Cherese Dickerson

Houston & Texarkana Speaker

Cherese Dickerson is a thought leader for the 21st century and a believer in intentional living. Through her Radiant Life movement, Cherese inspires women of all ages to live a life full of light, purpose, and impact. As a nationally-recognized speaker, media personality, and founder of the non-profit S.H.I.N.E., Cherese is a trusted voice for her generation who is known for her gut-honesty and contagious passion.

As a frequent conference and workshop speaker, Cherese, through her personal stories, creates a safe place where women can be open and vulnerable about their insecurities. Cherese will push you to seek Christ first, even in your brokenness. Cherese is passionate about empowering women to see their value and walk in their purpose. She believes that your value should never be up for negotiation. Cherese openly shares her feelings of rejection, all in an effort to help women move from rejection to radiance.

She is the founder of The S.H.I.N.E. (Serve Him IN Everything) Movement. What started off as a heart for young girls blossomed into a full non-profit organization. With the rise of teen pregnancy, bullying, depression, and suicide, young women need a place where they can come S.H.I.N.E. S.H.I.N.E. was created for this purpose! Since 2010, S.H.I.N.E. has touched the lives of over 1,100 girls ages 12-18 through monthly mentorship meetings and annual conferences.

Cherese is the author of the book entitled Hello, Purpose: Say Yes to a Life That Matters.  Hello, Purposeis her refreshing journey to finding purpose by saying yes to a life that matters.  Now, having found a true sense of purpose, Cherese encourages readers to redefine what it truly means to live.

Cherese is a graduate from Texas Christian University with a double degree in Business Marketing and Religion and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling. She has been blessed to graduate with her undergraduate degree debt free and be completing her Master’s degree with no debt as well. As a form college advisor and a current admission counselor at one of the nation’s top universities, Cherese frequently shares tips on how to successfully navigate the college process. Her story inspires students young and old to pursue their dreams.

Cherese Dickerson is the oldest daughter of Bishop Kevin and Pastor Sonjia Dickerson. She is thankful for their godly example and continued support! Stay up to date with Cherese at and @cheresedickerson on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest.