Board of Directors

Victoria_Ferguson-Young_Picture.jpgLetitia Daniels Jackson
Board Chair

Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated successful history of working in the public policy and electoral industry. Skilled in Grassroots Organizing, Authentic Community Engagement, Health Equity, Crisis Communications, Coalition and Capacity Building, Government Relations, Philanthropy, Public Policy Training and Technical Assistance and Strategic Planning.  Strong business development professional with a BBA focused in Finance from Georgia State University.

 


Malika Redmond
Board President, CEO and Cofounder

Malika Redmond is the co-founder and CEO of Women Engaged, an initiative based in Atlanta, GA.  Malika has worked for 20 years both nationally and internationally managing projects that focus on women's human rights, racial justice, and youth empowerment.
Malika holds a BA from Spelman College and MA from Georgia State University.

 


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Victoria Ferguson-Young
Treasurer

Victoria Ferguson-Young is the Project Coordinator for The DeKalb County Ending Abuse in Later Life Project, which works to improve victim services and the systemic response to elder abuse. Victoria has worked in the field of ending domestic violence and violence against women for 9 years.

 


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Christi Ketchum
Secretary

She is the founder of Our Rightful Place, a network for Black Women to come together for positive dialogue, sharing experience/stories, building strong relationships, and creating an open and safe space for Black Women & Girls to become better leaders, mothers, allies, friends and women.

 


M. Bahati Kuumba, PhD
Board Member

Professor of Comparative Women’s Studies and associate director of the Women’s Center, Dr. Kuumba mentors the next generation of scholar-activists.  In addition, she facilitates the Toni Cade Bambara Scholars/Writers/Activism Program and annual conference that engages students from all majors in consciousness-raising lectures, dialogues and projects.

 


Naomi Roth-Guadette
Board Member
 
Seasoned grassroots organizer and a recruiter.  More than 20 years ago, she cut her teeth as a PIRG Organizer and went on to become their National Field Director.  She is the former Executive Director of Green Corps, an environmental organization that trains recent college graduates in a one-year post-graduate program in grassroots community organizing.

 

 


LATEST NEWS

BE RESILIENT: INTERVIEW WITH MALIKA REDMOND, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO OF WOMEN ENGAGED

This post originally appears on Adam Mendler's Leadership Blog I recently went one on one with Malika Redmond. Malika is the co-founder and CEO of Women Engaged, a human rights and political power-building initiative that engages, organizes, and develops the leadership of Black women and young adults through voter engagement... READ MORE »

Now Hiring

We are so excited to announce that Women Engaged is expanding and currently hiring for multiple positions:- Campaign Organizer- Executive Assistant- Senior Policy Manager- Data Specialist⁣⁣All roles are remote for now and are based in the Atlanta metro area. Find out more about each position and apply here: https://bit.ly/3mAiPd5  READ MORE »
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