Shavel’le Olivier

Executive Director at Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition

Shavel’le is deeply committed to serving the communities she lives, works, and travels in. Her passions include community, youth development, and transportation. She founded and still organizes a major biking event called Mattapan on Wheels created to address issues of safer infrastructure for cyclists and pedestrians, provide an opportunity for young people to develop their leadership skills, and bring attention to cycling in the Mattapan community. She co-founded a talk in 2020 called Transportation Talks to bring residents that live in Mattapan, Dorchester, Roxbury, and those that identify as BIPOC together to explore how transportation affects their quality of life. Shavel’le co-founded a consultant agency, Consult LeLa where she engages young people between the ages of 10-40 in the planning processes happening in their neighborhoods. 

Shavel’le Olivier is a 2014 graduate from Boston College where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science, double majoring in Marketing and Management and Leadership. In 2019 she received her masters in Nonprofit Management with a concentration in Organizational Communications at Northeastern University and is now the Executive Director of Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition (MFFC). She recently completed a graduate certificate at the Boston University School of Public Health.


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