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Dream, Girl – A Documentary

Dream, Girl – A Documentary

| March 27, 2017

Last week I went to an event held at MaRS which featured a discussion around this film. Most of the women in the room were female founders – really inspiring. But above all else, I participated roundtable discussions about entrepreneurship, gender equality, and the glass ceiling. This film is playing at select events around the country. If interested in hosting […]

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New Girl on the Block: 10 Reasons Why My Mentorship Program is Sicker Than Yo’ Average

New Girl on the Block: 10 Reasons Why My Mentorship Program is Sicker Than Yo’ Average

| March 21, 2017

Mentorship is the greatest contribution I can make with my life. My co-founder, Safia Bartholomew, and I have been operating New Girl on the Block, for over a year and it’s been one hell of a ride. Over 80 women in 5 countries have been positively impacted and the number is growing steadily. By this […]

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You Glow, Girl: Karen Civil

You Glow, Girl: Karen Civil

| March 20, 2017

“When I was in eighth grade, I created a Backstreet Boys fan site. I came in third place in a fan site contest and got to meet them. In high school, I created a fan group for J.D. Williams who played Bodie on The Wire. I had the chance to meet him and he took […]

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Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 9 | Confessions

Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 9 | Confessions

| March 14, 2017

In this episode, I’m opening my heart. Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 9 | Confessions

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How I Made Over $40,000 from My Side Hustle In 1 Year

How I Made Over $40,000 from My Side Hustle In 1 Year

| March 14, 2017

The actual dollar amount is $41,559.00 – which is the gross income I earned in 2016 (this does not include my income from my corporate career – strictly my side hustles). If you don’t know what gross income means, it is the amount of salary or wages paid to the individual by an employer (my […]

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9 Fly Girls Who Inspire My #GirlBoss Career

9 Fly Girls Who Inspire My #GirlBoss Career

| March 14, 2017

Welcome to my series where I feature inspirational women (and sometimes men) who lead. They are supa fly, never shy and always proceed without permission in the direction of their dreams. Here’s this week’s list of fierce fearless women below: 1. Raychelle Tasher (@raychelle_esq) 2. Rebecca Raleigh (@rebeccaraleigh) 3. Amanda Seales (@amandaseales) 4. Alex Wolf […]

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[Podcast: Season 2, Episode 6-7] Men & Non-Negotiables

[Podcast: Season 2, Episode 6-7] Men & Non-Negotiables

| March 13, 2017

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GIRL ON TOP: Co-founder and CEO of Four Brown Girls, Nicole Antoine, Shares How A Painful Life-Changing Experience Helped Her Find Purpose

GIRL ON TOP: Co-founder and CEO of Four Brown Girls, Nicole Antoine, Shares How A Painful Life-Changing Experience Helped Her Find Purpose

| March 8, 2017

The sweetest and most genuine woman you’ll ever meet, Nicole Antoine embodies the qualities you want in a girlfriend. Originally meeting on Instagram, we hit it off right away and in times of need, she has always been there for me. When I learned about her business Four Brown Girls and how passionately she spoke […]

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Link Love: The Skin Deep {THE AND} Series

Link Love: The Skin Deep {THE AND} Series

| March 7, 2017

I love this series. For the last few nights, I’ve been watching these conversations and becoming really inspired. I think it’s so important to open up and be vulnerable. For some it’s easier than others, but no matter how long it takes – we should try. This has forced me to think about my own […]

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Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 8 | Meeting the Staff

Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 8 | Meeting the Staff

| March 2, 2017

In this episode, I’m taking you to work with me. Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 8 | Meeting the Staff

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