S. Denice Newton is an inspirational speaker, author, radio host, activist, and founder of Ari’el Rising Network, a grassroots movement designed to empower women and girls around the globe to pursue their purpose and aspirations. She was born and educated in eastern North Carolina and enlisted in the U.S. Army as a communications specialist. Her military tours of duty include Germany, South Korea, Louisiana, Georgia, New Jersey, and other interesting locations. Denice studied communications at Regent University and UMUC. She later earned a certificate in radio broadcast from the American Broadcast School. As a radio host, she has interviewed such phenomenal individuals as Melba Moore, Antwon Fisher, Dr. John Carlos, Sheila Raye Charles, Joseph C. Phillips, Sheila E. and the Escovedo family, Denise “Vanity” Matthews, Mildred Muhammad (wife of DC sniper John Allen Muhammad) and many others. She is an Ambassador with the Africa Alive Education Foundation that serves AIDS orphans in South Africa.