Cultivating Leaders

Be the Movement!

The Urban League of Hampton Roads Young Professionals are now accepting applications for the Executive Leadership Council. Take the lead and be the movement in serving the Hampton Roads community. Requirements: Membership must be current. Must attend New Membership Orientation. To apply, click here to visit your membership portal.

Meet our Secretary

Sophia Brimm is a first generation Jamaican-American, raised in Atlanta, GA. She has a strong passion for connecting to the community and helping others. Specializing in project management, informatics, and process improvement – she has led end-to-end technology implementations for over three dozen health care facilities and hospitals across the country, as well as managed …

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Meet our Parliamentarian

Nathaniel Almeida moved to the Hampton Roads area two years ago, after moving to the area from New York. There, he served as the youngest African-American elected to the Poughkeepsie Public Library District Board of Trustees and served on a variety of boards and commissions in the City of Poughkeepsie, NY. Nathaniel is currently a …

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Meet our Sergeant At Arms

Shauntia Woods is a NC A&T SU Alumna holding a B.S in Criminal Justice. She obtained her Masters from Strayer University in Public Administration. Shauntia currently works in Human Resources for the Dept of Defense. She enjoys playing video games, wine, brunch with friends, and traveling. Shauntia’s goal as a leader is to build stronger …

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Meet our Youth Development Chair

Koren Long is a Radford alumna holding a B.S. in Communications. She is a Special Education Teacher Assistant for Chesapeake Public Schools inspiring to become a Special Education Teacher for mild and moderate disabilities. In addition to the ULHRYP, Koren is Miss American Nation 2021. In her free time, she enjoys singing-songwriting, participating in musical …

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Congratulations Jason

Congratulations to our President Jason Inge for being appointed as a member of the Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board where he will serve in that capacity for 4 years. The Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board “regulates individuals and firms that estimate the value of real estate, as well as appraisal management companies (AMCs), in accordance with federal …

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Cultivating Leaders

Happy Friday!!! The Urban League of Hampton Roads Young Professionals look forward to spending the next year cultivating leaders. Stay tuned as we introduce our new leadership council throughout this month. Join the movement by visiting our new website, and become a member TODAY! #CultivatingLeaders

Congratulations Zakkiyya!!!

Congrats to Commissioner Anderson on her appointment! Professional Development Chair, Zakkiyya Anderson, was recently appointed by the Virginia Beach City Council to serve on the Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission, where she will serve in that capacity for 3 years. The VBHRC “exists to advocate for the human rights of residents in the City of …

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