Lavern Deer


Female Development World Organization’s mission is to positively impact the Education, Health, and Social Development of girls and young women across the African Diaspora by aggressively engaging communities, their leaders, organizations, and government representatives to foster increased and consistent awareness of the systemic problems impeding such development across the diaspora and most specifically, in socio-economically challenged communities.

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL, The Female Development World Organization divides its programming into 3 categories Education, Health, and Social Development, providing access and pathways to higher education, organized sports and competitions, college-educated mentorship, and the exploration of the arts, politics, and STEM projects to facilitate the holistic development of young women across the diaspora.