Jamell Meeks

Reaching, Teaching, Empowering and Mentoring

Jamell Meeks is Director of Women’s Ministries for the Salem Baptist Church of Chicago, under the leadership of her husband, Reverend Senator James T. Meeks.  A shining example of a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, she is nationally known as a powerful leader with a gentle spirit. Jamell is a graduate of the historic, Bishop College in Dallas, Texas.

Jamell Meeks is a visionary. As Director of “Women of Influence”, she directs ministry projects and activities for more thousands of women.  Out of her passion for the spirit of entrepreneurship, she developed the nationally recognized A.R.I.S.E Entrepreneur Program; a 7-week training program designed to nurture and expand small businesses.  Under her leadership, she has developed programs that focus on health and wellness, mentoring, professional development, HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, domestic violence awareness and education, teen pregnancy and parenting, and educational development and training.

Jamell challenges women to become leaders, helping them to discover and cultivate their unique purposes in life.  Her unwavering faith in God continues to fuel her mission—to inspire women of all ages to live a life grounded by faith, guided by purpose, and motivated by infinite possibilities.