EmpowHer is Elevating the Health and Wellness of Women of Color

…and check out the brands who are supporting Stephanie Jester’s quest to help women heal and thrive.

Abesi Manyando

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2020 has been the year no one will ever forget. Between Covid, politics and race, so much has occurred that it has left many people in a state of uncertainty and anxiety. With so many unexpected twists and turns, it has been difficult to get a grip of life, purpose and find peace in a situation that is foreign to everyone. How can can anyone be well with all the dramatic dynamics that we are experiencing?

This weekend, World Mental Day gave a chilling perspective and deeper understanding of how so many people and (women especially) are struggling to feel well and be well in our current crisis and climate. Social media posts were filled with confessions of depression and the anxiety that many women are facing during the pandemic. Research indicates that along with the pandemic, the disparities people of color face has an enormous impact on their wellness. In addition many Black women struggle with the stigma associated with mental health and therefore do not get the support they need. But true support is needed and required just to get through life and all the dynamics we are experiencing. Music executive, Real Estate Guru, and Philanthropist, Stephanie Jester is doing exactly this.

Affectionately known by her nickname, “Ms. J,” Stephanie has been mentoring women for as long as she can remember. Elevating the lives of women was an innate calling that began in ministry for her and has now transcended into a national outreach through her organization, EmpowHer. Ms. J created EmpowHer three years ago to facilitate her goal of helping women live their best lives. Ms. J is the COO of InTouch Properties and the astronomically successful global record label, Freebandz founded by…

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