Anjanette Davenport Hatter, the Founder and CEO of Harambee Care, is a visionary leader with a strong focus on mental health in the field of equity-based social work. Anjanette is renowned for her exceptional work in providing psychotherapy for individuals navigating the challenges of anxiety and depression, helping them discover a path to peace, hope, and joy.
Anjanette's impact extends beyond the therapist's chair; she has gained recognition for her dynamic speaking engagements, covering an array of critical topics. Her presentations include thought-provoking discussions on disrupting racism, emphasizing the transformative power of self-care, and highlighting the indispensable connection between lactation and emotional well-being.
Anjanette has firmly established herself as a trailblazer in the realm of social and health justice as the former Founding Executive Director of Your GoodVillage Collective, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing community health outcomes. Her unwavering commitment to addressing health inequities has found expression in her participation in the prestigious Community Innovation Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Under her leadership, this program played a pivotal role in driving influential advocacy efforts at the United States Capitol, with a dedicated focus on reducing infant mortality within marginalized communities.
Dedicated to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion, Anjanette serves as a Commissioner on her community's Commission on Diversity Equity and Inclusion, where she strives to make a meaningful difference in the lives of underrepresented individuals.
Anjanette holds a diverse range of certifications from distinguished institutions, including Harvard, the University of South Florida, and the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. These certifications span critical areas such as Strengthening Community Health Workers, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace, and equity-based lactation support, reflecting her unwavering commitment to promoting inclusivity and well-being on multiple fronts.
Armed with a bachelor's degree in Family and Child Ecology from Michigan State University and a master's degree in Social Work from Wayne State University, Anjanette has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience. Her ongoing work continues to drive positive change in the field of emotional and professional wellness, making her a beacon of hope and empowerment tirelessly striving to create a more equitable and healthier world.
Anjanette Davenport Hatter, Founder and CEO of Harambee Care, is a visionary leader in equity-based social work with a strong focus on mental health. Renowned for her exceptional psychotherapy work, she guides individuals through the challenges of anxiety and depression, helping them find peace, hope, and joy.
Anjanette's influence extends to dynamic speaking engagements, covering vital topics such as disrupting racism, self-care, and the link between lactation and emotional well-being. As a trailblazer in social and health justice, Anjanette's unwavering commitment to addressing health inequities led her to participate in MIT's Community Innovation Program. Under her leadership, this program drove influential advocacy efforts to reduce infant mortality in marginalized communities.
Dedicated to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion, Anjanette serves as a Commissioner on her community's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission, working to make a difference in the lives of underrepresented individuals.
Anjanette Davenport Hatter, LMSW- Clinical, CLC
Founder and CEO