Melissa D. White, Founder/Executive Director
Melissa is the Founder and Executive Director of Writing Our Wrongs, Inc., a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization with the mission to empower youth to activate their voice through writing and speech. Through W.O.W., Melissa educates youth in writing development workshops and implements public speaking coaching and development. She is passionate about activating the voice of this generation and helping them tap into the power of the pen. Her philanthropy stretches far and wide as a board member of numerous non-profit organizations and as organizer of successful non-profit fundraiser initiatives. Not only does her experience stem from work within her own non-profit, she specializes in marketing strategies to accelerate non-profit and faith based organizations in the areas of branding and market strategies. She is also the founder and Principle Life Coach & Consultant of The Activation Hour, LLC, a full service sales and marketing consulting firm, and Host of the Activation Hour Radio Show. She is a proud alum of Valdosta State University and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Shorter University. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and National Women of Achievement Mid-Town Atlanta Chapter and the NAACP Atlanta Chapter.
She is an avid reader, world traveler and her super power is red lipstick, high heels and a huge heart for others!
To Connect with Melissa, Please Contact: 1-833-WOW-KIDS ext. 703
Stephanie Wallace, Vice President/Director of Programing
Stephanie has always been an overachiever. From being on the Dean’s List in college to being a top performer on her corporate job to her success in helping youth and their families with her work as nonprofit administrator.
She knew from an early age that working with youth was her calling. She pursued a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Business Management and Entrepreneurial Management. She then pursued a Master’s degree in Human Services with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. She became the Executive Director of a Youth Leadership non-profit. It was there that she started working with mentors for her program. She is also an Internationally Certified Life Coach specializing in assisting student athletes and the under served in the community. Stephanie has worked with youth and women since that discovery. She is the Founder of 7 Crowns Enterprises, LLC. This is an umbrella company that has two entities and many programs. She uses her expertise in Entrepreneurship and Non-Profit Management to assist others desiring to begin a business through Blueprint Business Concierge Services. In addition, she has a coaching service called Upgrade Your Good where she provides coaching through two programs (Orchid – for women in the transition stages of leaving prison and Advantage – a program for athletes who are transitioning for next level success).
Her other calling is volunteer work. She enjoys being a part of creating great opportunities for youth. Currently she serves on two national boards (Writing Our Wrongs and The Touchdown Club of Atlanta). She also serves in the position of Community Engagement Specialist for GIRLIE (Girls Illustrating Real Lady-Like Influence Everywhere) an all-girls mentoring program in the metro Atlanta area.
Stephanie has been married to Mr. Floyd Wallace for the past 14 years. They have no children of their own but the two of them have been working with youth for their entire relationship so they consider themselves lucky to have a multitude of children.
For Information on Program & Workshops, Contact Stephanie at: 1-833-WOW-KIDS ext. 1
Realenn Watters, Secretary/ Director of Marketing & Communications
Realenn is a native of Lithonia, Georgia, a Chamblee High School graduate and earned her sociology undergraduate degree from The University of Georgia in December 2004. Before joining the UGA Alumni Association in 2007, Realenn worked in the Office of the Grand Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity.
As an Associate Director of Outreach, she enjoys working with the Alumni Association’s Black Alumni affinity group, alumni corporate chapters, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of Institutional Diversity. She also provides support for all of the Office of Alumni Relations’ signature programs.
Realenn enjoys learning and earned her CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) from the Convention Industry Council, as well as a UGA Diversity and Inclusion Certificate. She is a lifelong active member of Headland Heights United Methodist Church in East Point, Georgia. In her spare time, she is a member of Ujamaa Investments Club, Page Turners Book Club, and President Elect of the National Women of Achievement-MidTown Atlanta Chapter and National Secretary of the NWOA National Executive Board. She also loves watching documentaries, being exposed to new music, spending time with family and long naps!
For Information on Marketing & Volunteers, Contact Realenn at: 1-833-WOW-KIDS ext. 2
Kyle Robertson, Director of Arts & Technology
Kyle Robertson is a New York native who found his passion for the arts at an early age. Kyle is a graduate from The City University of New York, Queens College, where he received his B.F.A. Studio Art in September 2015. Through his love of art, he began teaching in a high school setting. He is currently pursuing his MAT Art Education at Georgia State University to help further his content knowledge, and apply it to his current field. Kyle is also a certified life coach, where he uses his coaching expertise to help creative individuals reach their goals.
He is the Co-Founder of I.C. Collections, an arts education program consisting of art, media, entertainment and marketing. His program encompasses life coaching and youth programs for artistic development. Kyle truly believes “art is a way of life” and uses it to help him “write it speak it.”
For Information on WOW Arts & Technology, Contact Kyle at: 1-833-WOW-KIDS ext. 3
Towauna “Maombi” Fisher is a pillar in the community. An alum of the United Way Volunteer Involvement Program (VIP), she is trained to immediately fulfill higher leadership roles and responsibilities. She enjoyed living a life of service as a communitarian and game changer making lives better for all she serves. She is a Veteran of the United States Army with many tours stateside and abroad. She is a proven advocate and voice serving on Colgate’s Oral Health Advisory and VIP Ambassador for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society/ She is the grassroots advocate for the cancer community through her non-profit, The Oaks of Righteousness Cancer Foundation.
She is a ray of light and committed volunteer for organizations concerning the welfare of children and cancer patients.
For Information on Sponsorships and Fundraising, Contact Towauna at: 1-833-WOW-KIDS ext. 4