Bowie State Alumni Making a Difference in the Community
BSU alumna Kimberly Watson will discuss her work in the community and recall how her time at BSU has made a difference in her life when she speaks to the BSU Student Alumni Association at 3 p.m. Nov. 5 in Wiseman 123.
Watson is currently a child care specialist/advocate and human resources professional with more than 12 years experience advocating for children and youth and five years experience in the human resources field. In this capacity, Watson manages programs and special events, provides expert testimony in early child care and education, facilitates work groups and works with employees on building competencies that support an organization's missions and functions. Watson holds a master's degree in human resource development and a bachelor's degree in pedology from Bowie State University. She is also continuously and actively involved in her community advocating and striving to make a difference in the lives of children and adults.
Watson's organization, Sisters Achieving Self-Understanding Success Individuality and Excellence (S.A.S.S.I.E.) Mentoring Services, is a non-profit mentoring program that seeks to guide teen girls in learning how to make appropriate decisions and develop skills that will result in healthier, self-sufficient and productive life styles.
According to the agency's mission and vision statements, today's youth are the start of tomorrow's future. Therefore, the agency's mission and goal is to create and develop a brighter tomorrow filled with confident individuals ready for success, self-independence, and most importantly, living a healthy, purpose-driven life. The founders of S.A.S.S.I.E. have more than 30 years of combined experience in child and family consultation, special needs advocacy, educational enrichment and lobbying.
For more information contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (301) 860-4327.
---Annette Wedderburn, Office of Alumni Relations