Dr. Gilda Brown Ebanks, a native New Orleanian, has extensive non-profit experience including program development and management, community outreach, and CBO collaborations. Over the past 8 years she has served her community as the Resource Coordination Program Manager for a national nonprofit and has worked in higher education as the Director of Single Stop at Delgado Community College, managed under the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. Her most recent professional accomplishment was being awarded Outstanding Professional Staff at Delgado Community College (2019) for her leadership, commitment to her profession, and the institution. Dr. Ebanks received both her BA in Psychology and Master of Social Work degrees from Southern University at New Orleans and her Doctoral degree in Social Work from Tulane University. Throughout her professional career, Dr. Ebanks has been committed to advocated for marginalized communities. As she continues her career path, her goal is to remain connected to communities, giving voices to the voiceless while supporting and uplifting those who are often overlooked.