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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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Why Failing My High School Classes Set Me Up For Career Success

Why Failing My High School Classes Set Me Up For Career Success

| August 18, 2016

I totally bombed High School. I don’t recall ever achieving a single ‘A’ (and even a ‘B’) on record except for in Gym. There’s no way, dad would let me get away with not killin’ it in gym because I grew up playing high-performance sports my entire life. However, I never understood why that same […]

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[photos] Teaching Ladies On The Rise The Importance of Self-Love, Self-Respect & High Standards

[photos] Teaching Ladies On The Rise The Importance of Self-Love, Self-Respect & High Standards

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

This, by far, will probably remain one of my favorite memories for 2015. Look at us. We are smiling so big and bright because we just finished an incredible girl talk about what a healthy relationship looks like. Founded by Marcia Brown, Ladies on the Rise is an after-school program which provides girls ages 12 […]

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ASAP Science: There’s Nothing Sexier Than Being Smart

ASAP Science: There’s Nothing Sexier Than Being Smart

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Can I fill you in on a little secret? I fully admit it, I’m a geek and I am totally obsessed with a YouTube channel called ASAP Science which consists of fun and easy to understand 2-minute scientific explanations created by Mitchell Moffit (@mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (@whalewatchmeplz). These gentlemen answer who, what, when, where, […]

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[Video] Why You Shouldn’t Let Final Exams Decide Your Fate

[Video] Why You Shouldn’t Let Final Exams Decide Your Fate

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this new piece from his brand new The Dormroom EP, Suli Breaks discusses why you shouldn’t let your final exam results decide your fate. Quite frankly, I am blown away by his talents. This video connected with me on a very deep level because I was never on the honor roll or student of the month. I […]

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