A good number of years ago I received a invitation to visit Africa from a religious scholar named Imam Assane A Cisse of Kaolack, Senegal, West Africa. I am Queen Sheba Rene DuBose the youngest daughter of Reverand James and Daisy Lee Brown) DuBose born in Mobile, Alabama. My first contact with the world of fashion began when I was still a child. I was in love with the delicate second-hand dresses that my mother used to purchase from a vintage boutique seller. My mother Daisy DuBose paid a lot of attention to the clothing of her children. In 1968, my mother Daisy made the decision to move to Boston with her family, leaving behind my father in Alabama, hoping to build a better life for everyone. My mother desired to become a professional and actress of fashion. Many years later I married and divorced and relocated to the state of Maryland. I was inspired to this same idea in fashion that was influential from my mother but with the intention to resale clothes and fabrics from artisans in Senegal to help generate funds to start up a project to assist the poor women and their families in Senegal. Traveling to Africa was always a dream of mine and to operate a Nonprofit was unimaginable and not a possible wish at that time of my invitation in 2003. I had heard of the word Nonprofit but did have a clue as to what it was really. I visited Africa several times over the years and eventually married my teacher and scholar mentioned above. With his help my journey into the cultural lifestyles, languages etc of the people was a blessing. He paved a way for me by "opening the door" of what was a dream to come true to several revelations he foretold to me. Unfortunately in 2008 he passed away abruptly and shocked millions around the world including myself leaving me with fear and doubt as to how will I be able to carry on this dream of mine and to uphold a legacy of work that is a contribution to humanity that we both are so passionate about. The years 2004 to 2008 I learned much about Senegal and people giving me enough courage and education on how to operate a Nonprofit from Hyattsville, Maryland across the Atlantic to Senegal and it is still yet a challenge in process. My work continues in Senegal which brings me back time to time from home in Africa and home to Washington Metrpolitan DC/ Maryland/Virginia area again to spread awareness, fundraise and seek potential volunteers who is hopefully inspired by organization QUEEN SHEBA VILLAGE vision and mission. World Pulse has provided me the space and voice to reach higher goals, speak louder and share here with many women globally located all over the world. There is a quote " In order to get something different in life, you have to DO something you've never done"! True Indeed.