Creator, Kenya Gipson, is a mother, and passionate wellness advocate. Struggling with her own health after a difficult pregnancy that resulted in Toxemia and excessive weight gain, she decided to become her own wellness advocate and began a personal mindset and health transformation through running.
Through compassionate advocacy, nurturing mentorship, and resilient mothering, Jatesha “Jaye” Wilson is reshaping the world of maternal health for women of color. She is a nurse, CEO, founder, social impact speaker, maternal health advocate, self-sufficiency coach, and mother to two brilliant young girls.
Carolina Bermudez is a radio personality, television host, podcast host, pop culture expert, health & wellness contributor and actress. Carolina came to NYC by way of Miami, FL where she began her radio career as a co-host on the “Kenny and Footy Morning Show” on Y100. She currently resides on Long Island, NY, with her husband Mark and two sons, Noah and Asher.
Dr. Dawnette Lewis
Dr. Lewis has practiced for more than 20 years in maternal-fetal medicine, a subspecialty of obstetrics and gynecology focused on managing complications in high-risk pregnancies.
Tonya Lewis Lee
Tonya Lewis Lee is a director, producer, and writer who has developed and produced content across television and streaming platforms and whose work often explores the personal impact of social justice issues.
Elected as the first Latino Brooklyn Borough President, Antonio Reynoso is a native Brooklynite, born and raised in South Williamsburg to Dominican immigrants.
After giving birth to her son, Fulano in 2003, Latham Thomas set out on a mission to help women reclaim birth. </p><p>A graduate of Columbia University & The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Latham is a maternity lifestyle maven, world renown wellness leader and master birth doula on the vanguard of transforming the wellness movement.
A self-described “iconoclast”, Dr. Tricia Callender, PhD has 15 years of experience promoting equity, policy and behavioral change in variety of contexts, most recently at Thinx, Inc. as Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She was Lead for the United Nations at the Antiracism and DEI Lead for NGOCSW to the UN and the Global Coordinator for UN Women Generation Equality Form.
Omari Maynard is an artist from Brooklyn, New York. He started dabbling in art at an early age and self-taught himself over the years. With his wife, Shamony Gibson, he co-founded ‘Art-ful living’, through which the couple aimed to promote art as a way of life.
Katrina grew up in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, NY and she herself was an at-risk youth. She became a mother at the early age of fourteen. When she was twenty-two years old, she was shot 10 times in a violent domestic relationship that left her paralyzed. Several surgeries later she had to relearn to walk. After this traumatic experience, her challenges did not end.
Hilma Campbell, PMHNP, is a board certified psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner currently practicing at Gotham Health, East New York. She has been practicing as a PMHNP for the past 5 years where she sees a wide range of patients from 18 years of age to the geriatric population. This includes women who are post-partum, which is about 15% of her current patient clientele.
La’Shay Crayton, Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, Social Epidemiologist, Media Commentator, and Consultant is an energetic therapist, research scientist, and author. As a therapist, she focuses on helping her therapeutic partners understand boundaries, internal family systems, anxiety, and helping individuals move beyond trauma.
Born this way. Born for this. Chelsea Lewis was born to be a leader in the Black-Owned Baby Goods Industry. The daughter of two parents that dedicated their lives to working in the medical field -her father as a leading OB-GYN and mother a caring pediatric nurse –this mother of two children, created My Mommy Wisdom, a certified cruelty-free product line created to support women throughout the prenatal, postpartum and motherhood journey.
Ebony Marcelle is the Director of Midwifery at Community of Hope that includes Family Health and Birth Center. Formerly the Administrative Chief of Midwifery Service at Medstar Washington Hospital Center she completed her nursing education at Georgetown University and Midwifery at Jefferson University. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate at Frontier University.
My name is Xan (short for Alexandra) and I am a mama of three beautiful girls! I am an infant & toddler sleep specialist and Founder of MyBaby Sleepology and the Pediatric Sleep Academy where I certify others to become sleep consultants!
It all started with a verbal manifestation: By time my sisters begin their parenting journeys, I will be a doula. After praying, manifesting, working, and waiting, the journey to becoming a doula began, and now, I am here to support you as your start your parenting journey.
Steven S. Mitchell is a Senior Director of Sales Administration for MetroPlusHealth. Born and raised in the Philadelphia, PA area, Steven began his career at MetroPlus Health Plan in September 2020, bringing 20 years of healthcare experience to the plan.
Benjamin and his wife, Vladimire, are the founders of Therapy for Black Men. Therapy for Black Men is an online directory dedicated to helping Black men and boys connect with therapists and coaches nationwide. They are committed to helping improve the overall well-being and mental health of men as well as preventing the suffering that occurs when wounds are unaddressed.
Zabdiel Judah is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1996 to 2019. He held multiple world championships in two weight classes, including the IBF and WBO junior welterweight titles between 2000 and 2004; the undisputed welterweight title in 2005, which included a reign as the lineal champion from 2005 to 2006; and the IBF junior welterweight title again in 2011.