Rev. Dr. Najuma Smith-Pollard
Founding Pastor of Word of Encouragement Church and Assistant Director of Community and Public Engagement at the Cecil Murray Center at USC.
Rev. Dr. Najuma Smith-Pollard is a speaker and panelist for conferences related to Women’s Empowerment, Women In Ministry, Sexual Violence Awareness, Civic Engagement and The Black Church. In addition to ministry and civic engagement work, Dr Najuma is certified coach; her program Wake Up and Win, focuses on Self-Awareness and Personal Mastery. She is a lover of social media, music, dancing, movies, Fitness, and travel. She is mother to Dorian, Zuri, and Daniel (her Angel child). The best advice Rev Najuma ever received came from her mother who told her “You can do anything you set your mind to!”