OUR TEAM

We care about our community and want to make a local impact by dedicating our time and materials to the needy in our area.

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OUR TEAM

Our team works tirelessly to ensure our programs work as effectively as possible by staying connected to our community.

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Tamika Williams

Founder & Executive Director

Tamika Williams, Founder and President of Beautiful I Am Organization, is a firm believer that “We can see the impossible become possible with hard work, support, and endurance”. It is with this thought in mind that she has become an advocate for the educational growth, health, and welfare of girls and women worldwide.

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Kendra Joseph 

Vice President 

Experienced Supervisor with a demonstrated history of working in the food & beverages industry. Skilled in Microsoft Word, Sales, Management, Adobe Photoshop, and Leadership. Strong professional with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) focused in Business/Managerial Economics from University of Maryland Baltimore County. 

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Dagayla Burks 

 Director of Finances

Ms. Burks has over 15 years of federal contract experience. She currently serves as the budget lead for a program within the Department of Health and Human Services and has expertise in project management and communications.ty. 

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Laurice Tisdell

Director of Programming 

Laurice oversees our programming department, where she plans and organizes programs and activities for women of all ages to achieve their dream and overcome life’s challenges. She attends community events in an effort to build and maintain positive relationships. Laurice also assists with recruiting and promoting events and programs. In addition to her board service, Laurice serves on the Planning Committee.

 A native of Philadelphia, Laurice’s diverse career has spanned from Human Resources to working as a Federal Hearing Officer and a Federal Mediator with the Federal Government. For fun, she volunteers to support her community and planning her next adventure with her family.

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Catherine Lee

Director of Events and Fundraising

With 20+ years, be it at her child's school on the PTSA Executive board trying to raise funds, or at my community Boys and Girls club as a cheer parent helping with activities, or at my church as the ministry leader for our Youth/Teen ministry. I have been committed to working with the youth and teens in my community. That is why I am so passionate about the vision of the Beautiful I Am (BIA).

Doing it all while working in various positions within the federal government for 30 years in the field of Finance and Procurement. The areas I have worked on include coordinating training, planning events and ensuring excellent customer service by me or anyone that worked for me.
 

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VACANT 

Director of Business Operations 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

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VACANT 

Director of Partnership and Community Engagement 

COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD

Ama Johnson- CHAIR

SuitLand, MD, BIA Allied Health and Financial Professional, Volunteer Mentor, Parent of mentee and CAB Facilitator/Chair

Adrienne Charles M.D- Medical and Holistic Wellness Provider

Tracey Player-

Suitland High School Special Education Coordinator

Paula Bethea -

Retired Middle School Guidance Counselor and Seton Hall Upward Bound
program counselor

Pastor Cheryl Somers-Faith Based Minister 

BIA STAFF 

Monique Washington

Mentor

Starlette Adeeso

Mentor

Sharnicka Williams

Program Leader 

Little Ladies Book Club

Mimi ADEDEJI 
Mentor and Volunteer

Ama Johnson

Mentor and Volunteer

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