I Am Beautiful Movement history

I Am Beautiful Movement™ (IABM) Non-Profit Organization, Henderson, Texas was established in July 2013.  In 2016, IABM was established under the auspices of Empowerment Community Development Corporation 501c3.  The organization encourages and promotes Mother/Daughter relationships through bonding activities, helping 5th-12th (ages 11-18) grade girls deal with self-esteem, self-image and confidence issues they face daily. The program has provided events for the girls, as well as creating programs/events for younger students in 2nd to 4th grade.  A workshop/conference is hosted yearly encompassing how to dress, age appropriate makeup, financial literacy, and budgeting information.  IABM also guides the girls on how to create vision boards and plans to reach their educational and entrepreneurship dreams.  Self-evaluation activities and DIY projects ensure the girls are comprehending information being shared.  Women motivational speakers and entrepreneurs' partner with IABM to encourage our young girls that they can succeed and reach any goals they set.  The organization has hosted and sponsored several events, such as Tea Parties, Pads & Panties Mission Drive, GlamProm Dress Closet(provided free Prom Dresses to Seniors) and Girls Self Defense Class. Donations are welcomed at any time and via various avenues, i.e PayPal, Cash App & Venmo.  Every young girl should have the opportunity to feel BEAUTIFUL.

“Create, Envision, Educate & Impact  Girls to Dream Beyond Their Circumstances"

“True Beauty begins when you decide to be who the Creator, created you to be.”  Toyia Session-Jordan, Visionary




toyia  J.

Ms. LaToyia Session- Jordan is the visionary & founder of I Am Beautiful Movement. She's a fierce proponent of girls empowerment and has dedicated herself to not only pour into girls, but also educating them about the issues they face such as; self-confidence, self-esteem, health and beauty. Toyia also promotes healthy mother/daughter relationships. She comes up with innovative ways to bring all walks of life together through her various events she hosts annually. Such as showing young girls the importance of how to dress for an interview, creating your bio/marketing sheets, vision boards, journaling your thoughts and the importance of having professional images available at all times. Toyia is personally involved in all the events sponsored and hosted by I Am Beautiful Movement to ensure that every girl receives a memorable experience.

In 2016 Toyia began a career in internet media and this led to her being nominated for Prayze Factor 2017 TV Host of the Year. In 2018 she graced the cover of DRAMA QUEEN for the KING Magazine and was one of the featured stories. She was featured in the Tyler Morning Telegraph newspaper Lifestyle Faith section, where she talked about empowering girls and helping them reach their goals.

Toyia stepped out in faith and invited Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin to be the guest speaker at the 7th Annual I Am Beautiful Movement Conference. Ms. Jordan and her team have reached over 2,000 mothers and daughters, plus they have given away over 1,500 prom dresses to high school girls. Ms. Jordan has appeared on local news channels CBS-19 and KETK East Texas Live discussing her various programs and events.

In 2020 Toyia received the "Community Change Award" from T.R.A.P Girlz Rock Your Crown Awards Show.  Ms. Jordan is a board member of Empowerment Community Development Corporation. She is also a member of The Cultural Arts Social Club and Carlisle Band Boosters.

She owes all her accomplishments to the Lord above because without Him none of this would be possible!

Toyia has two children; Destini, 20 and Jaden, 18.