Charman Driver: Less is More


Charman Driver is one of the organizers behind the “End Racism Now” mural painted in giant yellow letters along West Martin Street in front of downtown Raleigh’s Contemporary Art Museum earlier this moth. A few days later, on Juneteenth, Raleigh’s Confederate statues, monuments to white supremacy, began to come down. Learn more about this Raleigh resident, former CAM chair and all-around inspirational person from our interview with Driver last year.

For nearly 20 years, Charman Driver has motivated and encouraged women to enhance their quality of life through healthy, healing behaviors, as a pilates and women-only boot camp instructor, Duke-certified integrative health coach, community builder, arts advocate, writer and business owner. Her latest venture, BY: NEST, is a wellness initiative and lifestyle blog committed to deepening the literacy of self-maintenance for the woman who aspires to be true to herself and live with social purpose. BY: NEST is built on the belief that when you feel good, you then do good. Driver is the past chair of CAM Raleigh’s board of directors and serves on the board of the Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy. She and her husband, Frank, have a daughter, Delaney, 11, and a 3-year-old Portuguese water dog named Mochi.