Gems + Gents Program: Self-Love and Healthy Choices

Dr. Dawn Lewis Inspires Gems and Gents with Self-Love, Empathy, and Healthy Choices

On Valentine’s Day, the A Mother’s Love Foundation’s Gems and Gents Leadership Program welcomed the inspiring Dr. Dawn Lewis, DNP, FNP-MSN as their guest speaker! The energetic and engaging Dr. Lewis captivated the young minds with her insightful talk, covering a range of topics essential for their development.

Embracing Self-Love and Understanding Personalities: Dr. Lewis emphasized the importance of self-love as the foundation for healthy relationships and personal growth. She helped the Gems and Gents explore their unique personality traits and how understanding themselves and others strengthens empathy.

Choosing Wisely: Friends, Relationships, and Healing: Dr. Lewis guided the participants on navigating the complexities of friendships and relationships. She encouraged them to make informed choices based on respect, support, and shared values. She also touched upon the power of self-healing, empowering the Gems and Gents to overcome challenges and build resilience.

Fueling Your Body and Mind: Highlighting the connection between diet and mental well-being, Dr. Lewis discussed the importance of making healthy food choices. She emphasized the role of nutrition in boosting energy, focus, and overall health.

Media: Friend or Foe?: Dr. Lewis addressed the impact of media on young minds. She encouraged the participants to be mindful of their media consumption and choose content that uplifts and inspires rather than detracts from their well-being.

Ending on a Positive Note: To conclude the session, Dr. Lewis shared powerful positive affirmations that the Gems and Gents can use daily to cultivate self-belief, resilience, and optimism. Phrases like “I am capable,” “I am worthy of love and respect,” and “I can make positive choices” resonated with the young audience, leaving them feeling empowered and motivated.

Dr. Dawn Lewis’s visit was a resounding success, leaving a lasting impact on the Gems and Gents Leadership Program participants. Her message of self-love, healthy choices, and positive thinking will undoubtedly guide them as they navigate the exciting journey of life!


Dr. Dawn Lewis Headshot smiling with long beautiful Locs.Dr. Lewis has extensive experience as a healthcare director spanning over a decade. She holds a PhD in Healthcare Leadership and is also a Family Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Lewis is a part-time educator at a local University where she teaches Nursing and Pre-Med students. She is well-versed in accreditation for Joint Commission, AAAHC, and CARF. With a diverse background in Mental Health Leadership, Mens Health and surgical centers. Dr. Lewis has opened an IOP/PHP program for other facilities, where she also teaches and trains staff.

In her spare time, Dr. Lewis is a self- published Author and Speaker. She travels the world to educated men and women about Somatic therapy, Brainspotting, and her ultimate goal is to assist with holistic healing in the BIPOC community one person at a time!

Dr. Lewis’ professional and friendly approach to healthcare leadership, combined with her diverse skill set, sets her apart as a valuable asset to any organization.