WIL is an organization that aims to uplift, empower, and inspire women to develop self-advocacy skills in order to become leaders through personal and professional growth by providing access to leadership development and educational opportunities.
Meet The Team
Executive Director and Co-Founder
I lost my son the first day I was sent to prison. It broke my heart and my spirit was darkened. And then 8 months later, I lost my mother. I couldn't fathom how I would survive another day.
It was through the heartache and pain that I found my purpose. I didn't want any other mother or daughter to feel as helpless as I had because of incarceration. That's when I knew Women In Leadership was needed.
Program Manager & Co-Founder
I was 17 years old when I first hit the prison compound; I was scared out of my mind. It took me years to learn that life is whatever you make it and if you want something, you have to work for it.
I wanted a life in which I helped as many young women as I could to avoid the pain and loss that comes with incarceration; not only physically but mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
Certified Health & Life Coach
My name is Lexi Henderson, a health and life coach seeking out transformation in those looking for it. My mission is to help my clients break through the obstacles that seem to be holding them back in life. Life's too short to be unhappy, unsure, or unfulfilled. Let me help you learn and develop better ways to handle the issues that are standing in the way of your goals.
Learn more about Life Coaching Services at BestLifeCoaching.org
Daijah Smith Doula, CPSW, MHFA
I am a Mother, Full Spectrum Doula/ Birth Worker, DV/SA survivor, CPSW, MHFA, Kundalini Yoga Instructor, and a voice of our Ancestors. I am the owner of Soul Ties Doula Svc LLC where I am your Down Doula Dai, Project Coordinator for Women In Leadership, and an Appointee of The Office of African American Affairs to the Maternal Mortality and Severe Morbidity Review Committee of New Mexico.
My past has many colors that I embrace and project into my life's work and into the future of others.
Let's Build Together
Hi, My name is Noelle Munoz.
I was born and raised in Las Cruces and I am the Mother of six children and a Certified Peer Support Worker. After spending fourteen years in the NM Department of Corrections I am driven to help those that haven't yet found their voice and aspire to be the change I want to see in the world.