Michelle Saahene is Co-founder of From Privilege to Progress.Michelle grew up in Hershey, PA and is a first-generation Ghanaian.
It has always been her passion to help others progress in their personal development.
She is now a women’s empowerment life coach and activist.
Melissa DePino is co-founder of From Privilege to Progress, a movement calling on allies to speak up against racism on social media and in their daily lives.
Melissa is a novelist, non-profit branding and marketing specialist and a former high school English teacher.
She lives in Philadelphia with her two sons.
This annual event celebrates both a great man and black cultural awareness to all members of the community.