Juliet Njoku, a graduate of the Nigerian Law School Victoria Island Lagos, and the University of Jos Law Faculty, works with the Judiciary, State of New Jersey. She practiced with a Law Firm in FCT Abuja, before relocating to the United States in 2000. Juliet is an alumni of St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia M.A Program and a proud Hawk! She has been associated with FunTimes Magazine since its inception of the “Still Standing” Awards Gala, which has continued to evolve, in its reach and recognition of individuals making huge impacts in their immediate communities. Juliet has been a member of the FunTimes Advisory Board for a few years, out of a conviction that, FunTimes represents a credible voice for the African Diaspora.
Sandra (Sandy) D. Lawrence
Sandra is employed with a local Area on Aging Agency, is actively involved with various civic groups, is a Deaconess and active in various ministries at the Vine Memorial Baptist Church. She was the co-founder and executive director of a nationally acclaimed Black adoption agency, and has worked in the field of education and social work for many years. She retired from the agency to be a full time caregiver for her parents through their end of life journeys. She is an author and avid art collector with a diverse appreciation of cultural genres. She is the proud mother of a professionally enterprising son. Sandra lives by the principle, “If I can help somebody along the way…then my living is not in vain.”
Sharon Mitchell has been in the banking industry for over 25 years, and has received four recognitions from by her current employer, with whom she has been employed for 10 years. She is a college graduate, registered Notary, Financial Consultant and a licensed Cosmetologist. Sharon has volunteered with the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, the Boys and Girls Club of American and the Girl Scouts of America.