Rev. Kathy English Holt, also known as Mama Kathy, is a community woman, born and bred in Washington, DC and buttered in North Carolina. Since 1993, she has had a private practice in Washington, DC as a massage therapist, hypnotherapist, Reiki energy healer, and spiritual counselor. She is also an instructor in the healing arts, an actor and has facilitated retreats for women. Mama Kathy has served on the board of non-profits that serve youth and has mentored many young people over the years. She holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Belmont Abbey College, Massage Therapy Certification from Potomac Massage Training Institute and a Ministerial Degree from National Spiritual Science Center. During a challenging illness and extraordinary recovery, she was inspired by the life and work of Nannie Helen Burroughs to bring womanhood training to girls.