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Keynote Speaker

Shavon Arline-Bradley

Shavon Arline-Bradley is the President & Founding Principal of R.E.A.C.H. Beyond Solutions LLC ( a strategy and innovation consulting firm designed to expand the leadership and strategic capacity of government, corporation, foundation and non-profit partners based in Maryland (Washington DC metro area).   She is also a Co-Founder of The Health Equity Cypher Group, a collaborative of nationally recognized  health equity experts designed to expand the work of health, equity and diversity & inclusion in all sectors. Shavon personally has over 20 years of professional experience. She served in the Office of the 19th United States Surgeon General (OSG) as the  Director of External Engagement and senior advisor.  Prior to her tenure in the Office of the US Surgeon General, Mrs. Arline Bradley served as the Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning & Partnerships and senior director of health programs for the national NAACP where she served for 6 years.

In January 2023, Shavon was selected to serve as the President & CEO of the National Council of Negro Women as the first in this new infrastructure.  

The Southern New Jersey native is a public health & social justice advocate and former track & field athlete who earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Mrs. Arline-Bradley graduated in May 2016 from the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University with a Master of Divinity.  Shavon earned an Executive Certificate of Executive Leadership, Business Development and Management from Howard University School of Business and earned an Executive Certificate in Diversity & Inclusion from Cornell University.  

Shavon is the immediate past co-chair of the National Social Action Commission serving on the national  board of directors of Delta Sigma Theta and serves as the current president and chair of Delta for Women in Action. Shavon is a member of the Columbia MD chapter of the Links serving as an associate dean of the Scott Hawkins Leadership Institute and immediate past chair of Health & Human Services for the Eastern Area.  She also serves as the vice-chair of the NAACP Board Health Committee and a member of Jack & Jill of America and the American Public Health Association.  Recently she became an advisory board member of the Oprah Winfrey Network initiative OWN Your Health.   

She is a wife and mother of two children. 

Shavon Arline-Bradley
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