Speak Glamher aims to
EDUCATE & PROMOTE
the importance of
SEXUAL HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH
and self love for women
and girls of color.
Mission: Speak GlamHer’s mission is to speak and lead efforts that educate, empower, and bring glamour to health issues that impact women of color.
Vision: To unapologetically glamourize and reclaim the narrative of Black women’s health through cultivating spaces that encourages healing (mind and body).
Team: “Felicia Bowman Chandler, Founder is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Sexual Health Educator. She has ten years of experience educating and leading initiatives geared towards HIV, Sexual Health, and Mental Health. She received her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education and a Masters in Clinical Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Felicia has been recognized as Richmond’s Style Weekly top 40 under 40 people due to her invested advocacy for Black Women and girls. She believes Black women and girls should have access to health care-specifically, sexual, and mental health. Felicia has worked with organizations such as The Red Pump Project, The Black Doctors Organizations, The Black Aids Institute, and several community-based organizations.”
Team: Sharmeka Williams is a professional language arts educator and community organizer who seeks to provide enriching and meaningful academic experiences to all students regardless of ability, background, or socioeconomic status. She believes that education has the potential to serve as the foundation of true social equity but also contends most schools fall short of that vision. Because of this, Sharmeka goes beyond her role as a classroom educator and collaborates with local leaders to advocate for meaningful changes in public education.
In recent years, Sharmeka has conducted work with the local chapter of the Boys and Girls Club of America and one of Henrico County’s summer academic programs, Cub Institute. Within and beyond her school, Sharmeka empowers young girls through her ongoing mentorship and encouragement.
She is a graduate of Mary Baldwin University’s Master of Education program; her graduate focus was special education.
Team: Kia Johnson, is a full-time mother, business owner, nonprofit leader, and graduate from Virginia Union University. Kia received a Bachelor's degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Her goal was to reduce the recidivism rate of juveniles in the system. Kia currently works for a nonprofit organization located in Richmond, VA, as a Development & Community Engagement manager.
Kia recently started her own company called Beautiful Morning online furniture and home décor store. Kia plans to create a foundation through her company to provide funding to nonprofit organizations that serve young African American children.
Kia's passion and work will continue to serve young African American girls as she works with Speak GlamHer"
Team: Felicia Davis, is a Licensed Master Social Worker. Felicia has experience as a clinician and advocate for HIV and Mental Health initiatives. She received her Bachelor of Science in Social Work at Radford University, and her Master’s in Clinical Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.
In Recent years, Felicia Davis and Felicia Bowman created and held “ She is Me, I am Her” women and girls HIV awareness walk to commemorate National Women’s and Girls HIV Awareness day with two community partners (Deborah Butler and Lindsay Bryant). Felicia’s experience is not limited to HIV prevention and treatment. She also has a Social Worker in Psychiatric units, Correctional facilities, and Hospice care.
When Felicia is not serving as a clinician, she is spreading positivity on social media or hosting her famous vision board parties. She has been recognized as the vision board guru. Felicia has cultivated spaces for many to create a vision, align their intentions, and continue to go after their goals.
Felicia’s has worked with Speak GlamHer since 2017. She is eager to serve and create spaces for women to heal and grow.