Tamiko Lowry Pugh - Founder/Executive Director
Tamiko Lowry-Pugh often referred to as "The Empowering Diva" is the voice for Women's Empowerment. As the CEO of Tamiko Lowry LLC and The founder of The Still Standing Foundation, she has constructed a powerful movement dedicated to the empowerment and personal development of women across the world. Tamiko is the epitome of her aptly named non-profit, The Still Standing Foundation—an organization that provides a positive outlet for survivors of domestic violence to shed the shame and despair of their struggle while gaining strength and power. She is a compassionate mentor and friend, an enthusiastic leader, and visionary. As an Author, Speaker, Professional Empowerment Coach, and Domestic Violence Survivor/Advocate, Tamiko believes that empowerment comes from within and can be achieved by honoring yourself, your values, and expressing your talents and gifts.
Matrina Dorsey - Director of Parent-Child Advocacy and Campaign Awareness
Matrina Dorsey is an enlightened heart motivated to enlightening the hearts of others. As a Master Coach, Universal thinker, writer, and passionate advocator, Matrina inspires with an empowering approach to living life with purpose, transforming participants from reactive victims to proactive survivors. A domestic violence survivor herself, Matrina advocates with firsthand experience on conquering overwhelming obstacles. Her effort with The Still Standing Foundation focuses on inspiring surviving mothers of domestic violence. She shares intimate details of her experience with domestic violence and her struggle with balancing the parental role. With a breakthrough theoretical approach participants are left feeling informed, inspired and transformed.
Chere' Turner - Advocacy Awareness/Ambassador
Actress and Television Host, Chere' Turner is no stranger when it comes to the entertainment industry. The 2016 ATL’s Hottest Nominee is from Toledo, Ohio and comes from an extensive background in Film, Acting, Public Speaking, Radio, and Hosting. Thus far her accomplishments come with training from Emmy Award Winner Greg Alan Williams, Dwayne Boyd at Premier Actors Network and the IMAGE Award Nominee Actor Tasha Smith.
Chere’ has made it her mission to travel and speak on “PURPOSE” a topic that she holds near and dear to her heart. Working harder than ever to make her next move her best move, Chere’s journey has not been easy, but through Christ she continues to press forward, trusting and believing in everything that God has for her. “Live on Purpose” ~ Chere’
Pamela Morgan - Parent/Child Political Advocacy
Pamela Morgan is a wife, mother and an information technology professional who found her purpose after finding the strength to leave an eleven-year abusive relationship.
Pamela owes her survival to God who has protected her throughout the years and to this day calls on her to serve others through her life experiences. She believes her ordeal has a purpose and hopes her story of survivorship will help anyone who may be struggling in an abusive relationship to find the strength to leave. Everyone deserves to be happy and free.
Born and raised in the Philippines until the age of 15, Pamela now resides in the Metro Atlanta area with her husband and their four blended children. She is a proud mother to two Airmen, a son, and a daughter, in the US Air Force.
Martin A. Bryant - Male Advocacy Coordinator
Martin A. Bryant, originally from Buffalo New York, Now residing in Georgia is Child of God, a Brother to Jesus and a Vessel of the Holy Spirit. He is a proud father and son…writer, poet, spoken word artist, author, and inspirationalist. He has been writing a daily inspiration poem for over 13 yrs. He has books published geared towards overcoming obstacles as well as manhood and fatherhood. He is inspired to write, and He writes and speaks to inspire.
As the Male Advocacy Coordinator for The Still Standing Foundation, Martin's mission is to organize men and boys to end violence against women and girls through innovative social media campaigns, community programs, and advocacy.