Phiwa Langeni (they/he) is quite skilled at detecting and decreasing various societal gaps, especially with/for those with multiple minoritized identities. They are the first Ambassador for Innovation and Engagement in the Center for Analytics, Research & Development, and Data of the United Church of Christ. Phiwa is the Founder of Salus Center, Lansing’s only LGBTQ+ resource and community center and the Founding Pastor of Salus Center UCC. Phiwa is also the solo parent of an adult daughter who challenges them in brilliance and beauty. In their free time, Phiwa works on their small businesses and enjoys reading, upcycling, 90s R&B, dad jokes, and creating all manner of things.

Phiwa Langeni, Board Member