Women Against Human Trafficking Jan 30, 2021
About this Event
This FREE virtual event is designed to help you launch any personal or professional goals that you want to do but are stuck. Don’t panic and grab for things that don’t fit your purpose. Instead, join women who are intentional about elevating their vibration to move planet earth into a more inclusive paradigm shift in 2021.
This session includes:
Opening Remarks – Ayo Maria Gooden, Ph.D., ABPBC, LLC. A licensed Psychologist, President of the Delaware Valley Association of Black Psychologists, and the Co-Founder/First President of the Kentuckiana Chapter of Black Psychologists. Dr. Ayo is the author of the book, A Single Bracelet Does Not Jingle: Finding Your Ideal Love Partner, Making Love Last and Ending Unhealthy Relationships: A Multi-Racial Examination of Love Relationships which provides strategies to get to know yourself and others, heal from traumas, enhance communication skills, build self-esteem, and make healthy decisions.
LEARN ~ PARTICIPATE ~ GROW
1. An awareness conversation to bring together like-minded females with the intent to influence a paradigm shift that supports our growth and development collectively.
2. Human Trafficking Updates: Experiences from women and families who were victims of H.T. An awareness conversation to prevent H.T. from happening to us or our family members and how to get help.
3. A conversation to re-connect with our feelings and support our emotional and psychological well-being through the use of Tarot Card Readings for direction and Reiki for healing.
4. Healing meditation and breathing exercise to help women of ALL walks of life progress into who they are authentically becoming;
5. Visioning versus Visualization discussion. Visioning is an advanced stage of meditation that acts as launchpad to bring forth the goal of your higher-self.
6. How to Find the Guru in you? Business/income opportunities you may not have considered.
Women Against Human-Trafficking (WAHT) was formed by the founder Beverly Chandran to address the huge numbers associated with the up-tick in human trafficking in the United States. The company’s charter is public awareness and education around human trafficking, mentoring and human services for people who have been trafficked and/or sexually abused and are in need of moral support via well-being seminars and educational services.
Join Women Against Human-Trafficking via any of these links:
Public Page: https://www.facebook.com/WAHTPhiladelphia/
Consult with Women Against Human-Trafficking (WAHT) by connecting with us at email@example.com
Dr. Ayo Maria Gooden
Speaks on Expanding and Empowering Feminine Energy
“When Spider Webs Unite, They Can Tie Up A Lion.” African Proverb.
A trailblazer in all things human development and relationship growth! Ayo Maria Gooden, Ph.D., ABPBC, LLC. Is a Licensed Psychologist and a Board Certified African Centered/Black Psychologist in full-time private practice in West Chester, PA. “Ayo” means “joy” in the West African Yoruba language. For more than 47 years, she has specialized in Black, multi-cultural/bi-racial issues, countering racism, and works with all ethnic groups using cognitive behavioral therapy and African Centered psychology with individuals, couples, and families (children, teens, adults). She is a consultant, public speaker, and a Lincoln University, PA graduate (oldest Black degree- granting institution in the USA). Dr. Ayo is the President of the Delaware Valley Association of Black Psychologists and the Co-Founder/First President of the Kentuckiana Chapter of Black Psychologists.
She is a host on the Facebook talk show, Don’t Get It Twisted/Hot101.net, Wednesdays from 3 pm until 5 pm.
Dr. Ayo is the author of the book, A Single Bracelet Does Not Jingle: Finding Your Ideal Love Partner, Making Love Last and Ending Unhealthy Relationships: A Multi-Racial Examination of Love Relationships which provides strategies to get to know yourself and others, heal from traumas, enhance communication skills, build self-esteem, and make healthy decisions. In African Americans, European Americans, and Pathological Stereotypes: An African-Centered Perspective. Williams, M. T., Gooden, A. M., & Davis, D. (2012). In Psychology of Culture, G. R. Hayes & M. H. Bryant, eds., Nova Science Publishers. ISBN-13: 978-1-62257-274-8, Dr. Ayo talks about race and stereotypes. 1-10-2021 amg
Learn more about and consult with Dr. Ayo: www.DoctorAyo.com
Special Guest: Honorable Lori A. Dumas, Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County
The Honorable Lori A. Dumas has been serving in the First Judicial District since 2002. She is a graduate of Duke University and North Carolina Central University School of Law.
Judge Dumas’ commitment to children and families is personified through her tireless efforts on and off the Bench. Judge Dumas has been assigned to preside over many specialized court programs; but the one of which she is most proud, is the human trafficking pilot program of the Philadelphia Family Court, which she created to address the significant needs of children who have been commercially sexually exploited. She has worked tirelessly to build a “Dream Team” of professionals who recognize the complexities of these children’s situations in order to provide them the holistic and restorative treatment that they deserve as victims.
Judge Dumas is a member of the First Judicial District’s Elder Justice Resource Committee which was created to address local issues which are crucial to the legal well-being of Seniors in Philadelphia.
Currently, Judge Dumas presides in the Civil Division.
Judge Dumas will share her experience with the human trafficking pilot program she initiated as well as what we as citizens can do to fight against this growing social pandemic.
THE GODDESS OF SERENE – SOUNDS By DOREEN D. RHODES
A Certified and Licensed Vibrational Sound Therapist Practitioner
Did you know that everything in the Universe is a state of vibration? Your organs down to your bones and cells have a vibrational Frequency.
In life, our body, mind, soul, and spirit can be out of harmony at times which causes your vibratory frequency to be significantly low. Even your thoughts, feelings, and emotions exist on a vibratory energetic level. This is one of the reasons that dis-ease, stress, and at times chronic illness and other imbalances surface.
At this event, Doreen a Vibrational Sound Therapist will show you the technique of clearing your energy blocks in your auras (Chakras) and body.
