Bebashi has helped more than 600,000 people and their families. We serve the underserved, and give compassionate care to people who need it most.
With a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Temple University and an MSW from Howard University, Sebrina has nearly 25 years of experience as an administrator in various aspects of the social work field including Mental and Behavioral Health, Housing, Education, Social Services, and Community Relations. While working with a team of professionals to construct an Autism School in the greater NE, she decided to obtain a second master’s degree from Saint Joseph’s University in Criminal Justice with a concentration on Applied Behavior Analysis. Her experience includes the oversight of the Strength Alliance, a program that promotes and encourages resilience, health, and well-being of individuals who engage in organized commercial or underground sex work. She was also the primary evaluator for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant awarded to the School district of Philadelphia for several years. This grant supported school-based HIV prevention and surveillance including the Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (YRBS) and School Health Profiles.
Sebrina comes to Bebashi after leaving her role as Director of Student Services at a small for-profit company that provides behavioral support to primarily autistic students throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
Nafisah has worked with Bebashi since 2012 and has held several roles within the organization.
She started her career as a medical case manager and support group facilitator, and quickly moved into leadership positions as team leader and, most recently, assistant supervisor of medical case management.
Nafisah manages Bebashi’s Community Advisory Board, which provides quality assurance for client related services, and oversees the organization’s Electronic Medical Record Systems. She has participated on two strategic planning projects for the expansion of the organization and has assisted with developing Bebashi’s performance evaluation tool and leading the staff morale club.
Nafisah earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Temple University and Master of Science in Psychology from Walden University.
She joined Bebashi nine years ago because of her love of serving the community and her passion for ensuring that marginalized communities attain access to resources that they often do not receive.
She is excited to continue the development and expansion of Bebashi’s programs.
Joann is a compassionate Social Worker who has worked with families, women and children for more than 20 years in Philadelphia. Prior to working at Bebashi, she provided counseling services to families of troubled youth at NET, CATCH and Family Services of Bucks County. She is a graduate of Rutgers School of Social Work. During her free time, she enjoys singing with the “Voices of Praise” choir at the Bethany Baptist Church in Lindenwold, NJ.
Keisha joined Bebashi in August 2011. A Philly native, she received her undergraduate degree from Temple University and her Master of Health Administration degree from Saint Joseph’s University. Prior to Bebashi, Keisha gave back to her community by volunteering with two AmeriCorps programs: City Year and Education Works. She is also the coordinator of Philadelphia’s first TransNecessities Closet.
Keisha is a loving wife and proud mother of one. She enjoys reading, learning, and most of all, helping others!
With 28 years of Human Services experience and over 20 years of Human Resource Management and Training and Development experience, Michael started his career as a Delinquent Youth Case Manager with the Juvenile Justice Center of Philadelphia (JJC). During his time at the JJC, he transitioned into the role of Human Resource coordinator and quickly advanced to the role of Director of Human Resources.
Michael has a record of success in providing HR support that builds and fosters a positive and healthy organizational culture by ensuring employees, managers, and job candidates are treated with respect, dignity and fairness. He has chaired and assisted in developing Work Force Development programs, Truancy programs, A Charter School, and other human service program initiatives in support of Philadelphia’s “At Risk” Youth population and adults with disabilities.
Michael studied at Penn State University and has a master’s degree from Lincoln University.
Libro joined the Bebashi team in September of 2021. He obtained his Master’s in Health Administration from Saint Joseph’s University in 2016 and has 5 years of high level management and administrative experience in the private healthcare sector. Prior to his administrative roles, he used his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Misericordia University to work in the field of behavioral health in Northeast Philadelphia as a case worker for children on the autism spectrum. Currently, he is the Practice Manager for the Bebashi Wellness Clinic and works closely with the clinical staff and the entire Bebashi team to ensure that we are offering the highest quality medical services to our community.
Mark joined the Bebashi team in September of 2021. With a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Temple University in 2009 and an MBA from Rosemont College in 2016, Mark has nearly 15 years of experience in accounting in various sectors including healthcare, nonprofit, education, investments, social services, and financial systems. Mark comes to Bebashi after leaving his role as Director of Operations and Finance at University of Pennsylvania hospital. His experience includes directing healthcare, non-profit, and education organizations with financial reporting, operational management, and financial systems to obtain maximum profitability and structure.
Mark is our new Director of Finance and is excited to be able to assist in financial growth and development, and to be able to give back to the community of North Philadelphia through Bebashi.
Jamal Vann joined Bebashi in October 2021 as the new Director of Development. Along with being the Senior Pastor of New Mercy’s Church Done Different, he has led many initiatives and raised millions of dollars to help support the mission of rebuilding broken families. Additionally, he has provided leadership, direction, mentorship, and fatherhood training to over 150 young fathers returning home from incarceration through The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and Second Chance Act . Mr. Vann has studied in the Masters of Arts in Ministry Leadership from Lancaster Bible College and a Bachelor of Science in Degree in Bible and Ministry from The Center for Urban Theological Studies of Geneva College.