Giileh Kebbie Scholz

Giileh Kebbie Scholz

Chairman

Giileh is a gospel recording singer/songwriter, actress, goodwill ambassador, and Senior executive of Shenge consulting a marketing, web design, and graphics company – she is a wife, a mother of three. And holds a bachelor in Economics from the prestigious Fourah Bay College and a Masters in Technology Management from University of Maryland University college.

Since launching her debut album in 2011 – “Bringing the News ” – Giileh has been a guest on the Voice of America program hosted by David Vandy “African Beat” which was aired on “Infocus Television”. She has been interviewed on BBC Focus on Africa and Network Africa for her songs and has also been invited by Dr Bobby Jones of the famous BET Bobby Jones Gospel Show to appear as a guest on his most recent network Impact TV. She has also shared the stage with various artists and participated in the African Gospel Musical Contest along with multiple gospel concerts and non-profit fundraising events.

Giileh has helped form multiple organizations with the goal of empowering and uniting the entertainment industry. Giileh is the founder of the Sierra Leone Association of Artists and Musicians (SLAAM)

www.slaam.org

A non profit whose mission is to promote awareness, provide a forum, and advocate for the creative and economic vitality of the Sierra Leone Entertainment Industry. She is also the Public Relations Director of the African Gospel Network

www.africangospelmc.org

which has hosted the African Gospel Musical Contest for five consecutive years, encouraging and promoting African gospel artists from all over the world. Giileh is also Founder and Executive Director of Save The Nation, Inc,

www.savethenationinc.org

a non-profit that seeks to empower people in disaster situations and developing countries, they have shipped up to 80 boxes of books to schools that were affected in the Shenge region of Sierra Leone, and recently shipped medical supplies for hospitals to help in the fight to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone.

Giileh has a well – rounded entertainment career and wears multiple hats such as Talk Show Host which she does as a consultant for FrontPage film Studios, and African Gospel Drums who both air their work on USA national television networks. She has recently transitioned into the movie industry with her first appearance on the film “”Red Rose ” alongside Nollywood personalities like Oge Okoye, and the Nollywood USA blockbuster “Double Wahala” alongside Diewait Ikpechukwu. Before the end of the year 2017 Giileh is expected to be in another movie by Prime International Productions entitled “ Red Bottom” and another resounding Epic Movie entitled Xolani Produced by infamous Nollywood Producer Obed Joe (DGN).

Noted Awards and Recognition

2016 NEGA – Sierra Leone Best Gospel Singer Award

2014 1st movie appearance in Movie entitled Red Rose

2014 Big Voice of Africa Pioneer of the year award

2013 Gems of Africa Award

2013 Sierra Leone University Women’s Entertainment Award

2013 Save Sierra Leone Foundation – Sierra Leone’s top 100 Humanitarians Award

2012 Sierra Leone Association of Artists & Musicians Appreciation Award

2012 – Interviewed by the BBC focus on Africa for her song Nchomalain

2011 Sierra Leone Music Television (SLMTV) best gospel Album award winner for her “Bringing the News Album” December 2011 – Sierra Leone. – Presidential Lodge Performance for SL . President H.E. Ernest B. Koroma

April 2011 – Maryland USA – Sierra Leone’s 51 st Independence Day Celebrations, hosted by the Embassy of Sierra Leone & Save Sierra Leone Foundation.

Played leading role in play “Let me die alone” A John Kolosa Kargbo’s play directed by David Vandy featuring Sierra Leone’s 1 st woman Paramount Chief Madam Yoko .