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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 BWHI

Linda Goler Blount, MPH

President & CEO

(Alias: The Black Magic Woman)

Mae Jones

Mae D. Jones, PhD, MBA, FLMI

Chief Operating Officer

(ALIAS: THE MOVER AND SHAKER)

Angela Ford

Angela F. Ford, PhD, MSW

Chief Programs Officer

(ALIAS: THE COACH’S COACH)

BWHI Staff: Tammy Boyd

Tammy Boyd, JD MPH

Chief Policy Officer & Counsel

(ALIAS: POLICY INFLUENCER)

Angelica Geter

Angelica Geter, DrPH, MPH

Chief Strategy Officer

(ALIAS: THE TRAILBLAZER)

Paula S. Green-Smith

Paula S. Green-Smith, MA

CHIEF TRAINING OFFICER AND MASTER TRAINER

(ALIAS: THE EDU-TRAINER)

Kanika A. Harris

Kanika A. Harris, PhD, MPH

Director, Maternal and Child Health
Kimberly Lovelady

Kimberly Lovelady, MPH, LMSW

SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER AND Master Trainer

(Alias: THE CATALYST)

Lisa Cunningham

Lisa Cunningham

Manager, Digital Content

(Alias: The Amplifier)

Lenee’ M. Reedus-Carson

Lenee M. Reedus-Carson, MBA

Senior Program Manager and Master Trainer

(Alias: The People’s Cheerleader)

zsanai epps

Zsanai Epps, MPH, CHES

Director, My Sister’s Keeper and Positive Period

(ALIAS: THE CAPTIVATOR)

Kineta Sealey

Kineta Sealey, Esq.

Policy Counsel

(ALIAS: The Strategizer)

Yoko Allen

Yoko Allen, MPH

Senior Program Manager

(Alias – The Connector)

Kristin Goler Salkil: BWHI Director, Individual Giving and Special Projects

Kristin Salkil

Director, Individual Giving and Special Projects

(ALIAS – The Closer)

Nana-Bilkisu Habib

Nana-Bilkisu Habib, MPH

Program Coordinator, My Sister’s Keeper

(Alias – The Advocate)

BWHI Staff: Dena Smith

Dena Smith

Executive Administrator
J. Kaie Collins

J. Kaie Collins

Executive Assistant to Linda Goler Blount
Camille Brittian

Camille Brittain

Development Specialist

(Alias – The Record Keeper)