PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Trained in Business, Marketing, and Development
  • Salt & Light Award-Reclaiming America
  • The Congressional Order of Merit Award
  • Governor’s Citation Award for Volunteerism and Outstanding Young Women of America Award
  • National Speakers Association, National Speaker of the Year Award
  • Urban Institute on Building Collaboration in African American Communities, Humanitarian Award
  • Pine Ridge Native American Reservation Alcohol Prevention Pro. Cultural Humanity Award
  • Leadership Skills Award received
  • Character Program developed for Native American Reservations
  • Developed Women’s Prison Program for Virginia – Rural Cooperative Extension
  • Juvenile Justice Professionals Award from the South Dakota State Training School Plankinton
  • Orange County Youth Commission/Juvenile Justice Recognition of Achievement
  • Published in a variety of journals
  • Recognized international news outlets including NPR, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, the Associated Press, New York Times, and CNN
  • Regional Director’s Citation for Outstanding Public Service
  • Malachi Award, Woman of the Year-O.R.
  • Member of the National Association of Professional and Executive Women
  • Served Health & Human Services as a panel expert on federal grant reviews.
  • Leads professional discussion forums and has written several opinion editorials.
  • Part of a policy team to Europe researching approaches to sex education and youth development. Represented NAC affiliates in Geneva, Switzerland and at the World Conferences on Families. Also participated in the Springtime of Life Conference in Rome, Italy.
  • The National Abstinence Clearinghouse has affiliates in 114 countries. The book Abstinence 101 and the “Truth” brochures have been translated into Spanish.