September 2019 Chapter Meeting

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Fight Blight Bmore

Fight Blight Bmore is a campaign of people working together to cultivate safe, green, 

economically vibrant communities in Baltimore.

Founder, Nneka N'namdi

Nneka N'namdi is Baltimore based entrepreneur engaged in conscious capitalism and community wellness work.  She endeavors to apply a mix of traditional African and modern African American social, economic and spiritual practices as the framework for living. 


As a member of The Living Well team, she curates community space for artistic, economic and social ventures.  Skilled in creating healing spaces and teaching practical ways of managing trauma, Nneka and Maya Onyango have created SisterGather, events for women of African descent to bond, heal and grow.  Her study includes initiation in the practice of IFA , Principles of Trauma Informed Care as well as Master's in Management with a specialization in Organizational Leadership. Her artistic experience includes West African dance with Sankofa Dance Theater, Dishibem, Urban Foli , Wombworks and #BaltimoreGirls. 


She is a graduate of two of Baltimore's most prestigious educational institutions: Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and Morgan State University.  Nneka, also, has more than 15 years experience in systems development, software development and program management. Nneka is a member of the Baltimore Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. since 2007.   


She lives in Upton with her two sons. Upton is one of Baltimore most blighted neighborhoods and her lived experience there has given birth to Fight Blight Bmore, a social and environmental justice tool for resident to identify, report and track blight.

Fight Blight Bmore founder, Nneka N'namdi, shares her thoughts on gentrification, blight in Baltimore, and how she is leading a movement to make Baltimore brighter.