Ambee Stephens is the Founder and CEO of EmpowHERment, a women’s community center committed to helping women rise through support services, support groups, and empowerment workshops. Stephens is passionate about the mission of EmpowHERment, “Wanting to be empowered and around like-minded women is reason enough.” Stephens hopes to build a relationship with women that will serve as raw, long-lasting relationships with transparency and resilience at the core. 

Stephens holds two bachelor’s degrees in community leadership and paralegal studies. She holds a Masters of Nonprofit Management from the University of Central Florida (UCF). She also has recently obtained her fundraising certificate from UCF. Stephens is currently attending UCF to obtain her Ph.D. in Sociology, with which she hopes 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.

In a world full of paper chasers, be a purpose chaser. If you chase your purpose, the paper will follow.”