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Terri M. Booker
Young Adult Sickle Cell Alliance
1701 W Wetherbee Rd.
Orlando, Florida, United States
Terri M. Booker, Esquire, is a dedicated advocate for the disenfranchised. Ms. Booker received her undergraduate degree in economics from Loyola University of Maryland , and her Juris Doctor from The University of Pace School of Law. During her time at Pace, she served on the board of The Black Law Student Association. She has worked both in her professional and personal life to help people seek justice within the Philadelphia community. Licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, Ms. Booker has worked with various nonprofits to help dispense justice.
In 1994, Ms. Booker was diagnosed with Sickle Cell. Sickle cell is a genetic blood disorder. Blood cells are normally circular but with sickle cell, blood cells are shaped like sickles. Those sickle cells can get stuck in any place where blood flows and cause pain. She is an active sickle cell advocate and has spoken at various national conferences and conventions around the United States.
Terri hopes to unite all sickle cell patients and community based organizations across the globe to effect world change for the sickle cell community. She serves as co-founder of the Young Adult Sickle Cell Alliance and mentors sickle cell patients in her local region.
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