Special Events

December 6, 2014


The days are getting shorter and the holidays are just around the corner. Runner assaults and street harassment are on the rise. We’re partnering with Black Girls Run to educate and empower runners to stay safe! We want to empower Black Girls RUN! members to stay safe on and off the pavement!

October 4, 2014

Cabela’s® to host Ladies’ Day Out October 4

This event encourages women to become an outdoor enthusiast in style, focusing on the latest outdoor apparel, camping gear, personal firearms and more. Cabela’s Incorporated, the World’s Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will celebrate the growing number of women enjoying the outdoors with Ladies’ Day Out.

September 10, 2014

Kicks & Flicks: No Good Deed

On September 10, The Divas In Defense team put together a few hints along with our Fierce & Fabulous Self Defense Class for our Atlanta Divas to avoid being caught on the wrong side of home invasions.

September 10, 2014

Kicks & Flicks: The Equalizer

On September 10, The Divas In Defense hosted another great Kicks & Flicks for the movie starring Denzel Washington, our Atlantan Divas were able to become Fierce & Fabulous while saving.

August 29 Through August 31, 2014

Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion Orlando, FLA

For their 12th annual Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion, Allstate and Divas In Defense hosted workshops all weekend to empower the fabulous attendees of the Tom Joyner Family Reunion through self-defense classes and product demonstrations.

Summer 2014

Anti-Bullying Tips by Divas In Defense at the V-103 Summer Block Party

V-103, The People’s Station presents “The Peace in the Streets Summer Block Party.” V-103 wants to make the A-T-L a no place for hate zone- one community at a time. So come out and take the pledge to stop the violence/stop the bullying.

March 17, 2014

Kicks & Flicks: NBC Crisis

On March 13, Divas In Defense was invited by representatives of NBC to join a screening of their new show Crisis.It was a fabulous experience and our very own Cole Parker and Skye Walton were asked to perform a self-defense demonstration prior to the screening. The duo did a brief, very educational, demonstration that left the audience amazed.

August 12, 2013

Divas In Defense Joins Forces With Kick-Ass 2 Movie For The Sake Of Women’s Safety

Divas in Defense joins forces with Universal Pictures in the name of your favorite superheroes from Kick-Ass, the hit movie franchise. Kick-Ass 2 and Divas in Defense invites you to learn no-fear based self-defense—and you got it, in your superhero costume.

August 7, 2013

Women To Women with City Bank in Lubbock, TX

For their second Women To Women conference, City Bank and Divas In Defense host a seminar to empower upper level management and select customers through self-defense.

Summer 2013

Anti-Bullying Tips by Divas In Defense at the V-103 Summer Block Party

V-103, The People’s Station presents “The Peace in the Streets Summer Block Party.” V-103 wants to make the A-T-L a no place for hate zone- one community at a time. So come out and take the pledge to stop the violence/stop the bullying.

March 11, 2013

The Call to Protect Young Ladies from Abduction and Harm

Sony Pictures and Divas In Defense partner to protect college aged women from abduction through self-defense and situational awareness. Both Oglethorpe University and Georgia State University ladies participate in the workshop.

November 15, 2012

My Sister’s Keeper Foundation Presents Fierce & Fabulous Self-Defense with Divas In Defense

A Fierce & Fabulous time is what My Sister’s Keeper Foundation and Divas In Defense set out for the attendees of this fundraiser to help empower and encourage female Atlantans.

November 7, 2012

Atlanta College Women Learn to Protect Themselves While Individually Living “On Her Own”

Divas In Defense partnered with Campus Safety of Oglethorpe University to teach young women life-saving defensive skills and other techniques to be protected online and on-campus.

August 30 Through September 3, 2012

Divas In Defense Partners with Budget Car and Truck Rental of Atlanta to Provide Anti-Bullying Training at the Tom Joyner Morning Show Family Reunion in Orlando, FL

The weekend of August 31st was a fun-filled event featuring many musicians and powerful speakers. Budget Car and Truck Rental of Atlanta sponsored vehicles so Divas In Defense could teach mothers self-defense and children bullying prevention. Reserve your car or truck today at Divas In Defense special pricing.

March 17, 2012

Enchanted Closet Participants Learn Self-Love and Self-Defense

Divas In Defense volunteers to teach adolescent girls self-love and self-defense through Enchanted Closet’s PROM 101 and dress giveaway.

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October 29, 2011

Divas In Defense Launches Girls Can Fight Too! and Conducts Seminar for Girl Scouts, Girltopia

On October 29, 2011, Girl Scouts LA presents it’s annual Girltopia event, looking to have over 12,000 in attendance. We are conducting a seminar for 9 & 12 graders at this phenomenal event. We are participating in Fun Shop. In addition, we will have an Exhibitor’s booth available.

September, 2011 through April, 2012

Anti-Bullying and Self-Defense Initiative in Nine Atlanta Public Schools


The initiative sponsored by Cool Girls Inc., was formulated to give young girls in inner-city schools the tools to protect themselves, promote camaraderie and get in shape.

June 21, 2011

Divas in Defense Class Teaches Women How To Defend Themselves and Avoid Trouble

Divas In Defense instructors, Kim and Renee, teach women at Central Baptist Hospital to protect themselves. The class is focused on helping woman avoid potentially dangerous situations and teaching the tools to escape potential attackers. See more pictures here.

January 9, 2011

Divas In Defense Teaches Effective Ways to Deal With Cyberbullying


In today’s society, our children are facing bullying and teasing at new heights. Some have decided to end their lives to escape the pain and ridicule of their peers. Divas In Defense presents ways to handle cyberbullying and the effects that it causes.

January 4 – 14, 2011

Atlanta Girls’ School Learns Girls Can Fight Too!


We would like to thank Jemma Giddings, Associate Head of School, for inviting us our to teach “Girls Can Fight Too!” as a course during their Winterim. We have 30 girls learning to NOT be the Victim!

November 17, 2010

Divas In Defense Teams Up With Women and Youth Supporting Each Other (WYSE)


Thanks to Ellen Strait, WYSE Executive Director for USC, we were able to provide three (3) Los Angeles Unified School District Middle Schools basic self-defense training and Fight Like A GIrl components.

August 1 – 4, 2010

Divas In Defense Teaches DV Survivors Self-Defense


Divas In Defense would like to thank the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence for giving us the opportunity to participate in their 2010 Conference in Anaheim, CA. We were fortunate to offer a self-defense course to conference attendees.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Divas In Defense Teaches Atlanta Moms to Kick Butt


Special thank you to the Tiffini Gatlin and Candice Wharton of Atlanta Mom On a Mission for the privilege to participate in Moms Kick Butt. We would like to also thank Better Mornings Atlanta (CBS) for having us on the show.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Divas In Defense interviewed on The Candy Shop Show


Special thank you to the lovely Vanessa Veasley and Brooke Bailey for inviting us to speak about women’s safety on their radio show, The Candy Shop Show.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Divas In Defense participates in Grammy Gifting Suite


We want to thank Aja Dionne, PR Specialist for inviting us to participate in the Grammy’s Gifting Suite. We were able to perform demonstrations and promote self defense and awareness. Thank you to all those that participated!.

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