Janice Frey-Angel has her masters in Social Work and has spent her career working for the civil rights of her clients.
She began her career as a therapist for individuals, families, couples, and children, focusing on domestic violence. In developing an approach to break the cycle of violence for children of violent families, she published a professional article on her group work with siblings in the early 1990s.
In her leadership positions, she has developed coalitions within organizations and with like-minded organizations as well as with groups who had never worked together before to make a greater impact in their communities.
She has been the leader of four nonprofit organizations with missions such as stronger families and mental health, rehabilitation, disabilities, and workforce development. She is presently leading the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition, which was formed in the 1980s to convene, educate, and strengthen the professionals and individuals working to reduce infant mortality and prematurity in the United States.
Her volunteer work has been focused on strengthening the nonprofit sector; she has served as a board member of United Way of Central Maryland and as the board chair of Maryland Association of Nonprofits and Maryland Works. In addition, in recognition of her success in turning around the nonprofits, she has led she has been named The Daily Record’s Maryland’s Top 100 Women, The Gazette’s 25 CEOs You Need to Know, The Washington Business Journal’s 25 Women Who Mean Business, and received Rotary’s Paul Harris Award for Service.
Ms. Frey-Angel lives in Washington, DC with her husband and proudly shares stories about her 2 adult children and their service to their community.