Our Team

Abide Women's Health Services is operated by women of color, for women of color. This life-saving team is a perfect blend of practicality, vision, empathy, and passion for care and change in maternal healthcare.

Cessilye R. Smith

Founder & CEO

Paige Jackson

Director of Operations

Contessa Fowler

Client Resource Specialist

Lenita Dunlap

Donor Relations

Tiara Rivers

Community Outreach Specialist

Gabriella Federico

Marketing Director

Althea C. Hurd

B.A., Dip CBed | Childbirth Educator

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