Raquel Wilson is former foster youth from Compton, CA. She is passionate about being powered by service. In addition, she has been a vessel for foster care youth and an advocate for at-risk youth since age 17. Also, she is an active participant in volunteer work in the community since. She created The Empower Her Project to empower, mentor, and inspire young and matured women of color through workshops and programs that celebrate women in business & future entrepreneurs.
TyNisha K. Lewis also known as “Ty,” is a former homeless youth & first generation transfer student graduating with a B.A. in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and minoring in Africana Studies at Cal State University, Northridge in May 2018.Her past work experience includes working as a student writer for CSUN Today and Warner Bros. Television Publicity Intern. She also served as CSUN PRSSA Director of Member Services and as Social Media Director of Real To Reel Global.A Los Angeles native, Ty has been inspired by the endless creative possibilities in the world of entertainment in which she is truly passionate about. Ty’s hobbies include reading, writing, volunteering and mentoring at-risk youth.