About the Founders
Rosheda Harrell has a background of mentoring and supporting the wellness of youth since 1999. Working at Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPSS), Rosheda realized the importance of supporting youth, holistically. Starting in 2002, she assisted in the development of youth programming and policy for Gilmor Elementary. In 2015, she left BCPSS to work at Baltimore Child Abuse Center, where she is the Community Engagement Manager and Facilitator/Program Manager for DIVAS, a youth program for girls who have been afflicted by sexual trauma.
Kim Sauer has a background in public health and policy. As a long-time community health educator, Kim began her career as an HIV/AIDS counselor and volunteered as a community health educator. She received her Masters in Legal and Ethical Studies from the University of Baltimore in 2013 and went on to build a career in child welfare policy/legislation and victim advocacy. In addition to FLY, Kim provides case management and assistance to victims of human trafficking in Baltimore City and sits on the Baltimore City Human Trafficking Task Force.