Lorna Annelle Moses was born on the island of St. Vincent, and was reared by her fraternal grandmother and aunt. From an early age, Lorna utilized determination, resiliency and a love for reading to overcome physical challenges. These challenges did not deter Lorna, from excelling academically; she later migrated to the United States to pursue further education. A graduate of the City University of New York, Lorna holds an associate, bachelor and masters’ degree in Social Work. As a practicing clinical social worker, she is also holds a New York State license with R privilege.
Lorna is SIFI trained supervisor and a Credentialed Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) and recently completed a postgraduate certificate in Supervisory Leaders in Aging. Lorna works at Mount Sinai-Beth Israel Hospital, in the Outpatient -Treatment program. In these roles, Lorna seeks to offer hope, foster resiliency, empower patients, assist in the recognition and maximizing of their inner strengths, that will help them to make the changes necessary to grow out of negative experiences. Lorna relishes the opportunity to work with people who have been marginalized and to help them have a voice.
A Graduate Omega Leader of the Leadership Academy 4 Women: LEAD! Lorna is actively involved in LEAD ALUMNI Association (LAA) as treasurer. Lorna is an Empowerment Facilitator for 4RWI Inc and serves with the organization in its signature programs. About her work with 4RWI Inc, Lorna sates, “The humbling opportunity to change lives by sharing my story, to empower another woman, to give a young girl a voice, is a dream come true”.