#iAmSHE

#iAmSHE Women Empowerment Organization prides on the Advancement of Minority Women and Girls. Founded by Xellex Z. Rivera in 2015 and launched at the Hampton Inn, Yonkers, NY – 25 women came together to be a part of the organization. This small gathering allowed all those in attendance to build lasting relationships with other women, network as well as share. Growing every year, #iAmSHE continues to work towards women empowerment through – SISTERHOOD. HEALING. EMPOWERMENT.

Photographer: @DanniDavinchi

#iAmSHE

#iAmSHE Women Empowerment Organization prides on the Advancement of Minority Women and Girls. Founded by Xellex Z. Rivera in 2015 and launched at the Hampton Inn, Yonkers, NY – 25 women came together to be a part of the organization. This small gathering allowed all those in attendance to build lasting relationships with other women, network as well as share. Growing every year, #iAmSHE continues to work towards women empowerment through – SISTERHOOD. HEALING. EMPOWERMENT.

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#MISSION and #VISION

The Mission of #iAmSHE is to provide a Holistic Approach and Mentorship to bring women and girls together in an effort to build positivity and strength.

The Vision of #iAmSHE is to create forums where women can come together to be transparent, vulnerable and protected. Through the use of network, and community outreach, women will be able to share their stories, promote positivity and build together.

#SHE SCHOLARS

#SHE Scholars is designed to promote higher education among minority women – whether undergraduate or graduate. The design of #SHE scholars will be assist minority women with excelling in their studies. It will provide one on one mentorship for all persons actively enrolled in school. #SHE Scholar Apparel will assist with the 2020 Goal of Hosting the First Annual #SHE Scholars Luncheon, where students will be able to apply for scholarships.

#Are you a #SHE scholar?

Photographer: @DanniDavinchi
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Photographer: @DanniDavinchi

#MEET THE FOUNDER

Xellex Z. Rivera is a native of the Bronx, New York and a graduate of the Manhattan College, NY, with a double Master’s Degree in Counseling and mental Health counseling. She is a Licensed Provisional Mental Health Counselor, as well as a Credential Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor-Trainee (CASAC-T) in New York State. A proud HBCU graduate, Xellex attended Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC with a major in Liberal Arts; English.

Initially within the dream of becoming a journalist. Xellex quickly realized her life calling was going in another direction. With a passion to help people realize and chase their potential. Xellex currently works as the program manager at a Homeless Shelter in the South Bronx. Her primary client are those who are severely mentally ill, a well as those suffering from drug addiction. Currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Philosophy at Walden University with a concentration in Social Policy Analysis & Change. Xellex aspires to empower.

Raised by a single mother, Xellex is a quick learner and has an unyielding drive to be successful. Following her favorite verse,”I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”(Phil. 4:3), Xellex does not believe in the word “No”, and works until she has all she wants. Growing up in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Xellex is no stranger to hard work, dedication and has been involved in numerous positions.

#MEET THE FOUNDER

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Xellex Z. Rivera is a native of the Bronx, New York and a graduate of the Manhattan College, NY, with a double Master’s Degree in Counseling and mental Health counseling. She is a Licensed Provisional Mental Health Counselor, as well as a Credential Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor-Trainee (CASAC-T) in New York State. A proud HBCU graduate, Xellex attended Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC with a major in Liberal Arts; English.

Initially within the dream of becoming a journalist. Xellex quickly realized her life calling was going in another direction. With a passion to help people realize and chase their potential. Xellex currently works as the Program Director at Homeless Shelter for Families with Children in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, NY. Her primary client are those who are severely mentally ill, a well as those suffering from drug addiction. Currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Philosophy at Walden University with a concentration in Social Policy Analysis & Change. Xellex aspires to empower.

Photographer: @DanniDavinchi

Raised by a single mother, Xellex is a quick learner and has an unyielding drive to be successful. Following her favorite verse,”I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”(Phil. 4:3), Xellex does not believe in the word “No”, and works until she has all she wants. Growing up in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Xellex is no stranger to hard work, dedication and has been involved in numerous positions.

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