Dr. Marilyn Pendelton, is CEO of Your Voice Heard, LLC, a nationally certified minority business enterprise, which helps individuals recover from trauma and other emotional losses utilizing The Grief Recovery Method® and Socio-Emotional Learning in Workforce Training. She is a sought after speaker, adjunct professor, Certified Grief Recovery Method Specialist®, and a transdisciplinary leader. She holds a doctorate in educational leadership from Gwynedd Mercy University, received her Bachelors in nursing and Master’s degrees from Widener University. Dr. Pendelton is The WISE Fund Governing Secretary. She is a member of The Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s COVID Racial Equity Committee and Health Equity Advisory Committee. Her anti-gun violence work is recognized in Philadelphia. She enjoys time with loved ones and volunteering.