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Today’s Beauty of the Week is a survivor who took her experience with child and domestic abuse to create a platform to help elevate other women out of their situation. Deborah Monroe or ‘Deborah J.’ is an award-winning advocate, author, and public speaker. She founded BE THE VOICE in 2009 in an effort to give a voice to victims and survivors of abuse. In 2015, she authored Good Secrets, Bad Secrets to help young children differentiate between good secrets and bad secrets. She embodies #TeamBeautiful’s Beauty Of The Week because she rose out of her own ashes to create a platform to help other children and women. You go girl!

Deborah J.

Source: Compliments of Deborah J. Monroe

Name: Deborah J. Monroe  (Also known as Deborah J.)


Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Occupation: Founder of Be The Voice, Advocate (Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Victims) & Author

Website: & || Instagram: @bthevoice

Beauty Icon: Lena Horne

Little Known Fact: I’m a survivor of child abuse and domestic violence.  I now dedicate my life to spreading awareness on the abuse epidemic. I have authored two books in the fight against abuse.

Love this floppy hat and scripted sweater that Deborah J. is wearing. What more does a woman need than cupcakes, champagne, and dreams?!

Deborah J.

Source: Compliments of Deborah J. Monroe

Deborah shows us how she elevates her style. Sequins and fur are a perfect combo.

Deborah J.

Source: Compliments of Deborah J.


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