A Distinct Identity
Waiting to Exhale Events was founded in 2020 by Latonya Jackson. As she overcame her own battles she started a Women Empowerment Non-Profit Organization. She realized that by working together we could overcome our challenges much more efficiently. she understood that our strength lies not only in the words we stand by, however most importantly through the actions of our initiatives. As a result she decided to launch Waiting to Exhale Events.
Some may wonder where the name Waiting to Exhale Events stem from. We aim to always keep Black culture in the organization. The latest film Waiting to Exhale is a 1995 American romance film directed by Forest Whitaker. Navigating through careers, family and romance. Four trustworthy friends bond and build a sisterhood. Our team strongly felt to build a sisterhood there must be trust. Waiting to Exhale Events envisioned a trustworthy community of women gathering to discuss postpone thoughts and/or global issue relating to women.
Although we all have our reasoning to not discuss topics with just anyone; Possibly fear of shame, judgement, and/or rejection. Waiting to Exhale Events will present an environment that invites women to relax, relate and release, while we discuss important topics. We strive to motivate women to feel embraced, uplifted, and secure to
speak up and tap into vulnerability.
Often times due to women having many titles and task, we lack self-nourishment. Waiting to Exhale Event encourage women to prioritize themselves. One of our core self care routine is that women always check in with themselves. Provide yourself a moment to relax and release. Establish self-awareness and know it's okay to not be okay. Waiting to Exhale Events believes sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. Since our founding in 2020, we have been determined to make an impact. The core of our efforts is to bring our team’s fresh ideas and passion to the range of activities we’re involved in. Through all of our endeavors we hope to display the conviction behind our beliefs. Waiting to Exhale Events mission is to spread inspiration and education about variety of subjects in many diffident ways, while collaborating with influencing individuals. We aim to build self-development and continue self-growth by providing emotional Support, informational support, financial support, and belonging support.
Furthering our cause is the most important goal of our organization. We seek to support, empower, and provide high quality resources to women in a safe and secure environment. Our success isn’t measured in terms of wealth or profit margin, but by the value we provide to those we strive for. At Waiting to Exhale Events, we see the value in every woman. We want to be a catalyst for positive change, and since our beginnings in 2020, we’ve been driven by the same ideas we initially founded our Women Empowerment Non-Profit Organization upon: support, empowerment, and progress. Learn more about our mission, our vision, and how we go about making the changes we want to see.
" My mission is bigger than just empowering women. My mission in life is to save and change lives "
- Latonya Jackson
Waiting to Exhale Events mission is to spread inspiration and education for self-development, all while creating a trustworthy environment for women fighting battles alone and/or silently. We aim to build self-development and continue self-growth by providing emotional support, informational support, financial support, and belonging support etc.
We aim to keep education fun and exciting by collaborating with speaker to discuss a variety of topics such as wellness and health, entrepreneurship, and global issue relating to women. Waiting to Exhale Events was organized around the simple idea that when we collaborate, we’re at our best. We invite others to be their best self; explore, teach, learn, and grow with Waiting to Exhale Events.
Our aspiration is for women to be the most phenomenal women they can be. Waiting to Exhale Events intent is to build a strong sisterhood among amazing women. We aim to motivate and elevate.
Waiting to Exhale Events desire is to have enough support to open a resource center for women. We will build a sisterhood and support system that will flow throughout generations.