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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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Marriage & Motherhood with Songstress Tamela Mann

Successful marriages in today’s age are quite uncommon. A low tolerance for compromise results in a high divorce rate in this country. But actress, “Take Me To The King” songstress and Stellar Award Winner, Tamela Mann and actor/singer husband David Mann are changing society’s norms, celebrating 25 years of marriage on April 20, 2013. During my

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McDonald’s Celebrates Gospel Music!

I had the pleasure of attending the McDonald’s 365 Black and Ebony Magazine Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour in MD.  A line-up of gospel greats created a festive evening of foot stomping, hand clapping, come to Jesus worship. Vocalist Tamela Mann of the popular song Take Me To the King, written by Kirk Franklin, brought the house down with her amazing

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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.  

 
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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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A NEW Reason To Give Thanks

As I cooked last night, and awoke this morning preparing for my family, my heart is so heavy with the faces of Ugandan children etched in my memory. While many of us will enjoy our warm homes with electricity, running water and sit at beautifully decorated tables to a feast of delicious food, these children

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