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Sharlena Powell

Culinary & Community Enthusiast
Lena Mae's Gourmet


Change agent for empowering women and girls with a Culinary mindset, while strengthening communities through leadership and philanthropic ideals.

Current :

Voices of Women Organizing Project - Housing Justice Campaign Chairperson

Milagros Day Worldwide – Ops Manager

Mentari - Assistant Pastry Chef for Survivors of Human Trafficking Program

DOH NYC - Culinary Educator in 2017

Founder of Lena Mae's Gourmet, A catering and #AdultCandy social enterprise.

Sharlena Powell is a Food Service, Beverage, and Hospitality professional with 5+ years in the Cooking and Tourism Industry. In “Lena Mae’s Gourmet,” she infuses fresh fruits, natural teas, and spirits into her LenaLollys and baked goods.