Savannah Maria Williams
Recently, Founder of Chicana Domenica Escatel sat with Savannah Williams. Both reside in Modesto, Ca. Join the conversation in the next episode of the She Powered Podcast.
Savannah Maria Williams, ranked 2021’s Top 10 Outstanding Women in Stanislaus County, is an entrepreneur of Modesto, who has always had a heart for people. She is a writer of literature, poems, curriculum and film. She is a motivational speaker, who has presented at the Stanislaus County Fair, Modesto City School's events, and Youth Conferences. She is a former college and semi-pro basketball player; with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and certification in Sports Business. In 2010 her and her brother Josh began Thanks4Giving, an organization that feeds those who are less fortunate and provides, clothes, groceries and toys for the kids. In 2015 she started a girls empowerment initiative, The Power in HER - that lead to a collaboration in 2017, and she is now the President of She Became. In 2018 she started the Holiday Basketball Drive & Giveaway, with 12 basketballs donated and grew to 110 in 2020. Savannah has directed a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, camp and private training sessions. She is the former President of the United Black Student Union of California, Central Region. From 2018 - 2020 she has chaired the NAACP’s Black Graduates Recognition Ceremony. She briefly worked with the Boys & Girls Club. She has coached Track & Field (long/triple jump) at Enochs High School and basketball at Cardozo Middle School. She continues her love of basketball through her clothing brand, HOOP vida and events throughout the year with Grind Season Athletics. Savannah is proud to contribute to her community as a business owner of an online digital business, SWIPRODUCTIONS.COM.