Paulette Covington

Academic Introventist at Detroit Public Schools Community District

I'm an Educator

Joined April 2023Van Buren Township, Michigan

Why I joined WOC Nonprofit Leaders for Change
I want to join WOC to be able to connect with other women who desire to create good changes in the community. While networking with women who have similar goals and objectives.

Why I joined Detroit Women in Business for Good
To network with a diverse group of business women. I wanted to join Detroit Women in Business to expand my circle of professional women. I am currently in another women's organization that I love but, I wanted to expand my circle of professional women. I am married to an awesome man of 14 years. He is a Sargent Detective for Detroit Police Department for over 20 years. I am a mother of three adult sons. I am also, a grandmother of five grandchildren, two of my grandchildren I keep throughout the week. Currently I am working for Detroit Public Schools Community District as an Academic Interventionist. I am attending Cleary university at the moment finishing up education goals that I have not completed. I will begin my graduate studies in the fall. After graduate studies, my plans are to pursue my full certification in education. I love teaching and I will retire with DPSCD. I am a member of elite women organization. My religious background is Christian. I just celebrated my 50th birthday on March 28 and I feel like I'm 30 again and ready for the world. No matter what age I am, I'm always trying to better myself in some areas of my life. I'm not a millionaire yet so I still have so much work to do. Thank you for having me.


Girls & Women
Children & Family
Economic Empowerment
Social & Human Services
Community Building
Advocacy & Social Justice
Equity & Equality
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Pets & Animals
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Hunger & Nutrition
Religion & Spirituality
Boys & Men
Civic Engagement
International Development
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Founding Member

WOC Nonprofit Leaders for Change is a network of women of color in the nonprofit industry who want to make a bigger impact together.

August 2023

Nonprofits Supported

Alternatives for Girls

Alternatives for Girls
Detroit, MI

A Girl Like Me Inc.

A Girl Like Me Inc.
Southfield, MI