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IABB is a women's awareness nonprofit organization that supports women and girls that have been victims of child sexual abuse (CSA).  IABB offers restorative-oriented programming that aims to address sequelae of CSA through trauma informed care practices.  The three core focus areas of programming are Survivors, Families, and the Community. Since 2018 IABB has served over 400 women and girls, ages 10 to 65, in the DC area

Dr. Maya Angelou


I Am Beautiful Because… is a non-profit organization that supports women and girls who have been victims of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA).   IABB offers resources for healing and a restorative mentoring program for women and girls.


I Am Beautiful Because's mission is to engage, educate, and empower female survivors of child sexual abuse and the whole community through trauma informed care practices that provide preventative solutions to eliminating child sexual abuse and increasing post-traumatic

 restorative mental health supports for child sexual abuse survivors.


To rebuild and restore self-esteem and awareness


To develop interpersonal skills that will establish healthy relationships


To create healthier lifestyles centered around education & mental health


Resources for Healing


Restorative Mentoring for Women and Girls


Parent CSA Support Groups



Encouragement, and Empowerment to Heal

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”
-Dr. Maya Angelou
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