Meet Mishawn Glover

Why do you do this Anti-Violence work?
I feel it was what I was born to do.  It is something I enjoy and I know by helping others, I will reap many blessings and good fortune.

What would you like to learn your first year on your new job? 
I would like to learn more about new trends, prevention, and intervention work around issues of family violence and sexual assault.

What would be the title of your autobiography?mishawn cup
This Is Me: The life-ism of Queen Shawnee G

If you were a vegetable what would you be? 
A Vidalia onion, I am a southern favorite, yet only for acquired taste. Like an onion, peeling back the layers may be tough at first but when prepared I offer sweet and savory flair to life!

 

What is the latest book you have read and would you recommend it?
The Purpose Driven Life: What On Earth Am I Here For? By Rick Warren.  I would recommend this book to anyone of Christian faith who is having difficulty understanding and finding their purpose here on earth.

What are the 3 things you love about Virginia?

  • Almost 27 beautiful years of my life were established here.
  • My alma mater is here.
  • My friends and family are here.

If you had one box for all your stuff, what would you put in it?
I would keep in my box, my phone and charger, my kindle, a notebook/journal, my favorite ink pen, coffee and cake.

Lastly, what excites you most about your new job at the Action Alliance? 
Everything! I love to learn and experience new things. I work on the hotline crisis team and although the work is challenging and requires you to be emotional available to people you do not know or have never seen. Knowing that I possibly made a difference in their life makes it all worth while.

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Mishawn Glover is a Hotline Specialist for the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience of crisis intervention and trauma-informed care to the hotline team. During her spare time she enjoys volunteering, trying new foods, learning, and living life to it’s fullest potential.

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