Calling all First Ladies!

Doing life as a First lady can be challenging, but no worries because I have a seat for you at my table. I have invited First Lady Jamel Meeks of Salem Baptist Church in Chicago, Ill. Come glean from First Lady Jamel as she shares her experiences and insight on how to do life as a First Lady and do it well!


Guest Speaker


First Lady Jamell Meeks

Jamell Meeks is the Director of Women’s Ministries for the Salem Baptist Church of Chicago, under the leadership of her husband; Reverend James T. Meeks. Jamell has a passion for entrepreneurship and helping women live life on purpose. As Director of “Women of Influence” she directs ministry projects and activities for more than 8,000 women. 

 She serves as the National Chair for First Ladies Health Initiative and leader of a national pastor’s wives prayer group. She has been featured in several national publications for her work with entrepreneurship, women, and health.  Jamell challenges women to become leaders, helping them to discover and cultivate their unique purposes in life. She developed the nationally recognized A.R.I.S.E Entrepreneur Program, and has helped over 1100 people start and increase their small businesses. 

 Her unwavering faith in God continues to fuel her mission—to inspire women of all ages to live a life grounded by faith, guided by purpose, and motivated by infinite possibilities.

 She is the mother of four children and proud grandmother of four.