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Leading the effort to solve the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls in the U.S.

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Meet Our Team

Since 1983, we have been the only national organization dedicated solely to improving the health and wellness of our nation’s 21 million Black women and girls – physically, emotionally and financially.

Linda Goler Blount - President & CEO of Black Women's Health Imperative

Linda Goler Blount, MPH

President & CEO (Alias: The Black Magic Woman)

I love food and dancing! The kitchen and salsa are my creative outlet. There’s no greater joy than cooking for friends while the Fania All-Stars play. Juepa je! Y’all come!

Zsanai Epps - Program Coordinator of Black Women's Health Imperative

Zsanai Epps, MPH, CHES

Program Coordinator (Alias: The Captivator)

After I hang up my superwoman cape for the day, you can catch me reading a good book and drinking a warm cup of peppermint tea!

Angela F. Ford -Health Programs Manager of Black Women's Health Imperative

Angela F. Ford, PhD, MSW

Health Programs Manager (Alias: The Coach’s Coach)

Nowadays, retirement doesn’t necessarily mean you completely stop working. For me, retirement is about doing the work that I love and finding time for love.

BWHI Staff: Tammy Boyd

Tammy Boyd, JD MPH

Chief Policy Officer (Alias: Policy Influencer)
BWHI Staff: Monica G. Coleman

Monica G. Coleman

Chief Communications Officer (Alias: The Chatterbox)
BWHI Staff: Ann McMikel

Ann McMikel

Chief Development Officer/Executive Director, SIS Circles (Alias: The Rain Maker)

Jameta Nicole Barlow, PhD, MPH

BWHI Staff: Monica G. Coleman

Ebonee Thompson

Social Media Strategist (Alias: The Socializer)

Ifeoma Udoh

Chief Policy