Shining Light on Survivors Success

Goldin Global Fellow

Shyne San Diego kicked off 2021 with receiving official nonprofit status in California! This is a major milestone in Shyne’s vision to end exploitation by building a network of survivor owned and operated businesses and nonprofit organizations.


March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements of women. Shyne San Diego will be featuring success stories of the survivors each week dedicated to one of their businesses and the impact they’re making in their communities. In partnership with Team Referral Network 4S Ranch Business Boomers, each of the women featured are receiving dental care, professional clothing, Linkedin Profile creation, vision board workshop, and a professional photo shoot. This will all culminate with the women sharing their success stories on March 21st 3PM PST during a panel discussion with Cynthia Luvlee as moderator.

You can register to attend via Eventbrite: Success Stories from the Edge.

March will also kick off the second cohort of Shyne’s Business Incubator, a nine month training program that provides survivors with in-depth business, leadership, financial and marketing knowledge to help their businesses thrive. This year the cohort includes survivor business women from across the nation. Shyne will announce the awardees March 1st via Shyne San Diego on Facebook.


To meet the growing needs of the survivor ownership movement Shyne San Diego is currently developing a new online platform for the Survivor Business Network™. A long-time vision of Mrs. Luvlee is to create an online resource where survivors can network, learn, partner, support and grow together. The Survivor Business Network™ provides a unique opportunity for the broader community to support survivor owners with purchasing goods, hiring survivors, volunteering, and providing investment capital or grants to these well vetted companies and organizations.

Shyne San Diego was just an idea when I became a Goldin Global Fellow in 2018. The organization's ongoing growth is proof that the lessons I learned on how to create a sustainable program model through asset based community development works.

Shyne San Diego is 100% survivor advised, operated, and designed. We hope you will join the Success Series to learn more about the women Shyne serves and how to become involved.

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