SheSpeaks, Inc. Executive Team
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Veronica D. Giles
As a founding member, Veronica has a heart for women and the unique circumstances women share. Her personal interaction and background in Human Resources aids in understanding the day to day real life situations women experience. Veronica’s desire is to provide a platform for women to embrace the concept of trusting relationships, while providing a safe place to discuss and work through real life issues that are unique to women. Veronica has been married for over thirty years. She enjoys the outdoors, reading, laughing, visits with grandchildren and traveling with family.
Founder & Chief of Operations
Betty is the coordinator and overseer of all things SheSpeaks! She is also a founding member and represents SheSpeaks’ Inc. interests in the community and through media. Betty is passionate and committed to helping all generations of women discover and embrace their true identity. Betty studied at The Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York and received an Associate Degree from CLST in Columbus, Georgia. Betty enjoys actively serving as an Ambassador and Corporate Chaplain with the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce. Happily married four decades, Betty and her husband have two wonderful children and adore their priceless grandbabies.
Chief Administrative Officer
Lynn has always had a heart to serve the underserved, and volunteers her time and efforts at United Way, DCH Cancer Center, and West Alabama AIDS Outreach. Lynn graduated from Birmingham School of Business and served 28 years at Birmingham Trust National Bank before retiring from her position as Assistant Vice President and Benefits Coordinator. Lynn continues to serve in various community events throughout Tuscaloosa, including as SheSpeaks' Inc. Chief Administrative Officer. Both Lynn and her husband are enjoying retirement living and spending lots of time with family. However, the best of times for them is golfing and spoiling their grandchildren!
Senior Care Outreach Coordinator
Darrell has an Associate of Science Degree in Healthcare Reimbursement, Medical Billing and Coding from Virginia College in Birmingham, Alabama. Overseeing the coordination of SheSpeaks' Inc. involvement within local senior communities, Darrell plays a vital role in representing the heart and mission of SheSpeaks' Inc. community outreach. Darrell’s faith, her love for people, and her relationships with her two sons are what drive her to fulfill her purpose each day of challenging the people around her to grow and develop into their best selves.
A native of South Florida, Nadia relocated to Tuscaloosa and graduated from The University of Alabama before beginning a successful career in real estate. Her dream is to assist low-income families, domestic and foreign, with adequate and affordable housing and she is pursuing a master’s degree in Real Estate Development to this end. Children of all ages adore Nadia and her ability to understand and connect with them is truly inspiring. Nadia has a strong desire to see young adults succeed in all areas of life and her belief that women of all ages can learn from one another is the key to her effectiveness in her role as SheSpeaks' Inc. Youth Coordinator.
By day, Destiny is a dedicated middle school special education teacher. Destiny has a genuine love for people that inspires her to make a change, one child at a time. Destiny is passionate about being a positive role model to her students and teaches them that every person has what it takes to make a difference in the world. By night and on weekends, Destiny is a dynamic author and accomplished entrepreneur. The process of learning to self-publish her books and manage her online store, blogs, and YouTube tutorials has given her a high-level of expertise in editing videos, content marketing, and social media management that she brings with her in her role as Media Specialist at SheSpeaks.
Executive Team Member
As the leader of SheSpeaks' Inc. Corporate Sponsorship and Fundraising Committee, Asenath brings a wealth of experience from her roles in the higher education sector as a counselor, advisor, instructor, and registrar. Drawing on 15 years in the education field, Asenath helps individuals, families, and institutions achieve success through speaking engagements, consulting, and coaching. Asenath is the CEO of Edison Educational Enterprises and co-author of the international bestseller, "Success Beyond Academics: How to Set Expectations for Life''. Asenath’s desire to see women reach their full potential and become their best self fuels her passion for her role in SheSpeaks.
Executive Team Member
Emma has served in the healthcare field for years. A natural exhorter, Emma’s passion and desire is to encourage and empower women in their God given purpose. Emma is a published author of two books and a culinary artist specializing in comfort foods that satisfy the soul Emma is a native of Moundville, Alabama and a proud mother of two sons and eleven grandchildren. Emma enjoys serving in the choir and on the prayer team in her local church. Emma is known everywhere for assisting neighbors and friends and always having an encouraging word for everyone she meets.
Executive Team Member
After pursuing an acting career in her hometown of Cape Town, South Africa, Chevonne moved to the United States in 2006 and received her degree in Hotel Management and Operations. Chevonne brings over 20 years of hospitality and networking experience to her role at Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports while simultaneously serving as the Executive Board of Directors Secretary for the Child Abuse Prevention Services of Tuscaloosa. A tireless community advocate, Chevonne is a West Alabama Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and brings her warmth and expertise to her position on SheSpeaks Executive Team.
Executive Team Member
Victoria was born and raised in Montgomery, AL. As an Executive Team member of SheSpeaks, Victoria offers full transparency of her victories, as well as her struggles. Victoria is passionate about empowering women and children to walk in their God-given identity. She brings understanding and compassion for those who struggle with identity, purpose, and sexual immorality. Victoria has the honor of being God’s hands in the earth by writing and publishing books abounding with the gospel. Victoria has dedicated her life to serving and to sharing the unfailing love of God.
To empower and inspire women to engage in trusting relationships. To share wisdom and God's Word as it relates to women and our unique circumstances.