Iffat A.M. Walker is the Founder and Executive Director of Community Action NOW! (C.A.N.). Since 2014, her dedicated efforts have provided assistance to tens of thousands of people around the world.
A native of St. Thomas (Savanero) and current E. metro Atlanta resident, Iffat boasts deep ties to the primary communities she serves. C.A.N. clients are not merely customers or statistics—to her, they are fellow islanders and Georgian neighbors. From disaster relief to workforce development and youth outreach, Iffat works tirelessly to support disadvantaged populations and restore hope for a brighter future.
When she’s not advocating for change in the nonprofit sector, Iffat is running her business, Unbounded, LLC., an accounting, tax, bookkeeping, payroll and consulting firm specializing in solutions for micro-businesses, entertainers, philanthropic organizations and entrepreneurs. She is the author of “Fix Your Damn Credit,” a step-by-step guide to understanding and mastering the credit system. She currently serves as Executive Member and Treasurer of Atlanta’s Fulton Pre-Arrest Diversion Board, Finance Committee Member of Sister Love, Inc., President of the Conyers Rockdale Caribbean Association, Member of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), SCLC, ACLU and the NAACP just to name a few. Iffat holds a Bachelor of Science in Technical Management and a Master of Accounting & Financial Management degree and multiple professional licenses.
Iffat is the recipient of the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s “Hero of Government Award “for her outstanding work in community organizing and was recognized for three consecutive years in the “Who’s Who” in metro Atlanta magazine, two of many acknowledgements.
In her limited free time, Iffat can be found spoiling her Chihuahua “Coco,” spending time with her sons AJ and Dre and going on camping trips with her family.