Pamela Stokes Eggleston • Washington, D.C. 2

Pamela Stokes EgglestonPamela Stokes Eggleston is the founder of Yoga2Sleep, an organization that uses yoga and wellness services to promote “better sleep for the best life.” A 500-hour Pranakriya instructor, Pamela has practiced yoga for 15 years and completed specialized training to include certifications in plant-based nutrition, stress management, prenatal yoga and MYT training to work with service members and veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and combat stress. Through Yoga2Sleep partnerships and strategic alliances, she works with the VA, Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans, The Give Back Yoga Foundation, Women Veterans Interactive, Dog Tag Bakery, Hope for the Warriors, the Omega Institute’s Yoga Service Council and others.

Pamela is a co-founder of Blue Star Families, a national nonprofit that serves to address the challenges of military family life. She is the daughter of an Air Force veteran and granddaughter of an Army veteran who served in WWII. For over a decade, she has been a military and veteran caregiver to her husband, a three-time Purple Heart recipient who was initially pronounced dead only to survive severe combat wounds, visible and invisible, during two tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).  To this end, Pamela is a strong advocate for service members, veterans, military spouses and families. She often serves as a subject matter expert, speaking passionately for and about these populations. She has also consulted with DOD’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) as a grant reviewer, on DOD’s National Resource Directory (NRD), and is a member of the National Black MBA Association and advisory board member of Tee It Up for The Troops.

Pamela has an MS and MBA in management from the University of Maryland University College and served as President of the Alumni Association’s Board of Directors.