Collections by Michelle Brown WSG Dr. Imani Woody of Mary's House

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Dr. Imani Woody the founding director and CEO of Mary's House for Older Adults. She's been an advocate for women, people of color and LGBTQ/SGL issues for more than 20 years. Mary’s House for Older Adults, Inc. has a mission is to create safe and affordable nonprofit housing project in Washington, DC that will honor the whole person as they age. At the 2018 Creating Change Conference in Washington, DC, SAGE, the nation’s largest & oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT elders, presented Dr. Woody the SAGE Advocacy Award for Excellence on Aging Issues in recognition for her passion and leadership. Dr. Woody has a Ph.D. in Human Services, specializing in non-profit management. She holds a Master of Human Services degree from Lincoln University and is a graduate of Georgetown University. She also works as a diversity and inclusion consultant in the field of health, aging, and issues affecting the LGBTQ/SGL and people color communities. She has presented on LGBT aging issues at the White House National LGBT Elder Summit and at the 2017 National Equality March for Unity and Pride.

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