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Candid Conversations with Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow and “Gammy”

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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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.  

Macy’s Fashion Show – 5 Spring Essentials

    Nothing says SPRING like vibrant colors splashing down the runway!  I had the pleasure of attending Macy’s Spring Essentials Cherry Blossom Fashion Show in Downtown Washington DC, courtesy of Xina+PR.  This exclusive event, hosted by the hilarious Author, TV Personality and Fashion Guru, Daisy Lewellyn, featured the 5 essential looks for Spring 2013. This

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Women Who Inspire

On the heels of February’s Black History Month, March marks the month of celebrating Women’s History and today, March 8th, as International Women’s Day. We honor the women who came before us and paved the way for what we have accomplished and for inspiring the core of who we are. For me, those women are

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28 Days of Impact: Baby Harriett

    The flutters of movement, then the obvious kicks from the life beating inside of me. I was afraid. Afraid of the unknown. The uncertainty of whether I was ready to become a mother, unsure of how to care for myself and the life that waited to arrive. I sang to her in my

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Make a Difference For Someone You Don’t Know – #GivingTuesday

  Most of us live our lives eternally blessed beyond measure with not only our needs, but our wants. When I look at my own life and those around me, I realize that we live in abundance. It is unfortunate that we only use times like Thanksgiving to realize that we have a myriad of reasons to

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Where Are You From? My Journey Home to Africa

  “Where are you from?” Whether spoken or implied, this was the continuous question I received during my 7 day journey in Africa. I received the life-changing opportunity to attend an observation trip with Shot@Life, a United Nations Foundation campaign focused on raising awareness and funds to give other mothers a choice in the vaccination of

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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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