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artist , educator , Organization administrator , writer

Dianne Corrine Waterman, artist, educator, writer, religious organization administrator. Certified leisure professional, New York; certified correctional case manager Correctional Institute Women, North Carolina, 2005. Recipient Outstanding Cooperation award Department Homeless Services, 1994, Outstanding Service award New York City Technology College, 1987, Certified of Appreciation Edwin Gould Services for Children, 1984.


Waterman, Dianne Corrine was born on February 9, 1949 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Beverly D. and Bernice Iona (Dowling) Waterman.


Bachelor, Hunter College, New York City, 1984. Postgraduate, Long Island University, 1986. Graduate, New York City Community Police Academy, 2000.


Art instructor/administrator Afro-American Experience, Hempstead, New York, 1968-1973. Art specialist/administrator MLK Youth Center, Westbury, 1968-1971. Substance abuse counselor 5 Town Community Center, Lawrence, 1969-1971.

Administrator, counselor UJAMAA Academy, Hempstead, 1971-1975. Administrator assistant Inservice Learning Program Hunter College, 1981-1984. Unit manager, youth division counselor New York State Division for Youth, Brooklyn, 1986-1989.

Dean of women Claflin University, Orangeburg, South Carolina, 1989-1990. Director recreation and art therapy Department Homeless Services, New York City, 1984-1995. Adjunct professor Touro College, Brooklyn, since 1995.

Corrections officer Haynesville Correctional Center, Virginia, 1998-1999. Program director Hempstead Community Action Program, since 1999. Spiritual leader Loving Spirit Ministries International, since 1999, Women 2 Women, since 2000.

Clientele specialist GAP, Inc., since 2000. Founder Renaissance Woman Consultant International, New York City, since 1984, Artist in Focus, New York City, 1991-1994. President, founder Better Living General Service, New York City, 1990.

Designer Ethnic Wear, Empress Fashions, New York City, since 1993. Project director Educational Alliance, 2001-2003, Lillian Wald Community Ctr. Technical assistance training coordinator, CJH Educational Superior vena cava syndrome, Mission Tree Project, since 2003.

Counselor Inner Harbour, Douglasville, Georgia, 2007. Advisor, consultant Africa World Museum and Center, Atlanta, 2007.


  • Certified leisure professional, New York. Certified correctional case manager Correctional Institute Women, North Carolina, 2005.


Member Parent-Teachers Association (president Brooklyn 1985), Citizens Committee New York City, 1986, Dynamics of Leadership, Brooklyn, 1995. Director educational alliance Families First Project, 2000. Founder/executive director Women in Need Nationally for Economic Resources and Spirituality (WINNERS), 2005.

Teen director Boys and Girls Club Metro of Atlanta, Douglasville, Georgia, 2006. Member Dress for Success Professional Women's Group, Lioness Club, Zeta Iota Phi (secretary since 1968).


  • Other Interests

    Art, writing, dance, jogging, public advocacy.


Children: Christopher, Tutankhamon, Emmanuel, Joy, Derrick, Idiah, Kia Marie, Sadid.

Beverly D. Waterman

Bernice Iona (Dowling) Waterman

Christopher Waterman

Tutankhamon Waterman

Emmanuel Waterman

Joy Waterman

Derrick Waterman

Idiah Waterman

Kia Marie Waterman

Sadid Waterman