Valarie Matthews is the co-founder and Executive Director of Catherine's Family and Youth Services Inc. in Baltimore MD. Valarie serves as a volunteer for various nonprofit organizations that provide mentoring, self-esteem spiritual empowerment to young teen girls, provide meals and clothing to the homeless community and shelters throughout Baltimore City. Valarie received her B.S in Biology from the University of Maryland of Eastern Shore where she served on numerous administrative boards and committees that were intended to better serve the university, students and the community in addition to serving as Student Government President and Vice President throughout her undergraduate tenure. Valarie has spent most of her post graduate career volunteering, mentoring and advocating for youth in Baltimore City Public Schools and creating afterschool programs and seminars for middle and high school students.  Valarie is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Administration with a specialization in Non Profit Management at The University of Baltimore. She resides in Baltimore, MD.

Valarie V. Matthews

Co-Founder & Executive Director