HI DIVA! is an Essential Essence of Royal Heirs, Inc., a respected and recognized IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit organization launched in 2009. HI DIVA! provides affordable, high quality mentoring and awareness programming for at-risk young adolescent girls, teens, and adults ages 6 and up, in the Greater Dallas area and surrounding communities; with plans to one day expand globally. Since its launch in 2009, the organization has served over 1000 youth through direct services and community outreach.
Founder & President
Kandre Covington-Smith is an change agent, empowerment coach, senior consultant and transformational leader who advocates for cultural change. She works with committed leaders to identify needed changes in local low income schools/ communities; creating a vision to guide the change through inspiration and executing the change through the "THE LOVE PROJECT."
Spiritual Life Director
Reflecting on her own life challenges and struggles as a youth growing up, Covington has always had a desire to impact and change the lives of all underserved, socio-economic, disadvantaged (at-risk) youth in her community that lack meaningful academic, emotional & spiritual growth, economic literacy, career guidance, and social skills needed to become productive, worthwhile members of society.
Determined to make a difference, she aspires to forge collaborative partnerships with youth/families, civic organizations, government agencies, foundations, and corporations.
Covington truly believes that it does “Take a village to raise a child.”
Lorraine, Jovanna, Kandre, Taeisha
whom sowed a seed of greatestness
THE GIRL'S EMPOWERMENT CIRCLES
FACILITATORS & MENTORS
Stephanie, Kandre,Cheryl, Charlotte
Dr. Linda Gray
Dr. Gray is a nonprofit business consultant with more than 25 years of experience. President of Corporate Connections and SCORE counselor.
LOCAL SCHOOLS & COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
HI DIVA! provides before/ after school programming to a number of elementary, middle, and high schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and with other partnering community/faith-based organizations; with plans of expansion in the near future.
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