​​​​​​​Shemekka Ebony’ Coleman, MS, owner of Shemekka Ebony, L.L.C, is an activist for community, women, and children’s rights; she is the self proclaimed “voice to the voiceless.” She has lived experience facing health inequity and addressing food insecurity while leading others committed to creating healthy positive change in social ecosystems. Her experience as a community engager affords her a platform to create a secure place for economic empowerment and health equity engagement for those not being well represented.

Shemekka Ebony has dedicated over 20 years of her life to specialize in advocacy for victims and their transformation. She is committed to raising awareness to several underrepresented populations such as survivors of victimization, health and wellness inequity, and food insecurity. She serves as representative for Black Women identified as community champions serving across North Carolina with NCBWR.  She consults with several North Carolina community and National organizations for best practices in community engagement. She also serves as convener of Black Women vendors and entrepreneurs seeking economic power and inclusion. You will find her continuing to share hope and inspiration through her missions work with #IAmBrilliant Community Engagement.