Dr. Ruby E. Powell

Mentoring Chair

The voice of Dr. Ruby E. Powell has been heard as a corporate trainer, motivational speaker, and professional development consultant.  Additionally, Dr. Powell is an administrator, certified life/career coach, workshop leader, and curriculum developer.  She is the author of training curriculum and workshop materials.  She uses her gift of teaching to motivate and encourage life change in people, both naturally and spiritually.

Dr. Powell is the Founder of the Oasis Empowerment Zone, Inc. (NFP),  an organization that specializes in  providing single mothers with encouragement and life empowerment through empowerment workshops, low to no cost (income based) life and business coaching, and networking opportunities with other single mothers.  The motto of the Oasis Empowerment Zone is, “Where dreams become visions, visions become goals, and goals become reality!” The Y.ME.N.T.O.R. program (Young Mother’s Educational Network for Teaching, Outreach, and Resources) is a recently added subsidiary of Oasis Empowerment Zone, Inc. (NFP).  Through this program, young mothers between the ages of 12 and 25  receive individual strength-based, outcome-driven mentoring services from trained mentors.  Dr. Powell has dedicated more than 27 years of her life serving the needs of children and families plagued by abuse, neglect, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual abuse, and domestic violence.