Harlem Girls, Inc was established in 2018 by Elaine Sanders and Pache Felton, the motto is, “There is more in you!’ The organization assists women and youth by conducting self-esteem workshops, leadership trainings, business seminars, teaching entrepreneurship skills and many other strategies to empower individuals and communities. The organization also provides goods and services for sale, such as books and apparel. The goal of our organization is to see lives change by creating an atmosphere conducive for creativity and innovation.
Elaine Sanders is the Co-Founder of Harlem Girls, Inc. She holds a B.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College; a M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Nyack College and she is currently pursuing her Ed.D in Education Leadership and Management at Capella University. Elaine is also the CEO and Empowerment Specialist for E.M.S. Methods, Inc, an author, licensed realtor, licensed minister and adjunct professor in the field of business and general education. She believes there are two essential elements in life that determine success—empowerment, and motivation.
She speaks at various women’s’, youth and education conferences nationally and internationally. Elaine serves as a dance choreographer for youth and adults at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. Over the years she has served as the Dean and Chair of General Education at Pillar College. She also pursued a variety of interests including stints as a personal stylist and event planner for celebrity clients. She even appeared as a reporter in an independent film Payin’ the Price.
Elaine believes we were born with a greater purpose and sometimes we just need someone to encourage us to be our best and help us recognize the greatness that lies within us!
Pache Felton is the co-founder of Harlem Girls, Inc. She holds a M.S. in Organizational Leadership and a B.A. in Psychology both from Mercy College. She believes everyone deserves an opportunity and if given the proper tools; transformation can begin. She currently serves as the Project Leader for New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is also the Director and an Empowerment Specialist for E.M.S. Methods, Inc. a non-profit organization which serves communities and individuals who are in need. Pache is an author, adjunct professor and the director/choreographer for Agape Impact Church of Harlem dance ministry.
Throughout the years Pache has volunteered and donated to different non-profit organizations. She has volunteered at Kips Bay Family shelter and Gobble Gobble NYC to help serve on Thanksgiving Day. Pache has managed coat drives for the less fortunate, donated educational books to ECDO Forever Harlem Childhood Education Program, made birthday wishes come true, and contributed to New York Cares “Winter Wish” by making 20 wishes come true for 20 young children and teens. She continues to lead, give and make a difference in the lives of others.
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We continue to partner with No Such Thing As a Bully and The Moment of Kindness Foundation to help bring more kindness into the world and change the language surrounding our culture, eliminating words like “bully” and “victim.” Thanks as always to Smith Sister Bluegrass for our closing song.
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