PB native elected president of organization for black women


The National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW) recently announced Berdina Moore-Bonds as the newly elected president of the Tampa Bay chapter for 2013-2015.

Bonds transferred from New York to Tampa, Fla., in 2003 and has spent the last 25 years of her career at Morgan Stanley, where she is currently the senior training specialist for the Southwest Division of Florida. She received her bachelor of science in business education from Arkansas AM&N (now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) and her master of science in public administration from Metropolitan University in New York City.

She is the daughter of Lee A. and Jessie Moore of Pine Bluff. Bonds became a member of the Tampa Bay Chapter of NCBW in 2004 and has served in various capacities. She is also a member of Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the American Society for Training and Development.

NC100BW is an organization of progressive women of African descent, who advocates on behalf of women of color through strategic alliances that promote its national agenda on leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment.