Ethleen Peacock is a Sierra Leonean native currently residing in the United States. She grew up in Freetown with her grandmother and parents in a small neighborhood, where she struggled with frequent bouts of sickness due to Sickle Cell disease. Despite missing many school days, Ethleen worked hard to develop her creative skills and empower herself.
She has a large family with over one hundred members with whom she maintains a strong relationship, despite occasional arguments and disagreements.
Today, Ethleen Peacock is an accomplished non-profit executive dedicated to empowering African immigrant and Sickle Cell families. She is a skilled producer of compelling feature stories, documentaries, online videos, and television programs that cover important and under-reported topics. Her expertise also extends to multimedia management and creating diverse video styles for websites, blogs, and social media.
Her Professional Experiences include;
- She started her career at Sierra Leone Broadcasting Cooperation as a production coordinator to presenter and later as a producer.
- She works at Brightest Town as a Multimedia Producer helping small and medium businesses with media and related services.
- Ethleen worked at Luminocityent LLC. as a Digital Media Specialist doing social media management and market research.
- She worked for Milwaukee PBS as a Student Producer and has been fortunate to produce shows and program segments that have been aired on Milwaukee PBS TV and Digital.
- She worked for Sojourner Family Peace as Shelter Manager.
She fosters a positive rapport with local law enforcement and community service agencies and provides counsel and support to residential clients in various tasks.
Ethleen Peacock is also a passionate community advocate and her work includes advocating for women, girls, African immigrant and Sickle Cell families.
As the symbolic leader, she engages with stakeholders, governmental bodies, and the general public to represent Alaafia. Ethleen communicates its values and goals to the world. She also fosters and maintains the company’s culture, ensuring it aligns with its mission and vision. Ethleen collaborates with senior stakeholders to execute strategic plans and implements them to achieve the company’s objectives. Lastly, she assesses and monitors the organization’s performance to ensure it stays on track to achieve its goals.
AS, eProduction, Milwaukee Area Technical College, 2018
No Studios: ‘Story Award’ for Female Genital Mutilation Awareness article in Milwaukee, WI, (2019).
National Black Association of Journalists ‘Salute to Excellence Award’ for a Sickle Cell segment in Milwaukee, WI (2018). (https://youtu.be/dYNSXyItPMk)
Ethleen regularly hosts educational awareness events both online and in the community.