About Us

Esther Productions Inc.’s name has been among women’s empowerment pioneers since 2004, when it was founded by jonetta rose barras, author of "Whatever Happened to Daddy’s Little Girl: The Impact of Fatherlessness on Black Women," and a cadre of dedicated professionals. Its mission then and now is to help heal, inspire and empower girls and women, particularly those affected by the devastating trauma of father abandonment.


A nonprofit, 501 c (3) tax-exempt educational, social, arts and cultural corporation, Esther Productions is based in the Washington, DC.. However, it is an undeniable presence on the national scene adding voice and value to conferences, symposia and festivals. Its partnerships with other organizations extend from Virginia to Maryland, North Carolina, Louisiana and Texas. 

An innovator, Esther Productions Inc. offers variety of unique tools and techniques to ensure girls and women achieve self-actualization. The organization also is dedicated to enhancing the academic achievement of children and youth from der-resourced communities. Further, through its programs, it seeks to strengthen families, providing them the personal and communal skills sufficient to navigate socio-economic challenges while celebrating their histories and culture.

A board of directors helps guide the organization’s overall mission and activities. An advisory committee  that includes experts, celebrities and citizens from affected communities assist Esther Productions Inc in designing and planning programs, ensuring their authenticity, integrity and effectiveness. All programs are evaluated by members of their target audience and independent external consultants.

We are supported financially by a variety of corporations and individuals including Kerry S. Pearson LLC, Fort Myer Construction Corporation Charitable Foundation, Pepco, an Exelon Corporation, and Emmanuel Bailey. 

We believe all women can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world.

Our Mission

Esther Productions Inc is dedicated to helping girls and women find, capture and accelerate their personal magic and power, expanding their wealth and influence at home and in the world.


Our Vision

Esther Productions Inc. is dedicated to creating a world were girls and women are empowered, using their voices, experiences and imaginations to improve their own lives and that of others in the world.

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