MEET THE CEO
"A woman in sync with her power can change the world"
Born and raised in Clearwater, Florida. I have always had a passion to help people and become an Entrepreneur. Two months prior to my high school graduation and enlisting into the military I learned that I was going to become a mother. The future that my family and I planned, quickly changed. I was determined not to become a statistic and enrolled in community college while I was pregnant. Like most college students, I changed career paths and eventually became a Medical Assistant. Unhappily, I settled into that career for over 8 years. In 2018, I finally decided to take a leap of faith and change career paths to pursue Entrepreneurship. I enrolled in Esthetician school full time while I took a $3 pay cut to work overnights. For five months, I would only have four hours of sleep daily. I also experienced hair loss, my child thought that I didn't love her anymore, I went into a state of depression, and my monthly debt-to-income ratio was through the roof! I felt so isolated and alone. However, after being open about what I was going through, I found out that other women have overcome similar barriers for a better life.
My goal for creating Empowered Essence is to: