A NOTE FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Twelve years ago Stars United Global Outreach was merely a dream. Today we are honored to create a positive atmosphere that will lead our youth in the best direction, to make sound educational plans, and career goals by providing life skills, leadership skills, provide strong mentors, and positive role models.
It's amazing what we can do when we come together. Thanks for the support that’s made it all possible!
Mrs. Star Williams
Destiny Gibson was born and raised in the outstanding city of Dallas! She has a B.S. in Management and Information Systems from Oklahoma State University. She is currently pursuing a career in blockchain technology and will one day be highly sought after for her contributions in the field. She has a fiery passion for knowledge and strongly believes that each of us can be the reason a child succeeds in creating a good quality of life . She accredits all of her success to God and is devoted to her Kingdom work, teaching children's Sunday School at her church. She has 4 young and amazing children that keep her busy and full of love.
Andrea Breedlove was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She has always had a passion for serving others and is dedicated to giving back to her community. Her passion is further seen through her work with the National Kidney Foundation where the focus is on helping find a cure for Kidney disease. Andrea was diagnosed with kidney disease at a very young age. She continues to be a strong advocate through the National Kidney Foundation annual walk and educating her community through her social media network and blog about the facts of kidney disease. In addition to receiving a kidney, she also spreads awareness about the importance of being an organ donor through her organization called Nickey Needs A Kidney.
Ari began her career in Social Work and Criminal Justice, but quickly became acquainted with Real Estate and Construction, after taking a part-time position with a Dallas investor. After transitioning to work in Real Estate Development, she noticed the lack of economic advancement in underserved communities. While pursuing a Master's in Public Leadership, she studied Capacity Building and Sustainability in low-income areas of Southern Dallas. Her advocacy and work in providing affordable housing and bringing new retail space to deserted neighborhoods are what led her to open Accion Community Development. Today she manages multiple residential developments, from land acquisitions, lot subdivision and the sale of all units.
She is an alumnus of Dallas Can Academy-Oak Cliff, Cedar Valley Community College, and UNT Dallas.
She is a licensed Real Estate Agent in the State of TX. Through her advocacy work and partnerships, she hopes to create more access to housing for families of all income levels. She enjoys boxing, running 5k's and traveling to other countries. Ari competed in Amateur boxing tournaments and was a boxing coach for 3 years.
Ashley Barnett was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Her natural penchant for helping others came at a young age. At the age of 21, she began her teaching and community activism, as the Assistant Coach of the O.W. Holmes middle school Drill Team. As a coach, she taught and inspired girls of the community to be a better representative of their environment through dance, presentation, and perseverance. She developed a strong sense of devotion for the nonprofit sector as she mentored through the dance development program. This experience gave her a deep appreciation for how nonprofits seek to improve the quality of life. In 2015, her community involvement continued as she became a volunteer for the Dallas Life Foundation. She is currently an active member of the Dallas Life Foundation where she feeds the homeless and sorts donation materials on a monthly basis. She most recently volunteers for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County and the Christian Community Action Food Pantry of Lewisville, Texas.
Hanson is a first generation Vietnamese American living in Dallas, TX. He is currently the Senior Manager of IT at an HR software company, and has also been a volunteer for the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center for 4 years. Once saddled with $55,000 in student loans, Hanson managed to eliminate this debt in 3 years. He is now focused on delivering education on financial inclusion and literacy, career advancement, and leadership by lifting up underprivileged communities who have traditionally been excluded from access to this knowledge. His other areas of advocacy include racial justice and women's issues. He has a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Constitutional Studies from the University of Oklahoma.
Taylor Bunn, Executive Director of Hope 4 All, has spent her career in public school districts and nonprofit organizations focused on education and the arts. She is a certified teacher, administrator, and project manager and brings her professional skills in leadership, operations, nonprofit programming, and curriculum development to her work. Taylor would be a professional student if she could and has a BA in Theatre Arts from the University of San Diego, an MBA concentrated in Strategy and Entrepreneurship and an MA in Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship from Southern Methodist University, and is an EdD candidate in Learning and Organizational Change at Baylor University.
Amanda, a native Dallasite, is a second-year graduate student in the Public Leadership program at the University of North Texas Dallas. She discovered her enthusiasm for advocacy and community service while studying for her undergraduate degree in International Peace and Security Studies at University of North Texas Denton. This passion was cemented while volunteering with at-risk teenagers at Incarnation House, where she served as a mentor. She has since committed herself to serving the Dallas community as a public servant.