Today we will be speaking with the inspiring Dr. Daphne McQuarter an advocate for women by women! She will be speaking to us on how she had a dream to help women and how she truly went for it! She will also be touching on building relationships and networking! She really believes in lifting each other up!
Mom of two amazing girls, Blogger, Freedom Chick and Activist for women and girls rights. Dr. D has used her wisdom to transform the lives of women and girls. Founder of Free 2 B Me ~ Women’s Freedom Network & FREEdom CHiCKs Network provoking women to heal from the inside out in order to become better wives, moms and leaders in their communities. Dr. D is the founder of The Global Woman Network and Sister Circles a freedom group that connects women as a form of support in business and host frequent workshops on the SIX Figures to FREEdom teaching them how to function as an Entrepreneur or in Corporate America earning six figures and do it as a FREE Woman without the mask of society. She is also the co-founder and co-host of TEDx Balch Drive Women as well as a TEDx Speaker.
Out of her own pain birthed purpose for her greatest work, which she has been an advocate of Sex Trafficking for 20 years. She founded I Am Her Voice as an effort to rescue girls from Sex Trafficking in the United States. Dr. D is also the creator of the global hashtag that sparked a Nationwide movement from Michelle Obama and The White House to Foreign officials raising awareness to International Issues upon the capture of over 200 Nigerian School Girls. #BringBackOurGirls. She is also an advocate for Women sexually assaulted on college campuses. Her efforts have reached every state in the U.S., as well as Jordan, Dubai, The Netherlands, Thailand and India. She is also the founder of the U.S. Senators Conference on Trafficking, The National Human Sex Trafficking Conference and the Survivor to College Scholarship providing yearly a $47,000 scholarship so survivors. Most recently Dr. D has expanded her International efforts launching through I Am Her Voice, providing over 15,000 books to Syrian Refugee Children in Refugee Camps on the Syrian / Jordanian Border and is working diligently to build a school for Syrian Refugee Children. Her organization currently hosts over seven safe houses it the U.S. and is the only program that offers full services to minor girls (under 17) in the U.S.
She has been awarded the Loudoun 40 Under 40 Award, Women to Watch GA, Women to Watch CA, U.S. Women of Change, Philanthropist of the Year Award and a number of other recognitions for her selfless service.
It is Dr. D’s desire to see every woman rise to the occasion of whom she has been called to be and live a whole free life. She lives by her mantra, “I’m a fearless Chick, Loved by God, Created by God, and Purposed in the earth. I’m Naked and not ashamed, The Bondage of my past is breathtaking and FREEing TODAY, I’m Reclaiming my freedom, I’m unstoppable, I’m a #FREEdomCHiCK.”
TOP POINTS FROM THE EPISODE:
- Really big on building relationships and networking!
- Believe in lifting each other up!
- Take what’s in your hands and build it!
- If you want something go after it!
RECOMMENDED BOOK: The Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
GOLD NUGGET: Don’t be afraid to go after what you want! Take what’s in your hands and do it!
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