Yasmeen N. Patterson

Yasmeen N. Patterson native of New York City but deeply rooted and raised in Baltimore MD. She is the mother of three beautiful children and wife to Ernest J Patterson Jr. Yasmeen obtained her Associate's Degree in Accounting from SNHU which she applied over the last 16 years in the hospitality industry. Yasmeen has been passionate about paying it forward and leaving a piece of optimism with everyone she crosses paths with. Yasmeen has used her altruistic passion as fuel and a springboard to propel into community activism. In 2012, Yasmeen started a non- profit performing arts program Mind Body and Spirit Dancing Expeditions for the inner-city youth. Although the primary focus was based on the art of dance the participants were also educated on various life skills and moral conduct. Yasmeen was also an active member of the Poplar Halls PTA acting as President and Treasurer while participating at the annual Relay for Life at Old Dominion University in the fight against cancer. After being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2017 her purpose to influence and impact others in a positive light has been strengthened.