Dr. Esteria Miller is a motivating, dynamic speaker, counselor and health care professional with a story like no other. Her professional (and personal) experiences have focused largely on counseling, training, support and development of community engagement, nonprofit management, and health information technology. She has pursued vocational and ministry activities with a strong sense of mission and calling. She has had the great fortune to play numerous roles in the nonprofit field: as a Counselor, Mental Health advocate, Principal Investigator, community navigator, grant reviewer, program director, board president, board member and community liaison. She is currently writing her first book, to be published and released within the coming year. Her life’s work reflects the lyrics of the familiar hymn “If I can help somebody, then my living shall not be in vain”. Her vision statement is, “Now Also When I Am Old and Gray Headed, O God, Forsake Me Not; Until I Have Showed Your Strength Unto This Generation, and Your Power to Every One That Is to Come” (Psalm “I once was bound but now I’m free” sums it up for this mom, widow who bloomed in the darkness, ordained minister of the Gospel, and Coach/mentor to many – a few of the hats Ingra wears. While being freed from religious bondage, Ingra’s purpose was made crystal clear. Create receptive insight, God said. Ingra’s M. O. is to divinely whet appetites and increase expectations of believers who feel stifled by the religious expectations of others, encouraging them to explore the Kingdom of God freely and expansively through her budding business endeavor, Slingshot U. Freedom to be and to have abundant life right here on earth IS possible and it looks as different as we all do. There’s a Master Plan for each of us.Thana is a former teen mother and the Founder/CEO of Viola's House. Viola's House is a Maternity Home for teen mothers who are homeless and facing an unplanned pregnancy. Thana is also the founder of the Baby Benefit Boutique. The BBB currently has over 5,000 visits a month from mothers in the community that take pregnancy and parenting classes. In return for taking classes, mothers receive vouchers to shop in the beautiful boutique. Thana has found her greatest joy in serving homeless teen mothers as they transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Thana has three adult daughters and currently resides in Dallas, TX.