TaLeayah Johnson of Charlotte, North Carolina, is an independent research consultant with a passion for working and volunteering with nonprofit organizations. She is currently working on research projects with Duke University’s Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research in the field of HIV.
Organizations and civic engagements she is currently or has been involved with range from advocating for the rights of women and girls to addressing the physical, mental and dental needs of children and families. She has served as a board member with the Junior League of Charlotte, Girls on the Run of Charlotte, and Miller Family YMCA, Newbury Park, CA.
In addition to her commitment as a board member, she has enjoyed volunteering with the Junior League of Charlotte for the past 10 years engaging and developing programs and activities that promote positive and sustainable impact in the areas of mental, dental and physical needs of children and families; while also assisting in the development of trained volunteers and community leaders among women. Johnson currently serve as a North Carolina State Public Affair Committee member with other Junior Leagues of North Carolina to support and advocate on legislative issues that affect local League’s interests including: pediatric dental health, human trafficking and homelessness among women and children.
Other organizations she proudly serves or has served as a volunteer include mentoring victims of human trafficking, Girl Talk Foundation, Inc., Women’s Inter-cultural Exchange, and Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte.
Aside from her work and volunteerism, the beat of heart is her husband, son, and daughter whom she enjoys spending time with and tackling new adventures.
Johnson is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel, with a B.A. in Psychology and B.A. in Sociology; and has as Masters in Business of Administration.