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The Digital Starter Kit: Real Talk On Understanding Your Audience, Taking Action & Launching a Successful Platform

The Digital Starter Kit: Real Talk On Understanding Your Audience, Taking Action & Launching a Successful Platform

| February 9, 2016

Host:  Tani Chambers, Board Chair of A Shared Dream Foundation Speakers: Kyle Harvey, Deputy Editor of Slant News Inc. Kazeem Famuyide, Creator/Editor of the online platform Stashed Study Notes: Who doesn’t like accessible tools?! We live in such a microwave generation we can have information at the snap of a finger. However, all good and […]

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Fashion Fix: Cute Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas For The Girl On A Budget

Fashion Fix: Cute Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas For The Girl On A Budget

| February 9, 2016

 It’s February and you know that means…it’s Valentine’s Day season. Since the middle of January, retail stores have been suffocating us with red and pink heart balloons, chocolates, and teddy bears, assuming that everyone in the world is boo’ed up and experiencing a whirlwind of love. For some of us that is the case but […]

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Disney Channel Sensation, Zendaya Coleman Is Cover Girl’s Newest Ambassador

Disney Channel Sensation, Zendaya Coleman Is Cover Girl’s Newest Ambassador

| February 9, 2016

Disney Channel sensation, Zendaya Coleman, is only 19 years old and has earned the title of a beauty icon. Zendaya says, “I’m thrilled to be part of the diversity and expansion of beauty.”  It’s no secret, she is an extremely unique individual. She does her own makeup for most red carpet events, she isn’t afraid […]

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[podcast] High Show, Low Income Ep 2: Shameless Creeping

[podcast] High Show, Low Income Ep 2: Shameless Creeping

| February 7, 2016

My kid sister just launched a new podcast and I’m really excited to feature it on the blog. At 23 years of age, she is actually one of my biggest inspirations. Alongside her bestie, they are wildly entertaining, very opinionated and sharing personal experiences that will have you sitting back thinking ‘yes girl, yes!’ Tune […]

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Founder of SisterTalk, Karlyn Percil Redefines Success & The Way Women Plan Their Future

Founder of SisterTalk, Karlyn Percil Redefines Success & The Way Women Plan Their Future

| January 26, 2016

Karlyn Percil is a woman with a mission and a plan. Founder of SisterTalk, a leadership network group for women, and facilitator and main storyteller of the Elephant Story platform, Karlyn is putting in work to help women find their purpose and live to their full potential. Karlyn understands that no great success can be […]

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What Jada Pinkett Smith Taught Me About Leadership

What Jada Pinkett Smith Taught Me About Leadership

| January 25, 2016

It takes a lot of guts to do what she did. As long as I’ve been following Jada’s life and career, I’ve never witnessed this bold and beautiful woman back down from an opportunity to speak up and speak out. She undeniably possesses a fierce confidence and continues to dazzle us with #blackgirlmagic moments. When […]

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Travel Diary: This Is What Happens When 3 Ambitious Toronto Women Take Over Philadelphia

Travel Diary: This Is What Happens When 3 Ambitious Toronto Women Take Over Philadelphia

| January 18, 2016

January has been so bomb. It started off slow but then picked up the pace fairly quickly. Darcel Laurie, Founder of Moguls in Media invited me to host her first event in Philadelphia after hearing about my work from my friend Kristy Purnell, a writer for this site and momma of one of my mentees. […]

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Basic Branding Tools: Key Elements to Build Your Brand’s Platform

Basic Branding Tools: Key Elements to Build Your Brand’s Platform

| January 17, 2016

It seems as though these days, branding is a word you hear often. Whether it’s your favorite product or your favorite media personality, branding is key to the success and notoriety of a person or a thing. With that, everyone has to be their own brand in a way; whether your goal is to be […]

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Rakia Reynolds, Founder of Skai Blue Media, Talks Why You Should Fail Often

Rakia Reynolds, Founder of Skai Blue Media, Talks Why You Should Fail Often

| January 3, 2016

Rakia Reynolds is pretty dope. Actually, true story, she is one of my mentors. A few years ago, we both were panelists at a Women’s summit in Washington, DC and instantly connected. I recognized how awesome she was right away and made it a priority to stay in touch. Super kind, super fly and one […]

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Russell Wilson Talks Love, Celibacy & Honoring God’s Request

Russell Wilson Talks Love, Celibacy & Honoring God’s Request

| January 3, 2016

I could state the obvious but there’s no need. We all know how we feel inside when we take a glance over at Russell Wilson. Tall, athletic and handsome, it’s no secret that this man is not just fine, but dayum fine. But let’s place all external factors aside for just a moment because I […]

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