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About The Founder


Do not judge me by the color of my skin, the texture of my hair, or by the shape I'm in. Judge me by what's inside of me because I'm beautifully made.

-Shanon Skipworth, M.S. MSW & Sabree F. Waring

Shanon C. Skipworth, M.S.,MSW

 President and CEO


Founder and President

You’re Beautifully Made, Inc.


Tamara Goes To School Building Self-Esteem


TechOn Cafe, Room Flip Home and Office Design Co., The Business Pursuit, and SCS Web Designs.

Shanon Celeste Skipworth, M.S.,MSW is an advocate for building self-esteem and self-confidence.  Shanon was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and spent a short period of her childhood residing in Germany. Throughout her life, Shanon faced hardships, but she refused to be a product of her negative environment. Shanon knew she needed to make a difference in the world, most importantly to those who may have experienced similar misfortunes as Shanon. As a result, Shanon began to make a positive impact in the lives of others.

While co-parenting three young children, Shanon attended and graduated from Community College of Philadelphia in 2007 and moved on to attend Chestnut Hill College to obtain her Bachelors Degree, and Master of Science in Human Services. In 2022, Shanon received her Masters in Social Work from Temple University. Shanon has years of experience in working in the community and the the Human Services field where her positions ranged from Therapist, Clinician, Case Manager Supervisor to Adjunct Instructor. Shanon and her daughter Micah are the authors of Tamara Goes To School "Building Self-Esteem and Tamara and Friends coloring and activity book. Shanon is also the Founder of You’re Beautifully Made, Inc, Owner of Room Flip Home and Office design company, The Business Pursuit, SCS Web Designs, and TechOn Cafe.

Shanon recognized the need for programs that focus on youth and adults and in 2012, She founded You’re Beautifully Made (YBM), Inc. nonprofit organization. In September 2013, YBM started their mentorship program and facilitated their first workshop for girls. Since its inception, YBM has impacted the lives of hundreds through various programs, services, and collaborations with other community leaders. YBM offers a mentorship program, summer mentorship program, parenting program, home essentials program, computer program, youth culinary arts program, clothing assistance program, and youth furniture R.E.H.A.B. program.

Shanon also provide support and services to others, through community events, volunteer opportunities, business seminars, and more. YBM has helped to increase motivation, self-esteem, educate and encouraged others to become successful in all aspects of life through their work. Shanon was featured on Philadelphia's Womenpreneur calendar in 2018 and 2021 for women who are making a difference in the community. Shanon also received the "Peace & Love" award in 2019, the "Phenomenal Leadership" award, the "Community Hero" award and has also received a Citation from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Shanon was also awarded “Nonprofit Business of the Year” by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., received the "Paved the Way" award and was featured in the March/April Who's Who section in the Funtimes Magazine in 2020. She has been a featured guest on WURD, Heart City radio and Live Incredibly Zealous Podcast. Shanon will continue to be a pillar in the community by providing programs, services, and opportunities that support individuals and the community at large.

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