Charlotte, NC – The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter (NCBW-QCMC) has elected Bella-Giavanni Austin as the organization’s new president. A newly elected board of directors joins Austin. The board members will serve in their new roles until 2025.
Austin has been a member since 2017 and has served in various leadership roles within NCBW-QCMC, most recently serving as First Vice President of Programs. Austin brings six years of invaluable experience to her role within NCBW-QCMC and has consistently demonstrated a commitment to empowering the community and driving positive change. Through her tireless efforts, she is pivotal in advancing the organization’s mission, impacting the lives of Black women and girls in the Queen City Metropolitan area.
Austin is a passionate advocate for the rights and well-being of Black women and girls, striving to foster leadership development and promote gender equity in crucial areas such as health, education, and economic empowerment. She is a poised, inspiring, and team-oriented leader committed to being a catalyst for positive change and a more equitable and empowered society through her work.
Other newly elected board officers include:
- Shelia Coleman, First Vice President
- Doris Shivers, Second Vice President
- Gloria Kelley, Third Vice President
- Porsche Collins, Corresponding Secretary
- Bieisha Smith, Recording Secretary
- Danielle Bowser, Financial Secretary
- Regenia Booker, Treasurer
- Sheila Etheridge-Boddie, Parliamentarian
- Dr. Lisa Workman, Chaplain
- LaChelle Davis-Moore, Director
- Tomica Lindsey, Director
About The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Queen City Metropolitan Chapter
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter is a non-profit organization that was chartered in 2009. The organization advocates on behalf of Black women and girls, empowering women to be leaders in their communities and careers. In addition, NCBW-QCMC serves as a change agent through advocacy work to influence public policy that promotes gender equity in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment. They will be celebrating their 15th year in Charlotte in September 2024. www.ncbw-qcmc.org.