Natasha Bowman, JD, is the President of The Natasha Bowman Consulting Group and The Bowman Foundation for Workplace Equity and Mental Wellness. She has led the HR function for Fortune 500 companies and healthcare organizations, including a behavioral health hospital. As a respected educator, Natasha has shared her expertise in graduate HR programs at esteemed institutions such as Manhattan College, Fordham University, The Jack Welch Management Institute, and Georgetown University. Her advocacy for inclusive workplaces has earned her numerous accolades and awards, establishing her as a prominent voice in the field and a LinkedIn Top Voice for Workplace Mental Health designation. Natasha’s expertise has been sought after by media outlets including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, CNBC, and local news channels. Natasha’s personal journey with mental health has shaped her deep commitment to the field. During the height of the COVID pandemic, she received a bipolar disorder diagnosis, a life-altering event that compelled her to seek support and understanding. NAMI-NYC became a crucial resource for Natasha and her husband, Kent, as they navigated this new chapter of their lives. Natasha knows first-hand the transformative power of NAMI-NYC’s resources in providing understanding, guidance, and a sense of belonging. She passionately believes in the organization’s ability to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those affected by mental illness. By supporting NAMI-NYC, Natasha aims to ensure that others facing similar challenges have access to the rich array of resources necessary for living fulfilling lives with treatment, support, and purpose.