Cheryl D. S. Walker

Impactful Leadership

Cheryl D. S. Walker is motivated by the spirit of kuumba “to do always as much as [she] can, in the way [she] can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than [she] inherited it,” which she demonstrates through law, community, poetry and her love for family and friends. Whether serving in leadership roles in arts, education, ethics, or health and well-being, Cheryl does so cherishing the fact that she stands on the shoulders of all those who came before her, and those who struggled so that she can be, always lifting her parents, Lloyd and Paula Smith.