These experts are leading Fierce Ambassadors who write, review copy, share input on the latest research, and participate in chats, webinars, other online forums and events)

Anowa Adjah, ACE

CEO, Powerhouse Physiques LLC

Expert: Fitness, Weight Loss, Personal Training

Michelle Albert, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

University of California San Francisco Cardiology

President, Association of Black Cardiologists

Expert: Stress and cardiovascular disease in women

Ann Smith Barnes, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

Expert: Obesity in Black women

Pamela Braboy Jackson, PhD

Professor of Sociology

Inaugural Director

Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society

Indiana University

Expert: Health and the Black middle class paradox

Rovenia Brock, PhD

Dr. Ro, “America’s Nutrition Coach”

Founder, Everything Ro; Consultant for Dr. Oz and O: The Oprah Winfrey Magazine

Expert: Nutrition, Weight Loss, Fitness

Verna Keith, PhD


Chair, Department of Sociology

Texas A & M University

Expert: Black women and depression

Linda James Myers, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Ohio State University

Expert: Psychology, culture and race

Deborah Owens, MBA

CEO, Owens Media Group LLC

“America’s Wealth Coach”

Expert: Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance

Brenda Wade, PhD

Creator and Founder of the Love, Money & Seva Seminars

Expert: Individual, Family
Psychology; Relationships