relations, 2008


  • ESL International via innovative online campus, China 2016-present
  • Perry Township Schools, Indianapolis, IN
    Substitute Teacher, 2014-2016
  • AmeriCorps-Aids United, Bethlehem House, Indianapolis, IN
    Service Provider/Counselor, 2013-2014
  • Department of Child Development, Abuja, Nigeria
    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer/Program Coordinator, 2008- 2011


  • AmeriCorps Seagal Award
  • Bi-lingual four-year scholarship
  • HIV Prevention Counselor of Certificate
  • Employment Success Training Program Certificate
  • National Youth Service Corps Certificate
  • Boys and Girls Volunteer Award
  • Make A wish Foundation Volunteer Award