The Empowerment Network Team

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    Willie Barney

    Founder, President, and Facilitator Willie Barney is the Founder, President, and Facilitator of the Empowerment Network. The Network...

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    Vicki Quaites-Ferris

    Director of Operations Vicki Quaites-Ferris joined the African-American Empowerment Network in 2009 and currently serves as the Director...

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    Ricky Smith

    Omaha 360 Director Ricky Smith is a native of Omaha, Nebraska and has been working in the youth...

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    Moniki Cannon

    Step-Up Omaha! Employment Director Moniki Gunn-Cannon is the Director of the Step Up Omaha! Program for the Empowerment...

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    Damita Byrd

    Senior Director Diversity & Inclusion Mrs. Byrd is a Certified Diversity and Inclusion Professional in Human Resources with...

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    Aisha Conner

    Project Coordinator & Office Assistant: Aisha Conner Aisha Conner is the Project Coordinator and Office Assistant for the Empowerment...