Sierra Parker is CEO & Founder of Q.i.M.P Nonprofit Organization, iamsierraparker THE BRAND and Sierra and The Girls Boutique. She embodies the vision of Q.i.M.P. (everywoman achieving an extraordinary existence) and strives to show ordinary women and girls that we to can create an extraordinary existence. Sierra will be launching a youth project in 2021 at a school near you. We are the definitive difference to save the next woman and girl showing them that dreams do come true. Purpose is what makes us unique and visions are God’s gift. Sierra is soaring in Corporate America as a Corporate Trainer/Facilitator of Adult Learners, devoted Mother and embarking on the most meaningful chapter of her life. She is fearless in all her ways and thrives in building women and girls to OWN who they are unapologetically. Sierra’s life is bigger than her and is meant to serve. She is a conqueror, a believer, and an achiever. The SKY is the limit and she aims to travel the world rebuilding PEOPLE, one conference, one youth program, one city, one state, ONE COUNTRY at a time!
“TOGETHER we can”
Rachelle Smith is Chief Operating Officer & President of Q.i.M.P. and is passionate about helping women grow and accomplish their dreams. A wife of 31 years, mother of 3 and grandmother to 5, when she isn’t navigating family life, she can also be found thriving as a Real Estate Agent and in Corporate America as a Sales Account Manager for a Nutrition company. Rachelle believes her journey and experiences have been strategically designed by God to give her a platform to mentor and encourage women and girls; to validate that they CAN “have it all”. “Women don’t have to choose one or the other but rather can achieve personal and professional goals, on their terms.” Q.i.M.P. is the epitome of her journey.
Nichole Holloway is President and Founder of the non-profit organization, Girls Living the Dream. Founded in 2016, the entity is an extension of a similar program founded by Nichole’s now adult daughter - when she was in middle school. Girls Living the Dream is a preventative educational program designed to promote self-esteem, develop life skills, and inspire positive motivation in participants ages 8 -13.
Mrs. Holloway is currently an elementary educator for Brooks Academies of Texas. She is state certified to teach early childhood through 6th grades, as well as holds certifications to teach English as a Second Language and gifted/talented students. Additionally, she serves as a grade level chair. Prior to becoming an educator, Mrs. Holloway had a 22-year career in the insurance industry; boasting extensive experience in claims, commercial property/casualty, and professional liability. Mrs. Holloway had always wanted to be an educator, and finally made a career change in 2017. She believes being an educator is her purpose and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of her students - especially young girls.
Mrs. Holloway is excited to join Queening In My Purpose and to combine the programs’ collective efforts to uplift communities. Each organization realizes it is critical that young girls receive consistent mentorship, support, and guidance during their formidable years, as it builds a foundation and sets benchmarks for success. Together, we can make it happen!
Mrs. Holloway is a San Antonio native. She is married to Tim and they have a daughter - Courtney. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family/friends. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Education.
B.A.S- Business Administration, Wayland Baptist University, 2018
Lashonda is Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Life Coach, Registered Yoga Teacher, and Public Speaker. She is the Founder of L. Hollins Lifestyle & Wellness where she focuses on empowering others to be well and live well mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. This journey to whole health and wellness started with Lashonda’s own personal struggles with women’s health and mental health which motivated her to start speaking up and speaking out and that alone catapulted her into a world of something bigger than just herself…the empowerment of others.
Carmalita is the Executive Administrative Assistant of Q.i.M.P. and is passionate about being an expressive, creative and a service to others. She is an Air Force Veteran of 13.5 years and currently a government civil servant of five years working in the field of Customer Service, Government Purchasing, and an active Security Assistant. Although she has a love for family being a wife of nearly 7 years and a mother to three wonderful young men, she also is an evolving entrepreneur. Carmalita is an independent Travel Agency owner as well as the owner/Creative Designer of her very own custom design business that is her baby that was birthed in 2019 after taking years of a hobby turning it into a profitable business servicing the community. Helping other women achieve happiness & show them whatever they put their mind to, they can achieve it because Empowered Women, Empower Women. Each one, teach one.
