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The Grace, Beauty and Grit of Vanessa Williams

MADE by By Allison Kugel  Vanessa Williams is a creature unlike any other. It’s as though she came here to impart the ins and outs of living life on one’s own terms. From unwitting societal lightning rod during the 1980s to multi-platinum selling recording artist; and Broadway, film and television star, Vanessa Williams slayed the…

The Black Women’s Expo Celebrates 25 Years

#SheMatters: A Chat with Event Pioneer, Merry Green Black girl magic is nothing new to marketing and event pioneer, Merry Green, founder of the Black Women’s Expo (BWE). She’s been sprinkling it in Chicago over the past quarter century at the Black Women’s Expo when she recognized a need to cater to her community. Today,…

Be the Boss of You

Originally Published at CheryleJackson.com The biggest Boss Move I ever made in my career nearly cost me my dream job. I was 32 years old and it was the dot-com era. All around me, I saw white men in their 20s being promoted to VP level or higher. I made up my mind that I…

A Conversation with Hannah Bronfman, author of DO WHAT FEELS GOOD

Wellness entrepreneur, DJ, foodie, beauty product addict and exercise junkie Hannah Bronfman is among the most influential women in the lifestyle space. In her highly-anticipated first book DO WHAT FEELS GOOD: Recipes, Remedies and Routines to Treat Your Body Right (Harper Wave; ISBN: 978-0062790958; Jan 8, 2019; 336 pages; $29.99) Hannah offering insights on everything…