Learn more about Doreen and her service by clicking here.
Special Presentation: In addition to Doreen D. Rhodes being a Licensed Vibrational Sound Therapist Practioner she is also a recording artist and singing. Her song called “We’ve Got to Break the Cycle” speaks directly to women as it relates to the many types of abuse females have had to endure (incest, rape, and H.T.). Chere here to check out the song in advance of this event and support her artistry.
Especially Gifted – Connect your goals to you spiritual purpose! Ronella Ellis is a multidisciplinary healer with nearly 20 years of experience specializing in the practice of self-awareness and personal growth. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), energy work practitioner, tarot/oracle reader, and retired doula.
As an LMFT, Ronella has served children, adults, and families in the military as well as civilian populations. As an energy work practitioner, she uses Usui Reiki, Archangelic Lightwork, and RaSekhi to eradicate energetic blockages from the mindbodyspirit system. Intuitively, Ronella calls in the tarot and oracle systems to provide insights for clients seeking to align with the Source. Ms. Ellis has been an international birth educator and doula providing support to new and expanding families. She seeks to empower her clients to tap into the wellspring of power that is their birthright in this present lifetime.
Ronella and her family practice spiritual principles aligned with African traditional practices and Buddhist philosophy. She currently resides in Japan with her partner and daughters.
Align and activate the wonder within at www.wasabemint.com
How to Find the Guru in you? Eileen Gadsden, MBA and President of E-Region Enterprises, LLC wow you with her experience as an industry leader in IT, Blockchain, and BitCoin, as well as a STEM Advocate. Eileen will introduce you to several industries that need your skills and creativity right now.
Business/income opportunities you may not have considered. There are many options out there but are you aware of them? This segment will present viable business, funding, and new technologies that are becoming more and more popular and great ways to make income. Women should know and work in these businesses. Learn what they are.
Beverly Chandran a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a serial entrepreneur; technology, real estate, talk show host and executive producer, and author. Beverly, the established Women Against Human-Trafficking, Inc. as a result of the number of minority women being exploited and kidnapped and not enough media coverage or public policies to eradicate it.
Beverly is the executive producer of The Bev Chandran Show© A Path Towards Purpose, Passion, and Solutions™ at PhillyCam, a show about local and national topics happening in urban cities. The show features trending topics that are hard to fathom and would benefit from a platform to unpack and get more exposure. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to share information about anyone you suspect has been kidnapped or found.
In addition, Beverly is the host of a talk show called Better with Age© which focuses on enhancing the lives of the 50+ demographic. The talk show covers everything people over 50 want to know and airs on PhillyCam. Email me at ChandranBizSolutionsl@gmail.com to suggest a topic you would like to learn more about.
Beverly is currently writing a spiritual-based motivational book called Real Life Breakthroughs™ Answers to Situations of Love, Courage, Faith, Shame, For-giveness, and so much more… scheduled to be published this year.
Beverly Chandran is the creator and facilitator for this event as well as will be leading the breathing, meditation, and visualization/visioning process.
H.T. Victim Guest #1 – Donna Gentile, an innocent runaway from Philadelphia PA, a streetwalker victim, while in survivor mode was groomed, exploited, and coerced into prostitution aka sex trafficking, a path that took control of her life and ultimately led to her death at the age of twenty-two. More about this tragic story can be found here.
H.T. Victim Guest #2 – “The effects of human trafficking on me have been significant. I have been in a state of depression since 2016 which has affected my career, my family life, my spiritual life, and my social life. I will share more about my experience at this event.”
A force to be reckoned with…Michelle Walker-Davis, MPA/MS
Michelle is Managing Partner for the Imperial Management Group, a development consulting firm for government grants and contracts. She is an award-winning grant writer, having secured over 2.9 million dollars in funding, and will show our participants how to get the money; plain and simple.
A former college Professor at Mercer and Gloucester County Colleges, she has spent over 15 years as a trainer and facilitator for the implementation of government programs and teaching grant writing workshops for faith-based and other nonprofit organizations.
Michelle is a visionary and currently has a book, two television shows, and an internet radio program in development. She holds dual Master’s degrees from Syracuse University and a certificate from the Entrepreneur Institute at Rutgers University. Michelle is a member of the Matthews Broadcast Network Leadership team, the AACCNJ, NAACP EBoard, and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Girls Against Human Trafficking a non-profit organization located in Banjul, Gambia will participate in this event to garner the support and uplifting needed amongst the women in West Africa. Fatou Jagne, President of this non-profit says, “We can’t do it alone! We can not fix this problem alone! Every female that is a member (100 girls) of my nonprofit was kidnapped and trafficked, abused, raped, and tortured. This madness called sex and human trafficking must STOP against women. If we come together we can make a huge impact.”
What DOES NOT happen in Gambia is:
- Prevention of trafficking in persons;
- Protection of victims of human trafficking;
- Prosecution of trafficking offenders;
We will welcome the Girls Against Human Trafficking in Gambia to this important conversation and we will explore ways to make an impact in the mission to save females of all cultures from being human trafficked. – Beverly Chandran
FYI: The Gambia, country in western Africa situated on the Atlantic coast and surrounded by the neighboring country of Senegal.
To find out more about this organization visit: https://www.facebook.com/Girlsagainsttrafficking/
From Women Against Human-Trafficking – WAHTPhilly
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We look forward to meeting you on Saturday, January 30th (EST) at 10:00 am. Please note that this event will begin promptly at 10:00 am. This is an International event and women located in different time-zones will attend; Japan, West Africa, UK, so let’s start on time so that anyone joining the event in a different time can join the conversation.
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Date and Time
Sat, January 30, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST