Woman of the Week – Melissa Pierre-Louis

Chasity  -  May 16, 2011  -  9 Comments

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Melissa Pierre-Louis

My Current Job/Company
Education Program Assistant with the Supreme Court of Ohio Judicial College

My Birthdate

My Work
I coordinate and assist in the preparation and execution of continuing legal education courses and programs for judges, magistrates, and court personnel.

My Passion
Advocating for the rights and well being of others. Helping people find the means to help themselves.

My Family
Mom, Dad, sisters Lynn and Liona, brothers in-law Steve and Ryan, nieces, Faith, and Sara (and two more on the way).

My Hero
My Mom

My Escape
The spa. Every girl deserves to be pampered. Mani/pedi here I come!

My Pet Peeve(s)
Tardiness and pessimists.

My Indulgence
Hummus and pita chips.

My Roots
Filled with strength, independence, sacrifice, and faith.

My Future
The sky’s the limit. My latter days will be greater than the former.

My Love

My Movies
Amazing Grace and the Great Debaters.

My Quote on Life
“The opportunity of a lifetime must be seized within the lifetime of the opportunity.”
(Leonard Ravenhill)

My Accessory
Earrings. I feel naked without them.

My Advice to Young Women
Be comfortable in your own skin. Stop trying to be like someone else. Do not be afraid to embrace your own unique attributes and recognize that most of the people who look like they have it all together really do not. If you are not your own unique self, who might the world be missing out on?

How I Balance it All
The three P’s — prayer, planning, and patience. I love making to do lists and truly enjoy the satisfaction that comes from checking off each task. However, I have learned the importance of asking for help when I need it. Pride can equal stress but peace of mind is priceless.

9 responses to “Woman of the Week – Melissa Pierre-Louis”

  1. lb says:

    Congrats, dear friend! This is a well deserved acknowledgement and achievement. Indeed, “your latter days will be greater than your former,” and you are proving it.

  2. Arleathia says:

    Congratulations Melissa! The three P’s are so important and I think you do them well.

  3. Melissa this is spectacular! I am so very proud of you and honored to be your friend, and very inspired by you.
    As you always say, “the best is yet to come!” I believe you have many great things ahead of you. Love you lots!

  4. Gabelita says:

    Melissa the Great! I am so proud of you. Keep it up.

  5. Noah J says:

    Congratulations. I agree with you. The only thing I hate more than pessimists and tardiness is people who always think I’m going to be late. lol


    Congratulations!!!! I am so proud and excited for you. You are such a wonderful inspiration. Keep up the great work and I wish you many more prosperous days ahead.

  7. Latoya says:

    Congrats my dear! You deserve it!!! Many more blessings to come

  8. Koljonna says:

    I am so very proud of you my sister! I am honored and priviledged to know you. Keep making an impact for Christ! You spread the gospel with your life! Congratulations, if anyone deserves this honor it is definately you. The great thing is you don’t even do what you do to be recognize, you do it because you love God, what a testimony!!!!! Keep letting His light shine through you.

  9. Sylvie says:

    Congrats Melissa!!! Well deserved! I now know why we are friends, I try to stay sane with the three P’s. lol

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