Theresa Gibson (Cont.)
up and aging out of foster care. Theresa’s life journey has always led to giving back to the community. She served in a youth mentoring program, counseled adjudicated and homeless youth and their families, initiated crisis intervention and advocacy services, foster parent recruitment and training and taught in both public and charter schools. She currently serves on the District of Columbia Citizen Review Panel for Foster Care.
Theresa served as event planner for numerous events, fundraisers, and community service projects. She loves volunteering with Samaritan’s Feet, through her Church, Little David Baptist Church, her sorority Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc and Live, Laugh, Love PINK Social Club.
She is a proud member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., Iota Epsilon Sigma Chapter in Woodbridge, VA. Through her sorority, she served in leadership roles included advisor for its teen program, social action and fundraiser chair. She served on the executive committee of the DC-National Pan-Hellenic Council. She has received several awards recognizing her outstanding leadership and community service.
Ms. favorite word is “Hope” and favorite slogan is “Imagine It”. Ms. Gibson believes, “If you can ‘imagine it’ (what could be), there is always hope.”