Fall 2023



Women of Hope

Celebrating their service to our country.

Fall 2023 featured

Woman of Hope

God’s Marriage or My Marriage

by Kelley J Bell

Portrait of Three Smiling Women with Black Hair in Dreadlocks

"Empowering Black Women, Igniting Hope, Transforming Lives"

Women of Hope Magazine

Join us in the powerful journey of Women of Hope, a magazine designed specifically for black women seeking empowerment. With a commitment to featuring WOMEN OF HOPE making a profound impact through entrepreneurship or ministry, we illuminate the stories of those uplifting communities and the Kingdom of God.

In a world that can often seem despairing, Women of Hope serves as a beacon of light, echoing Jeremiah 19:11 and affirming that God's plans grant us hope and a future. Founded by Dorcas, a firm believer in our potential as the hope God envisions, this magazine celebrates and champions this inspiring essence.

Discover captivating narratives of black women shattering barriers, effecting change, and embodying hope. Through engaging interviews, striking visuals, and thought-provoking articles, we empower our readers to pursue their dreams and live their most extraordinary lives.

At Women of Hope, we are devoted to spreading seeds of hope. In an era demanding inspiration, our magazine reminds us that hope exists and flourishes through the remarkable stories of women surrounding us. Join us in this uplifting journey, where hope springs eternal.

Editor- in-Chief/ founder

As the visionary Editor-in-Chief of Women of Hope magazine, Dorcas designed this magazine to inspire and empower you, the bold, brilliant, and beautiful black women. With a passion for empowering others, Dorcas created the magazine as a platform to showcase the stories of black women who are making a difference in their communities and in the lives of others. She is committed to spreading seeds of hope and inspiration through the stories of incredible women who have overcome challenges and achieved their dreams. With her leadership and vision, Women of Hope is not just a magazine but a movement that is empowering women everywhere to pursue their purpose and live their best life.

Dorcas Pittman


Meet The team

Kristen Pate

Creative Director

Desiree Danielle

Resident Photographer

Dena Bruton

Fashion & Beauty Editor

Contributing Writer

Charrisa Taylor

D D Miles

Contributing Writer

"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." - Maya Angelou

Past Issues

Summer 2023

Inside this issue, we delve into the world of resilience, featuring incredible women who have overcome challenges and emerged stronger than ever. From our Woman of Hope, who embodies courage and determination, to the multi-talented, who shares what life is like Beyond the Beauty, this magazine is packed with inspiration!

But that’s not all! We also proudly present the amazing Woman Behind the Brand of Royalty and Rubies , showcasing the power of entrepreneurship and purpose. And as part of our commitment to making a positive impact, we shine a light on Minority Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. It’s crucial that we stand together as Women of Hope, spreading awareness and support for each other during challenging times.

Spring 2023

We are excited to have an exclusive interview with Coach Kris, the founder of Coach Black Girl Coach, who shares her insights on leadership, self-care, and empowering women. We are also thrilled to introduce our Woman of Hope, a remarkable woman who is making a difference in her community and beyond. We also delve into the impact of stress on black women, exploring ways to prioritize our mental health and well-being in the midst of our busy lives. Our 10 tips to prioritizing your mental health provide practical guidance for all women who want to prioritize their well-being. we hear from women who have faced cancer and come out on the other side as survivors. Their stories of courage and resilience are a testament to the human spirit and remind us of the power of hope. We hope that the stories and features in this campaign inspire you to be a source of hope and encouragement in the world around you. Enjoy the read!

Winter 2023

Inside this issue, you’ll find inspiring stories of women who have overcome obstacles and achieved success in their careers, personal lives, and communities. From entrepreneurs to activists, these women are making a positive impact and proving that anything is possible. We also have a feature on Heart Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, including tips and advice for women looking for seasonal fashion tips. Plus, we’ve included a selection of quick tips to help you create a fast and flawless look with your makeup.

Fall 2022/ Inaugural Issue

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Women of Hope, a magazine that is dedicated to empowering and uplifting black women. In this issue, we tackle important issues such as domestic violence and autism, shedding light on these often misunderstood topics and providing resources and support for those who may be impacted by them. We are also excited to introduce the debut of the Fat, Black, and Baptist blog, which shares the stories and experiences of black women who are challenging societal norms and stereotypes. In an exclusive interview, our Editor-in-Chief, Dorcas Pittman, shares her personal journey of turning pain into purpose, as she discusses her experience as a childhood trauma survivor and how she used her experiences to become a certified trauma coach and founder of Hope In Her Coaching.