Our Staff

Our staff consists of women who have experienced an elevated life through Christ Jesus and are inspired through the spirit of God to elevate other women, families and communities.  Our staff is committed to the vision of ElevateHer to empower women to empower others.

 
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Dieula Previlon, Founder/Ceo

Dieula Previlon founded ElevateHer with the support of her husband, Fresnel, and her best friends Anide and Betty. Mother of three sons, Dieula is a pastor, licensed professional counselor (LPC), life coach, motivational speaker, preacher, and entrepreneur. Her engaging, honest, and contagious sense of humor has allowed her to share the teachings of the word of God to empower and bring healing to the women of God’s kingdom for more than 15 years.

Born in Gonaives, Haiti as the fourth daughter to a strong and resilient woman who barely had a third-grade education, Dieula’s ministry today stems from her parents’ sacrificial act of love. They immigrated to the United States in the late 1970s, and brought their children to join them in the late 1980s. Always with a strong sense that the Lord was calling Dieula to minister beyond the Haitian community, she eventually enrolled at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. With a bachelor’s degree in hand four years later, she taught middle school students while also volunteering in many church ministries—from youth to choir to prayer. Called to more, Dieula left the Haitian community once again to attend Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas, where she earned a master’s degree in counseling. She then joined the staff of Irving Bible Church in Irving, Texas, as pastor and director of missions. She currently serves as the associate pastor of Redeemer Evangelical Covenant Church in Carrollton, Texas. With this as her home base, Dieula ministers to women in prisons as well as internationally—from Haiti, Africa, and India, to wherever else the Lord chooses to lead. Her life’s passion is to inspire and empower women to find life from chaos—and life abundant.

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Dieula has been married to her youth group sweetheart, Fresnel, for 19 years. Together they’re the proud parents of 3 teenage sons, Reynel (18), Justin (16) and Devin (16). Together, they enjoy leading missions trips and sit on the beach and marvel in their awesome God.

 


Betty Jean, Field and curriculum director  

Betty Jean, MA, LPC is an innovative and passionate Helping Professional whose focus is on helping people and communities across the globe transform from broken to healed.  As a Licensed Professional Counselor with 10+ years of experience, Betty has focused her career and practice on children and women dealing with chronic illnesses, emotional/behavioral problems, and who have experienced significant traumas.  As an Educator, Betty finds deep satisfaction in developing and mentoring others to further serve their own communities. This focus has taken Betty across the globe as a Trauma Outreach Consultant, teaching, supporting, and empowering women, children, churches and entire communities in the US, Africa and Haiti to live their lives beyond their places of trauma (loss and pain).  As a Woman of Faith, Betty believes in the power of God to bring us fully to the place of health and wholeness in our bodies, hearts, minds, and spirit.  She serves as a Christ-centered spiritual leader and mentorin her community, helping others on their journey to knowing God more intimately and sincerely. Still Betty’s greatest joy is being a daughter, sister, aunt and friend.  She values the collective experience of the family and its impact in creating trusted places for healing and strength for those who have been broken and who are weary.  Betty is an 8 year cancer survivor who lives her life by the words of an old traditional hymn: “If I could help somebody as I pass along, then my living shall not be in vain”.  And to make life a little bit sweeter, Betty enjoys singing, songwriting, traveling and baking cookies with her nieces and nephews.

Betty earned a BS in Human Ecology from Rutgers University-Cook College (1998). She earned a MA in Clinical Counseling from the Alliance Graduate School of Counseling, Nyack College (2005).  Betty is a NJ Licensed Professional Counselor.

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Anide Eustache, partnership development

Anide J. Eustache is a speaker, trainer and professional coach dedicated to helping women position themselves for the lives they want to live both personally and professionally.   As owner of Overcomer Consulting she works with organizations speaking and providing workshops in the areas of life, professional and business skills and purpose-driven training.   She is a champion for causes aimed towards equipping and empowering women and girls, urban youth, organizations and Haiti through social, professional or spiritual development.

An accomplished communications professional she has over 15+ years of experience in the areas of media relations, strategic marketing, outreach, promotions, creative and content development, event management and brand positioning. She has worked for the NBA, New York Times, DigitasLBi, Stevens Institute of Technology and the College Board.   She holds a BA in Communications & Journalism from Rutgers University, MBA in Marketing & Management from Fordham Graduate School of Business, a certification in Personal & Executive Coaching from the CAPP Institute and a certificate in Sports, Entertainment & Events Marketing from NYU's School of Continuing & Professional Studies.