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Sheryl Kurland is President and Founder of Find Your Fabulosity, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that collects and donates new lipsticks to women’s domestic violence shelters throughout the U.S.To a victim of domestic or dating violence, a new lipstick marks a new beginning and rediscovery of her voice, identity, and beauty inside and out – her “fabulosity.”As of March 2019, Find Your Fabulosity has donated 19,000+ new lipsticks to women’s domestic violence shelters in all 50 states.
Sheryl is deeply immersed in domestic violence and dating violence advocacy work, supporting the recovery of women victims. She is a graduate of the Community Law Enforcement Academy, Seminole County, Florida, and became a Certified Domestic Violence Advocate through the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence in 2015. Sheryl volunteered at SafeHouse, the Seminole County domestic violence shelter, where, for 1-1/2 years, she created and led relationship workshops for residents. She also has presented workshops for Outreach, the community wide support group for survivors in Seminole County. She transitioned to creating and leading free “Life Skills Workshops” to women in the general population in Central Florida who are victims or survivors of domestic violence. These workshops currently occur weekly over a period of six weeks, with the goal of helping the women love who they see in the mirror. The workshops occur in a private location in Seminole County.
As a speaker, Sheryl presents “creative experiences.” Her programs are a mix of informative/educational, audience interaction, and laughter sprinkled with interesting anecdotes and unique props to imprint lasting messages. She addresses a broad spectrum of female audiences, from Girl Scouts to sorority collegians to business professionals to community-activist retirees. Engagements include WINGS (Women In Need of God’s Shelter) and Georgia Department of Health, Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, Chronic Disease Prevention. Sheryl’s topics encompass domestic violence and dating violence and related issues such as fabulosity, leadership, self-love, sisterhood, relationships.
Sheryl has addressed sororities at University of Central Florida, Rutgers University, Furman University, St. Joseph’s University, Indiana University, and University of Georgia. Sheryl also has spoken at Franklin and Marshall College, University of Memphis, University of South Florida, and others. She was a speaker at the 2016 Delta Phi Epsilon International/Centennial Conference. A published author, Sheryl wrote “Everlasting Matrimony: Pearls Of Wisdom From Couples Married 50 Years Or More,” featuring 4000+ years’ worth of relationship advice. Publication of the book led to interviews with ABC World News Tonight, The Daily Buzz, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, MSN Money and more than 100 newspapers, magazines, TV and radio stations, websites, and publications around the U.S. and abroad. Everlasting Matrimony is based on interviews with 75 couples, husbands and wives separately.
Sheryl holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from University of Georgia. She resides in Longwood, Florida, a suburb of Orlando.
The power of a lipstick, healing victims of domestic and dating violence.
“The simple act of applying a little lipstick can help a survivor of domestic violence face the world with just a little more confidence and optimism. Your kindness is appreciated more than you know.”
The Bernard House Shelter
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center