AS SISTERS, DON’T JUST WALK BY…. STOP AND SAY HI!
WHY PWA COMMUNITY ANGELS PRESENTS THE
Hi I’m Paula Willhite, Director of PWA Community Angels, I_VIBE program for girls. I started this program
because years ago while in college I helped a colleague, teach a Charm School she personally
developed for Sears. I really enjoyed seeing the young girls gain confidence and transform
within the few weeks we had them. After being a successful real estate broker, I
wanted to find some way of giving back to the communities that I’ve served and I believe, starting my nonprofit PWA Community Angels, could be that vehicle.
I’ve always had a love to help young girls, after all I have raised two
daughter’s of my own. I love connecting and learning from them as well.
I feel today’s world is so rushed. Some girls have parents working two jobs just
to keep food on the table. Some have only one parent, some live with grandparents. I believe some parents would love to spend time teaching their own children but either don't have the time or may not have a clue themselves. We currently have so many issues plaguing our community be
it self-hatred, poor body image, lack of social justice, mental health, homelessness, bullying to
name a few. I feel it is important to do our part to help combat some of these issues. I believe in
the “GET IN WHERE YOU FIT IN”. I_VIBE is my fit in.
My Hope is to create a “Sisterhood” an inclusive environment celebrating the beautiful young women in our community. It is through my experience of being a business owner, I have found that it is our responsibility to reach out, connect and to motivate each other. I feel we can help encourage one another and build each other up in “Unity”. It is my belief, we can rise above most challenges with a little determination, extra tools and information. We can be “Stronger” than ever!!
We all have our struggles, but it will not dictate who we are.
We are resilient!