Olivia Coffey has been creating mentorship programs and pouring into the lives of children and families for over 30 years as a Professional School Counselor. A product of Prince George’s County Public Schools, she obtained a Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) from Howard University and a Master’s degree in Education and Human Development (M.A. Ed & HD) from George Washington University in Washington, DC.
She started her career as an Elementary School Counselor in the District of Columbia. There she coordinated the annual Developing our Girls and Boys for Tomorrow conferences, developed peer mediation and mentorship programs, and parenting workshops, and implemented dynamic Career Day programs for her students.
She remained in DCPS for almost a decade before becoming a Professional School Counselor in Charles County Public Schools (CCPS). She has been a counselor in CCPS for 22 years. In this county, she is well known for her passion for empowering youth by implementing gender-based mentoring programs, a Boys to Men and Girl Power Club, and an awesome Career Awareness Program.
Mrs. Coffey is also the Founder of Youth EmpowerMe Foundation, Inc (501 (c) (3) and Creator of the EmpowerHer EmpowerMe Mother Daughter Summit (EHEM) which is a premier one-day conference for mothers (and mother-figures) and their daughters' ages 8 – 18. These mother-and-daughter summits were offered during Women’s History Month virtually during the pandemic and are scheduled hybrid at The Hotel at Maryland University on March 25, 2023.