Sisterhood Agenda

Leadership Team

Angela D. Coleman aka Ibiyinka

Angela D. Coleman aka Ibiyinka

Founder and President

Angela D. Coleman is an award-winning holistic health specialist, creator, and author who has written over twenty books. Angela grew up in Newark, New Jersey, and graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts (AB) in Psychology and a minor in African American Studies. Read more about Angela @ Our Founder.

Ayana Coleman-Dixon

Ayana Coleman-Dixon

Vice President

Ayana is a graduate of LIM College in New York City with a major in fashion merchandising. Her interests include performing arts, traveling, food, and exploring cultural connections with other sisters. She has held many leadership positions and has vast mentoring experience.

Monjia Belizaire, MRED, LEEP AP

Monjia Belizaire, MRED, LEEP AP

Special Advisor

As an architectural engineer and LEED Accredited Professional, Monjia holds Bachelor of Architectural Engineering and Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) degrees from Penn State University and George Mason University. She helps designers, architects, builders, and operators to identify key sustainable building goals. Monjia also mentors and volunteers with environmental conservation projects.

Carline Gutierrez

Carline Gutierrez

Contributor

Carline has a Bachelor of Science and Marketing from the Divine Word College of Legazpi in the Philippines. She is a digital professional who creates articles that resonate with our audience. Carline has vast experience with copyrighting, digital content creation, and e-commerce development.

Semone Rey, MSW

Semone Rey, MSW

Project Supervisor

With over 10 years in both public and private sectors, Semone holds a Bachelor’s degree in social work from The University of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and a Master's in Social Work from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. Outside of work, Semone enjoys playing the piano, going to the beach, and taking walks in nature. She is also a leader in her local church in the music ministry department and has a passion for helping people.

Yolanda Goode Seay, RDH, LMT

Yolanda Goode Seay, RDH, LMT

Sisterhood Advisor

Yolanda is a health professional and lifelong resident of Maryland. A graduate of Baltimore City Community College and York College with an A.S. in liberal arts, Yolanda has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 25 years. She has also been a Licensed Massage Therapist for over 20 years. Yolanda is the owner of Peaceful Spirits.

Blanche A. Williams, MS

Blanche A. Williams, MS

Special Advisor

Blanche A. Williams, author of the Sisterhood of Greatness Manifesto, is a former National XM Radio Talk Show Host, founder/moderator of the National Black Women's Town Hall Meetings, and President of Greatness By Design, LLC, a training and leadership development company. Her life's work includes being an advocate and contributor towards the empowerment and education of women and girls.

Portia Harris

Portia Harris

Contributor

Portia is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a Fashion Design graduate from Stevenson University. Before following her dream of being a fashion designer, she went to school for legal studies, earning an associate's degree in Secretarial Science; Legal, and a certificate in Private Security and Protective Services.

Ashley Poteat

Ashley Poteat

Contributor

Ashley is an aspiring designer, stylist, and photographer. She loves to create art that inspires people to go after their dreams. Before college, Ashley studied cosmetology and went to medical school. She plans to start her own clothing line and style celebrities for different events and award shows. She loves to shop, browse social media for fashion inspiration, and travel.

Vincent Powell

Vincent Powell

Property Management, Virgin Islands

A native St. Johnian born and raised on the island of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vincent Powell has over four decades of building experience. For over sixteen years, Vincent worked for the Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station (VIERS), an eco-camp nestled in the tropical forest on the south shore of St. John.

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