Meet the Team

Board of Directors

Chiwshi Joy Abney

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Board Director (Interim)

Shanee Pressley, RN, BSN

Communications & Outreach Director 

 & Nurses Network Leader

Larry Lee Abney

Co-Founder & Board Advisor

Monique Crenshaw

HEROGirls Mentor & Nurses Network Leader

Kimberly Early, MSW, LSW

Racquel Holman, MS

Board Member & HEROGirl Mom

HERO Executive Team

Stefanie Gregg-Bland

Marina Olokuni

Couples Collab Leader & STEAM Advisor

ROAD TO KENYA Trip Leader, 

Health & Travel Consultant

Miranda Cohen, MS

 Nonprofit Management, New School, NY

Strategy Coach

Neha Chohan, MPH

HERO Program Assistant 

Communications & Outreach Assistant

Opportunities (Adults 25+)

HERO is actively seeking alignment with implementors of innovative ideas  and passionate professionals prepared to serve their communities through our mission and vision.


Please inquire by submitting your resume to with the appropriate position subject line.  

Board of Directors

  • Vice President

Staff & Volunteer Positions

  • CFO/ Director of Development

  • COO/ Director of Operations

  • Public Relations & Campaign Management 

  • Content Creator 

  • PR & Marketing Director 

  • Social Justice Campaign Manager 

Program Managers

  • CampusReady 

  • HEROGirls 

  • YoungHEROsCook

Mentors & Coaches 


Academic Partnerships  for Research

Corporate Sponsorships 

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