Lisa Laws

The Fixer. There are women you come across in life that defy what society has you thinking a man’s job is and Lisa is one of those women. Our interview happened over drinks and apps at the Soho House and when we were done, I just wanted to do more with my life. Who is…

China Panion

The happiest woman on earth or at least one of them. China is bubbly, funny and a joy to be around. With a permanent smile on her face, we start our conversation…  Who is China? “I call myself a marketer by passion and a motivator by purpose.” After spending eight years in corporate America as…

Afenya Montgomery

    Positive, hardworking and caring. In her usual happy mood, she introduced herself to me the day I met her and she was very encouraging about the blog. As I asked her what she did, she handed me her card and mentioned she’s a nurse and she also runs her business where she’s a…

Rikki Wright

Cool, Calm and Collected…Her name is Rikki Wright. A photographer from the Midwest now residing in California following her passion. Our interaction was over the phone as I’ve never met Rikki in person but something that couldn’t be missed was her level of comfort with her words and general conversation. We got into our conversation like…

Rachel Bernier-Green

Happy, content and kind are the only words I want to use to describe Rachel. There are so many others but I’ll stick to these three. I met Rachel during my interview at WVON. she was also featured on the show and I was very inspired by her story and wanted nothing more than the…

Dr. Monica Moore

  Purpose mixed with drive is what I see in the presence of Dr. Monica Moore. I first met her a few years ago when I particularly went searching for a black female doctor. I walked into her practice then and immediately, I could see she was a woman about her business making sure everything was…

Anindita Dasgupta

Passionate, focused and driven that’s who she is and she can’t help it. Her name is Anindita Dasgupta. I met Anindita through a mutual friend who specifically thought she would be a great feature for the blog. During my first conversation with her, I immediately saw why. We commenced an insightful and inspiring conversation which…

Tola Lawal

“Not all those who wander are lost.” This is the quote that comes to mind to describe Tola. A true creative always in her own world thinking of new ways to make and be part of change. Having tried to get her on the phone unsuccessfully due to both our busy schedules, it made my…

Kandace Barker

Positive, ambitious, kind & humble. Accurate words that describe Kandace Barker. First time I met her, she walked up to me and introduced herself. She spoke with confidence and was eager to share her knowledge and help those around her. As I got to know her, I realized she was different. Different because she had made…

Amara Enyia

  There are people you meet in life that show you strength and grace not because they are trying to but because it is who they are. Naturally when in their presence, you learn and when you leave, you leave with a renewed sense of self and your ability to do better in life. This…