"Every woman and girl achieving an extraordinary existence"
Q.i.M.P. enhances the dignity and quality of life using a repository of resources for the advancement of women and girls personally, professionally, financially, spiritually and physically. We will strengthen communities, eliminate barriers to opportunity, and help women and girls
"Every woman and girl achieving an extraordinary existence"
Q.i.M.P. enhances the dignity and quality of life using a repository of resources for the advancement of women and girls personally, professionally, financially, spiritually and physically. We will strengthen communities, eliminate barriers to opportunity, and help women and girls reach their full potential through the realization of their purpose.
A woman’s self-esteem, self-image, and self-confidence are greatly enhanced as she learns her purpose, her various gifts, talents and abilities. Every woman and girl will realize the opportunity to achieve her potential, operate in her purpose and to excel and enhance all aspects of her existence.
"Together WE can"
As an organization of professional women, we utilize our collective and diverse backgrounds to create a network of support while gently guiding women and girls to reach for the things they dream about. We teach them to be confident and bold while helping build self-esteem through coaching, leadership exercises, workshops and youth program
As an organization of professional women, we utilize our collective and diverse backgrounds to create a network of support while gently guiding women and girls to reach for the things they dream about. We teach them to be confident and bold while helping build self-esteem through coaching, leadership exercises, workshops and youth programs. Our goal is to empower women and girls to fulfill aspirations of professional and personal success through training and utilization of local resources. We build connections among women in business to promote community growth and host a platform for advertising and enhancing businesses. The organization is designed as a resource for professional, social and personal growth.
Queening in MY Purpose
Q.i.M.P. is dedicated to making a difference in the community. We donate our time and services where needed. It is our mission to help fill the void in homes during the holiday season, back to school and throughout the year. Your donations are needed to continue sponsoring families and providing development programs for adults and youth, together we can.
Q.i.M.P. aims to create an inclusive environment where women feel safe, accepted and free to be themselves. We host quarterly "Ladies Events" and annual women's conferences that provide networking opportunities, mentorship opportunities and an overall atmosphere of hope and fun. There's more to come.
Foundationally, we teach women and girls to live confidently and boldly; while helping to build self-esteem and confidence through coaching, team building and leadership exercises. We help bridge connections among women in business to promote community growth, which includes hosting a platform for advertising businesses. We create workshops and youth programs to build skills that enhance and empower women and girls to fulfill aspirations of professional and personal success through training and utilization of local resources.
Thank You to The Female Executives of Texas, The San Antonio Women's Magazine and Morgan Shannon Taplin for recognizing our CEO and Queening in MY Purpose Nonprofit Organization for all that we do.
I'm extremely honored and grateful, cheers to many years of uplifting and empowering WOMEN!
Thank You Jon Singletary for allowing me to be a special guest on your podcast. This was an amazing time and I'm grateful that I was able to share a snippet of my journey to Queening in MY Purpose. God Bless You and Keep you!
April 11th, 2022
"The Real Shop Talk"
Hosted By: Tony A Watts
"Move Like a Boss: PUSH FORWARD Event"
Hosted By: Jeneea Moore
"Table Talk: I'm Trying to Teach You Something 101: Do Not Disturb"
Hosted By: iamsierraparker THE BRAND
March 6th, 2021
Guest Speaker & Event Coordinator
"The Lifestyle Getaway Women's Retreat"
Hosted By: Tina D. Rice
Key Note Speaker
You Wouldn't Understand My Purpose, Your Name Wasn't on The Assignment
November 14th, 2020
San Antonio Natural Hair Society's First Workshop
May 18th, 2019
Poetry Brunch, by Saved over Success
April 20th, 2019
Host & Keynote Speaker
Q.i.M.P. Uncut Annual Women's Conference
October 29th, 2018
Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser
By Kenyada Bell