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 and Director,

Center for the Study of Adversity

and Cardiovascular Disease at

University of California San Francisco Cardiology

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, Ph.D.

Prof. of Sociology


Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society

Indiana University

Expert: Health and the Black middle class paradox


Rovenia Brock, Ph.D. aka 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, Ph.D.


Texas A & M University

Expert: Black women and depression


Linda James Myers, Ph.D.


Ohio State University

Expert: Psychology, culture and race


Deborah Owens, MBA

CEO, Owens Media Group LLC

Expert: Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance


Brenda Wade, Ph.D.

Creator and Founder of the Love, Money & Seva Seminars

Expert: Individual, Family

Psychology; Relationships