Dr. Shakira Lynn

Georgia                                        Memoir/Travel/Inspirational 

    I’ve never believed in coincidence, luck, or that the stars have been aligned for certain situations. I believe in divine intervention- that things work according to the will of God. 

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More About Dr. Shakira Lynn. . . 

Dr. Lynn founded her non-profit organization, Essentially Elegant, Inc. in 2014. Her organization serves communities through action and purposeful leadership. She works diligently to empower communities to create social change. Through interactive and supportive programs, Essentially Elegant, Inc. seeks to improve the lives of both individuals and communities. She mentors girls in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina and most recently in Tanzania, Africa. She travels to these girls to teach them etiquette, business ownership and study skills. She recently partnered with another organization in Tanzania, Africa to teach her entrepreneurship course to a group of girls. Her influence is now worldwide. She is an asset not only to the communities she serves, but to the world.

         Dr. Lynn takes you with her on her many travels performing mission work to communities in countries like Honduras, Tanzania, Haiti, and Europe.  She shares the raw humanity of her work, its effect on her outlook on life in the states, and how God uses each trip to grow her spiritually and see his plan for her.

Dr. Shakira Lynn is a Nurse Practitioner and has worked in rural counties, helping provide medical care to its residents.  She conducted a research project titled, “Open Access Scheduling: Improving Access to Rural Healthcare” which was published in the Journal of Nursing Education and Practice in 2015. Her work helped to develop a scheduling model that decreased the rate of no-shows and missed appointments at a rural clinic in Clinton, South Carolina. She began her career as a Family Nurse Practitioner at a Federally Qualified Health Center in South Carolina where she provided coordinated and comprehensive care for patient throughout the lifespan. She also worked on a mobile bus providing care for the homeless living in shelters across the upstate of South Carolina. She was recognized as ‘Clinician of the Year’ in 2017 for services rendered to these homeless populations. 

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