Diane Deaderick DeMarta
2023 Chicago Peace Fellow
President, Just for You Girlfriend
Diane Deaderick-DeMartra, “Ms. D,” is the founder and president of the Just For You Girlfriend Organization. Ms. D has a proven and award-winning track record of educating and mentoring youth and adults, including teen moms, for more than 30 years. She is a seasoned human services professional with excellent communication skills that was honed in her “prior life” in public relations. A former teen mom herself, Ms. D has higher education degrees and certificates in educating adults and life skills facilitation and she enjoys helping others overcome life challenges.