Sherita J. Herring  has served as K.I.'s President since August 1994.  Pictured above with such names as former CA Govenor Gray Davis, UN Ambassador Byron Blake, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bootsy Collins, Songstress Chaka Khan, Film Producer/Actor Bill Duke, and many others, she has placed the K.I. Foundation on the forefront of making a difference by coaching political and community leaders, celebrities, professional athletes and many others that wish to empower communities all over the globe.  

ith more than 30 years in the business development, nonprofit management, grant procurement and the speaking industry, she has spoken to thousands, coached hundreds of organizations, aided in transforming communities across the globe, and met, advised, or been affiliated with a plethora of churches, community organizers and political leaders (see above photos).  

Because Sherita J. has been so effective in the nonprofit and grants world, many only think of her as The GRANT Lady -- but there’s so much more to her than meets the eye.  Sherita is also a motivating speaker, best-selling author, business strategist, and a  recognized radio personality (empowering entrepreneurs, teaching grant strategies, educating communities, and more).   She is also a corporate trainer (formerly trained for Shell Oil, Sprint, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Telecom and other Fortune 500 companies).

Five times a year, she speaks at the leading business forum in the U.S. (CEOSpace).  CEOSpace is a comprehensive, accelerated business-to-business training program providing MBA level education to hundreds of attendees annually (including 140 countries).  At CEOSpace Sherita J' and others, including Bob Proctor, Kevin Harrington, Les Brown, Mark Victor Hansen, Bob Circosta, Tony Robbins, T. Harv Ecker (Sherita and T. Harv also co-authored Law of Business Attraction), and other leading speakers and facilitators, have or currently provide instruction and mentoring for entrepreneurs and top business executives, including Inventors, Real Estate Brokers, Photographers, Authors and more.  At CEO Space she speaks on the following:  Corporate Governance & Board Development; Grants - The Alternative Revenue Stream and Understanding Charities & Fundraising.
Sheria J. has appeared in numerous news and magazine publications, and on radio and television shows all over the world, while also speaking at business conferences, women's forums, schools, churches, transitional facilities and correctional institutions.

Accomplishments (partial list):
  • 2012 – Former Candidate for Los Angeles City Council (District 9)
  • 2012 – Currently serving as the Community Project Manager on a $14 million dollar project in Watts, CA, creating over 300 local jobs for low-income residents
  • April 2012 – MC & Collaborator on the Construction Career Awareness event at Trade Tech Community College in LA, that hosted over 4000 LAUSD students
  • Recipient of the Powerful Women International Global Leadership Award (San Francisco, CA March 8, 2012)
  • Honored at LA City Hall with Councilwoman Jan Perry and Jose Egurbide, Deputy City Attorney, for aiding homeless populations on Skid Row/downtown Los Angeles (February 3, 2012)
  • She is known as the social cause advisor to the stars, where she has either formed their nonprofits or has provided on-going consulting for celebrities/renowned athletes, etc. that wish to support social causes.. To date, she has worked with renowned motivational speakers Les Brown and Lisa Nichols; NFL legend Jim Brown; Oscar winning actress Hilary Swank (Million Dollar Baby and others); Hall of Famer Bootsy Collins, NBA star Jalen Rose, Hollywood legend Tippi Hedren (Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds), actress/comedian Kim Coles, producer/actor Bill Duke, Olympic Athlete Carl Lewis and many others
  • 2011 – Secured $100,000 for actor/producer Bill Duke to create media programs for inner-city youth
  • Featured in Women of Wisdom magazine with First Lady Michelle Obama for her community and business development accomplishments (2010)
  • Received the African Focus Humanitarian award with other awardees:  Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Councilman Bernard Parks, songstress Chaka Khan, actress/comedian Monique Hicks, Dr. Anthony Samad and others
  • Presented the California Women of Achievement award with Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Diane Watson for her community outreach efforts (2003)
  • Received several accommodations from former Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn
  • Developed the first and only housing database for Hurricane Katrina (2005)
  • Following the Los Angeles Civil Unrest (Rodney King riots), worked with the African American Unity Center (AAUC) to create programs for redevelopment (more than 50 collaborating organizations)
  • Co-wrote the FEMA grant to secure 1.6 million for redevelopment for AAUC
  • Featured in “Women of Color” magazine with the late Coretta Scott-King, Maya Angelou and numerous other renaissance women (Los Angeles, CA) (2003)

Sherita Js motto is YAYOL (pronounced yah-yoal), which is the acronym for You Are Your Only Limitation (has been her slogan since she was 13 years old).

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