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Meet Janice

Janice Ferebee, MSW, is an internationally recognized speaker, author, global female empowerment expert, and elected official, with a Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2). She is the founder & Chief Woman Warrior (CWW) of Ferebee Enterprises International, LLC, a global female empowerment social enterprise.  With over 40 years' expertise, Janice has the distinction of being recognized by BET Teen SummitThe Oprah Winfrey Show and ESSENCE Magazine, for her award-winning GOT IT GOIN' ON® (GIGO) empowerment brand and program for girls of color, and she was the first African American Models Editor for Seventeen Magazine (over 40 years ago). She is a two-time Stage 2B fallopian tube cancer survivor blessed with over 30 years in long-term recovery from drug and alcohol use.  She has turned her unique personal and professional life experiences into tools to help educators, parents, practitioners and leaders of girl-serving organizations, to empower girls and young women of color, to build confidence and cultural pride, develop personal action plans, and create blueprints for their lives.  

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