Dr. Alicia Collins is a mother, pastor, survivor and recently a published author releasing her first literary work, “He Squeezed the Survivor Out of Me!” (2019) She is the CEO and founder of LEMONADE, a charitable not-for-profit organization that celebrates survivors, offers scholarships to aid families of cancer victims, and supports local domestic violence shelters. Lemonade has just expanded its scope to include COVID-19 survivors and essential workers.
Dr. Collins serves on the Board of Directors, and as an Executive for the President’s Office, of the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce, New York. Dr. Collins holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education and a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction of Mathematics. She also holds an Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree (Next Dimension Theological Seminary). She is also the Lead Pastor of Empowered People in Christ (EPIC) and is currently pursuing her PhD. in Education.
Featured on the Word Network, The Reading Thread On-line Magazine Publication and Life Zone TV, Dr. Collins has also inspired thousands via various platforms across the country to channel hope and empowerment, turning Life’s Lemons into Lemonade.