With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I had to highlight a few influential mothers making strides within our communities. Stephanie Jester has always been known as compassionate, inspirational, and understanding. She’s used her ministry over the years to help women gain the resources and tools necessary for success within motherhood and life in general. Stephanie faced and triumphed many of her own struggles as a young woman, mother, and entrepreneur. The battles she faced ignited fuel to her passion for helping other women face their own hardships. Stephanie says, she always knew her purpose but when her son Future career took off it led her in a different direction.

Stephanie became the COO of his company “Freebandz,” and assisted with the launch of the “FreeWishes” foundation. The community-based foundation’s mission is to deliver a message of hope, perseverance, and resilience to our community by lending support and making dreams come true. FreeWishes foundation serves the Atlanta community year round and hosts an annual Thanksgiving program for seniors within the community. Stephanie continues her service by assisting women with her organization EmpowHER, an organization that helps women propel and live their best lives. The organization hosted a self-care retreat just last weekend. EmpowHer helps focus on therapy for women, financial resources, and mentorship for young women and girls. Stephanie continues to transform the lives of others through her philanthropic efforts.

Thank you, Stephanie, for your relentless hard work and dedication to not only women but the community.

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