Learn About Our Purpose
SHEroes Inc. is an Indiana registered non-profit organization founded on principles surrounding compassion, commitment, and courage. Our organization was founded in 2014, with the 1st chapter originating in Richmond, IN. We went forth and received our 501c3 status in 2016. We strive to empower young girls ranging from grades sixth through twelfth to aim for excellence, promote healthy relationships, and overall improve quality and respect for their lives. We provide positive role models and a welcoming environment.
START THE JOURNEY
To empower young women and promote self-sufficiency.
Creating confident women unleashing their inner SHEro.
THE Executive TEAM
Founder | Ieshia Webster-Harris, M.S.
Ieshia is the founder and Executive Director of SHEroes Inc. She is a proud mother, mentor, and author. She has been working with Indianapolis youth for the last 17 years. Ieshia obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Grambling State University. She received her Master's degree in Management from Capella University. Ieshia is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Sigma Alpha Iota, Grambling State Alumni Association, and the Indiana Association of Blacks in Higher Education.
SHEroes Board Members
Erika Jackson Redmond
*Pictures and Bio's coming soon
SHE Cooks Cooking Class
Math, reading, & other core skills are used to cook. During this lesson SHEroes learn how to follow recipes, measure ingredients, mix things properly, and handle knives. At the end of this session SHEroes prepare a dinner for family, board members, & supporters. Students learn:
· Food prep skills
· Etiquette in the kitchen
· Kitchen safety
SHEroecanics Auto Workshops allow young ladies to learn car basics such as:
· How to change a tire
· How to check tire pressure
· What is an air filter?
· What to do when your dashboard lights come on?
· Proper car maintenance
· How to find quality discounted car maintenance
Young women between the ages of 16-18 are at high threat of being raped and targeted for abusive intimate relationships. Young ladies will learn:
· Boundary setting
· De-escalation skills
· How to physically protect themselves
The SHEroes Inc. Richmond EmpowHER Mentoring program offers:
● Building Blocks for Self-Acceptance
● Healthy Lifestyle (Diet & Exercise) Regimens
● Healthy/Effective Communication Workshops
● Public Speaking Skill Building
● Community Service Opportunities
● Leadership/Team Building Skills
● Pre-Post High School/College preparation
● Social Readiness Sessions (“Real World, Real Life Discussions”)
● Self-Defense Classes
● Academic Support Tutoring
● Parent Workshops/Meetings
● EmpowHER Conference
Through a series of guided lessons from a certified YMCA Water Safety Instructor, participants will learn the foundations of swimming such as floating, gliding, and gaining comfort in the water.
2021 Camp Dates-June 14th-18th from 8-5. Arthur Jordan YMCA. Drop off @Volume Performance Center. Please register for more details.
**The 2021 summer swim camp registration has closed. We hope to see you next year.
OUR PROGRAM Locations
Indy SHEroes Shortridge H.S.
3401 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, In 46208
5th Annual SHEroes summit
6/20/2020 Glendale Library 12-4
The day will be for girls in grades 5-12. The day will consist of a group of phenomenal speakers and structured activities focusing on motivation and self-confidence.
SHEroes is more than grateful for any contribution to our organization. Please click below to make a monetary donation.
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