Shakya Cherry-Donaldson is the founder and executive director of 1000 Women Strong, a national nonprofit that cultivates the grassroots and political power of Black women and their allies. A community organizer, constituency mobilizer and movement builder, Shakya’s mission and ministry is to build the “beloved community.” She has worked on issue-based and candidate campaigns in 13 states including as Statewide Deputy Field Director for Stacey Abrams gubernatorial run in Georgia. Now, she cultivates the grassroots and political power of Black women and their allies through national, year-round field and relational organizing, empowering them to have an impact on the issues that affect their lives. You can reach her at email@example.com.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2023