Mentor Bios

Medical Small Group Mentor - Naomi Deroslard

I am Naomi Deroslard. I've been a Licensed Practical Nurse for 9 years. I have learned so much about how we are all the same when it comes to our healthcare needs. Everyone wants to be healed, whole and respected.

I've been an enthusiastic nurse in specialty health, in the area of OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Home Health and Internal Medicine. 

Nursing is a diverse and rewarding career path. A few attributes of a nurse are nurturing, guidance and healing. We are able to help individuals in areas of their life and wellbeing, that can't be done alone; likewise with Nourishing Hands, Inc. 
 
Joining their team is an opportunity to fulfill my passion for seeing youth flourish by providing guidance on how to make healthy spiritual, financial, educational and emotional decisions. 
Vocational Small Group Mentor - Ami Doumbia

Aminata Doumbia is a Realtor and Interior designer, with over 10 years of experience in sales.  Her work focuses on hard-to-sell homes in Duluth, GA. Originally from Ivory Coast, West Africa, Aminata moved to Minnesota by herself at 19 years old. She pursued a bachelor’s in business economics with a minor in Entrepreneurship at St Cloud State University. After college, she moved to Georgia to follow her passion for Real estate and design. She attended Gwinnett Technical College to earn a diploma in Interior Design. Now she has her own business and the career of her dreams. 

STEM Small Group Mentor - Donna Washington

Donna is an analytical and solution-focused professional with over 15 years of experience in Computer Science. She grew up in Riverdale,
Georgia. Determined for success, she graduated from Kennesaw State University with a B.S in Computer Science, and later obtained a M.S. in Information System Engineering (concentration in Information Assurance) from Johns Hopkins University.

Donna serves as an Information System Security Engineer, capturing security requirements for information systems and ensures their integration through purposeful security design or configuration.Outside of the office she is committed to education and traveling the world. She enjoys enhancing her knowledge in technology and financial wellness. 

Spending time with family and friends, listening to music & podcasts, and dabbling in DIY projects bring a sense of balance to challenging work days. Donna seeks to leverage her professional and personal experiences to guide or advise others on their pursuit to excellence.

Arts Small Group Mentor - Brian Hebert

Brian Hebert is a visual artist/curator/educator that was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Brian studied art at Southern University A&M College under Robert Cox, Martin Payton and Randall Henry receiving his BFA in 1997. In 2001, Brian and his family moved to Metropolitan Atlanta, to help start and build the visual arts programming at the Southwest Art Center. After almost two decades, Brian decided to leave the organization in 2018 to pursue outside artistic ventures. While at the Southwest Art Center, Brian organized and curated countless exhibitions and visual arts projects and programs. In 2020, Brian taught in the Henry County School System during the pandemic as a visual art instructor teaching both virtual and in-person, before accepting the position as Interim Executive Director for Arts Clayton Gallery.

About us

Nourishing Hands Inc is an organization serving youth ages 14-24 from monitories and low income community in Georgia.

Our Approach

NHI’s services are proactive by providing the necessary guidance to help youth avoid pitfalls and reactive because we redirect those whose behaviors threaten society and themselves.

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