From The Bottom Up Foundation (FTBUF) addresses inequities in opportunities, education and awareness of critical issues facing women & girls of color. FTBUF provides support & access to services that enhance the mental, physical and financial health & wellness of minority women and girls from all backgrounds.
FTBUF seeks to partner with other organizations focused on women & girls' empowerment, to produce fundraising initiatives to support the Foundation’s work. In addition to fundraising, FTBUF hosts and produces forums and wellness events that offer culturally tailored resources, education, and services to meet the psychosocial and socioeconomic challenges disproportionately impacting minority women and girls
FTBUF believes in the power of media & entertainment to change and reshape the lives of women. From award winning docu-series to inspiring short films, FTBUF supports the empowerment & uplifting of BIPOC women and girls through "edutainment" via media & education. Learn more about our WIRF TV Initiative & the WIRFTV Network, a women-centric streaming platform and find out how you can join our #Fight4Wirf
Nicci Gilbert-Daniels, founding member of the Grammy nominated group Brownstone, is one of television’s most sought after executive producers. As the CEO of WIRF MEDIA , an entertainment media company, WIRF aims to change the negative and toxic narratives about minority women through the creation of a national infrastructure that provides female content creators with platforms and resources to create, own and distribute content that not only entertains, but also uplifts, educates, informs and inspires. Nicci created TV One’s most popular docu-franchise, “R&B Divas”, and the popular BET networks series , “From the Bottom Up” and her upcoming Documentary Film “Broken Things”
Nicci’s intense passion for all that she does, effortlessly manifests itself in her many accomplishments, including deals and partnerships with the legendary Michael Jackson MJJ Records, super producer Tyler Perry, and television mogul Queen Latifah. Nicci is also an entrepreneur who launched Curvato a lifestyle brand for the niche plus size market. Nicci’s business and philanthropic achievements have garnered recognition from a variety of prestigious awards, including two Grammy nominations, BET Her Woman Of Impact, Lincoln Shining Star, InfluenceHER Awards and the Billboard Music Awards. In addition to all of her accolades, Nicci is the founder of The From The Bottom Up Foundation and she currently serves as a board member for the following organizations: Hip Hop Sisters , Beyond the Game Foundation and The Center for Black Women’s Wellness,
Nicci is the true definition of a multi hyphenate career woman. She is a singer-writer-producer-actress-speaker-designer-philanthropist, in addition to a positive image advocate. With Nicci’s commitment to her career overshadowed only by her devotion to her husband, daughter and new grandson, she has proven that with perseverance, hard work and dedication, the world is possible.
Mrs. Price has more than 20 years of experience in public health, epidemiology, and healthcare. As a registered nurse, she has served as a member of the U.S. Army Nurse Corp and excelled in both government and non-governmental agencies providing leadership and guidance on program management, quality improvement, and project development.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet women & girls where they are. Empowering & equipping them with the resources & information they need to achieve a purpose-driven life. 100% of your contribution is tax deductible & goes to providing programs & services
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FTBUF, a 501c3 organization, based in Atlanta actively works to create programs and initiatives that seek to improve the lives of women and girls across all socioeconomic backgrounds. Make your tax deductible donation today to help further our work.