Mission: Henderson Professional Mentorship Group aims to serve as the most reliable and impactful mentoring organization for Black businesses and professionals, as well as the organizations that support them.
Vision: Our vision is to create a community of Black businesses and professionals who are thriving financially, well- positioned to make the impact they desire, and supported.
Our Motto: We Walk With You
Dr. Krystal Henderson
Founder/ Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Krystal Henderson is a passionate activist-scholar with 15+ years of experience in social services, education, research, and diversity disciplines. Dr. Henderson’s profound expertise is informed not only by her career, but in her lived experience with navigating bias in professional spaces.
Dr. K’s research agenda and training expertise includes critical mentoring, Black girls and women, equity in higher education, and creating inclusive workplaces. She has served as Board President and Senior Director at nonprofits, overseen a national nonprofit association, and served as a Dean of Educational Support Services for a large community college district in Southern California.
In addition to her diverse professional background, Dr. K founded Henderson Professional Mentorship Group in 2020 to mentor Black professionals to successfully achieve their business and career goals
Dr. K received her B.A. in African American Studies and Women Studies from the University of California, Riverside. She earned her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Boston College and her Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice at Loyola Marymount University.