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NCBW is a progressive advocacy organization using our collective voices to influence change.
"When the whole world is silent even one voice becomes powerful"
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Women leaders are on the rise and NCBW wants to ensure that all women rise to the top!
"Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives." -Michelle Obama
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Women's economic empoweremment is vital to achieving gender equality, equal access to financial services, improving quality of life and building stronger economies.
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NCBW is committed to providing education on women's health issues. The reduction in health disparities brings us closer to reaching health equity.
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Harrisburg Chapter
Women's empowerment has held a central theme in the life of Dr. Gina Charles. Throughout her academic and professional careers, Dr. Charles has been mentored and uplifted by a bevy of women, including family members. She, in turn, has done the same for the women whom she mentors, employs, and services in her medical practice and entrepreneurial endeavors.
Dr. Charles is certified by the American Board of Family Physicians and practices in Harrisburg, PA. She also runs two successful businesses: Dr. G Makeup Artist and Serenity Aesthetics & Wellness, PLLC, which focuses on self-care, beauty and skincare. She has been intentional in finding platforms and initiatives to reach women on a global scale. Her philanthropy and benevolent works, which include medical mission trips to the Caribbean and community outreach, have earned her accolades and afforded her countless opportunities.
The Dominica native earned her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, respectively, from Stony Brook University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ. She procured her medical degree from Rowan University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her Family Medicine Residency at UPMC Pinnacle Health in Harrisburg, PA. Dr. Charles sits on various national and community committees.
Dr. Charles enjoys traveling and doing activities with her husband and their daughter.
Dr. Gina Charles