Leadership / Lifestyle / Writers

I Can’t Believe It….I’ve been Nominated

What’s up PHREAdom Leaders! Within the last few years, I started truly embracing the power of networking especially via social media. Thanks to Bloggers Like Me, a female blogger group on Facebook, I’ve met fellow cool bloggers and learned some great information about the business of blogging. I stumbled upon an amazing opportunity of being … Continue reading

PHREAdom Leader Paul Brown fights ‘Against the Odds’
Family / Leadership / PHREAdom Leader

PHREAdom Leader Paul Brown fights ‘Against the Odds’

As a black male growing up in one of the roughest areas of Charleston, S.C., Paul Brown wanted more than his circumstance. Born and raised in a single-parent household, Brown was able to turn his difficult life experience into a positive reflection book called “Against the Odds.” The author provides a glimpse into his world … Continue reading

PHREAdom Leader: Jay Willis and the NEMO Movement
Community / Entrepreneur / Leadership / PHREAdom Leader

PHREAdom Leader: Jay Willis and the NEMO Movement

Growing up as the only African-American family in Irish Town, New Brunswick in Canada, Jay Willis spent the majority of her childhood playing sports because of her concerns to fit in. Her family moved from Toronto when she was 6-years-old to an area where neighbors gave them strange looks for being different. Her fear was … Continue reading

PHREAdom Leader: One Year Later with Scholars
Education / Leadership / PHREAdom Leader

PHREAdom Leader: One Year Later with Scholars

This year, I interviewed 12 young leaders for Always PHREA’s PHREAdom Leaders. As a way to commemorate one year of PHREAdom Leaders, I followed up with the young visionaries about their successes, challenges, and leadership. In this feature, I focus on the scholars – Jessica Ross, Ph. D. and Shantelle Igiozee who were also my first … Continue reading