The Faces Of Our Organization

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Jordan Scott-Benson

Event Planning Director

Jordan is a Colorado native, graduated from Mullen High School, then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from an HBCU Shaw University. She is also an ex-athlete and the youngest of 3 girls. Jordan currently works for UC Health’s Oncology Department as a Medical Assistant. She is very passionate about healthcare, holistic healing, science, jazz, and being an inspiration to all black and brown women through the works of her community service. In the future, Ishe plans on obtaining a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy; maintaining a career where I continue to help and heal the hurt and wounded. Jordan also started a luxury candle line Mahogany Scents during the covid pandemic; which she has been making strides with since.


She joined Phenomenal Women to be the very inspiration to the BIPOC community she received growing up. She is committed to being a mentor by uplifting, empowering, and challenging these young women to strive for something greater than their environments.

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Ashley Porter

Co-Director of Youth and Volunteer Engagement 

Ashley Porter is a Denver native who is committed to serving underprivileged youth. She graduated from Overland High School and has a Masters of Social Work with a concentration in School Social Work from the University of Denver. She has additional expertise in Social Emotional Learning Initiatives, Crisis Intervention, Mindfulness, and Trauma-Informed Care. In the future, Ashley would like to obtain her clinical license working in private practice and specializing in children and adolescents who suffer from a range of socio-emotional traumas.

 

She enjoys volunteering with Phenomenal Woman because it's an organization that provides women and youth the opportunity to network and collaborate to achieve lifelong skills. Ashley never misses a Taco Tuesday and her hobbies include; water sports, traveling, spending time with her family, and hiking.

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Allie Mason

Co-Director of People Relations

Alexandra is a full-time graduate student at the University of Denver and works full-time at an Education tech start-up in Denver, Colorado. She was awarded her bachelor's degree in African American studies with a minor in women’s studies. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in strategic innovation and change.

 

One day she will like to have her own company that funds new schools all over the company for underprivileged children. Alexandra has a passion for education as well as giving back to the Black community. She strives to be a role model for young girls and to be a mentor to them. She believes that the youth is our future and that starts with one girl at a time. 

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Liberty Onyeali

Phenomenal Women Team Member 

Liberty Onyeali is a Colorado native and a Colorado State University alum. She received her degree in Health and Exercise Science with a concentration in Sports Medicine. She is currently pursuing a Master in Science degree in Health Informatics with a concentration in Data and Analytics at the University of Denver. She is passionate about promoting a well-balanced healthy lifestyle and is an advocate for healthcare innovation and bridging the gaps between underserved populations.

 

In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, skiing, hiking, cooking, and traveling. Liberty is involved with Phenomenal Women because she wants to empower and mentor young women and make a difference in the community.

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Tishany Jenkins

Phenomenal Women Team Member 

Tishany Jenkins is a Colorado native and proud Panamanian. She received her degree in Political Science and a Masters in Environmental Law & Policy. She is passionate about self-care, natural skincare, helping others, law, policy, mental health, and investing in the youth. In
her free time she enjoys spending time with family, being a mom, volunteering, reading, being a foodie, and traveling.


I wanted to be a part of Phenomenal Women because I want to empower young women and make a difference in my community. Legacy is important to me and I hope that my daughters can look back at all the work I’ve done especially with this amazing organization and be inspired
to do and be great!

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Ana Pena 

Phenomenal Women Team Member 

Ana was born and raised in Lima, Peru and moved to the U.S. at the age of 18 years old. As many immigrants, she came to this country with a lot of dreams and the desire to pursue the American Dream. Through hard work and determination, Ana was able to learn to speak English, attend college, and graduate from Rutgers University with a double major in Human Resources and Labor Studies. For the past 10 years, Ana has worked as an HR Manager in many different corporate organizations in NY, NJ, and CO. Most recently, Ana decided to switch careers and is now pursuing a Master‘s Degree in Social Work at Metropolitan State University in Denver on a full time basis. Ana is passionate about helping others, particularly as it relates to mental health and its impact on communities of color. Her dream is to become a licensed therapist and have her own practice where she can provide affordable access to mental health resources to underrepresented groups. 

