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our founders

AKUA JITAHADI
OUR TEAM 1

AKUA JITAHADI

AKUA JITAHADI

MOYOFUNE DEAS BALEWA
OUR TEAM 2

MOYOFUNE DEAS BALEWA

MOYOFUNE DEAS BALEWA

SHQUESTRA SITAWI
OUR TEAM 3

SHQUESTRA SITAWI

SHQUESTRA SITAWI

JANETTE ROBINSON FLINT
Janette Robinson Flint Photo

JANETTE ROBINSON FLINT

JANETTE ROBINSON FLINT

NDONI FORBES
NDONI FORBES

NDONI FORBES

NDONI FORBES

CLAUDIE KITI BUSTAMANTE
OUR TEAM 4

CLAUDIE KITI BUSTAMANTE

CLAUDIE KITI BUSTAMANTE

our board of directors

Board Purpose

The Board of Directors is one of BWW’s most valuable resources with Board members demonstrating passionate interest for the well-being of Black women and girls.

The Board’s purpose is to ensure the future advancement and stability of BWW as a community institution and a corporate entity. By setting strategic direction, ensuring adequate financial resources are secured, protecting assets and providing proper financial oversight, ensuring legal and ethical integrity, monitoring and strengthening programs and services and, building Board capacity and excellence.

"YAW" FREDERICK L. DAVIS
Frederic "Yaw" Davis, Black Women for Wellness Founding Member

"YAW" FREDERICK L. DAVIS

"YAW" FREDERICK L. DAVIS

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CLAUDIE KITI BUSTAMANTE
OUR TEAM 4

CLAUDIE KITI BUSTAMANTE

CLAUDIE KITI BUSTAMANTE

JANETTE ROBINSON FLINT
Janette Robinson Flint Photo

JANETTE ROBINSON FLINT

JANETTE ROBINSON FLINT

OUR TEAM 6

Janette Robinson Flint Photo

JANETTE ROBINSON FLINT

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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Robert Akil Bell Photo

ROBERT "AKIL" BELL

GRANTS & CONTRACTS MANAGER
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Charity Faye Program Manager for Sisters-In-Motion

CHARITY FAYE

PROGRAM MANAGER, SISTERS IN MOTION
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Adrienne Spires Photo

ADRIENNE N. SPIRES

ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM SPECIALIST, SISTERS IN CONTROL
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Kimberley Robinson Photo

KIMBERLY ROBINSON

COMMUNITY LIAISON, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA OFFICE
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Dr. Astrid Williams Photo

DR. ASTRID WILLIAMS

MANAGER, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
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Tyson Isaiah Evans

TYSON ISAIAH EVANS

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
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Tianna Shaw Wakeman Photo

TIANNA SHAW-WAKEMAN

PROGRAM LEAD, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
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Meron Shita

MERON SHITA

PROGRAM MANAGER, CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
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Kendall Warther Photo

KENDALL WARTHER

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
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Adia James Photo

ADIA JAMES

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
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Miyana Evans Black Women for Wellness

MIYANA EVANS

PROGRAM COORDINATOR, GET SMART B4 U GET SEXY
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Stephanie Haynes Photo

STEPHANIE HAYNES

OUTREACH COORDINATOR/ CENSUS DIRECTOR
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Onyemma Obiekea

ONYEMMA OBIEKEA

POLICY ANALYST
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Anthnette Drone Photo

ANTHNETTE DRONE

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
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Mekdela Ejigu BWW EJ Team Member

MEKDELA EJIGU

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COORDINATOR
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Lonnell Schuler

LONNELL SCHULER

PROGRAM COORDINATOR, GET SMART B4 U GET SEXY
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GABRIELLE BROWN

GABRIELLE BROWN

PROGRAM COORDINATOR, BLACK MATERNAL INFANT HEALTH
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Find out how we are actively working towards sharing wellness with Black Women worldwide.

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