Esther Desire is a graduate of Baruch College with a BBA in Accounting and minors in Education, Finance and Economics. Currently she is a Supervising Tax Auditor for the State of California. She has worked for the state for the past 19 years: 10 years as an auditor, 9 years as a supervisor and 17 years as a recruiter. In 2005, she was the Auditor for the Miss Black World Pageant.

Esther’s philosophy in life…. “Life is like the four seasons, it’s constantly changing. The changes can be for better or for worse. It all depends on how we look at it.” In 2008, Esther started a Group Family Daycare (Ready Set Learn, LLC).  Her aim is to establish a daycare environment which is fun, positive, challenging, and child-centered. Ready Set Learn also offers after school care for older children. Their programs are year round and are designed to develop methods of exploration, reading and math readiness.

The theme of Esther life is “giving back is where it’s at” and continues to be the treasurer of the condominium complex where she last resided. In her community of faith she serves as a member of the Executive Board and the chair of the Budget & Finance Committee.

Esther facilitates an entrepreneurial training workshop for the Leadership Academy 4 Women: LEAD! and provides advise to the Executive Board of 4 Real Women International, Inc.