Belinthia A. Berry
Belinthia Berry, M.S. is a native of Tampa, FL. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations with a minor in Human Resources from Florida A & M University and a Masters in Organizational Leadership and Management from Springfield College. She is also certified in Media Sales, Contract Training and holds several leadership certificates.
Belinthia is a Program Director who manages workforce and professional development training programs that meet the needs of local and national businesses, industry and individuals. Her experience is diverse and includes community, government and media relations; consultative and business development; events and communication planning and social media.
As an advocate and community servant, Belinthia provides service and advocacy to her community through nonprofit organizations such as National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NCBW), a women’s advocacy group as a current Board of Director on the National Board. Locally, through the Tampa Bay chapter she serves as the current Vice President of Programs. She also served as the past third Vice President of Membership, Public Relations Coordinator, Public Policy Chair and co-chair of their mentoring group Career Explorations which is now JUST GIRLS. Her role in mentoring the girls extends beyond the organization by helping them with school, attitude issues and resolving dilemmas with their parents. Her role as Public Policy chair has taken her to Washington DC and Tallahassee to advocate on behalf of issues pertaining to women and young girls. She has worked on projects such as the Teen Pregnancy Prevention, NCBW Cares for seniors, Political Forums and much more.
Belinthia is the past Third Vice President of the Tampa Metropolitan Section of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. (2008-2010) where she chartered the youth group Destiny’s Promise with the National Office in Washington D.C. She mentored the majority of her girls to college and the others are still with her. She has attended the Dorothy Height Leadership Institute and is currently the local section’s youngest woman with a Life membership.
As a transformational leader her vision is to inspire women whether young or old to become involve in their communities, workplaces and all over the world. “We need to build the next generation of women leaders to replace the leaders we have today.” She inherited the legacy of leadership and wants to pass the torch and leave a foundation for others young girls to follow. Her ultimate goal is working towards leaving a legacy.