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Monday’s Madame: Dr. Nita Evans
Location: Dallas, Texas
Why she inspires us: Dr. Nita Evans is a motivational speaker and the founder of Her Launch Pad. Her site is an online collaborative for emerging African American women leaders. At Her Launch Pad Dr. Evans’ team empowers women to launch their best life and prepare them to become global citizen-leaders. They inform global conversations that promote gender equality and women’s empowerment. As a former teen parent, Dr. Evans knows first-hand a quality education is the best anti-poverty program a female can invest in.
When she completed her PhD , Dr. Evans began to use her life as a platform to inspire girls and women to make an impact on society. Through her nonprofit, the Girls Leading Change Foundation, she prepares the next generation of female leaders. Dr. Evans life’s mission is to empower women to lead extraordinary lives. She is a bona fide change champion that lives by the quote, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” -Gandhi
Follow her: @NitaEvans
Follow Her Launch Pad: https://www.facebook.com/herlaunchpad