Fellow Friday: Alumni Spotlight ft: Betina Hunt, Leaders of Color Memphis

April 14, 2023

Betina Hunt is a native of Memphis, TN, and proud graduate of South Side High School. With a Track &  Field scholarship, she attended University of Tennessee at Martin majoring in accounting. Betina earned  her position as Chief Financial Officer for Heal the Hood Foundation of Memphis with over 25 years of  accounting experience in both the public and private sectors. Betina is a proud mother of two beautiful children and one grandson. She is no stranger to service and leadership. As an ordained minister, coach, and strategist, Betina Hunt  inspires, empowers, and encourages women to live a balanced life both inside the prisons and  throughout the nation. She believes that “whatsoever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive  it” (Matthew 21:22) Betina Hunt is the former President of the Greater Memphis Chapter for National Association of  Professional Women where she led over 200 members from Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.  Taking the concept of women’s networking global with the expansion of NAPW, the women’s  networking division, into the International Association of Women (IAW). Betina held monthly  empowering and networking events for professional women and annual fundraising events for local  nonprofit organizations.  Her social impact initiative is to help end Period Poverty and to bring awareness by informing both teens  and women globally who suffer in silence with pain, heavy bleeding, unhealthy menstrual cycles, and  the potential toxicity of tampon use. In collaboration with the Justice for My Jewel Campaign, her  platform will educate females on the important roles of keeping a healthy cycle by encouraging getting  active, healthy eating, healthy product choices and community awareness events.

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