About The Y.O.V.E. Team
Equipping One Y.O.V.E. At A Time
The Y.O.V.E. Team is dedicated to create an opportunity for a better world for underprivileged,
high risks, teenage girls in the community to succeed.
Dr. Alourdes Pierre, C. Ed., President/Founder of Y.O.V.E. has a passion to empower and inspire others to excel and succeed. Her personal story as a young Haitian immigrant exemplifies the many challenges, she faced from rock bottom, overcame hardships, but her determination and courage to succeed while going thru the process of survival propelled her to triumph.
She was incredibly unwavering despites of the struggles, with hard work, she climbed the ladder and pressed her way forward from a Clerk Typist while working for the government to a successful career with a Leadership Role in Human Resources Management. She has exemplary public service records dated back many decades.
Dr. Alourdes has extraordinarily high energy with an inspirational speaking style. She is very enthusiastic about motivating her audience to take the dare. She inspires them to conquer beyond their wildest dreams by providing insight to Take Off and to spread their wings with what they got from the experience of a successful Woman Leader who started from rags to a Woman CEO. She overcame obstacles and beat the odds along the way. She has been using her stories which illustrates her journey in America as a young Haitian Immigrant to inspire others.
Today, Dr. Alourdes is a graduate of Saint-Thomas University in South Florida, a very prolific speaker and Author, The Life Inspirational Certified Speaking Coach and Trainer with the John Maxwell Organization and Certified Master Storyteller with Andy Henriquez MSA Academy. Dr. Alourdes was awarded the Honorary Doctoral for impacting the lives of at risks teenage girls and underprivileged women in the community for many years.
In her book, she encourages her readers to be courageous and to move forward with boldness with whatever God has placed in their hands. She urges them to fulfill their true life’s calling and the fulfillment that it brings when they are doing exactly what they are placed on this earth to do. She persuades her readers to fly high. After achieving great success in her career, she returned to the community and began to empower underprivileged women and provided mentorship for at-risks teenage girls to succeed one at a time.
Dr. Alourdes Pierre is also recognized for her role as the Founder/CEO of the Ladies of Valor Empowerment (L.O.V.E.), she has been referred to as Lady Love. She began to empower underprivileged women to “Take Off With What They Got” starting from her living room. She received numerous proclamations and awards for her commitment to making a difference in the lives of women and at risks teenage girls with the Circle of Love Empowers Women and Girls, Inc., a 501, c 3, non-profit organization, which DBA as Ladies of Valor Empowerment (L.O.V.E.) and Youth of Valor Empowerment (Y.O.V.E.).
Dr. Alourdes is a woman of faith, the mother of a beautiful young achieving daughter, and an outstanding Woman Leader. She simply states, “It is my duty to pay-it-forward” by empowering women and mentoring at risks teenage girls one at a time”. She believes to whom much is given much is required.
"Y.O.V.E. is not a program, but a movement where the community can come together to create a me too style movement, geared toward protecting girls from becoming victims of human trafficking, dropping out of school, early teen pregnancy and homelessness"
- Dr. Alourdes Pierre, C. Ed., President/Founder
The Board of Directors
Lady Enette HendersonExecutive Sales Leader/State Farm
“I volunteer at L.O.V.E. & Y.O.V.E. because coaching and equipping the teenage girls through leadership development training and mentorship allows them to be empowered in order to be ready for college and a career.”
Lady Suzie DantinorSenior Accountant
“I volunteer at L.O.V.E. & Y.O.V.E. because of the proven successes that are being accomplished in changing people’s lives through mentorship development and job readiness allowing them to be ready to enter college and the workforce.”
Mr. Ducas DelvaHVAC Certified/Licensed
“I volunteer at L.O.V.E. & Y.O.V.E. because I have witnessed first-hand the positive impact that this organization provides to underprivilege teenage girls in the community and women”.
Ms. Rebecca L. KingBeauty Influencer
“I volunteer at L.O.V.E. because I believe in the mission to educate women and mentor teenage girls one at a time in the community by giving them the skills and resources to be a successful participant within their communities. I volunteer to be a part of the continued growth of L.O.V.E. and Y.O.V.E. .”
Honorary Advisory Board Members
Eva M. Francis
MSN, RN, CCRN
President, Brilliant Healthcare Consulting Group
Lady Sevi Sari
Turkish Business Women Organization
Mr. Jordan L. Fickess
Vice President of Communications &
Culture at Common Threads
Dr. Marie O. Etienne
DNP, ARNP, PLNC
Miami Dade College
Lady Guerna Blot
MSNP. ARNP, FNP-BC, MBA/HCM
Director of Nursing, Mount Sinai Hospital
Mr. Frantz Thame