On April 23, Beauty Mentoring presented their 3rd Annual Royal Tea fundraiser at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. B.E.A.U.T.Y. stands for Biblically Edifying and Uniquely Training YOU! BEAUTY is a mentorship program that empowers girls ages 9-18 and was founded in 2013 by Sherrell Ogletree. Through workshops, seminars and one-on-one mentoring sessions BEAUTY promotes self-esteem, knowledge and personal development and has helped over 1,000 girls all across Houston.
The 3rd annual Tea was a night filled with empowerment, love, inspiration, and a room with influential women and supporters. The event was hosted by Dr. Tammetria Brown and also in attendance was Mayor Sylvester Turner, who gave encouraging words to the mentees and honored B.E.A.U.T.Y. for their help in the community. The Royal Tea honored women who have made an impact in their community. The honorees included: CleRenda McGrady founder of The PUSH Project; Kam and Niya, 10-year-old authors; Nakia Cooper, Co-Founder of Sister 2 Sistah organization; Ebone Stowers, Philanthropist and Director of Youth Development at the Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation; Terri Thomas, Radio Personality and author; and JJ Simons, Founder of the I’m Me Foundation.
With the beautiful décor, words of encouragement from mentees and mentors, and a room filled with great spirits and supporters for the growth of our young girls, the night was absolutely phenomenal!
Ogletree and B.E.A.U.T.Y. Mentoring continues to uplift, and inspire young ladies all over the city. For more information on B.E.A.U.T.Y. Mentoring, please visit www.beautymentoring.org.
Photo Credit: Andre’ Kelly Photography