Tempering the Past.
Transforming the Future.
Tempering the Past. Transforming the Future.
Lessons from the past empower us to approach the future with a deeper knowledge of our natural resources and a stronger commitment to developing innovative solutions that protect the health and well-being of future generations.
At Empowerment Strategies, we believe working together today builds a better tomorrow.

An Environmental Sustainability Consulting Firm, Empowerment Strategies partners with Government Agencies, Higher-Learning Institutions, Corporations, and K–12 schools to resolve complex challenges, engage key stakeholders, and implement culturally relevant studies designed to reshape environmental resiliency and outcomes.

We specialize in the development of Environmental Mitigation StrategiesEnvironmental Sustainability Initiatives, and Environmental Health Sciences Research. Our in-depth approach to reconciling environmental health concerns provides communities and organizations with customized frameworks that lead to beneficial, people-first results.

A trusted advisor and technical strategist for more than 20 years, Empowerment Strategies is committed to environmental transformations that protect the short and long-term health of our communities and people.

Let’s build a better tomorrow together.


An expert problem-solver with a heart for communities and people negatively impacted by environmental issues, Jamelle H. Ellis has an extensive background and proven track record in a broad range of mitigation, sustainability, and research-related projects.

She earned a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Clemson University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Health Sciences from the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina.

She believes successful environmental health planning requires significant expertise in strategy development and practical experience in active listening, accurate root-cause analysis, and engagement of key stakeholders at every stage of resolution.

Empowerment Strategies takes a comprehensive approach to helping organizations and communities address environmental health concerns with a customized blueprint that always puts people first.

If you’re looking for quality solutions backed by experience and vision, let Empowerment Strategies create your game plan.

John Maxwell Team Certified Member
Exemplar Global
Jamelle Ellis
Let’s build a better tomorrow together.


Plan. Protect. Preserve.

Tempering the past and transforming the future requires a balanced approach to developing innovative and effective strategies that are both people and solutions-oriented.

At Empowerment Strategies, we understand that people are the heartbeat of every organization, family, and community. We know that by improving the environment we can improve the health and well-being of the residents who rely on it.

Our holistic perspective for driving positive change always places people first, and we wouldn’t do it any other way.

Our solutions are centered on three key areas: Environmental Mitigation Strategies, Environmental Sustainability Initiatives, and Environmental Health Science Research.

We’re committed to helping Government Agencies, Corporations, Institutions of Higher Education, Non-Profits, and School Districts find resolutions to today’s challenges, while preparing a better environment for future generations.

Find out more about how Empowerment Strategies can help you achieve your goals.

Let’s build a better tomorrow together.


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