About Our Founder and CEO
Ambee Stephens is the Founder and Executive director of the nonprofit, EmpowHERment. A women's empowerment community center committed to helping women rise through support services, support groups, and empowerment workshops. Stephens is passionate about the mission of EmpowHERment which can be paraphrased as the following "Wanting to be empowered and around likeminded women is reason enough". With transparency and resilience at the core, Stephens hopes to build a relationship with women that will serve as raw, long lasting relationships.
Stephens holds two bachelor's degrees in community leadership and paralegal studies. She holds a master's in nonprofit management, as alumni at UCF. She also has recently obtained her fundraising certificate from UCF. Stephens is currently attending UCF to obtain her Ph.D. in Sociology which she hopes to use to educate women on starting a nonprofit while maintaining work/life balance. In 2020, during a worldwide pandemic, Stephens managed to open a community center committed to helping women in Tampa Bay. Stephens states " I want to help people with intention. I am proud to give back to my community through my labor of love".