Highlighting Local Trailblazing Women For Women's History Month
Updated: Mar 18, 2021
For the Women's History Month, we want to highlight some amazing trailblazing women.
First up is Davina Davis - Social Media Tags: @vina_luv @beautysips_
Website: https://beautysips.onuniverse.com/ Bio: Davina Davis is a dedicated educator, entrepreneur, mother, partner and friend. Davina has been working in education for over a decade. It is imperative to her to teach in underserved communities to help provide quality education and opportunities for the students and families. In 2020, she accepted a role as the elementary Dean of school culture. Although it was a hard decision for her to transition out of the classroom, she knows it is important for black women to serve in leadership positions that can make decisions and affect change in the school. In her off time, she tutors in the Bronx, Westchester and Rockland to provide private instruction for students at affordable prices.
In 2019, Davina co-founded Higher Learning scholarship and Beauty Sips. The Higher Learning Scholarship awarded 5 black and brown students with financial aid to assist with college and dorm expenses. Beauty Sips is a black owned woman company that prides itself on creating space in the beauty, alcohol and self-care industries. In the future, Davina is looking forward to growing and expanding these companies while continuing her career in education.
The next person we are highlighting is Sabrina Charles-Pierre - Social Media Tag: @Still_irise
Sabrina Charles-Pierre was born and raised in Spring Valley, NY and a product of the East Ramapo Central School District. She’s a proud mother of two and works full-time as a Program Coordinator at Rockland County Bar Association. She’s been a member of the East Ramapo Central School District Board of Education since 2015, serving as its Vice-President since 2019. Last month, she won Ward 2 in the Special Ward election. Sabrina currently serves on the Rockland BOCES Board of Education, the Rockland County School Board Association, the Rockland Community College Paralegal Studies Advisory Board and the Haitian American Political Action for Change Board. She’s also the Co-Founder of CUPON Rockland and the Haitian Cultural Heritage Preservation.
In 2021, Sabrina was nominated to serve on the New York State School Board’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. She has an associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies from Rockland Community College, a bachelor’s degree in Child Protection and Juvenile Justice from Bellevue University and she’s currently pursuing her master’s degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Public Safety Administration.
Sabrina just announced that she’s running for Mayor of Spring Valley in the upcoming election.