Mia Herndon "is the Executive Director at Third Wave. Prior to this, Mia was the Program Director focusing on Reproductive Health & Justice work led by young women and transgender youth nationally.
"Before Third Wave, she facilitated networks of support and exchange between activists, funders and artists with the Active Element Foundation and [[Funders for Lesbian and Gay Issues]. She also worked with many community based organizations focusing on women’s leadership, international worker solidarity, counter military recruitment, and the criminalization/imprisonment of diasporic African communities. She graduated from Columbia University with an interdisciplinary major in African-American Studies. Mia is also a new mother and doula." 
Resources and articles
- Mia Herndon, Third Wave, accessed May 10, 2010.