Jamila Watson: Owner, event planner, party stylist
Jamila worked in the cosmetic industry for 15 years. After wanting to spend more quality time with her family, she opened a successful childcare business. With in the next few years, Jamila became involved as a girl scout troop leader, a youth group leader and worship leader for a children’s ministry. Through these experiences her passion for creating, organizing and facilitating kids events was truly realized.
With the start of Parties On Purpose, Jamila and her team have been able to provide amazing birthday parties for her clients as well as services for corporate, family and promotional events. Jamila is also a contributor to Phoenix Fox 10 News, North Valley Magazine and 85086 magazine and is the co-founder of Parties For Purpose. Her number one goal is to create effortlessly beautiful, fun and memorable events for her clients.
Let all that you do be done in love. 1 Corinthians 16:14
Kylie: Party Host
Bio coming soon…
Gwen: Party Stylist, Party Host
Gwen has been a part of the Parties On Purpose team since the fall of 2014. She has always loved working with children. Her background is in early childhood education and she was in the field for over 14 years and enjoyed every minute. Gwen loves being a party host and her favorite part is setting up for an event and watching our clients see their party for the first time. She says “it’s simply precious!” Gwen says that we truly have the best clients and an awesome team to work with! When she’s not hosting a party, she loves working on craft projects, spending time with friends and family, hiking and traveling.
Caitlin: Party Host
Bio coming soon
Adia: Party Host
Adia is our super sweet party host that has been with Parties On Purpose since the start and is one of the inspirations behind why this business was started. Did we mention that she is Jamila’s daughter?
Adia has been working with children for years through church, volunteering and as the neighborhood babysitter. She is a very talented dancer and is on the “Company” team at her dance studio. She is also the choreographer behind all of our Dance Party themes. Adia says, “My favorite part of working for Parties on Purpose is that I get to bring a smile to a child’s face and get to make their day special!”.
Niki: Party host
Niki is a graduate of Indiana University and received a Fitness Specialist degree in 2007. During her college career, she was actively involved with her hip hop dance company, performing all over the state of Indiana. After graduation, she continued as a personal trainer for 7 years, yet began falling in love with party & wedding planning as she assisted in the entire planning of her own wedding in 2012. After 2 years of helping to create fabulous weddings with her wedding coordinator, as well as assisting her bakery-owning mother with her party & wedding cake orders, she and her husband packed up and made an adventurous move to Arizona.
Niki feels so fortunate to have met Jamila and to become part of her Parties on Purpose team! She has a passion for creativity, and helping to create beautiful and fun parties for kids is so rewarding to her. When she’s not helping with parties, she stays very busy with her custom string art business she started over a year ago (Niki’s Heart Strings).
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” – Maya Angelou