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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.

BWHI CEO: Linda Goler Blount

Linda Goler Blount, MPH

President & CEO

(Alias: The Black Magic Woman)

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

Zsanai Epps, MPH, CHES

Manager, Special Projects and Manager, MSK Program

(ALIAS: THE CAPTIVATOR)

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

Angela F. Ford, PhD, MSW

Chief Programs Officer

(ALIAS: THE COACH’S COACH)

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)

BWHI Staff: Ebonee Thompson

Ebonee Thompson

Social Media Strategist

(ALIAS: THE SOCIALIZER)

BWHI Staff: Ifetayo Johnson

Ifetayo Johnson

Senior Program Manager
BWHI Staff: Dena Smith

Dena Smith

Executive Administrator