Tag: Writer

BOOKS: Americanah By – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

BOOKS: Americanah By – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

| April 21, 2017

My thoughts: I first discovered Chimamanda when Beyonce sampled her speech titled “We Should All Be Feminists” in her 2013 single “Flawless.” Then, of course, I started seeing articles, news clips, videos and more so naturally I grew curious. Chimamanda is EVERYTHING y’all. Strong. Beautiful. Smart and more. Synopsis: A powerful, tender story of race and identity […]

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GIRL ON THE TOP: Founder of CurvaceouslyAmbitious, Cassandra Chambers, Talks Launching the Career of Her Dreams After Heartache

GIRL ON THE TOP: Founder of CurvaceouslyAmbitious, Cassandra Chambers, Talks Launching the Career of Her Dreams After Heartache

| April 20, 2017

Cassandra! I love her energy and confidence. This week’s Girl on Top is none other than @curvaceouslyambitious. Based out of Toronto, Canada she is lighting a path that I noticed from afar. I really admire her confidence and positive attitude. There’s something each of use can learn from her, especially her resilience. Launching a blog right […]

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Body Positive: What I Have To Deal with Daily As a Girl with Curves

Body Positive: What I Have To Deal with Daily As a Girl with Curves

| April 17, 2017

I am a size 14. On a good day, a size 12. It took me at least a year to say that comfortably without feeling bad about it. When I hit double-digits a lot of negative experiences came alongside it that damaged my confidence and self-esteem like the time a girlfriend asked if I was […]

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GIRL ON TOP: Self-Care Coach Rochelle Ford-Wilson Helps Busy, Burnt-out Millennial Moms Get Their Lives Back

GIRL ON TOP: Self-Care Coach Rochelle Ford-Wilson Helps Busy, Burnt-out Millennial Moms Get Their Lives Back

| April 6, 2017

Young Mommy Fabulous started as a dream but quickly turned into a full-time business for Rochelle Ford-Wilson. Filling a niche in the market and a need of her own, she launched a coaching platform for millennial moms to have a place to reclaim their lives. Here’s her story… How old are you? 20s/30s/40s? I am turning […]

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Dating for Fun: Why I Have Thrown Out My Lists & Master Plans

Dating for Fun: Why I Have Thrown Out My Lists & Master Plans

| April 3, 2017

Years ago I made a list of qualities I wanted in a partner. He had to be intelligent, family oriented and sit with me during reruns of Seinfeld (whether he liked it or not). The list that started as a few short things quickly evolved into pages of what I believed was a perfectly curated […]

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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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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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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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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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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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