In an ode to her accomplishments and dedication, Benita Ibrahim has been given the Women Who Inspire Award for 2014 by “Hope for Women Magazine”. In an interview with the magazine, she says,
“There is nothing on Earth that cannot be cured with candles, a hot bath, a rocking chair and a whole lot of prayer.”
A 2006 graduate of the Adult Degree Program in Cedar Hill, Texas, Ibrahim serves on the Alumni Leadership Council, advising the university on alumni activity.
As the 20 year owner and operator of Beautiful Colors Daycare, a center in Arlington, Texas, Ibrahim has also been the recipient of the Educators Award in 2013 from Iota Phi Lambda. Her enthusiasm for youth education, along with her entrepreneurial spirit, has paved the way for her present and future successes.