Shera Riverah, Executive Director
Shera Riverah is an ambitious health consultant with extensive experience in developing wellness protocols. Most recently she served as a Health Analyst with Quantum Wellness Awakening. In this position, she conducted bio-meridian feedback analysis of hair, voice, energy, and dermal meridians then used this information to generate health-balancing protocols based on computer interactive reports. Simultaneously, she also analyzed cardio, endocrine, nervous, digestive, skeletal, lymphatic, and respiratory imbalances and deficiencies. Ms. Riverah has also served as a Team Leader with Tabitha’s House, as a Wellness Life Coach for family and friends, as a Reflexology Instructor, as a Deeksha Oneness Blessing Giver, and a Mentor with several Women-to-Women Mentoring groups. Ms. Riverah received her Bachelor of Divinity in 2011 and stands on six productive years as a manager. Ms. Riverah holds a Dual Bachelor and Master’s degree in Natural Health Science.
"Let us take care of the children for they have a long way to go,
let us take care of the elderly for they have come a long way,
let us take care of those in between for they are doing the work."
BOARD OF ADVISORS:
Dr. Njideka N. Olatunde
Njideka Olatunde is a leading authority on stress maintenance and self esteem for optimum wellness. She is an accomplished naturopath doctor specializing in the integration of traditional healthcare with conventional medicine. She is the creator of The Feminate Factor Educational System TM which is a program for women on how to live a better quality of life. She additionally created a marketing program for health and beauty professionals, as well as The Egyptian Reflexology Method TM – a certification and training program for healthcare practitioners. She also developed the Work and Life Balance Wellness Program TM for worksite employees. Dr. Olatunde graduated with Naturopath and doctorate degrees in Natural and Traditional Health from Clayton College of Natural Health.
She is a licensed Naturopath Health Practitioner, holds an undergraduate degree in Social Work from Long Island University, and earned a Master’s degree from Rochville University. Dr. Olatunde founded Be Empowered, LLC in 2007, and published The Courage to Be Yourself: How to Be a Powerful, Confident, Successful Woman in 2011. She is a Reflexology Master, studying in the United States as well as in China and Nigeria. For more than 30 years, Dr. Olatunde has been a proponent of “Health is Wealth and Wealth is Health,” where she brings extensive experience in consultation, mentorship, and professional speaking/training in the areas of mind, body, and emotional wellness.
Professor Devin Robinson
Devin Robinson made two major transitions in his professional career. First, he transitioned from the government as a military soldier to corporate as a network engineer where he worked for WorldCom during its accounting fraud. Then he transitioned from corporate to entrepreneurship where he built successful businesses for himself and for others. He had pitfalls but recovered with lessons learned, which he shares. He is a business and economics professor at several universities.
Robinson teaches economics courses such as Government Economics, International Economics, Micro Economics, History of Economics, Environmental Economics and developed the course Industrial Economics during his tenure at Oglethorpe University. He taught numerous classes in the Retail Management program for Bellevue University. His business teachings include Business Ethics, Organizational Behavior, Small Business Management, Service Sector Management and Introduction to Business at Southern Crescent College.
In addition, he founded the Beauty Supply Institute, an organization with a host of online courses and resources for the beauty retailing sector. He consults individuals nationally in retailing and business development. Learn more about this organization at BeautySupplyInstitute.com. He is also the founder of Handling Business, LLC (HandlingBusiness.net), a business consulting and training company that works with many small businesses helping them to enhance their overall performance.
Devin resides in Atlanta, Georgia, where he continues to operate his businesses.
Maggie S. Taylor
Maggie Taylor brings more than 40 years as an influential classroom educator. She has worked in six different academic systems throughout Georgia including Monroe County, Ft. Valley State College, Bibb County, Houston County, Atlanta Public Schools, and Morris Brown College. She also spent time with Alabama State University, where she retired in 2010. During her career, Ms. Taylor served as a mentor and model to student teachers, was a founding advisor to a national student organization, and counseled hundreds of young people. She has studied all over the world in Ghana, Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Costa Rica, Mexico, South Africa, and several island nations. Ms. Taylor also completed six years of study at the Institute for Divine Wisdom in Atlanta, and has devoted her personal life to embracing healthy consciousness through preventative medicine and nutrition. She is a member of the Metro Atlanta Council of African Elders and the Trail of Dreams Team. She served on the Board of Directors of the East Lake Community Choir Association and the Institute for Divine Wisdom. Maggie Taylor is also the owner and facilitator of Spirit of the Wind Retreats, LLC. She graduated from Stillman College on a full academic scholarship, later completing a Master of Education degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. wellness.
Julie A. Webster-Smith
In 1977, Julie Webster-Smith joined the United States Army where she served Special Duty in 1/10 Cavalry (The Buffalo Soldiers) out of Fort Carson, Colorado. A lifelong passion for horses has led to her current venture as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of “Dressage in the Hood,” a riding/motivational program she launched in 2004 for socially at-risk children ages 11 to 17. She previously spent four years at Lake Erie College as Assistant to the College’s Herd Manager where she was responsible for more than 65 horses as well as overall stable management. She was additionally exposed to working in the PR department and also spent three months working at the Fieldstone Therapeutic Riding Center. From 1982 to 1997, Ms. Webster-Smith served as a self- employed riding coach in Lorain County, Ohio. During the 1980s and 1990s, she worked in various instructor/ trainer capacities for the Oberlin College Equestrian Team, for Ohio State University’s Pre-Veterinarian Class, and for private clients. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Equine Studies/Facility Management from Lake Erie College, and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Adult Education from Central Michigan University.