Shirley Chisholm Women of Excellence 2018

Congratulations to all our 2018 Shirley Chisholm Women of Excellence Honorees!

As a community, we are glad to celebrate your successes and overjoyed to have talented poets, dancers, musicians, and performing artists join in honoring your achievements.


  • Anita Skop, Superintendent – Community District 15
  • Antonia Clemente, Founder/Executive Director – Healing Center
  • Cindy Greenburg, Executive Director – Repair the World
  • La’Shawn Allen-Muhammad, Executive Director - Central Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation
  • La Shawn Paul, LCSW-R, ACSW, Founder – Social Work Diva
  • Nantasha Williams, Head of Political Engagement – National Women’s March
  • Nikki Bowen, Principal – Excellence Girls Charter School Elementary Academy
  • Norelda Cotterel-Chambers, PTA president – Medgar Evers College Preparatory School
  • Renee Giordano, Executive Director – Sunset Park BID
  • Toni Robinson, Director of Programing & President, Board of Directors – Digital Girl
  • Wai Wah Chin, Founder and Charter President – Chinese American Citizens Alliance Greater New York


  • Poets from Green Earth Poets Cafe
  • Dancers from Batingua Arts
  • Musicians from Q City Soundz
  • Recording Artist, Luna Chegi

Special Thanks!

  • Healthfirst
  • St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf
  • Lay The Guns Down Foundation
  • Bridging Access to Care
  • Q City Soundz
  • Green Earth Poets Café
  • Batingua Dance Academy
  • Barbara's Flower Shop
  • Auntie Wendy's Food Catering Inc.

Deeply appreciate the continued partnership with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams who joins in celebrating these outstanding women!