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Board of Directors

A Diverse Board of Directors Striving for Health Equity for Black Women & Girls

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Our Board of Directors

Highly committed, independent, balanced in its composition and enriched with the diversity of its members.

Angela M. Marshall, MD, FACP (Chair)

President and CEO
Comprehensive Women’s Health Primary Care Center

Linda Goler Blount, MPH, Ex-officio

President and CEO
Black Women’s Health Imperative

Byllye Y. Avery

Ex-officio & Founder

Deborah Reid, JD

Senior Health Policy Attorney
Legal Action Center

Kellie Molin-Kenol

Global Head of Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Endo Pharmaceuticals

Vedette Gavin, MPH, MPA

Director of Research and Partnership
Conservation Law Foundation

Nancy C. Lee, MD

Member at Large

DeJa Love-Hardnett, MPH, PMP, ACSM-CPT

CEO and Founder
The Black Women’s Wellness Agency

Linda Gill Anderson

Membership Director
National Parking Association

Kiara St. James

Executive Director
NY Transgender Advocacy Group

Maria Bailey Benson

Inductive Strategies

Ciemone Sheppard

of Ciemone Inc.

Sharon Hawks, MS, RDN, CDE, LDN

Nutrition and Diabetes Education Center

Barbara J. Brown, PhD

CapitolHill Consortium for Counseling & Consultation, LLC (CCCC)

Erica Reaves, DRPH, MPP


Mike Ellison


Dr. Regina Davis Moss

Associate Executive Director – Health
Policy Practice

Julie Lythcott-Haims


Mitzi Krockover, M.D.

CEO of Woman Centered, LLC

Managing Director, Golden Seeds

Sharon Thompson, MD

Central Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology

Nkem Okeke, M.D., MBA


Caira Woods, Ph.D.

Deputy Director – U.S. Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Lauren Wilson

Chief of Staff
Chime Solutions