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.
About Northwood University
Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.
Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at a full-service, residential campus located in mid-Michigan. Adult Degree Programs are available in multiple states and online. The DeVos Graduate School offers accelerated, evening and weekend programming in Michigan and Texas. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.