Sheila Collins is the Founder & Co-Owner of Girlfriends Who Inspire Change (GWIC) LLC, a social enterprise corporation. Ms. Collins knows the value of uplifting others. She often uses this quote, "The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity." And that's what she did in inventing GWIC. She's the first visionary behind the concept of a social enterprise model like GWIC. The company marries the social impact of a non-profit with a for-profit commercial strategy.
Ms. Collins is a champion for change; she was the moderator for the first-ever U. S. Democrat Presidential Town Hall Andrew Yang, Humanity Tour in 2019. In the year 2018, Ms. Collins held a leading role as one of the organizers for the International Women's March "Power to the Polls" hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada; impacting the "Women's Wave" 2018 midterm elections, helping to elect 100 women in the House for the first time.
In 2018, Ms. Collins was granted a judge role for the Miss Black Universe Pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was instrumental and a Co-signer for the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Obamacare). She was appointed as the U.S. Ambassador of Peace by the Universal Peace Federation in 2015 for global peace.
Her former executive roles affiliations were: The City of Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission. The National Action Network (NAN) Las Vegas Chapter, National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Clark County Early Voting, Doolittle Community Baseball League, INC, City of Las Vegas Housing Authority, Coalesce of Clark County Nevada, and the Clark County School District (CCSD), community board member. She is an AmeriCorps Alumni. The AmeriCorps is a voluntary civil society program supported by the U.S. federal government.
Ms. Collins's honors are the Shea Moisture Company Power Players of Las Vegas in 2018. The NAACP Las Vegas Chapter "Community Service Award" and Citigroup. The Voice of Power, Las Vegas Black Image Honors, Greater New Jerusalem(GNJ) Achievement Award, and Sunrise Children Foundation.
U.S. Senatorial Recognitions; Jackie Rosen, U.S. Representative (D); Former John Ensign, U.S. Representative (R); Jim Gibbons, U.S. Representative (R); John C. Porter, U.S. Representative (R), and Harry Reid, U.S. Representative (D).
A social enterprise network, a cause-driven business, offering E-commerce products and services online as a gateway to empower the lives of women and girls of all ages. GWIC is for All women created for Black women.