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Mommy Monitoring with XFINITY

There was a time not long ago where I could hand my daughters an electronic device to draw a photo on the television, or quiet them with a movie via a tablet. But with two teenagers and the ever exploding world of social media and electronic devices, I have to be a bit more careful

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Nutrition Labels Get a New Look

Have you looked at nutrition labels and been thoroughly confused? Some products read FAT or SUGAR FREE  in huge, bold letters, but when you turn the product over to look at the label, it says just the opposite. On a recent trip to the White House at the invitation of First Lady Michelle Obama, I was

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First Lady Michelle Obama Cracks Down on Junk Food In Schools

One of the relationships I value most in my work is my partnership with the Obama Administration and White House. I recently received invitations to several events from our First Lady and was honored to attend. On the 4th Anniversary of her Let’s Move Campaign, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Secretary of Agriculture, announced exciting new standards in

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Huffington Post Live: Moms In Motion

If the Mom+Social Summit wasn’t enough excitement for one day, after my presentation and media interview, I was whisked several blocks away to the Huffington Post Live/AOL Studios for a LIVE panel interview with Elizabeth Gore, Resident Entrepreneur for the United Nations Foundation, Maura O’Neill, Chief Innovation Officer for US AID, Saba Ismail from Aware Girls,

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I Am a Global Mom: Mom+Social Summit

I was honored to be a speaker for the very first Mom+Social Summit hosted by the United Nations Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Huffington Post, Baby Center and 92Y Tribeca in New York City. I had the privilege of sharing my heart as a mother, social good champion, Mocha Mom and Mommy CEO who ensures our company gives back

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The Impact of Global Moms & Social Media

  A one-day summit in New York City focused on motherhood and our role in social media and philanthropy was an amazing day to remember. I was honored to be a speaker for the Mom+Social Summit hosted by the United Nations Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Huffington Post, Baby C Menter and

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Disney, Social Media & Mommy CEO’s

What does Disney have to do with social media, moms and business owners? I had the privilege of finding out the amazing connection when they took their Disney Social Media Moms Celebration On-the-Road with a four city tour. New York, NY, Berkeley, CA, Bethesda, MD and Bellevue, WA were the chosen cities on this fun-filled

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Twin Co-Valedictorians – Educational Excellence

There are many stories of women and girls who inspire me. But stories of positive role models in education just tips me over the edge! What an amazing example of excellence, poise and balance from these beautiful co-valedictorian twins of Spelman College’s Class of 2013. Take a look.  

Shot@Life INTERVIEW: Day 2 Uganda, Africa

On Day 2 of our Shot@Life observation trip, we visited a child health day in Mubende, a rural community in Western Uganda.  Check out the video of this day’s impact. Video Courtesy of Shot@Life:        

Progress and Hope: Dr. Ahuna Ezaikonwa-Onochie, United Nations Resident Coordinator

The final stop on the Shot@Life trip to Uganda, Africa was a visit to the United Nations Headquarters in Kampala.  We were given the opportunity to have a private meeting with Dr. Ahuna Ezaikonwa-Onochie, U.N. Resident Coordinator of Uganda Center, an eloquent and classy native of  Nigeria. Dr. Onochie is a 16 year veteran of the United

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