Shonna JordanCo-founder, Houses With Hope
Phyllis AbbottFounder and Executive Director, Sheppard's Hands
Aneshia SmithFounder and Executive Director, AneshiaYSmith Institute
Julie SchmidgallFounder and Executive Director, Community Home Project
Power of Purpose Live Event Student Panel
SHERRY WATSONCo-Founder & Chief Visionary Officer
Sherry Watson is recognized as one of the nation’s top experts in the world of nonprofit organizations. Sherry has nearly 30 years of experience in the nonprofit industry, she has generated over $130 million in funding and she has led movements that changed policies at the local, state and national level that has impacted and improved the lives of millions.Sherry has designed and launched several successful organizations and corporations focused on social and economic value creation and strategic planning. Sherry utilizes her expertise in business planning, strategic planning and grant writing in her consulting work with entrepreneurs. She works with organizations and corporations in all phases.Her clients range from small start-up entities to business ventures to large corporations. Sherry’s nationally recognized as a leader of a movement that is out to change America for good, that means for the better and it means forever. She’s renowned for unleashing the power and passion of America’s nonprofit corporations and socially conscious entrepreneurs with a clear purpose: to harness the power of the people and aim it straight at the chronic problems we currently face today. She’s fueling the movement with the Power of Purpose, a movement throughout the United States in partnership with investment funds and angel investors to build a coalition around passion and power of difference-makers from coast to coast.