Making A Difference

Making a DifferenceEpisode 80–Making a Difference

The Working Woman Radio Show sat down with Ms. Derrica Williams, the president of the DeKalb National Council of Negro Women, to talk about how she and her organization are making a difference.

 

More About Derrica Williams

Derrica Williams is the Chief Operating Officer for Concepts, Inc. in Decatur, Georgia. The company has several divisions that include commercial construction, property management, and sports marketing. Derrica oversees the management of these divisions. 

Derrica is the President of the DeKalb National Council of Negro Women. She is also a 2017 Leadership DeKalb graduate, and a founding member of the Stone Mountain Action Coalition.

In addition to this, Ms. Williams is a board member for the Junior League of DeKalb and a member of several communities and civic organizations in metropolitan Atlanta. 

 

 

Inspired by the legacy of NCNW founder, Mary McLeod Bethune, the DeKalb Section became a reality in January 1990 with 50 founding members.

Today the Section has a membership of more than two hundred men and women of all races. These members are actively involved in politics, health, economic development, elder care, youth education, and mentoring throughout DeKalb County. With its projects, the DeKalb Section seeks to fill community gaps that exist in our society, particularly in meeting the concerns of minority women.

 

 

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Malaika Wells–A Community Advocate

Malaika Wells--A Community AdvocateEpisode 76–Malaika Wells–A Community Advocate

 

The Working Woman Radio Show sat down with Malaika Wells, a community advocate with Global Ubuntu in Atlanta.

Mrs. Wells, the co-director of the organization, shared how Global Ubuntu helps Georgia residents use their individual and collective power to change their communities for good.

Malaika stated that Global Ubuntu’s mission is to empower and act as facilitators for individuals and groups who want to be change agents.

More About Malaika Wells

Malaika Wells is the Co-Director of Global Ubuntu, an organization that manages grassroots, community initiatives designed to combat racism. 

Malaika and her husband, Andrew, are marriage mentors. Through their ministry, Coupled in Christ, the Wells hold one-on-one facilitated dialogues with couples.  They also sponsor group marriage enrichment events, such as the Boundaries in Marriage book club and the Art of Forgiveness workshop. Malaika is a Florida A &M University graduate. She is also the mother of four children that she homeschools. 

 

 

Global Ubuntu - Transformational Community Engagement & Organizational ConsultingGlobal Ubuntu 

​Since its inception in 2015, Global Ubuntu has helped Georgia residents to change their communities for good. Global Ubuntu envisions a just and peaceful world where everyone is welcomed, valued, and feels safe to thrive for their highest potential.

 

 

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