Board of Advisors: Vivian Anderson

Vivian Anderson is a distinguished community advocate who has traveled the world developing programs for youth that focus on social responsibility. Her keen ability and cross-cultural sensitivity has allowed her to lead non-profit startups through business formation, fund development, and operations. A recipient of the Black Achiever in Industry Award and the YMCA Humanitarian award, Vivian believes in creating maximum value and results in individual lives and the world.

Vivian Anderson joined the Momentum Education family in 2005. As a volunteer, Vivian has worked directly with Momentum Education’s founder, Robin Lynn, to develop a family planning curriculum for the YMCA, culminating in several grant opportunities. As Executive Director of Momentum Teens, Vivian achieved the largest enrollment to date at the time of her tenure. Now as a coordinator for Momentum’s Leadership Program, Vivian has provided participants with group and one-to one-coaching creating teams that surpass their expected goals.

Currently, Vivian is working on the #EveryBlackGirl Campaign.  The campaign was initiated after the assault at Spring Valley on a student by a school resource officer which resulted in her and her classmate who stood up against the violent injustice she witnessed being arrested.   The campaign’s focus is to bring awareness on the issues and violence impacted black girls in schools, foster care systems and juvenile detention centers.

Vivian is a member of the BlackLivesMatter chapter in NYC, transformational coach, youth advocate and not for profit consultant.