What makes this clinic different.
A clinic devoted to protecting and empowering women with information and professional guidance to protect themselves from STDs, dangerous abortive procedures, and drugs that may hurt their long-term fertility.
Fun, open lounge with private medical rooms.
No stuffy waiting rooms!
Women's meeting center to support education.
Organic drink & coffee bar for guests and staff.
The Fempower Board
Building an Organization to Empower and Uplift Women
Jorge brings over 25 years of experience as a business owner and community activist. He is the father of 3 girls and has been an active member in various nonprofit organizations empowering women and upholding the dignity of all human life.
Priscilla is a certified fertility care practitioner for the Creighton Model. She also has experience as a crisis pregnancy counselor. Priscilla is passionate about educating women to understand and appreciate their fertility. As a busy mother of five children, Priscilla understands the importance of family values and upholding the dignity of human life from the moment of conception.
Member & Secretary
Steve is an experienced professional in the corporate and religious education fields. Having started a business at the age of 18 and having worked for two different multi-million dollar corporations, he understands discipline, organization, and leadership and applies those skills to his everyday life as the Marketing Editor and Director of multiple programs at St. Anne’s Parish. He also devotes his time to volunteer work as a Chaplain at Porterville Developmental Center.
Becky understands the fears associated with an unexpected teen pregnancy.
Her personal experience has moved her to empower young women in her community. Once a pregnant unmarried teen, Becky has used her experience to empower
the young women in her community. She has been a youth ministry leader for 18 years and counting now, and is the proud mother of three daughters.
Dorothy Meneses-Samson, MD
Dorothy is a well rounded experienced Pediatrician with background in stress management and resiliency training program. American Board of Pediatrics Certified, American Board of Obesity Medicine certified. She has provided quality comprehensive health care for neonates, children and adolescents in a federally qualified health center. She has delivered compassionate and culturally effective services in a family centered medical home that is easily accessible to the community she served.
Dr. Erick Madrigal
Supervising Medical Doctor
Originally from Porterville, California, Erick Madrigal, MD, MBA, returned to his hometown to establish Living Water Clinic. He completed his undergraduate studies at Georgetown University, and went on to complete a dual MD/MBA program at UCLA.
As the founder of Living Water Clinic, a faith-based clinic, Dr. Madrigal is honored and privileged to be part of the Board of Directors of Fempower Medical.
Debbie brings many facets of experience to the Fempower Board of Directors. She is well versed in fundraising through years of service to St. Anne’s School, having served on the Home & School Board for 18 years. Debbie’s service to her community has been recognized by her time on the Porterville Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, recognition as 4-H Project Leader, and through the Porterville Unified School District (PUSD), where she established vital community and business partnerships. Debbie is a proud mother to five children and ten grandchildren.
Member & Launch Advisor
John is a capatalist and Founding General Partner at Arise Venture Studio. He brings years of experience to the organization, having launched 15 businesses and 30 products into the US Market. He provides auxiliary support to the non-profit and the team and is passionate about protecting the dignity of the human person. John created the Fempower brand and assisted with the organization’s transition into a bigger national story.
Gideon Cabahug, MBA
Gideon is a business/ leadership professional with over 20 years of experience. He graduated from UCLA with a bachelor's in history and later obtained his MBA. His vast experience in healthcare business administration and his big heart for ministry makes him perfectly aligned with Fempower's mission. He currently serves as the Executive Director at Living Water Clinic overseeing a team of 40+ medical professionals while spearheading the growth objectives and overseeing the multiple departments from finance to IT. He and his wife actively serve at their church as mentors for fathers and mothers of young children and are both very passionate about saving the lives of the unborn.