About Us

The Story of DIVA LLC

The story of Divas 4 Success:

Committed to Your Daughter’s Success

“One day I want to be just like you”, was an all familiar quote made by a little girl. This sparked the vision these successful women who saw an increasing need to teach girls everywhere that hard work and determination are the keys to success.

 

This vision grew as we later embarked upon a quest to educate, inspire and motivate young ladies in diverse communities to be the best they can be; thus Divas 4 Success was born.

 

This company, which evolved in 2012 has since become a leader in its own right. Divas 4 Success provides unique and challenging enrichment experiences by creating an exciting new way of teaching young to adolescent girls.

 

As experienced educators we pride ourselves on utilizing our knowledge of evidence-based instructional practices   throughout all programs to ensure each girl’s success.  We have found the importance of linking girls natural verbal ability to oral and written vocabulary. We understand this importance and include this philosophy in our innovative curriculum. We work towards enhancing our girls’ thinking to help challenge and accelerate the learning process while working towards setting and accomplishing goals.

By understanding each girl’s culture and background we illuminate the qualities they already possess by:

Providing positive role models to support academic and social development
Reducing negative self-talk by providing social-skills and awareness trainings
Teaching the girls how to set and achieve S.M.A.R.T* goals
Increasing confidence by providing classes to explore their talents and abilities.
Building self-awareness and values that lead to success in life.
*S-strategic M-measurable A-attainable R-realistic T-timely
Breanna Adams

Breanna Adams

Managing-Member

Breanna Adams, Psy.S. has an excitement for life that is contagious and she enjoys networking and meeting new professionals. Her adventurous spirit lends her to enjoy outdoor activities and anything that involves the water. She started her journey as a life-long educator at the age of 15 when she worked at a local daycare center.

 

After graduating from Durant High School in Plant City, Florida she attended the University of South Florida. She graduated from USF in 2005 and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. She started her career with Hillsborough County School District in January 2006.

 

While working as a first grade classroom teacher she returned to school to receive her specialist degree in School Psychology. Mrs. Adams received her Master’s in Psychology and Specialist in School Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She is currently servicing the school district as a school psychologist for an elementary school. Throughout her career she has received recognition for her knowledge of using best practice instructional strategies. She enjoys fusing her knowledge of gender-specific instructional strategies and data-based decision making to continue to propel D.I.V.A., LLC as an innovative leader in STEM learning while using the S.T.R.E.A.M. Approach.

Xanthe Asberry

Xanthe Asberry

Managing-Member

Xanthe Asberry, M.Ed., entrepreneur and educator, is a graduate of Florida A&M University and Webster University, respectively.  With over 10 years of experience in Educational Consulting, New Teacher Mentoring and Program Development, Xanthe Asberry has developed a sharp eye for top-notch academic achievement, equitable classroom success, developmental challenges and professional ethics.  She is a reliable resource in creating strategic, enriching and solution-focused plans built for a successful organization.

 

As an entrepreneur who quickly built a successful enrichment business, she also trains her clientele to set priorities, self-advocate, lesson plan and create the balance they desire between life and work. Her strive toward growth and perfection of the company has allowed other organizations to request the services of Xanthe and her business partner as they continue to branch into other geographic locations.

 

Her clients have ranged from after-school instructors, independent contractors, and school district teachers, to name a few….not to mention the numerous count of students and parents who have prospered from these services. Xanthe, along with her business partner have been featured on Daytime TV, Bay News 9, and also recognized by Tampa Bay Moms Blog, Black Girls Rock, Tampa Tribune and The Florida Sentinel.

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Rebekah Higginbotham

Director of Program Operations

Rebekah Higginbotham, B.S. is a graduate of the University of South Florida and a Florida native.

 

Her passion for social justice and human rights have led her to work with a wide range of people. She enjoys learning about different cultures, networking and believes that when we work together, we achieve more.

 

Rebekah has over 3 years of teaching experience and 20 years of exceptional customer service and volunteer work. Throughout her years of loyalty to children and families, she has learned the use of teaching and communication strategies to accommodate different learning styles and multiple personality types. She aims to empower young individuals to discover their strengths and leadership potential while enhancing self-perception.

 

As a director, she is devoted to ensure a safe and exciting environment allowing students to be fully engaged throughout the duration of the program. She provides sincere excellence in building relationships with families that support well-being and growing a strong parent-child relationship through the Divas 4 Success programs.She is passionate about team work, she is steadfast in creating a judgment free zone where every girl knows her value and learns to encourage others. She highly upholds the founding philosophy of Divas 4 Success to embrace the total girl.

Giving Back

Giving Back

Co-founder Xanthe with husband Christopher Asberry, M.S. and Co-founder Breanna with husband Julius Adams, Esq.

The founding Divas understands the value of giving back. Intrinsically, the owners find great satisfaction in working within the community. This rewarding experience has dubbed the owners and the Divas 4 Success Team as  Bay News Nine Everyday Heroes. You will find these inspiring ladies working with the Metropolitan Ministries, Children’s Hospital, and volunteering their services at various centers within the Bay area.

``Everyone should check out this company.`` #PositivePeople #GreatVision

Jennifer Goodwin