Bernice Coleman-WikeVice President
A dedicated mother, wife, and member of her church, Ms. Coleman recently retired from a career spanning over 30 years employed as an account executive with Johnson Publishing Company, Fashion Fair Cosmetics. In this position, she was responsible for managing accounts from Delaware to Connecticut, including her largest store in Macy’s Herald Square in New York City and store locations in Bermuda. Ms. Coleman-Wike provides wisdom regarding growth and expansion is is an excellent saleswoman, selling t-shirts to raise money for the organization’s mission.
Ayana is a student at LIM College in New York City. Her interests include performing arts, traveling, eating different foods, and exploring cultural connections with other sisters. She has held many leadership positions and has vast mentoring experience.
Monjia Belizaire, MREDSpecial Advisor
As an architectural engineer and LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), Monjia holds Bachelor of Architectural Engineering and Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) degrees from Penn State University and George Mason University. Monjia uses her knowledge, tools and resources to identify key sustainable building goals for designers, architects, builders, and operators. Monjia also serves as a mentor and supports community service abroad by volunteering her time to sustainable development projects and promoting environmental conservation.
Blanche A. Williams, MSSpecial Advisor
Blanche A. Williams is the author of the Sisterhood of Greatness Manifesto, 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.
Samantha LengquistSpecial Advisor
Sammy is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising and Design. After college, she hopes to enter the fashion industry doing something she loves while making a positive impact. Aside from everything fashion related, Sammy also enjoys horseback riding, volunteering, traveling, and spending time with loved ones. She feels passionate as well about diversity, inclusion, feminism, and the environment.