M.I.C Leadership Team

Sonnie Njau
Founder & CEO

Sonnie Njau is the Founder and CEO of Men Impact Change (M.I.C), an organization committed to bridging the economic gap while educating, connecting and advocating for minority boys and men. Since 2014, Sonnie’s stellar leadership has propelled M.I.C to be a globally recognized movement, honoring African legends like Professor Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, civil rights advocate the late Congressman Elijah E Cummings, along with 90 other minority men of impact while impacting the lives of over 1,000 young men. She strongly believes in Frederick Douglass quote, that it is easier to build a boy than repair a broken man. Her background in project management has served her well in building the organization from the ground up. She is a catalyst for change and has continuously created platforms to amplify voices and stories by marginalized communities.

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Gladys Ondari
Community Engagement Specialist

Gladys Ondari joined the M.I.C team as the Community Engagement Specialist in June 2019. She is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, engaging M.I.C honorees in dialogues that inform and further the strategic mission of M.I.C as well as further the coordination of and access to M.I.C’s services and initiatives. Outside of M.I.C, Gladys has served as an educator of young children for 26 years. She is a certified financial advisor at World Financial Group and America Classic Agency and is a mother of 4 College age kids: 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Sean K. Foreman

Sean is an experienced Customer Support Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the utilities industry. He is skilled in Analytics, Customer Service, Strategic Planning, and Business Process Improvement. Sean is a strong professional with a B.S. focused in Information Management and Technology from Syracuse University.

Esther Pauline

Esther Joined M.I C in 2019 as an Engagement Specialist and liaison within the group and assisting in leadership. Her personal mission statement is guided by faith in excellence and intellect by remaining strong and grounded while applying ethical principles to make a significant difference.She has often served as a listening ear and an informal advisor. She has served in other leadership roles and helped engage the community at large. She has two sons and is passionate in helping them grow into their purpose. 

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Kevin Wayne Johnson

Because, he says, “God uses ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things,” Kevin Wayne Johnson has taken up the task of developing individual and organizational operating excellence as his life’s ministry. He trains, mentors and coaches in order to coax audiences to live out their gifts, and in the words of his national best-selling book series, to then “Give God the Glory!” This series of eight books has earned the current radio and television co-host some 19 literary awards, since 2001. Gayle King, an editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine, praised his work, writing to him that “Your book, Kevin, touched me"

He is an ordained Church of God Ministries, Inc. (Anderson, IN) minister and has served in a myriad of leadership positions over the past 20 years in the local church, to include Senior Pastor, as well as regionally, nationally and internationally in Kenya Africa, St Lucia, Turks and Caicos and London England. His latest book – Leadership with a Servant’s Heart – is an Amazon.com best-seller in two categories and winner of six literary awards in 2020. Johnson is currently serving a 4-year team as Faith Community Commissioner for Suicide Prevention under Maryland Governor Larry Hogan.