Crown Me Foundation is a non-profit community service organization founded in 2020 by Danyel Nicole Black. She envisioned an organization whose purpose is to provide support to girls and women locally, nationally, and internationally through established programs and outreach events.
Danyel Nicole Black, is a native of New Orleans, LA and currently resides in Slidell, LA where she serves as an elementary school educator. She is a two- time graduate Xavier University where she obtained Bachelor's and Master's degrees. Currently, she is in pursuit of a doctorate in Educational Leadership (PhD) at Pacific University where her research includes identifying and addressing barriers to educational mobility, equity, success, and motivation. Her leadership and commitment to service are exemplified by her numerous awards, participation in various organizations, and volunteerism.
In 2020, Danyel founded Crown Me Foundation in effort to restore and heal self, communities and families. She recognized the need for supporting girls and women, especially those from traditionally marginalized communities, as they navigate through life and social adversities. Through effective programming, sustainable partnerships, and energetic volunteers, Crown Me has positively impacted the lives of countless girls and women and continues to blaze the trails with Pink & Gold.
In addition to serving as an elementary school educator, Danyel is a certified life coach, author, motivational speaker, Fidelity (P.O.W.E.R.) Bank Advisory Board Member, and proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Of her many accomplishments, she is most proud of being called "mom" by two amazing sons, Carter and Connor.