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Program Facilitators

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Synthia Smith

Founder/Executive Director

Synthia is a proud wife and mother of two daughters. Synthia has over...

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Creative Director

Malika is a mother and stepmother of six fantastic people. After teaching high school for 17 years, Malika recently

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Director of Family Services

DeNita is married and the mother of three children that she homeschooled until high school. As a facilitator and

Board of Directors

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Donna Berry, P.E.

Board president

Mrs. Berry, proud mother of two sons, became involved in community service during her undergraduate studies at UC Davis

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Arielle Julie

Board Secretary

Arielle has been a Recruiter within the design industry for over 15 years. Outside of recruiting, her professional time is spent mentoring young women

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Tezeta Stewartz

Board Vice-President

Tezeta  has over 15 years of experience in educational administration, program and policy development, management, and facilitation.

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D'Karla Davis

Community Liaison

D’Karla is a proud mother with over 18 years of public sector experience in student services and management consulting.

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Jennifer Houston

Board Treasurer

Jennifer’s passion for helping others has led her to being a part of the Our Promise (United Way) Campaign, the Sacramento

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Maya Hill

Nia Alumnae

Maya is in her final year of school in pursuit of her B.S. For the past three years,