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Staff Profile: Jane

Taylor Dibbert Jane is the Manager of the Wellness Department. She’s from Silver Spring and currently resides there. She lived, however, in various locations throughout the U.S. before returning to the Silver Spring (and Takoma Park) area. She’s worked at the Co-op for eight-and-a-half years. …

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Staff Profile: Assane

Taylor Dibbert Assane is from Senegal. He was born in Dakar, the capital, and currently resides in downtown Silver Spring. He arrived in the U.S. in 2001. He initially lived in Connecticut and worked at the YMCA. After that, he decided to go back to …

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Staff Profile: Kysselle

Taylor Dibbert Kysselle is from Cameroon. She grew up in Yaoundé, the capital. Now she lives just a couple blocks away the Co-op. She’s a cashier and has been working at the Co-op for fifteen months. When she first came to the U.S., she worked …

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Staff Profile: Alex

Taylor Dibbert Alex was born and raised in Hyattsville. Both of his parents are from El Salvador and met in Maryland. He still has a lot of relatives in El Salvador, but all of his immediate family reside in Maryland. Growing up, Spanish was mostly …

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Staff Profile: Palden

Taylor Dibbert Palden is from Tibet and lives in Takoma Park with his wife, who is also from Tibet. He emigrated to the U.S. in 2000. From 2000 to 2008 he lived in Takoma Park. He then lived in Silver Spring for eight years. In …

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Staff Profile: Kay

Taylor Dibbert Kay works in the Wellness Department. She was born in the Dar es Salaam – Tanzania’s most populous city and the erstwhile capital. Now she lives on Maple Avenue in Takoma Park. She speaks Hindi, Spanish, Swahili, and Arabic in addition to English. …

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Staff Profile: Alem

Taylor Dibbert Alem is from Eritrea. He was born in Asmara, the capital. “I would love to work in Eritrea, but the situation there now is not nice,” he says. “But I would love to work there one day.” He misses home, though going back …