Shanita has been involved in medical missions in Sierra Leone, Haiti, St. Vincent, Dominica and the US. Her most recent mission was in October 2019 where she served as the medical mission coordinator for a trip to the Bahamas. For that mission trip to Bahamas she worked in partnership with Direct Relief, Clinton Foundation and Afya foundation to help bring medical professionals, medications and medical supplies to Nassau.
Shanita was chosen to be a delegate with the Clinton Global Initiative team to go to Dominica where she met with local health and community officials to discuss community-based projects. Shanita is the chair and cofounder of a registered New York State medical nonprofit organization called Medical Professionals On a Mission Inc. Her organization was established in December 2017 to provide Healthcare Services to Caribbean Islands after the passage of Category 5 Hurricane Irma and Maria. This is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit Medical organization in New York.
She is thrilled to be part of the G.R.T. She loves that she’s responsible for keeping her friends safe as they travel the world. Just make sure she has a window seat!
She believes that health and wellness are the keys to happiness.