Jessica Belgraves, an entrepreneur, mother, mentor, and community activist. Transplanted to Elmira, Jessica comes by way of Monroe, Louisiana and Newark, New Jersey. After working several jobs with families and individuals, Jessica discovered her purpose. She saw her opportunity to help women and teen girls. Since the, Elmira has been her working grounds for the past four years. While supported women and teen girls, Jessica uses their growth and gifts in her quest to create 'Social Change' in the community.
Jessica started out as many of us do, with humble beginnings and an impeccable work ethic. She sought to have a great career in Elmira. Not long after achieving a position doing what she loved, Jessica knew there was more that she can offer. Her insatiable appetite to help others had increased. With a vigorous work ethic, education, and world experience, Jessica would go on to move mountains in just four short years. Mountains such as forming her own nonprofit called Mothers Helping Mothers of Elmira, creating mentorship programs, advocating for change, and building her speaking resume. In her countless efforts to create social change, Jessica has begun this journey with only a vision and an attitude that nothing can stop her. The juggling of motherhood, activism, and selflessness is a plight she gladly takes on like a badge of honor.