November 19, 2018

Slavery is alive and real in today’s world, yet many of us lead our lives blind to what is happening in our own backyards. The rise of social media has made it easy for pimps and flesh-peddlers to target, groom and sell women and children. The International Labor Organ...

November 12, 2018

I've got a secret that most of my business colleagues would never believe. I am an introvert. After spending a long day engaging and networking with other business people, I often come away from the event exhausted.

Don’t get me wrong. I like the interaction and I love...

October 29, 2018

When I reflect on my life today, I am grateful for the dark experiences from my past. I wear each negative and gut-wrenching experience as a badge of survival and strength. Sharing those experiences, overcoming my fear and exposing my vulnerability provides me the know...

October 24, 2018

I’ve witnessed people literally talk themselves out of pursuing their dreams and fulfilling their passion right in front of my eyes. First, they tell me their aspirations, then, in the next breath, they share dozens of reasons why they need to play it safe. It mystifie...

December 27, 2017

As I reflect on this year and the many blessings in my life, I am so grateful to have a platform that enables me to engage with like-minded individuals who spread optimism and good will to others!

I hope that you are taking the time to enjoy the end of the year in a lov...

December 2, 2017

Yesterday I had the honor of being invited as a keynote speaker by Webster University in support of World Aids Day. The University recently announced a collaboration with the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network on one of many awareness campaigns related to the Uni...

October 1, 2017

During the past few months I, like many of you, have been overwhelmed by the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Martha; the earthquakes of Mexico, the wildfires in California, the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the racial divide and murder that occurred in Charlot...

May 15, 2017

The one thing that most successful people have in common is that they have learned how to connect their gifts and talents to their passions.

The truth is, we are all born with our own unique gifts. The life path that works for one person may not be the one that works fo...

May 8, 2017

July 25, 2016, I remember the anticipation I had felt that day, looking forward to hearing the speakers on the first day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. I was excited at the possibility of seeing a woman become president of the United States and wanted to b...

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