To empower & educate girls to achieve their life goals through all adversities by equipping them with the essential resources in home economics, etiquette & education.
Divas Build Futures Inc is a non-profit 501c3 organization geared towards the uprising in empowerment and education of young girls to young women. Ages 10-25
We are located in North Dallas Texas Collin County. We provide a wide variety of encouraging activities, workshops and programs girls can use throughout their everyday lifestyle and mental health challenge’s. Teaching them the importance of becoming a productive woman in our society through the art of home economics, educating them on the statement of class & character and implementing trade programs and transitional housing.
We believe in community service by engaging our girls in opportunities to become active members of their community and have a lasting, positive impact on society.
DBF community service & volunteering programs enables young girls to acquire life skills and knowledge, as well as provide a service to those who need it most.
Our intention is to make a difference in how society and the world perceive the word "Diva" by displaying our meaning, which is to be: Determined, Intelligent, Virtuous, Ambitious young girls to young women.
DBF All Girls
Our Story is HerStory
Divas Build Futures Inc. was founded October 14, 2014 in Victorville California by Ms. Asha Scott. Starting with just 3 girls, Ms.Scott began mentoring on confidence, self-esteem & etiquette out of her 2 bedroom apartment. Helping young ladies with needs such as hygiene items and clothing also connecting them with community resources. Slowly grabbing the attention of other young ladies in the community, Ms Asha was often seen taking daily trips to the library being a support system in researching career options from trade programs to universities.
In November of 2014, Ms. Scott was proud to present DBF to the public for the 1st time at the "Victorville Fall Festival" as a nonprofit empowerment group for girls. Continuing to mentor girls through her own adversities, she began partnering with local schools and youth groups to expand and mentor more girls in the community.
In October of 2015 DBF had its 1st community event "Hoops for breast cancer" benefiting young women with resources who was currently battling breast cancer. This event raised $2,500.00, by selling candy, chips, food plates and cinnabons. DBF made wigs, provided clothing and food items to the recipients.
By the beginning of 2016, Ms Scott had partnered with nearly 5 different organizations throughout San Fernando Valley Ca, assisting close to 200+ girls with mentoring and introducing personal/professional development etiquette classes.
May 2016, Asha and her 2 children relocated to Mckinney Texas where they began a new fulfilling, prosperous journey following Gods plan. September 2016 Ms. Scott partnered with North Texas Jobcorps where she introduced her development program for girls and began mentoring the young ladies at NTJC.
Joining the Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce, Asha started to bring the young ladies she was mentoring to volunteer at events and business meetings to give them the experience, exposure and social skills needed to perform duties in their everyday lives. Ms Asha Scott became the "2018 Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce Trailblazer of the year" following the "2018 Collin County's Volunteer of the year", Ms. Scott was nominated for the Philanthropy award by "The woman of color Plano Profile magazine on June of 2019".
With determination and ambition, April 30 2019 Ms. Scott opened "The DBF ALL Girls Youth Center" where she provided services such as: after school programs, personal development summer programs, etiquette classes, self -esteem workshops, confidence building home economics, entrepreneur workshops field trips, lunch provided, hygiene education sister 2 sister mentoring, mental health counseling, homeless advocacy and Our Divas Clothes Kloset.
DBF has mentored over 800+ young ladies and over 300+ volunteers. DBF has donated cars, provided rental assistance, became big sisters to girls in need of extra support and provided classes and volunteering opportunities to many many families. Divas Build Futures Inc., has conformed its program to its 1st "DBF All Girls Enrichment Academy". A housing and educational school for girls. In 2022, DBF will begin the build out of the 10 acre DBF All Girls Enrichment Academy & The Ann Brown Apartment Housing.
Registrations are subject to begin November 20 2022.