Dr. Shellie Hipsky
She is a member of the Chatham Center for Women Entrepreneurs, Greater McKees Rocks Rotary, and Pittsburgh Women’s Mastermind and is an 8+ year breast cancer survivor. Cindy is passionate about supporting women entrepreneurs, women going through breast cancer, and women’s organizations. She is a native Pittsburgher who loves golf, the Penguins, Steelers, and Pirates.
Cori Nicole Smith Wamsley
When she isn’t helping others tell their stories, she’s creating her own. Cori wrote and self-published six books—in middle grade fantasy, women’s humor, and children’s genres—and enjoys attending author events where she can connect with readers.
For more information, please visit coriwamsley.com.
Cori is also a busy wife and the mother, a member of Pittsburgh Women’s Mastermind, and a board member for Passages and Prose.
As well as a loving mother, she is a devoted teacher in the Hopewell Area School District. She has touched the lives of many in the life skills classroom for 5 years and is currently teaching 2nd grade. In addition to teaching, she is the Next Generation Global Sisterhood Coordinator, a Rodan and Fields Skincare Consultant, and the founder of Momspiration1111. She enjoys giving back to others and is always willing to offer a helping hand.
Dr. Minister April Avery Torrence
- Pre-K Scholarships
- College internships
- High quality classrooms
- After school programming
- Subsidized child care
- Recreational opportunities
- Free meals for local children and youth
Most importantly, Dr. Torrence wholeheartedly surrendered her life to Christian Leadership in 1995 and was nurtured in this Faith by her parents, Deacon Leon Avery, Sr., and the late Alexis R. Avery.
Dr. Torrence’s accomplishments are featured in the award-winning international best-seller Common Threads and the fall 2017 edition of Inspiring Lives Magazine. She enjoys her morning coffee, biblical research, critical thinking, and helping others develop their fullest potential in education, entrepreneurship, and inner empowerment. She is happily married to Deacon Kelvin J. Torrence and is a mother of three.