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Quineka Moten

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”

-Desmond Tutu

Quineka Moten joined the YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley in 2021 and serves as Director of the Phyllis Wheatley Center. Quineka is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Center. Before coming to the YWCA, Quineka served with Community Achieves in Metro Nashville Public Schools and as the Director of Education and Youth Empowerment at the Knoxville Area Urban League.

Quineka has served as President and is a dedicated member of the Knoxville Area Urban League Young Professionals, as well as, has been a member of the board of directors for Centro Hispano de East Tennessee, Girls Inc., and the Knoxville Chamber's Diversity Champions.