The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.

Gloria Mensah | GK Folks Foundation

Gloria Mensah, a seasoned nonprofit executive with over 13 years of experience, is the Founder and Executive Director of GK Folks Foundation. Her 501(c)(3) organization serves Afro immigrants and refugees in the US, helping them complete their education, start businesses, and become community leaders. Gloria’s visionary leadership and trailblazing mentorship empower vulnerable populations in states such as Utah, Arizona, Nevada, and Idaho. Under her direction, GK Folks Foundation is transforming lives and creating a brighter future for these communities.


What advice would you give your younger self


What is your favorite quote?

“Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; Yea, with all thy getting get understanding.”

Click HERE to view the complete list of 100 Women to KNOW in America presented by JP Morgan Chase.