Long Island Ambassador
Michelle Mitchell has shown proven leadership in a wide cross-section of society as Founder of The Phenomenal Women Group. Michelle has certification in Computer Systems Technology and has worked for companies such as Credit Suisse First Boston, SONY, Goldman Sachs, and Yahoo. Inc.
During the early 2000s, Michelle created an online support and empowerment group for women of color called: The Phenomenal Women Group. Its Facebook as a page has 100k active members In the summer of 2019, Michelle applied and was chosen out of a pool of 1000 persons to be part of NASA Social, a program under the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Nasa Social formerly called NASA Tweetup is a program to provide opportunities for NASA's space enthusiast to learn and share information about NASA's missions, people, and program.
Michelle was chosen to be a mentor at the Global Hack in early 2020, the largest online hackathon fighting to find solutions to the problems we as a global society are facing as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. Michelle is a contributing author for the 2021 book by Peggy Brooks-Bertram "Dear Kamala" Michelle is a Former Board member of the BBALP (Bisila Bokoko African Literacy Project), Former Long Beach, NY Branch NAACP VP 2003, She has active memberships in, African American Chamber of Commerce of Long Island (LIAACC). National Council of Negro Women Long Island Cross County Section, The New York Women Chamber of Commerce, The Gathering Spot NYC and the Junior League of Long Island. She is passionate about STEM and improving access to STEM programs for black girls. Her relationship with the Planetary Society and the National Space Society provides her with a unique opportunity to provide information to youth who are interested in space programs. On the days she's not volunteering for one of the many charitable organizations she's a member of, she enjoys blogging, spending time with family and friends, and, of course, brunchin.