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About

Board of Directors

 

Vision

 Sister-to-Sister, Inc. envisions, "Standing together, building communities of Sisterhood, and realizing endless potential!"

Mission

Our primary mission is to create “safe haven” communities, which offer Ebony Sisters social connectivity, encouragement, emotional support, shared knowledge, and the opportunity to network, and showcase their creativity in a global environment.

​Purpose

Sister-to-Sister: International Network of Professional African American (Black) Women, Inc.'s (Sister-to-Sister, Inc.'s) purpose is to extend authentic Sisterhood throughout the world through nurturing communities wherein Black females are respected, recognized, encouraged, supported, and loved, enabling them to thrive.

Core Values

We create and foster haven communities for open communication between Black women (“Sisters”) to build and maintain strong relationships.

We work together in the spirit of global Sisterhood, to support Sisters’ personal and professional growth.

We lead in advancing Sisters' stature.

We nurture Sisters to leverage their strengths, leadership, and influence, to achieve shared goals while developing their individual gifts and talents.

We promote Sisters’ successful entrepreneurialism and actively seek to facilitate expansion and creation of new entrepreneurial opportunities for economic empowerment.

We value lifelong learning and are dedicated to supporting the educational development of Sisters.

We uphold the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and accountability in all our endeavors.

  • Creating enriching communal spaces in which Black women can learn and grow together in their phenomenal womanhood while supporting each other.

  • Delivering professional development of our members.

  • Motivating, developing, and training Black and other youth of color, to show their potential that will benefit society. 

  • Educating Black women, students, allies, and supporters on topics of interest to our community.

  • Promoting Black female entrepreneurialism.

  • Giving college and graduate students real-world internships to enhance their competitiveness and preparation for success in workplaces.

  • Collaborating with partners to generate elevated ideas and programming to promote members’ and youth’s health, social, and career attainment.

  • Ensuring that interests and perspectives relevant to the African American/ Black community are heard and offers a voice for the community. 

  • Obtaining results by active participation in communities.

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Velveta Golightly-Howell, Esq.,Chair, CEO, Founder

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Sherry Bursey, Esq., Vice-Chair

Senior Counsel

Western Midstream Partners, LP.

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Bobbie Harbert, M.P.A., Secretary/Treasurer

Financial Aid Sr. Team Leader, Front Range Community College

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Joette Bailey-Keown, M.S.

Former Director, Environmental, Health & Safety, Ball Corporation (Retired)

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Beth Robinson, Esq.

Principal Employment Law Attorney, Colorado Judicial Department

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Alexis P. Walker-Dunham, J.D. 

Incoming Associate, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP

Sherlenia Sims-Mitchell, M.S.

Product Support Manager, Oracle Corporation

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LaRuth McAfee, Ph.D.

Senior Assistant Dean, University of Delaware Graduate College

Gloria Montgomery, M.S.W.

Former Child Welfare Analyst, U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services,

Rocky Mountain Region (Retired)

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Sandra Thebaud, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist, Consultant & Entrepreneur

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Talia M. Archie

Entrepreneur

Paul Mitchell Fresno

Silent Diamond Beauty

Advisory Council

Co-Chairs/Board Directors

Bobbie Harbert, M.P.A.

Gloria Montgomery, M.S.W.

 Members

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Amber Mozet, M.A.

City & County of Boulder

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Hope V. Harbert, M.A.

Colorado State University

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Taylor Hill

Incoming Associate

Sherman & Howard, LLC

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Carrie T. Warren, B.A.

University of Denver (On sabbatical)

 
Sr. Contributor
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Cynthia Jones,  Esq.

Former Associate General Counsel,

Labor and Employment, 

Worley Parsons Limited 

Our Memberships

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Social Justice Connect Founding Member

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