About The Founder
SHANON SKIPWORTH, M.S.
Founder and CEO
You’re Beautifully Made, Inc.
Tamara Goes To School Building Self-Esteem
Room Flip Home and Office Design Co. and The Business Pursuit
Shanon Skipworth 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 decided to begin her journey for making a positive impact in the lives of others.
While co-parenting three young children, in 2004, Shanon decided to go back to college to obtain her Associate Degree from Community College of Philadelphia. Shanon graduated in 2007 and moved on to attend Chestnut Hill College to obtain her Bachelors Degree. In 2010, she received her M.S. in Human Services from Chestnut Hill College. Shanon currently attends Temple University where she is earning her Masters in Social Work. Her career spans more than 13 years in the Human Services field where her positions ranged from Clinician, Case Manager Supervisor to Adjunct Instructor. Shanon is also the co-author of Tamara Goes To School "Building Self-Esteem and Tamara and Friends coloring and activity book, along with her daughter Micah B. Maxton. Shanon is also the owner of Room Flip home and office design company and The Business Pursuit. Shanon is a result driven, team-oriented professional with excellent problem-solving skills, a keen ability to “Build Sisterhoods and Strengthening Communities” and has a passion for aiding others.
While Shanon takes great pride in assisting various individuals, Shanon recognized the need for programs that cater to young ladies and women and in 2013, Shanon founded You’re Beautifully Made (YBM), Inc. nonprofit organization. Since its inception, YBM has impacted the lives of many. YBM’s mentoring program provides services for young ladies age 10-18 and offers workshops such as self-esteem, hygiene, etiquette, sex education, drug and alcohol abuse prevention, job readiness, higher education assistance, college tours, scholarships, monthly trips, and more. YBM’s summer mentoring program for girls age 9-13 include computer classes, journaling, workshops, book club, trips, and more. YBM's “Bonding with Mom” parenting program for mothers age 14-30 provides support and group sessions including postpartum depression, parenting tips, self-care management, and more. YBM's Housing assistance program assist women 18 and over by providing essentials for their new home or apartment. YBM's Tech Savvy computer program for women 18 and over offer a 6-week course in basic computer classes to help prepare them for employment. Shanon established You’re Beautifully Made, Inc to be proactive, provide resources, be a support system to those in need, and ultimately to make a DIFFERENCE in the community and the lives of others.
Shanon also provides support and services to others, through community functions, volunteering, sponsoring a yearly clothing drive for mothers and children, hosting business seminars, coordinating a yearly prom package giveaway, youth resource events, and more. YBM currently provide services in various sections of Phila and the surrounding counties. In 2020, You're Beautifully Made, Inc 2nd Chapter will begin in Newport News, VA. Shanon is also planning to obtain her PhD in Psychology, continue to attend seminars and workshops that will increase her knowledge and help Shanon continue to assist and educate those she provide services to. Shanon knows You’re Beautifully Made is making a difference in the lives of others. YBM has provided support, helped to increase motivation, self-esteem, educate and encouraged others to become successful in all aspects of life. Shanon was featured on Philadelphia's Womenpreneur calendar in 2018 for women who are making a difference in the community. Shanon is also one of the first recipients of the Peace & Love award, which she received in 2019, the recipient of 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” for You’re Beautifully Made, Inc by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Shanon will continue to be a pillar in the community by providing programs, events, business workshops, other services, and support that cater to those in need.
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By Phone: 215-989-9115
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Shanon C. Skipworth, M.S.
Founder and CEO