Angela D. Coleman aka IbiyinkaFounder 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-DixonVice 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, including Class President, and has vast mentoring experience.
Monjia Belizaire, MRED, LEEP APSpecial 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.
Jaden BrownYouth Team, Contributor
Jaden is a freshman student-athlete who attends high school for auto-mechanics and auto-engineering. His interest includes basketball, football, photography, fashion, mechanics, food, drawing, and animals, especially dogs.
Dreema is an ambitious young journalist from Baltimore, Maryland with a passion for releasing candid and accurate information to the public. She has experience in broadcast, reporting, and editing. Always strives to make stories unique and captivating while telling the truth. Dreema is currently pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Yolanda Goode Seay, RDH, LMTSisterhood 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.
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.
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.
Ha'Ron HillYouth Team, Contributor
Ha’Ron is a junior in high school. His interests include design, architecture, and photography. He wants to travel the world and take as many photos as he can. His dream is to design and decorate homes one day.
Kloe HinesYouth Team, Contributor
Kloe was born and raised in Baltimore and Baltimore County. She aspires to be a lawyer and would like to go to Stanford Law School after high school graduation. She likes art, shopping, singing, and dressing up for special occasions.
Alleyah ParkerYouth Team
Alleyah is a high school student who does dance, chorus, and cosmetology. She has been in dance for about 10 years. She has grown to love chorus and cosmetology. Alleyah aspires to be a pediatrician.
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 PowellProperty 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.
Semone Rey, MSWProject 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.
Leah SmithYouth Team, Contributor
Leah Smith is a high school senior. She has a passion for event planning and social work. She likes surfing the internet for new ideas or topics she never knew existed. Leah also has a thing for journalism and hopes to start a blog one day. She has an interest in music, as well.
Antonio WhiteYouth Team
Antonio White is a active student who enjoys helping others.
Deyonna WilliamsYouth Team
Deyonna is working towards a career in nursing. She is currently enrolled in her school's academy of health professions program. Her interests include travel, music, and event planning.
Blanche A. Williams, MSSpecial 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.
Erin Lee Wright, Contributor
Erin Lee Wright was born in New York City and spent her late childhood in Atlanta Georgia. Her top interest at the moment are art, journalism, and women’s health. Journalism plays a major role in her life. She uses her experiences as lessons and writes them down for future references and advice. Art gives her the power to express herself visually. She hopes to not only become a motivational writer but also a gynecologist due to her interest in female anatomy and health.