A committed and visionary team.



Meet the people who make our work happen. 



Natalie Madeira Cofield  Founder & CEO         

Jamila Taylor    Operations & Development Associate


Brandey Rodgers McDonald   

Nathalie Michelle

Tina L. Montez

Nikki Pardo

Lavonda Daniels  

Della M. Walker, Jr.             


Partners & Funders

Meet the organizations who help make our work possible - our funders and partners. 


W. K. Kellogg Foundation


DC Department of Employment Services

Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers



The Coca-Cola Foundation

Newark Community Economic Development Corporation

DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative


Advisory Board Members

Meet the people who keep our work grounded.  Our board and trusted advisors. 



Natalie Madeira Cofield

Founder & CEO, Walker's Legacy & The Walker's Legacy Foundation

Brian Tippens

Chief Diversity Officer, HP


Marie Johns

Managing Partner, Leftwich LLC


Jewel Burks           

Visualization Product Manger, Amazon

A'Lelia Bundles

Journalist, Author and Great-Great Granddaughter, Madame C. J. Walker

Dy Brown          

Executive Director, Jack and Jill of America, Inc. 


The Walker's Legacy Foundation is the nonprofit sister arm of Walker's Legacy a platform for professional and enterprising women in business.  The Foundation is fiscally sponsored by the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, a 501 c(3).