In the male-dominated arena of entrepreneurship, our day has finally come.
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Before going to a Madonna Heights home, the images in my mind of what women's shelters must be like were of darkness and sadness. These images would soon take on a very different look.
What about the thousands of teen girls whose parents don't have the dollars signs to afford those luxuries, but still want their daughters to feel like the perfect prom queen that day?
If like us, you think $800 these days isn't a lot of money or doesn't go a long way, think again.
Life has been a struggle for her but she continues to fight the fight and forge forward. As Sha'keyma reflects back on her life, it's clear that 2010 was her happiest holiday season ever.
Try to envision nine teenage girls sitting around a small dining room table, sharing stories, and giggling as they discussed Christmas plans. A typical scene right? Well, this dinner was anything but.
Personally, we believe that being thankful can come from the actual act of giving and not only receiving.
Can you even imagine a mother telling her child she didn't want her? It's hard to believe, yet it's something children in the foster care system know all too well.
Three years ago, my friend and now business partner and I set out on a mission to change the lives of girls and women. PROUDgirls on the MOVE teaches girls to feel beautiful and powerful while doing good things for others.
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