Founder & CEO
Delesia Robinson RN
MEET OUR FOUNDER! Delesia Robinson has been a Registered Nurse for over thirty years. For the last five years, she has case managed over 80 members at CareSource Insurance. When Delesia’s daughter Carmen shared the unfortunate plight of a once homeless women, it touched her heart and she was compelled to, “do something.” Delesia Founded Pride Among Daughters and Sisters in 2013. Since this time, she has had the opportunity to help and meet some amazing women and girls. As a grassroots organization, she continues to reach out to her community and network with others of like mind. Delesia is also an American author of the children’s book Homeless Al that tells a little boy’s story with biblical scripture included. Delesia has been married to her husband Darryl for over thirty years, and they have four beautiful grandchildren. She currently resides in Cleveland.
Mona Kaye Garrison APRN FNP
Mona is a Certified nurse practitioner in the Columbus Metropolitan area. She is the primary care provider at Family Urgent Care LLC. Mona is a dedicated healthcare professional who kept the Urgent Care opened during the height of the Covid pandemic shut down, continuing to care for patients and worked closely with the local health department to do needed testing and reporting during a critical time. Mona is married to her husband Erick and has two children. Mona enjoys fresh flowers, and taking walks with her family. Mona has been on the board of PADS from the beginning and is committed to the mission. Mona is also the oldest child of the Founder.
Malinda Kay Green has been the Document control supervisor at UTC Aerospace for over 40 years. UTC focuses on everything from space exploration, defense, and modern-day aircraft. Malinda brings her unique set of talents to Pride Among Daughters and Sisters and has been on our board from day one. With an attention to detail and being an advocate for the needy in our community and at her place of worship, The Word Church, Malinda is an asset. Malinda is happily Married to her husband Tommy, and has two children, and loves to spend quality time with her grandson DJ.
Carmen Lynn Robinson
Carmen graduated from Ursuline College with a bachelor’s in biology. She is the founder’s youngest daughter. While attending a college sociology class, Carmen heard the story of a once homeless woman in need of feminine hygiene products. Carmen shared the story with her mother and the idea of Pride Among Daughter’s and Sisters was birthed. Carmen has a beautiful singing voice and she sings in her church praise team! Outside of her work in public health and community service, she is also a mother to a beautiful daughter. Carmen has been committed to our mission from its inception.
Quiana Howard MSN
Quiana's MSN focuses on leadership. Quiana has been on the board of PADS since 2019. In 2017 she was Clinical Nurse Excellence 2017 Award winner. In 2018 she was the Ohio Nurse of the Year, “Rising Star” Winner. A recent passion of hers has been working with victims of sexual assault. Quiana has a beautiful smile and a compassionate heart to go with it. Quiana is committed to Pride Among Daughters and Sisters mission, serving in the community and empowering others.