Gerta Voltaire hails from La Coupe, Haiti (now Petionville) and is the first born in a family of three. She is the proud mother of a son, and a daughter garnished with 5 grandchildren. She has taught at all academic levels and finds that witnessing the growth of her pupils and students is one of life’s greatest gift. In this late day, she is pursuing a doctoral degree in psychology. For the past three years, she has been an active member and Shenuti of Afrocentricity International Ayiti and enjoys being called “Mommy Yaa”.