WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
Our celebration of Women’s History Month continues. #SurpriseTheStruggling’s twenty-seventh highlight this month is a dynamic duo of dedication and motivation; kind of like having a double shot espresso, the team of Janine Smalls-Gueye and Lanise Herman-Thomas—#SurpriseTheStruggling’s reminder of how powerful sisterhood is, and how much you can accomplish when we work together with a spirit of support, understanding, and determination.
Each woman deserves to be singled out for their generosity and valuable time that they so generously give towards the success of #STSGlobal and carrying our mission forward. In their own right and as individuals Janine and Lanise are exemplary in all that they do. They give of themselves, each bringing to the table something unique and inspiring. Yet, as a team, they have proven to be even more impactful and leading example that one: women can work together and birth something powerful. In addition, two: when women come together to build one another up; especially wives and mothers, there is absolutely nothing that can stop them from accomplishing their goals.
Janine and Lanise both embody the spirit and mission of #STSGlobal. Providing services that are needed, meeting the people where they’re at, forming a community that is a wealth of ongoing support, and encouraging and motivating others to take the necessary steps in their lives to be all that they desire to be.
The sisters have proven that visions and dreams to come to pass when you work together and have a team of support and people that believe in you. Janine and Lanise have more than proven that they believe in what #STSGlobal is doing. They believe in who we are as individuals, team members, and an organization. Janine and Lanise are beautiful examples of what love and dedication look like in action. We humbly accept and appreciate their advice, guidance, and friendship, as well as their support in our journey of helping others.
Janine Smalls-Gueye and Lanise Herman-Thomas—Wives, Mothers, Sisters, CEOs, Scholars, MPA, MBA, Entrepreneurs, Educators, Tutors, Motivators, Visionaries, Authors—are the CEOs and founders of not one but two organizations— Peoples Resource and Development Association, (P.R.A.D.A) and Wife Mom Entrepreneur—that have been and are changing lives and communities, and making a difference in the lives of countless women every day.
Peoples Resource and Development Association, (P.R.A.D.A) a 501(c) 3 nonprofit was founded to assist low-income families, achieve stability and self-sufficiency through their programs. People’s Resource and Development Association mission is devoted to meeting the educational and developmental needs of children and adolescents while acknowledging and responding to the potential achievements and interdependence of their adults. Jessica Joseph is Program Director and Chantay Berry is Executive Assistant, http://pradanp.org FB: https://www.facebook.com/PRADANP/
Wife Mom Entrepreneur is a community organization and platform, whose purpose is to educate women on how successfully to juggle life as a wife, mom, and entrepreneur. Wife Mom Entrepreneur business consultant boutique offers:
Marketing Services, Team/Partnership Building, and Start-Up Planning and Development. This amazing community of sisterhood— created for the women who are wives, moms, and entrepreneurs—offers a supportive place for women to share, as well as, educate other women successfully to juggle three of the most challenging yet fulfilling jobs. Their website offers tons of advice and a wealth of resources, and the opportunity to connect and network. https://www.wifemomentrepreneur.com/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/wifemomentrepreneur/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/wifemomentrepreneur/
We salute you, Janine Smalls-Gueye and Lanise Herman-Thomas! The legacy you are creating is inspiring and motivating. We are filled with extreme gratitude to have you both as part of the #SurpriseTheStruggling Family!
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
Our celebration of Women’s History Month continues! #SurpriseTheStruggling’s twenty-fifth highlight this month is the effervescent and uncompromising Jacqueline Rowe—#SurpriseTheStruggling’s example of what it means to live the words you speak. #STSGlobal is honored to have met and get to know the awesome woman who has touched and changed many lives.
Jacqueline is the woman behind the scenes as well as out in front, who is doing her part to make a difference in the lives of others; encouraging people to share their truths and face their fears and pain head on. She embodies the spirit of the #STSGlobal mission—to meet people where they’re at…period! Jacqueline helps individuals to move forward and stand up for themselves; taking the steps that they need to get to the life that they were meant to have.
When we meet people, we do not always know their story. We may have heard things, seen things, but rarely do we know the story behind what makes a person who they are. What drives them to fight? What motivates them to take on the tasks that they do? If you have the pleasure of meeting Jacqueline, it will become evident that what drives her to fight; what motivates her, is a heart of love. She carries a spirit of love that is immediately felt when you come in her presence. That desire to help, lift up, motivate people to live their best life is evident after spending time in her presence. When she speaks, she speaks with conviction from a place of experience. You know that she has been through something in her life, but unlike some, has managed to grow from and overcome her experiences.
Jacqueline is now in a place where she can teach and reach others to achieve the same clarity and power that she now lives and operates. She is creating a legacy that her children, family, friends, and even strangers can glean from for years to come. A legacy tried in the fire and made stronger for it.
Jacqueline Rowe—Mother, Broker, Deal Maker, P R Consultant, Lifestyle Marketer, Author, Life Coach, Empowerment Speaker, Domestic Violence Advocate, Philanthropist—is the founder of FACE MY ABUSE. “FMA” founded in 2006, is established to address domestic violence against women and girls by increasing awareness, promoting effective policies and implementing potent strategies for prevention and intervention. “FMA’s” mission is to advance the health, education, and security of women and girls the world over with a focus on building healthy sustainable relationships defying domestic violence and its impact on not only the victim but by extension the family as a whole transcending the community.
