MEET THE TEAM
Dr. Cynthia Jackson
Founder & CEO
Cynthia is a visionary and is a committed advocate for food justice and the rights of underserved persons. She is a native of Athens, GA and received degrees from Duke University, Emory University, and The University of Georgia. Cynthia has had a career in law enforcement and ministry and uses all of her education and experience to advocate for others. In 2017, Cynthia also established Jackson Inspirations, Inc., a non-profit organization to serve her community with a connect four approach. The connect four approach allows Jackson Inspirations to focus on connecting people to healthy food, community, health resources, and educational programming. The focus of the organization is rooted in Cynthia’s passion for healthy foods and food advocacy. For years, she has been part of community supported agriculture, has raised livestock, has gardened, and is a member of Georgia Organics, the Southeastern African American Farmers Organic Network, Georgia Center for Nonprofits, and the Rockdale Community Resource Network.
Taneisha brings considerable knowledge and insight from over 10 years in the healthcare industry. She earned a Bachelors of Arts from The University of Georgia and a Master's of Science in Nursing Science with a concentration in anesthesia from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She is the President of Siesta, PLLC which provides anesthesia services to patients with a myriad of health conditions in the Washington, D.C. area. She enjoys opportunities that allow her to improve fluency in the Spanish language, traveling and is constantly researching her next adventure.