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About Simone

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Ending Youth Homelessness in America  is my passion. 


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Simone Joye is the CEO of Simone Joye & Associates. She is a visionary entrepreneur, writer, and nonprofit executive who has served as an expert panelist for the Forbes Nonprofit Council. 

Simone's nonprofit career includes serving as the Development Director for NPower Maryland, Executive Director of the Howard University Medical Alumni Association (HUMAA). CEO of a Boys & Girls Club and leading nonprofits in Atlanta, New York City, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. where her fundraising skills have garnered over $50 million dollars and awareness for underserved communities.  

In 2011, she ran for a seat in the Georgia Assembly to bring awareness to the plight of homeless, runaway, and exploited youth in Atlanta (it worked!). In 2017, she self-published, Starting and Building and Awesome Nonprofit for a New Generation

Simone also coordinates group travel excursions, under her LadyScape Travel and Ghana Travel Club services for those seeking "luxury travel" on a budget. Trips have included: Bermuda, Turks & Caicos, Senegal, Ghana, St. Lucia, Mexico, and Paris.

Simone is a native New Yorker, who has also resided in Atlanta, New Jersey, and Maryland. She has a BA from Hunter College. 

Recognized Leader 
For her unwavering commitment and passion for helping others succeed,
Simone has received numerous awards and accolades, including the:


  • Humanitarian Award from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

  • Norman Borlaug Humanitarian Award (MedAssets)

  • John A. Matthews Community Service  - Prince Hall Master Lodge No.99

  • Special Congressional Recognition from Congressman Hank Johnson and the US House of Representatives

  • Be Greater Award from the Atlanta Hawks and SunTrust 

  • Thomas C. Wilson Youth Services Award from the NAACP-DeKalb County

  • Woman of the Year by the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

  • Who’s Who in Black Atlanta

  • Outstanding Print Journalist award from Hunter College

  • Scholarship awards: the New York Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists.


A few of Simone's top favorite nonprofit marketing campaigns.

In Honor of Veterans Day, Morgan Stanley's Times Square Jumbotron Spotlights Jericho Project Veterans Initiative before 450,000 Daily Visitors throughout November

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Global financial services leader Morgan Stanley and Jericho Project, a New York City nonprofit, have joined forces to celebrate veterans and raise awareness of veterans homelessness among millions of people who will visit NYC's Times Square during the month of November.
Through their "Lights on Broadway" campaign, Morgan Stanley will feature veterans, who reside in Jericho's residences, on multiple digital jumbotrons/billboards at their corporate headquarters at 1585 Broadway (47th & 48th Street). The campaign will run daily throughout the month of November from 6 AM – 1 AM and is expected to be viewed by an average of 450,000 people passing daily through the popular tourist destination as well as on social media outlets. 

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Tri-Net Campaign - #PeopleMatter

"Among Simone's greatest accomplishments has been helping Atlanta's young people." 
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