MISSION AND HISTORY
Founded in 2018 by our CEO, Sheila Carrette, Overcomer, Inc. is a public health organization at its core. By providing programs that span education opportunities, safe and affordable housing, and economic opportunities, Overcomer, Inc. seeks to empower individuals, ultimately resulting in more positive health outcomes. Our mission is to improve the health status of disadvantaged families and individuals in urban environments, by targeting specific social determinants of health.
FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SHEILA CARRETTE, MPH
Sheila Carrette is a public health specialist and health consultant for the World Bank Group with a background in psychology, behavioral health, educational programming and international health. As the founder of Overcomer, Inc., her diverse experiences have provided her with the educational and practical experience needed to develop effective public health programming. Sheila holds a Bachelor of Science from University of Maryland; a Master's of Public Health from Liberty University; and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Public Health at Morgan State University.
A note from the CEO:
People aren't unhealthy solely because of the biological factors that they cannot control. Most people lead unhealthy lives because of their circumstances and environment. Whether it is a lack of education, job opportunities, stable housing, or something else, I believe that everyone deserves an equal chance to live their best life. I want to empower people and equip them with the tools they need to overcome their obstacles. That's why Overcomer, Inc. was founded. I didn't get where I am in life without a helping hand. In fact, I had many. Now, it's my turn to provide a helping hand to the community, ultimately ensuring that we can all lead healthier, more fulfilling lives!
REV. PAUL CARRETTE, DMin
JEWEL ROYER, BA, CPA
IRUM AHMAD, BA