Sydni Grant is the Founder/Editor-In-Chief of ARE YOU SHE. With a passion to empower and encourage women through the love and word of God, she desires to see women healed and made whole. Her purpose is to provide a platform for the voiceless. She hopes to honor God with her life by healing the brokenhearted through writing, media and ministry. She’s a child sex abuse survivor, saving herself until marriage. She wants every woman to know she’s worth the wait. She considers herself a love letter of Christ, written by the ink of the Spirit and loves sharing her personal experiences with the world. She graduated from Temple University with a B.A in Broadcast Journalism. She strives to see the beauty in everything, even in the ashes.
Ashley Johnson is the Publishing/Social Media Editor for ARE YOU SHE. She is a woman after God’s own heart. She was born and raised in a Christian household in Pittsburgh. She received a B.A. in Psychology, minor in Spanish at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. She received her M.S. in School Psychology at California University of Pennsylvania. During her studies at CALU, she realized God was calling her to a different journey of Faith. Ashley attends Macedonia Church of Pittsburgh where she serves in the Teen Ministry. She also serves in the Unashamed Impact Pittsburgh Team, an outreach ministry and worldwide movement of young believers living a lifestyle governed by God. Ashley loves God and has a strong passion for serving God and others.
Patrice McKenzie is the Business Development Director for ARE YOU SHE. Patrice McKenzie is a young, Christian woman residing in Pittsburgh, PA. She grew up in a loving, Christian household and attended church regularly. In February 2012, Patrice redirected her life to Christ and began walking out her faith. In May 2012, she graduated from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland with a B.S. in Business Administration. Through work, school, and relationships, she continued to lean on God for understanding and trust His plan (Jeremiah 29:11). Now, Patrice is a member of Macedonia Church of Pittsburgh and serves in three ministries- Nursery Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, and Teen Ministry. She is also a member of Unashamed Impact Pittsburgh Team and an active contributor for S.H.E. Patrice loves to cook, golf, and spend time with friends.
Philippians 4:6- “Don’t worry about anything: instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience Gods peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”
Reva Forrest is the Marketing Director for ARE YOU SHE. She was raised in Louisiana and Texas. After High School she relocated to Pittsburgh, PA to attend Slippery Rock University where she earned her B.S. in Business Management and Marketing. She is currently attending Chatham University where she is studying for her MBA in Entrepreneurial Leadership and Strategy. Reva attended Greater Parkview Church where she served as the Worship Team director and Mime Leader. She also provided her services of creating newsletters, designing programs, and event flyers. Throughout Reva’s time at Greater Parkview Church, she realized that God had a calling on her life to help foster non-profits and organizations with her creative capabilities, while continuing to evangelize the word of God. She has recently moved her membership to Macedonia Church of Pittsburgh, where she serves in the Young Adult Ministry. Reva loves music, family, relaxing, and time spent with friends.
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