Written by: Women in Ministry

Dr. Shavona L. Whitehead, BS, MDIV, DMIN

Dr. Shavona L. Whitehead, a native of Maryland, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Coppin State University, a Master of Divinity degree from Wesley Theological Seminary and an earned Doctor of Ministry degree in Social and Environmental Justice degree from Interdenominational Theological Center and Morehouse School of Religion.

Dr. Whitehead, affectionately called Dr. Von, known as The MORE Pusher, is an ordained preacher, certified life, and empowerment coach, along with being trained in spiritual chaplaincy from Johns Hopkins Hospital. As The MORE Pusher, she creates rooms and experiences where women can experience a wholistic healing that ignites wholeness.

Dr. Whitehead was ordained under the Pentecostal Reformation in May 2006 and re-affirmed under the Baptist Denomination in May 2015 under the leadership of her maternal grandfather and pastor, the late Rev. Dr. Walter Bronson, Jr. It was under his nurturing that her spiritual gifts were developed. Heading the voice of God, she is submitted to the pastoral and prophetic covering of Pastor Kenneth Flight, Jr.
under Bishop Christopher Windley.

She is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dr. Shavona Whitehead, LLC and The MORE Experience which was established in 2020. MORE: Motivated Overcomers being Restored and Empowered. She seeks to extend opportunities of healing and wholeness as she helps individuals break boxes of traumatic chaos and show up as their authentic selves. Her programs help woman to unpack their whole self: spiritually, emotionally, physically, and mentally. Her unique MORE model that encompasses empowerment, transparency, and spiritual impartation, allows her to impact lives of individuals, group, communities, and families world-wide.
Dr. Whitehead’s goal has always been to fulfill the will of God outlined in her life by spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ across the nations. While teaching others about Christ, she has served in many leadership capacities in ministry and marketplace. God has granted her the privilege to serve and travel to London, St. Thomas, Brazil as well as throughout the United States, spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. She continues to sharpen her gift and knowledge thru continued trainings to ensure her impact in the kingdom and the world is transformative.

Dr. Whitehead is the published author of “I Am More Now” Empowerment Journal and her sophomore book “The Cutting that Made me Whole, ” as well as being a contributing author on many international best-seller-acclaimed bodies of work. She has continuously soared above her pain and circumstances to continue to be more through all she has gone through. Her mantra is, “My Journey Is Someone’s
Freedom”. She has been featured in many digital network publications, illuminated on Atlanta and New York billboards, featured on major radio, television, and newspaper outlets.

Dr. Whitehead is on kingdom assignment as she seeks God for every move. She is a change agent for this dispensation of time in the kingdom and the world. This is manifested in her annual events Restore Your ROAR Experience and The THRIVE Chamber Encounter along with her weekly Lunchtime Empowerment Talks with Dr. Von. As she continues to be committed to her God-given purpose and

Last modified: December 20, 2023