Author, Kiwan N. Fitch
Kiwan N. Fitch is one of the founders of My Sistahz Keeper Association (MSKA). She has worked with various populations and organizations in the Social Service Industry for the last 18 years. These areas of involvement include: Domestic Violence, Adult and Children’s Mental Health, Incarceration and Parole, and Family/Community Organizations just to name a few.
In November 2010 Ms. Fitch launched, Kiwan N. Fitch, LLC. A company she created to continue her work with women in transition as well as offer her expertise to others. In 2012, she renamed her company, The EmPOWERment Corp. a name that best fits her mission.
Ms. Fitch has also has served as a consultant several business as well as authors. With a mission to assist women in reaching their dreams she serves as a consultant for many women owned business. Some include: “What’s Really Cooking?” of Bayonne, NJ a catering business which also offers cooking classes and has developed a spice product line.
Ms. Fitch is the author of the Confessions Anthology Series of books. Her first book, "Confessions of a Welfare Mom", launched fall of 2011. Since then she has published 2 additional books in the series: Confessions of a Welfare Mom Volume 2 and Confessions of a Domestic Violence Survivor. That’s 3 books in 3 years.
Ms. Fitch is a facilitating “Confessions of a Welfare Mom EmPOWERment” series workshop at the Department of Social Services in Columbia, South Carolina.
Ms. Fitch has worked with two different production teams to produce Confessions of a Welfare Mom: “The Monologues.” These stage productions took place in Baton Rouge and New Orleans Louisiana. The Monologues are a theatrical rendition of the books.
Currently she is producing and directing “Finding HOPE in the Struggle is a Kiwan N. Fitch production.” Taking place September 2014 in Columbia SC. This show is also inspired by the books in the series. This show will emPOWER, uplift, inspire, and raise consciousness about the many social issues women and families face today; some of these include racism, classism, teen pregnancy, domestic violence, and criminal justice. This show will remind all of us that there is HOPE.
In February 2014 Ms Fitch launched the EmPOWErment Sister Circle. This women’s support group was designed for women in transition. It meets monthly in Columbia SC. A New Jersey Chapter of the Sister Circle is scheduled to launch Summer 2014. The EmPOWERment Sister Cirlce is the first program in her nonprofit enterprise The K Foundation which will launch fully in August 2014.
Ms. Fitch graduated from New Jersey City University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. She is also graduate of Seton Hall University’s Non-Profit Leadership Institute as well as The Rising Tide Capital’s Community Business Academy.
She has 3 sons, ages 21, 11, and 9. She was a foster parent to a now 21yr. old young lady. Ms. Fitch has recently relocated from Jersey City, NJ to Columbia, South Carolina.
For more information or to book Ms. Fitch for an event please contact her Kiwanfitch@gmail.com or 803-363-0094