WHO WE ARE
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.
Black women enjoy optimal health and well-being in a socially just society.
To lead the effort to solve the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls in the U.S. Through investments in evidence-based strategies, we deliver bold new programs and advocate health-promoting policies.
OUR BOLD GOAL
To increase the number of healthy Black women in the U.S. from
9.5 MILLION TO 12.5 MILLION BY 2020
MEET THE STAFF
MEET THE BOARD
Terri. D. Wright, PhD, MPH (Chair)
The Steve Fund
Linda Gill Anderson (Vice-Chair)
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Deborah Reid, JD (Secretary)
Legal Action Center
Sylvia Bartley, BSC (Hons)
PhD Medtronic Athena Cross Cross Health Care Solutions
Kevin J. Holt
Aranthan (AJ) Jones
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Angela Marshall, MD, FACP
Comprehensive Women’s Health, Inc.
Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation
Brenda V. Smith
Washington College of Law at American University
The Integral Group
Nancy Hall White
Whitehall Strategy Group
Byllye Y. Avery