FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New NBMA Board Members
Dallas, TX (April 22, 2013) - The National Black Marathoners Association
welcomes two new members to their Board of Directors; Anthanette (Toni)
Wilson and Alexandria Williams.
Anthanette (Toni) Wilson is a leadership coach and trainer in New York
City. She is also a licensed attorney with an MBA and has experience as a
corporate attorney and as a project manager in the entertainment industry.
Toni is passionate about the cross-section of leadership development,
servant leadership and social justice. She has served abroad as an
international humanitarian team leader in under-resourced communities
within Uganda and Kenya.
Toni currently serves as a thought-leader on various non-profit boards and
raises funds for charities, such as Doctors Without Borders. Toni is a
marathon enthusiast and age group winner. She's one of about 300 people in
the world, who has run a marathon on every continent, including Antarctica.
She's also completed the world's top five marathons, including the Boston
Marathon. Toni has completed numerous triathlons and is an avid slalom
snowboard racer. She is a firm believer in the power of leading by example
to inspire others.
Alexandria Williams has over a decade of communication experience in
various sectors. Currently she is a Media Relations Manager with the travel
sector and the Co-Founder of Sporty Afros.com
SportyAfros.com breaks down barriers between black women and optimal health
by being the first site to connect the dots between hair care, exercise and
nutrition. The site specifically solves "I can't workout because of my
hair" excuses many African- American women contribute as a hindrance to
being active thus is actively decreasing the staggering obesity and
diabetes rate among African American women.
Alexandria has been featured on sites like Essence, Fox Sports, Black
America and USA Triathlon. She has completed various endurance events,
including triathlon, distance running, and duathlon races. As a hair care
and fitness expert for "Today's Active Black Women," she keeps busy with
speaking engagements, hosting workshops and expanding the first hair care
line specifically tailored to active women.
About National Black Marathoners Association: The National Black
Marathoners Association (NBMA) is the largest not-for-profit, 501(c)3,
organization dedicated to encouraging Black Americans and others to pursue
a healthy life-style through running and walking. It is open to everyone,
regardless of their athletic ability or previous running or walking
experience. For more information, visit www.BlackMarathoners.org