Jacqueline shares with victims, the tools necessary to develop the confidence needed in acknowledging their worth, building self-confidence, and exhibiting the life intended. To promote reach, she incorporates third party resources geared towards demonstrating alternatives and providing positive influences. To learn more about FACE MY ABUSE and Jacqueline Rowe, visit the following links, https://facemyabuse.wordpress.com/, https://www.facebook.com/jacqueline.rowe/ https://www.facebook.com/thejrenterprises/ and https://www.instagram.com/facemyabuse/
We salute you, Jacqueline Rowe! Your encompassing love, concern, spirit, and heart inspire us every day. We are honored to have you be a part of the #SurpriseTheStruggling Family!
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
We’re continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month! #SurpriseTheStruggling’s nineteenth highlight this month is the visionary and our forever Queen Boss Lucinda Cross-Otiti—#SurpriseTheStruggling’s number one Chief Activating Officer holds a very special place in the hearts of the #STSGlobal family. After some intimate time with Lucinda and some other very special women, the vision for #SurpriseTheStruggling was activated.
There are times in your life when you have a dream and a vision but you may not know what to do next. What steps you should take to make the visions of your heart manifest. When you are ready, God will send in someone(s) to get you to the next level and introduce you to a completely new way of thinking and seeing things. Some are switch activators. You have the dream and vision in you but you need someone to switch the power on, allowing your light to come forth. Our dear Lucinda was that switch activator. That person that God used to help get the power going for #STSGlobal.
We show much gratitude towards Lucinda today, and honor her for her love, continued support, encouragement, and words of wisdom for our organization. Lucinda most certainly embodies the spirit and mission of #STSGlobal. It is an honor to celebrate and acknowledge this phenomenal woman on her Birthday! To recognize her as a woman who is not only making history but is creating a trailblazing legacy of greatness for so many other women to follow!
Lucinda Cross-Otiti—Chief Activating Officer, Celebrity Life Coach, Author, TEDx Speaker—is the Founder of Activate World Wide Inc. Lucinda teaches entrepreneurial women and at-risk youth the foundations of living an extraordinary life against all odds. Her company is a boutique leadership services firm that specializes in the delivery of personal and professional development enrichment programs, such as: Adversity, Communication, Creativity, Goal-Setting, Productivity, Time Management, and Leadership.
Lucinda creates and delivers products and services such as seminars, workshops, and training that’s designed for entrepreneurial women, millennials and at-risk youth. Her programs are also captured to enriching the lives of professional women and re-entry citizens seeking personal growth. http://lucindacross.com
Get to know the Queen Boss who is changing lives by teaching people to activate the visions that are already in them. We salute you, Lucinda Cross-Otiti! You encourage us to walk in our visions! May this year of life be filled with answered prayers and continued manifestations of blessings! We are humbled to have you be a part of the #SurpriseTheStruggling Family!
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
Continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month, #SurpriseTheStruggling’s fourteenth highlight this month is the incomparable and audacious Monique Denton-Davis—#SurpriseTheStruggling’s “C.A.K.E Crusader” who has brought nothing but love, inspiration, opportunity, and sisterhood to #STSGlobal. From the very moment that our paths crossed, it has been inspiration upon inspiration upon inspiration.
Monique encompasses this loving and passionate view about life and women and uplifting others to a whole other level they may have never seen before. She is that coach that you want in the bottom of the fourth quarter when you are down by ten points and need that extra push to pull out the victory. With Monique on your side, you will not only win but also make sure your entire team gets their accolades.
At the core mission of #SurpriseTheStruggling is to remind those in the struggle that they can and will make it through whatever situation they are facing. Monique embodies the spirit and mission of #STSGlobal. Her dedication and support of our organization and mission are far beyond a passing glance or a few words here and there. No. Monique is a diehard supporter who has been a champion of the #STSGlobal mission to not only aid homeless women and teen girls but also to inspire them to not only pursue their heart’s desires but to believe that everything they need is within them. We are exceptionally blessed to have Monique be a part of and be supportive of our mission and goals. She has become an invaluable and irreplaceable partner of #STSGlobal.
Monique Denton-Davis—Life and Career Coach, Public Speaker, Champion, Trailblazer, Businesswoman—is the Founder & CEO of Embrace Your CAKE™ (Confidence, Attitude, Kindness, and Excellence) Career Coaching. She is also a dedicated Director, Trainer, and Recruiter who has worked for both corporate and nonprofit organizations. Monique’s number one mission is to motivate women in all lifestyles, encouraging them to Embrace their C.A.K.E. and break through any obstacle with an unwavering sense of confidence. Nothing makes her happier than seeing people win and live the fulfilling life that they have always deserved.
When you are not certain about what step to take next, Monique is the one you want on your side guiding you and coaching you to become that you that is already residing within. Her passion, dedication, and years of experience with enable you to begin living the life you thought was not possible. Let her coach and help you recognize what is already waiting inside of you to be released.
Be certain to visit https://www.embraceyourcake.com to learn more about Monique Denton-Davis and Embrace Your CAKE™. Follow her social media pages on FB and IG @embraceyourcake.
We encourage you to get to know this game-changer and life-affirming woman of valor. Be inspired by her mission. We salute you, Monique Denton-Davis! We are inspired each day by your passion. We are blessed to have you be a part of the #SurpriseTheStruggling Family!