Author Helps Young Black Women Define Themselves
Nicole Roberts Jones talks about new book, her faith-based program, and the plight of young black women.
Define Your Own Way: Empowering Young African American Women offers ways to effectively transition and traverse the new, cultural landscape that has had diminishing effects on young women and girls, and reclaim it for themselves. Based on Nicole Roberts Jones successful and widely popular programs for women and youth -- Imani Life Transformations (women) and Imani Phi Christ (youth) -- this book is for those young women looking for steps to chart their own course and stand up for their belief in community empowerment, faith, and most importantly, themselves.
About the Author
NICOLE ROBERTS JONES, is the founder and CEO of Imani Corporation, a non-profit organization designed to build-up and empower African American youth and young women through a series of programs and workshops. She received her Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern California and has been a part-time lecturer at the University of Southern California School of Social Work and the Boston University School of Social Work. In 2007, Jones was a recipient of the Best of You Award from Glamour magazine.
For more information on Imani Phi Christ, as well as Imani Life Transformations, log on to www.imani.org.