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Selena L. Thornton J.D. is the Social Media / Public Engagement Manager for the NWIAA.  In addition, she is a Mompreneur. A mother of two amazing sons Immanuel and IsaiahLIV. She is the CEO of IAM LIV Enterprises LLC., owner and grower for Supernatural Flower Farm LLC. and extension of their family’s blueberry farm Legacy Acres LLC.


Selena is a business professional and inspirational speaker with the work experience and formal education needed to develop, lead or manage any organization or project. She holds a Masters degree in Legal Studies along with several degrees in Social Work, Human Services and Business.


Selena is currently serves on the Board Of Directors for Piedmont Progressive Farmers Group, a non- profit co-op organized in 2015 to provide opportunities for disadvantaged farmers to market their produce and farm products at a fair market rate while providing education about farm services.

Selena L. Thornton

Selena has a broad knowledge and diverse experience in business development, program management, marketing, sales, and social entrepreneurialism. As a minister her professional approach is always faith based and grounded in Christian values.


This award -winning business minded life coach is a humanitarian who eagerly awaits her next professional opportunity. In addition she is an author. She is the founder of Diva In Dirt(TM) an upstart program devoted solely to the education, enrichment and empowerment of women. A popular orator with engaging and thought provoking lectures her presentations are in high demand.

Contact Email: (336) 612-5803  ​



Gloria Kilonzo-DuChaine is a clinical herbalist and urban

farmer based in Fayetteville, NC. After gaining experience starting a farm with the efforts of her husband, friends, and neighbors they founded Diamond D Farm LLC. As a family farm, they focus on educating the youth about agriculture, food supply, and soil health. Gloria is completing a bachelor’s in public health to further empower and educate the Sandhills and surrounding communities about sustainable and regenerative food growing and animal raising practices and ultimately reestablishing the innate symbiotic relationship to nature as human beings.

Gloria DuChaine

Contact Email: (910)-597-3712

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Contact Info:  (910) 766-0202
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