“Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams.” (Acts 2:17) “Hold fast to your Dreams” DREAM BIG and trust God to Breathe life into your Dreams as you walk in your Purpose.
Valerie Raspberry was born June 29, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Cass Technical High School, attended University of Michigan and Graduated from University of Detroit Mercy. She is an educator teaching computer and business communications classes. She is the Founder and CEO of First Lady, Inc. a non-profit organization and The First Lady Show Podcast/Facebook & YouTube Show which inspire women to trust God to breathe life into their BIG Dreams, Visions and Purpose.
Valerie married Pastor G.W. Raspberry and they have five daughters. Pastor G.W. Raspberry and First Lady Valerie Raspberry hosted a Radio Ministry. Pastor Raspberry passed in 1996 and First Lady Raspberry moved home to Detroit to be near her family.
Valerie later joined the esteemed Order of the Eastern Star and founded and lead the Obama Chapter #08. She served as Worthy Matron and Associate Grand Matron. The Obama Chapter was active in the community feeding the Homeless with the Kem Mack and Third outreach, Walk for Wishes for the Make a Wish Foundation, Meals on Wheels, the March of Dimes, Scholarship & Award Programs, and other educational and community outreach projects.
In 2019 Valerie followed her dream to organize First Lady non-profit corporation with the purpose of inspiring First Ladies and Women from around the world to live their dreams, vision and purpose. The First Lady Show which she hosts on iHeart Radio and Facebook Live was the rebirth of a God given Dream to rebirth a “dream deferred” and to inspire other First Ladies and Women everywhere to Walk in their Purpose. Guests include amazing women known around the world including First Ladies, Political Leaders, Businesswomen, Gospel, Jazz and R&B Recording Artists, Authors, Community and Worldwide Outreach and Non-Profit Service organization leaders all women sharing their Story and Testimonies to inspire success.
The First Lady Show© Podcast and TV Show is broadcast every Saturday from 12 Noon-2pm on Facebook Live and YouTube Live.
Past Guest include:
• Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence Michigan 14th District
• Dr. Karen Weaver – First Black Woman Mayor of Flint Michigan,
• Mary Sheffield Detroit City Council President Pro Tem,
• Sharon Truvillion – First Black Woman owner of Detroit and Texas Trucking and Excavations Company and Trucking Training School
• Dr. Pauline Smith – Psychiatric Physician,
• Dr. Evelyn Jiagge -Oncologist/ Surgeon and Researcher from Ghana
• and a host of other amazing women from all around the World.
Yours in Christian Love,
Valerie Raspberry host of The First Lady Show©
Contact: (313) 740-2301
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