Ayanna is a 5th-generation Bay Area native, mother, wife, friend, mentor, leader, former nomad, and BlackFemaleProject member supporter. As a Human Resource executive, Ayanna is highly in tune with the circumstances Black women often encounter in the workplace.
“It is powerful to put faces with stories to see and say, I know her story.”
These are the words of Nicole Norfles, Black African American; consummate professional; self-described super power-bearing goddess; and free woman living and working in the DC Metro Area.
When April Fenall first crossed paths with BlackFemaleProject Founder Precious J. Stroud, she was a business owner in the process of learning how to tell her own story in a compelling way; connecting to our storytelling project was timely and serendipitous. “I was excited to be a part of a project that focused on empowering and creating a space for Black women to have a voice,” April shares.