Class Note: Brenda L. Silvils, MBA ’95

Brenda SilvilsBrenda L. Silvils, MBA ’95,  is President of BLS Consulting LLC, an independent information technology consulting business in the Washington DC Metro Area, and the Founder/CEO of Free2Rise Educational Foundation Inc. Free2Rise’s mission is to inspire girls who are in need of guidance and encouragement by preparing them to become Forever Responsible, Educated, and Empowered (FREE) to rise to their highest potential. Brenda was recently featured in her undergraduate school Delaware State University’s magazine The Echo discussing the organization.

Brenda also received the Alpha Kappa Alpha, Rho Mu Omega Chapter Outstanding Community Service Award, and was named Alumni of the Month in August by Delaware State University alumni Forever Friends Facebook Group. The Free2Rise Life Skills workshops are ongoing and the “Inspire Girls2Rise Educational Enrichment Project” will be launched in September 2014. Free2Rise is planning a Leadership/Arts Conference for the girls to take place on the campus of DSU in June 2015.