Sherifa Benjamin

Sherifa is the Co-Chair of Essence Village and an Ally of Pride @ Essence at Essence Global UK. Instrumental to Essence Village’s decision-making, Sherifa has amplified the conversation surrounding ethnic minority inclusion within the organization and provided resources to colleagues to learn the history of different cultures. She has conceptualized, produced and hosted a series of panel discussions bringing prominent ethnic minority individuals into Essence to engage with employees. She is a member of POCC and a founding member of Changemakers by Utopia, a group implementing positive changes within businesses. Sherifa is also a mentor for We Are Stripes and is a visible role model to many.