 

Ana is also a board member for a local D&I organization, an advocate for children in foster care, and has held many mentorship roles throughout her career. Ana joined Phenomenal Women because she understands the importance of giving back to the community and loves empowering others to achieve their full potential and their dreams.

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Payne Davis 

Co-Director of Youth and Volunteer Engagement

Payne is currently enrolled at the Metropolitan State University of Denver pursuing a degree in Human Services with a minor in Human Resources. 


She is currently employed with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless as the Customer Service Specialist on the Quality Assurance Team. Once she has graduated she intends to open her own consulting firm dedicated to assisting nonprofits to grow and thrive with helping the population they serve. 


Payne joined Phenomenal Woman because she is dedicated to helping others figure out their passion in life and reaching their highest potential beginning with our youth!

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Briana Richards 

Co-Director of People Relations 

Briana Richards is an entrepreneur who enjoys working in mental health and helping others. Briana currently works at the Mental Health Center of Denver in pursuit of a career in mental health. She plans on starting a blog advocating for mental health and overall well-being. She considers herself an overall humanitarian and loves to help others especially those with mental illness as it is a rising topic in our society and something important for society to begin to address and move forward with awareness.

 

Briana is involved with Phenomenal Women because she believes in the positive impact of youth and how it can present a better future despite adversities. 

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Rosy Garcia 

Director of Social Meida 

Rosy Garcia is a Los Angeles native. A mother, leader, professional, and friend. She is passionate about women reaching their full potential and making the best out of the present moment. She is a proud graduate of The University of Colorado at Boulder and was a first-generation student; she walked across the stage to receive her diploma at 9 months pregnant. Her background is in Sociology and Ethnic Studies.

Currently, she is in the digital marketing field and has a passion for breaking barriers professionally by diving into the world of coding. She is also 1 of 3 women of color in her entire company.


As a Mexican-American woman, she has learned to navigate the intersectionality of two cultures, and as a result, can easily connect with people from all walks of life. She believes in the uniqueness and gift that all women possess and finds great joy in helping women become the best version of themselves.

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Rachel Medlock 

Phenomenal Women Team Member 

Payne is currently enrolled at the Metropolitan State University of Denver pursuing a degree in Human Services with a minor in Human Resources. 


She is currently employed with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless as the Customer Service Specialist on the Quality Assurance Team. Once she has graduated she intends to open her own consulting firm dedicated to assisting nonprofits to grow and thrive with helping the population they serve. 


Payne joined Phenomenal Woman because she is dedicated to helping others figure out their passion in life and reaching their highest potential beginning with our youth!

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Amber Harbin 

Phenomenal Women Team Member 

Amber Harbin, is a Denver Native.  She graduated from George Washington High School in Denver and attended Norfolk State University in Norfolk VA.  She has a degree in Healthcare Administration and currently works at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Pediatric Endocrinology as an Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology.  She is married to her high school sweetheart and they have a daughter who will be graduating high school soon (they started young LOL). In her free time, she is very passionate about events and event planning.  She is actively working to grow her Event consulting business, as an event concierge.  She loves to read, travel, and spend time with her family and friends in her free time and can call herself an Amazon addict.   

 

She joined PW, because she realized during the pandemic there is a need for adults who understand teens.  As a mother of a teenager, she wants to be that adult as they are going through so much these days and she is praying that her involvement will make a positive impact in someone’s life. 

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Shantell Payne

Phenomenal Women Team Member 

Shantell is a Denver Native.  She graduated from Eaglecrest High School in Centennial and attended Adams State College in Alamosa Colorado.  Her career has served in Customer Success Management and Operations Management over the last 10 years. She is blessed to be a Mother to an amazing 10 year old son, Elyjiah. Outside of her career, she focuses on assisting her Mom to grow her BBQ Food Truck business (Nels Downhome BBQ). During her free time, she enjoys game nights with family/friends, spending time with my son and niece, and cooking yummy dishes. 

She joined PW, because growing up she didn't have the confidence she should have had. It wasn’t until she had a mentor that believed in her, that she began to believe in herself. She wants to be able to inspire young women to love and embrace in all that they are.