Antonia Reason "Toni" is the Founder and Executive Director of Women of Reason, INC. Antonia applies her diverse leadership experiences in juvenile justice, law, customer service, real estate, mentoring and entrepreneurship to empower many young women and teens.
She is very passionate about giving women and teens choices and resources to meet their goals and heart desires. Antonia's uses her life experiences as well as her extensive professional training to connect and target the underlying factors that lead many teens and women astray.
Antonia began her career in law enforcement at the age of 22. She earned promotions through the security ranks of Corrections Sergeant, Lieutenant, Administrative Lieutenant and Captain. While pursuing studies in Human Services; Mrs. Reason worked as a residential manager of a girls group home. She also has experience as a therapeutic intensive In-Home counselor and certified trainer. She joined the State of Maryland in 2013 as the Assistant Superintendent in Baltimore and was appointed to Superintendent in 2015.
Antonia currently serves on the Disproportionate Minority Contact Council Board and has been certified by The Virginia Commonwealth University for Executive Leadership. Her list of achievements is to be commended. She recently scored 100% compliance in her safety and security audit and is an active volunteer member of the Howard County Public Schools.
Antonia has appeared on VH1 television and has been featured in Black Enterprise magazine.
Originally from Brooklyn, New York. Antonia takes no shorts when it comes to her beliefs, family and career.