Excellent Yummy Mummy Awards
|Posted on 4 March, 2021 at 15:40|
NOMINATION CATEGORY: INSPIRATIONAL MOTHER OF THE YEAR
Jenni Steele is a mother of three adults, GlamMa to two boys soon to be three,mentor,international author YPIDVA (Young Person Independent Domestic Violence Adviser) , YP and ISVA relationships and sex educator national ambassador DVUK.
With her British Caribbean upbringing, Jenni understands the true meaning of overcoming adversity and has used her life lessons to make a difference to the world – she is a woman who lives her life out loud.
After surviving years of domestic violence as a teenager, Jenni found her strength and escaped from her turmoil. She made a promise to herself to not only rebuild her life and recognise her own self-worth but to also support others who were living with abuse.
Turning a negative chapter in her teenage years into a positive solution for others. At the core of her soul is not only breaking family cycles just for herself but for her children and future generations .
Jenni is also the founder and director of Project Yana which went from a healthy relationship education program in 2016 to an early intervention specialist company by 2019
Project YANA, a unique specialist support service created to support high risk young people. Young people experiencing domestic abuse at home, unhealthy teen relationships, teens who are being exploited , teens who may have experienced sexual violence.
The aim is working one-to-one with young people and with statutory agencies (referrals) to ascertain the long and short term impact of their traumatic experience, develop a care pathway, harness and empower young people to develop their key skills.
The long term purpose of the program is to help young people to recognise and accept their self worth, build their confidence and recognise situations that pose risk and reduce the long term harm. Jenni and her team create group workshops and programs, school tours and one-to-one specialist support plans.
During each lockdown they have remained open as clients and families are a priority! Hence the Teen Inspiration Lounge instagram weekly live slots were created to support families at home. The slot includes support interviews , guests with lived experience. solutions and tips launched onto Spotify during lockdown 1. Season three is due soon.
Her motto :
"Choose HAPPY! Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."
We can not wait to celebrate this mother of excellence on 14th of March 2021.
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