S. Denice Newton
Most Recent Book Title
Ari'el Rising
Book Description
The undeniable power of women comes alive in this anthology following 50 fierce courageous women through their stories of trials, tribulations, and triumph. These women from vastly different backgrounds unite to empower women near and far to walk in their purpose and destiny and conquer that which seeks to hold them back. When women come together regardless of age or circumstance, they shatter the image of the subservient female and prove the power of women can move mountains and make a lasting impact for generations to come.
Additional Book Titles
Two Continents One Hope
Location (city/state/country)
Wilson, NC USA
Author bio
S. Denice Newton is an inspirational speaker, author, radio host, activist, and founder of Ari’el Rising Ministries, a grassroots movement designed to empower women and girls around the globe to pursue their purpose and aspirations. She was born and educated in eastern North Carolina and enlisted in the U.S. Army as a communications specialist. Her military tours of duty include Germany, South Korea, Louisiana, Georgia, New Jersey, and other interesting locations.
Denice studied communications at Regent University and UMUC. She later earned a certificate in radio broadcast from the American Broadcast School. As a radio host, she has interviewed such phenomenal individuals as Melba Moore, Antwon Fisher, Dr. John Carlos, Sheila Raye Charles, Joseph C. Phillips, Sheila E and the Escovedo family, Denise “Vanity” Matthews, Mildred Muhammad (wife of DC sniper John Allen Muhammad) and many others. She has authored three books, “Two Continents One Hope, Interception, and the forthcoming women’s empowerment book, Ari’el Rising.” As a speaker, she has been described as “passionate, compelling, authoritative, and captivating.” As an activist she has organized panel discussions on race relations, anti-bullying forums, and founded Generation BEFY Network (Black, Educated, Focused, Yielded) and the ROAR Network (Reach Out And Recover), in addition to Ari’el Rising.
Denice has worked in public and private schools for the past twenty years in various capacities including behavior modification, instructional assistant, technology, and as a substitute teacher. She is an ambassador with the Africa Alive Education Foundation, a group whose mission include providing food, clean water, supplies, and education services to families around South Africa and those most affected by the AIDS pandemic. Her personal motto, “change is the only force powerful enough to break the backbone of inevitability,” is one that she teaches and lives by daily.
Professional Speaker Topics
-Women's Empowerment
-Youth Empowerment

Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

Personal Motto: "Change is the only force powerful enough to sever the backbone of inevitability."

1 Comment

  1. Cassie smith

    Hi , I met you in Charleston, SC at Barnes & Noble book signing with the other authors. I just finish reading Keturah’s Song. Awesome , Awesome, Awesome. This explains life struggles and how we must hold stead fast. To understand that their is going to be life struggle and and attacks and it may effect others life, but one believe and hold on. El Rio is always there.


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