Rev. Dr. Michelle Anne Simmons
Rev. Dr. Michelle Anne Simmons is the Founder and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Why Not Prosper. She was formerly incarcerated and is a recovering addict. She is an extraordinary role model for women. In 2008, Michelle graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a bachelor’s degree in Human Services and December 2010 she graduated with a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. She is also a Certified Allied Addictions Practitioner and a Certified Domestic Violence Counselor. In addition, she received her Doctorate in Ministry from Friends International Christian Academy.
Our mission is to help women from prison systems discover their own strength by providing them with the support and resources that will empower them to become responsible, economically self-sufficient and contributing members of the community.
Our programs help women: