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It’s a great time to be a Woman, as the United States of America         welcomes its first female Vice President.  EmPOWERing Queens'        core purpose is to support the young women of Baltimore and guide  them on their own natural and spiritual pathway to limitless greatness and success. 

We strive to provide programming that helps our young queens take steps to achieve their goals and find their version of success. We facilitate meaningful approaches to training, while embracing new and exciting ways of enriching our mentees as we raise their awareness of their own POWER and worth. We are a diverse group of professional mentors, sharing experiences, challenges, wisdom and tools that our youngsters need to enhance the talent within.  We embrace young women of all races and cultures.

EmPOWERing Queens Mission

We are committed to empowering young women of Baltimore to achieve success on their own terms. We strive to provide opportunities for young women to achieve limitless success, as well as supporting each other along the way. We deliver programs that contribute to the personal and professional development of our mentees, meeting many of their immediate and future needs.

EmPOWERing Queens Vision

We shape the future of young women in the Baltimore Region by providing opportunities for development, fostering valuable skills, and facilitating mentee success through personal growth.

The Program

EmPOWERing Queens is summer program for Baltimore young women of high            school age.

Online (Zoom) sessions will begin Thursday July 1st 2021 ending on Saturday August 7th with an in person celebration that will consist of an elegant dinner, music, entertainment, awards, along with on the spot employment opportunities and further education opportunities. 


Each session last 60 minutes 


July 1st

Online Meet and Greet

Social Media Etiquette

Dress Etiquette

July 14th

Goal Setting 

July 27th


July 29th

Communications/Public Speaking 


August 3rd


Interview Prep/Resume Writing*    ​                  

August 13th

EmPOWERing Queens 

Awards and Celebration 

(in person, Career Opportunities Certificates and Party) 

Covid-19, CDC guidelines will be followed 

EmPOWERing Queens Mentors 

Lisa Thomas 

PowerFest Fashion Stylist

Digital Account Manager, Sinclair Broadcast Group

Dominique N. Stiger

Director of Marketing, PowerFest Baltimore

Digital Account Management Supervisor, Sinclair Broadcast Group

Knicole Taylor
Executive Director, Empowering Minds of Maryland's Youth
Founder of Empowered Women in Business International
EWBI Radio Show Host.
Kalin Thomas 

PowerFest Media Relations Director

Multimedia Maven

Former CNN Producer/Reporter

DaRonda McDuffie

Women's Empowerment,  PowerFest Baltimore  

Sheila Perkins 

Event coordinator, Power Events USA 

Scheduling Coordinator, Job Corp

Kim Fortune

Secretary, PowerFest Baltimore

Warrant Coordinator, Anne Arundel Co. Sheriff Dept.

Catherine Trotter

CEO at CTR Strategy Solutions 

Founder of Speak Life Tour 

Captain Danita Boyd

Baltimore City Police Department Captain 

Angela Young

Health Promotion Strategist

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