In 2017, I watched Leah Daughtry as she shared her story on TV One. Not only did I relate to her frustration in attending networking events, but I related in her frustration with being unemployed. I thought to myself, “how can a woman who held the title of CEO of the DNC be in my shoes?” “How can she find herself sitting on the couch doing the, “ugly cry”? The ugly cry is a cry that many women find themselves doing when life becomes overwhelming.Read More
In such a short amount of time, Klarke has been able to take her most frustrating moments and use them to create a platform where other woman can be free to embrace their own uniqueness. Klarke and her sister started KweentoQueen to inspire other women to be themselves no matter their circumstances.Read More
At the age of 15 most young girls were in High School worried about passing their test, or thinking about what their crush was up to. School and social life is the main concerns of most 15 year old girls. But as for Remi, she was working a job in order to support her family.Read More
Jessika Harling grew up in rural British Columbia, Canada. Tofino is a small village brined by salty sea winds from the Pacific Ocean and seasoned with accounts of wayfarers who had come to the end of the road to find themselves.
At the age of two, Jessika’s main activities were singing and making sand castles. Little did she know that 22 years later she would be sharing her songs from stages around the world.Read More
Life’s struggles do not define you. Every single person is given a dose of hardships and each individual must decide the type of impact their hardships will have on their destiny. If anything, trials and tribulations make your accomplishments and best days even more satisfying, and we are sure that today’s feature can attest to that.Read More
When we first spoke with Deandreia in 2016 he was a twenty-three year old recent college graduate. Today she is the owner of Velvet Noir Beard Co. in San Antonio, TX. She was diagnosed with breast cancer as a High School Senior. At seven years cancer-free, Deandre tells us what surviving has done for her life.Read More
Brandi is a fighter who was determined to not let cancer take over her life. She opened up to us in 2016 about being diagnosed as a freshman in college. Read how she stayed engaged in school even while on chemotherapy, and how she plans to use her experience to help others.Read More
Myosha Porterie is definitely a trend setter. Born into a stylist and fashion forward family, she has always had an eye for coordination. At the age of 4 she was taught how to put color palettes together and today she is the owner of Porterie. Porterie presents simplistic, yet staple pieces that inspire women to be all they can be and dress according to their imagination.Read More
At eight years old, Joyce lost her mother to breast cancer. She also had to deal with losing a new step-mother in the same year as she lost her mother, and a father by whom she didn’t feel loved. Joyce tells us how these things pushed her towards Christ.
We interviewed Joyce in 2016 and we were recently able to check in with her. Today she is thousands of miles away from home in Antigua at AUA, a Caribbean medical school.
When she graduated college, she entered a deep depression. But beauty and purpose is often birthed in our most difficult moments. Find out how Kreasha used her experiences to create her platform, Wantabes, for teen girls discovering who they are and who they want to be.Read More
When she is not competing or training for pageants, Siera manages her apparel line, Watered Down Apparel and attends law school. Dive into our interview to learn how she keeps up with all of her responsibilities and the advice she has for combating comparison.Read More
June 2, 2017 is a special day for Mena Darre. That’s the day she plans to take the leap and quit her day job to focus full-time on working in her passions. “No matter how busy I get, I squeeze in time for what's important.” Teaching at an all-girls charter school, Mena has learned the importance of setting a strong example for young women. Continue reading to find out how she balances all of her ambitions.Read More
Earlier this year, Mattie James made the transition. She dropped Mattieologie.com and turned it into MattieJames.com. But in many ways, the transition to MattieJames.com was only the after-effect of the real transition that was occurring in Mattie’s life.Read More
Virginia Lowman is a beauty enthusiast whose success is a result of hard work and dedication. When opportunity knocked, she answered with no hesitation. Shortly after college, she moved to the big apple to chase her dream and pursue a career as a health and beauty writer and editor. And, her ambition has landed her interviews with celebs like Michael B. Jordan, Kelly Rowland, and Kourtney Kardashian at top publications such as Marie Claire, Glamour Magazine, Teen Vogue, and Essence.Read More