Andrene Williams, born in Jamaica, West Indies and raised in Queens New York, is the Founder/CEO of Ladydoves Self Enrichment youth Organization (www.ladydoves.org). Ms. Williams is the proud product of a single parent household. She has four siblings and a son. As a result of remembering all the struggles she went through as a child in a low-income household she knew that she wanted to make a difference for the youth in her community. Henceforth began the birth of Ladydoves Self Enrichment Organization. Her organization works with children from 6-21 years old. Ladydoves provides scholarship, after-school program, mentoring, tutoring, model training (to enhance self esteem), career advisement, job preparation skills, summer program, life skills workshops and so much more. Ms. Williams can be seen on QPTV cable vision, Queens Times magazine, Queens Chronicle and a few others. She was interviewed by NY-1 and was also Queens Person of the Week in August 2011 for her work with the youth in the community.
Ms. Williams recently started Phoenix Entertainment Management Group (PEMG) that consists of artists, photographers, models, songwriters, choreographers, producers, etc. Their goal is “Bringing Life to Your Vision”. Phoenix works a lot with up and coming artists. She attends numerous unsigned artist showcase and help artists to develop their skills and prepare them for various record labels. You can contact her regarding PEMG at email@example.com. She streamlined her business and added G.E.V.A.S. (Global Elite Virtual Assistant Service), (www.mygevas.com) (process new business LLC, corporation, trademarks, event planning, etc), a notary, licensed real estate salesperson, motivational speaker and a graduated nurse.
Ms. Williams is also a plus size model who is also a house model for the ever so talented designer Lonie Cisco. She uses her experience in modeling to help inspire, uplift and empower plus size women so that they will enhance their confidence level and learn to love their curves. She can be seen gracing the runway in various boroughs. She recently participated in Philadelphia Full Figured Fashion Week in October 2011, and has been featured in various online magazines. She was featured on the cover of the January issue of Change gospel magazine which is distributed in the five boroughs and various states as well as on the cover for the anniversary issue of Queen Size magazine.
Ms. Williams recently expanded on the concept of Ladydoves and created a subsidiary of Ladydoves which is called Unique Blend Models (UBM). She is the CEO/Model Coordinator. Unique Blend Models mission is to empower women of size and enhance self esteem, while promoting the concept that all women are unique. We come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and when we come together we blend beautifully. Their first event was held at the community based African American Museum in Hempstead, New York and it was a success. She recently expanded to Philadelphia and opened a UBM Philly division. On May 26, 2013, UBM will be having an event in Philly called…Walking for a Cause, Fashion Extravaganza. A portion of this proceeds will be donated to Mothers in Charge, a Philly based non-profit organization whose members lost their children to the senseless killing in Philadelphia.
Ms. Williams is truly a woman who believes the sky is the limit and is always “soaring to new heights”.