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Karima Benjamin

Karima Benjamin was raised in Atlanta,
Georgia primarily in a single parent home. As a youth she was a victim of
sexual abuse and teen domestic violence. She witnessed family drug abuse,
experienced poverty, her past afflictions inspired her to start a nonprofit
organization (Building Our Sisters Mentality). At the age of 15 years old Karima
served as an altar counselor in youth ministry at World Changers Church
international. She has made countless efforts to be actively involved in her

community and to give back to the city of Atlanta. She organized a local feed
the homeless event with Evolve ATL feeding and providing personal hygiene
products to over 100 homeless women and men at The Atlanta
Tasked Force. She also was the assistant creative director of Hyundai
Capital America "Treat the Cause event.” The Treat the Cause event
supported PADV (Partners Against Domestic
Violence) by baking and distributing free goods in exchange
for financial contributions and needed items to donate
to women and children. Karima volunteered for the Atlanta Cares Hurricane
Relief Project where she assisted in preparing meals for over 1 million
families impacted. Upon starting
her nonprofit organization Karima hosted "A Look Beyond her Mask    Brunch" charitable event on
October 1st, 2017 to raise domestic violence, sex trafficking, sexual abuse
awareness and to encourage women to heal. 50 percent of event
proceeds where donated to a nonprofit organization Fly Life Inc.Karima
continues to assist victims of rape, domestic violence, and abuse as they face
everyday life challenges. She supports them emotionally, financially and
finding resources to aide them in healing.

 

 

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