About Us

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Thank you for taking time to visit our page to learn more about us & our initiatives!  We are a non-for profit organization dedicated to educating, empowering & enlightening  girls & women in our local communities we serve. Our mission is to equip those we serve to  pursue their dreams by providing educational leadership platforms, mentorship, and powerful experiences through the context of sisterhood. 

Our Mission

We’ve loved every minute of our journey...and you should join us!

Raising Our Daughters Foundation was Founded In 2016

Our mission is to empower & serve girls & women in need. We are extremely passionate about developing our ladies to be successful in their professional & personal lives by providing them with the tools & confidence building skills  they need to navigate their way to the TOP.

Our Vision...

Our first annual gathering was held in Milwaukee, WI in 2010. All of our Princesses & Queens came together to have a "royal" celebration!

Our vision is to inspire others to recognize their leadership potential by providing programs & content to prepare & support our future generation of leaders both locally & globally.

Empower Me With Purpose Events...

We host quarterly events to promote other women in business while setting an example for our younger girls. Our platforms are designed to provide resources & opportunities by networking in fun professional atmospheres to. connect & support others in their professional development.

Our Commitment to Serve...

There’s power in SERVING others... we strongly believe in GIRL POWER & in  every last one of the ladies we connect with to serve. Our organization is committed to make a difference in others lives by supporting causes that matter. We believe it is imperative that we be instrumental along their journeys.

Contact us directly at 414.507.7653 to learn more about how you can get involved.


Meet Our President & Strategic Partners

"Girls With Dreams Become Women With Vision"

Shauna L. Weatherspoon

President & Founder

Shauna is an award-winning entrepreneur, national speaker, philanthropist & published co-author of two books.

She now resides in the western suburbs of IL with her family  & has received many prestigious awards, including “Influential Women in Business Award by Daily Herald Business Ledger,

Kiantha Duncan

Strategic Partner

Kiantha is a native of Milwaukee, WI, who now resides in Washington. Professionally, she serves as a Program Officer at a Health Equity Foundation. She is a lifelong community builder & philanthropist. She is a also a columnist for the National news publication The Black Lens News.

Learn more about the “I believe in you-Kiantha Duncan Fund for Women & Girls and it’s scholarship opportunities.

Sadira Faunterloy

Strategic Partner

Sadira is a passionate millennial leader &  business executive who resides on the East Coast.

She  serves others  throughout various communities & is dedicated to empower other young women & girls around the globe. She is also a motivational speaker who has won several beauty pageants both locally & nationally.

Dionne Barnes

Strategic Partner

Dionne is a successful real estate broker who resides in Milwaukee, WI. She has helped over 800 families realize their dream of homeownership. 

Her goal is to ensure that regardless of a person’s economic status, they can build wealth through real estate investments. 

 She consistently educates her client’s throughout the process while encouraging & assuring them that they will realize their dream of owning a home.