A Vibrant, Heartfelt, and Successful, International Speaker, Author, Social Worker, Educator, Mentor and “Shine Specialist” helping others shine bright in dark places. Dr. Starr is the Founder and Executive Director of the award winning agency, Ladies of Favor, Inc. a youth development agency assisting girls in promoting abstinence, embracing spiritual guidance, increasing self esteem, and building leadership. She is the Founder of Ladies of Favor Dream Academy, an all-girls private Christian school that educates girls academically, spiritually, emotionally, professionally, and socially. She also serves as the Human Trafficking Program Coordinator advocating for foster care youth involved in sex trafficking. She is a proud alum of Albany State University and Clark Atlanta University where she received her Ph.D. in Social Work, Policy, Planning, & Social Sciences.
...to inspire women to become whole and live their true purpose!
Dr. Starr is the author of three inspirational books entitled "For My Good" and "She Matters: A Girls Guide to Greatness" and her newly released book entitled "Standards". She is on a quest to inspire women to become whole and live their true purpose. Dr. Starr has traveled extensively for outreach efforts to touch the lives of girls from Ghana, West Africa, Panama, to the Bahamas and throughout the United States. She volunteers her time in the community with countless organizations has received various awards and honors. Dr. Starr and program efforts have been featured on CNN, Nickelodeon, AIB and other media outlets. She is a faithful member of Upper Room Ministries, where she serves in various auxiliaries while also being a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Dr. Starr truly stands out as a star shedding light wherever she goes. She realizes life test and trials have produced a beautiful testimony and she is the woman she is today because of God's love and grace.