About Transcend Charlotte

Our Staff

Delilah Turner-Nix, MSW

(she/her)

Case Manager

Delilah (pronouns she/her/hers), a New Jersey native, moved to Charlotte eight years ago to pursue her Bachelor’s in Social Work degree at Winthrop. She later earned a Master’s degree in Social Work, with a specialization in non-profit innovation, from the University of Southern California. She has several years experience working with a variety of families and adults to provide comprehensive resources and assessments. Her passion, though, has always been within the LGBTQ+ community, dating back to high school. She recognized the lack of resources and safe space from a young age. Delilah is vegan, proudly out as lesbian, and a turtle/dog mom. She is passionate about finding creative ways to solve old problems. Delilah provides a strengths-based, person-centered practice to help clients choose their own path and then works to connect them to the resources needed to meet goals.

Shereka Dabney, MSW, LCSWA

(she/her)

Counselor

Shereka (pronouns she/her), originally from New Orleans, is an alumnus of two HBCU’s and a member of the Charlotte Transgender Healthcare Group. She is passionate about social justice, advocacy and supporting transgender and gender expansive communities. Through the use of cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, and solutions-focused therapy, she is able to reach people where they are. Shereka has expertise in supporting individuals of varying identities and backgrounds such as the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, folx affected by trauma, and more. Her goal is to provide a safe space for individuals to discuss their concerns in a nonjudgmental and supportive environment. She is a proud lesbian who enjoys cooking, playing with her dog and exploring the city with her partner.

Bethany Corrigan, MPH

(she/her)

Executive Director

Bethany (pronouns she/her) is a gender equity, diversity and inclusion specialist with over 13 years of experience in social justice and human rights in over 50 countries worldwide. She has a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Georgia and a Diversity and Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University. In 2016 Bethany directed a program that was cited in the World Health Organization HIV/AIDS Guidelines, and was a contributing author to the 2016 Zambian National Adolescent HIV/AIDS Guidelines. In this national publication, she successful included a section on the specific risks and health needs of transgender youth. Bethany joined Transcend Charlotte as a Member of the Board of Directors. In July, 2020 she transitioned from a voting Board Member to the role of Executive Director. In her free time, Bethany is a beekeeper and motorcycle enthusiast.

Board of Directors

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