The Leading Women Empowerment Organization in Washington, DC
P.R.O.M.I.S.E.(HER) Is a 501(c)3 Women and girls Nonprofit organization Dedicated to empowering women. While educating young girls through a variety of courses. Our goal is to help break down generational barriers while building up generational wealth. We want to take generational trauma and make it a part of an everyday conversation.
Which will allow healing in communities and families . We are here to be the change the world needs. We want to create better individuals and to put Love and understanding back into our communities and homes. We are here not only to support women and girls on an occasional basis but everyday.
Many people fail at success because of their own doubts and having no one is there to push them past their limits. We are here to be the backbone for the women and girls who feel like they can no longer stand on their own. We are here to put Hope back in what everyday superhero's look like and keep our P.R.O.M.I.S.E.
Push Past your limits & Enhance Your Skills
Self Acceptance and Self understanding are the first steps in reaching your full potiental. Rely on us to show you what you're truly capable of. Our aim is to provide you with opportunties that you didn't know you needed. We're here to help push past your limits, while simultaneously helping you deal with those same limits.
The compassionate female mentors, volunteers and tutors in our organization are committed to passing on their knowledge to the next generation of young women and girls. Trust us to teach you everything you want and need to know to make life a little easier, including:
Communications: Basic Manrisms, etiquette, and public speaking
Our women’s association hosts classes and workshops that coach women on a variety of subjects. By strengthening others, we build a strong community. We encourage you to participate in any way you can. We accept donations that will expand our programs. On top of that, we are looking for women volunteers to donate their time and energy to our cause
Founder & Chief Executive Officer Maya Garnett Maya has dedicated many years to helping others by participating in volunteer services and fundraising opportunities. She is also a part of the DC court system as a court appointed special advocate for children in foster care (CASA) and has served on their Young professionals Board. Maya has spent the majority of her career providing customer care in mental health services for children and adults. She has decided to take her many years of helping, servicing, and contributing to the community by putting her efforts into a non-Profit organization for women and girls in the DMV area. She has created this organization not only to give back to the community but, to say “Thank you” to all of the women who have helped her throughout her life. Maya has made sure that she continues the legacy of service by providing an open door organization to all women and girls so that they may continue to break down generational barriers and build up generational wealth.
Board of Directors Brandon DePass Brandon DePass attended North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. Where he received his undergraduate degree in Applied Engineering Technology in 2016. After taking a gap year, Mr. DePass went on to receive his Masters in Business Administration from the Keller Graduate School of Management with a focus on Project Management in 2019. He graduated In his spare time he enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and working on cars as it is his passion. Mr. DePass has a passion for helping others and looks forward to empowering those in the community.
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Executive Committee Secretary Rian Matthews Rian received her bachelor's degree in Communications from Denison University in Granville, OH. She continued her educational journey and went on to receive her Masters from George Washington University. Rian Has an extensive background in dance and enjoys staying connected to the arts while giving back to the community. Rian currently Works in youth development for CityDance DREAM, a local non-profit organization. That provides tuition-free dance training to gifted students in the Washington, DC area, as the Center Manager. Outside of her job, she is a small business owner and enjoys bringing light to other people's lives. A quote that she lives by is "hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard."
Officer - Chief Financial Officer Kendra Fitzgordon Kendra has always been an advocate of education and served on the parent advisory committee at her child's school. She has also served as an educational advocate, striving to ensure that "No child was left behind" She has organized and executed the city's first "Youth Mental Health Awareness Day" in partnership with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Ms.Fitzgordon is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, inc. where she gives her time to a variety of volunteer services and education initiatives. Formerly, she owned and operated KhoriKare Enrichment, an after school program for students at MS(2) , a junior high math and science school, located on the grounds of Howard University