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Daroneshia Duncan-Boyd

Founder/Executive Director

Daroneshia was born and raised in Birmingham,AL. In the past 7 years she has brought attention to the trans community in Birmingham for TWOC. She created a peer support group to help TWOC identify and overcome barriers they face in Birmingham. Her life experiences fuel her passion for helping other TWOC.

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Nycola Hayes

Client Service Coordinator

Nycola has been a vocal and supportive member of the community. She began her work with TAKE as a part of the PEER Leadership Program. She has been an instrumental in helping organize the community and recruiting trans women of color.

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Sharyn Grayson

Senior Business Manager

Sharyn’s many professional business affiliations and alliances are extended across the U.S.  She is a renowned public speaker, trainer/facilitator, program developer, nonprofit business consultant, grant writer, Transgender advocate, and highly respected ‘elder’ leader within the national T-LGBQI neighborhood and healthcare community sectors.