Producer Maieka Invites You To Celebrate the Human Spirit

Finding her Light

Maieka Saint-Alban is a storyteller, producer, writer and visionary. Passion meets production in all her projects.   She brings extraordinary elements of the human spirit to her creative works – think the grit of documentary film meets the finesse of masterpiece theatre. Human connectivity transforms and bonds the audience experience. Her latest project, Between Me … Read more Producer Maieka Invites You To Celebrate the Human Spirit

Edwina Is a Marvel To Watch

Edwina Findley Dickerson

Hailed by critics as “A marvel to watch”, Edwina Findley Dickerson is an award-winning film, television, and theatre actress. She made her prime-time debut as “Tosha Mitchell” on HBO’s critically acclaimed series THE WIRE, followed by four seasons as “Davina Lambreaux” on HBO’s Emmy-Nominated drama series Treme, set in Post-Katrina New Orleans. On the big … Read more Edwina Is a Marvel To Watch

ImageNation brings cinema and music to the people

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ImageNation Cinema Foundation is an innovative Harlem-based non-profit created to develop cinemas and audiences for independent films and music, that depict the global Black experience. ImageNation’s goal is to empower Black communities by presenting a variety of public programs that foster media equity, media literacy, solidarity, cross-cultural exchange and highlight the humanity of Pan-African people … Read more ImageNation brings cinema and music to the people

Welcome to the Yummy Life with Dahn Dior

Actress Dahn Dior

Actress, Writer, and Relationship Coach, Dahn Dior has a passion for all things yummy. The multi-hyphenate entrepreneur balances motherhood, marriage, and her passion for helping women rediscover the Yummy Factor of life – the soft, sweet, chewy goodness of life. Dahn’s retreats, workshops, and life coaching revitalize, renew and help women remember who they are!  Dahn Dior … Read more Welcome to the Yummy Life with Dahn Dior

Hilda uses art to define life, accept change, and empower

Producer and Artistic Director Hilda Willis

Jane Fonda, India.Arie and Kenny Leon know Hilda Willis, but do you? Stop by Hilda’s Place (Pilot Mountain, NC) where you can discover this dynamic performer and the artistic community she has helped to live their art. Although based in NC,  Hilda, the Producing Artistic Director and Lead Coach of Living Your Art, an artistic … Read more Hilda uses art to define life, accept change, and empower

Powerful Stories with Multimedia Content Producer Mia Hall

Producer Mia Hall

Multimedia Content Producer Mia Hall helps young women break out of their comfort zone and prepare for their college and dream careers through her mentoring program Brown Girls Glow. Mia hails from Hampton and Harvard, bringing her personal best to everything she does. Currently Events Producer at Steve Harvey’s motivational platform – Vault Empowers, Mia has … Read more Powerful Stories with Multimedia Content Producer Mia Hall

Honest Conversations on the Just Being Show

Host Dalia Philips with Andrea Navedo and Jozanne Marie

Honest Conversations are at the heart of the Just Being show.  Audiences are invited on a journey into authenticity.  Join host Dalia Phillips along with co-hosts Andrea Navedo and Jozanne Marie. Moving past the  “shoulds”, the unhealthy expectations, the noise and the distractions;  Just Being helps audiences activate their voices and tell their stories. On the … Read more Honest Conversations on the Just Being Show

Where equity, justice, and entrepreneurship meet in Amelia’s vision

Amelia Thompson

Mercy, justice, and community are the ties that bind every endeavor Amelia Thompson establishes.  If visions were trees, Amelia would have a forest. The root organization is Renew Today which undergirds global initiatives including menstrual equity (WeDeliverPeriod), juvenile justice (WeWriteLife), and entrepreneurship (BrooklynByFaith).  Amelia’s company Two Five Consulting offers strategic planning, evaluation support, and fundraising consultation … Read more Where equity, justice, and entrepreneurship meet in Amelia’s vision

Emmy-winning makeup artist, Elena is on a beautiful mission

Emmy Winning Make-up Artist Elena George

What began as passion for hair styling became a lifelong calling in fashion and beauty, for Emmy Winning Make-up Artist, Elena George.  With 8 Emmy Awards to her name and counting, Celebrity Makeup artist Elena has over 25 years of expertise enhancing the beauty of the world’s most influential celebrities including Robin Roberts, Angela Bassett, … Read more Emmy-winning makeup artist, Elena is on a beautiful mission

The Power of a Focused Fire Life

Focused Fire

Focused Fire is a lifestyle brand dedicated to the physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness of its clients. From physical to financial fitness, the Focused Fire founder Marie Toms helps her clients kindle the fire that illuminates pathways forward in their lives. Marie kicked-off the 2011 Princeton TEDx event with her speech “Becoming a FireStarter”. A multi-hyphenate, Marie is … Read more The Power of a Focused Fire Life

Radio Theatre For Your Soul – Storytelling 2.0

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Actress, Writer, Performance Artist and Visionary Shonnese “CL” Coleman brings storytelling to life through her internet radio show Radio Theatre For Your Soul, Where Storytellers Gather…Around the Mic. Her upcoming project, Radio Theatre For Your Soul, A Docu-Story will highlight “the making of” the radio show and the importance of wellness through shared stories.  The docu-story … Read more Radio Theatre For Your Soul – Storytelling 2.0

Disrupting Anti-blackness with Beautiful Ventures

Beautiful Ventures is a creative social enterprise that influences popular culture. By disrupting anti-blackness, and elevating perceptions of Black humanity; Beautiful Ventures envisions a world where the humanity of all Black people is presumed, affirmed and unchallenged. Through programs and services, they are building community, skill, power and wealth of Black story-driven creatives and their communities. … Read more Disrupting Anti-blackness with Beautiful Ventures

Establishing lasting change in Haïti from Community 2 Community (C2C)

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They went because of the earthquake. They stayed because of the people. On January 12, 2010, an earthquake (7.0. magnitude) struck and devastated the island nation of Haiti. In 35 seconds, over 300,000 people lost their lives and more than 1.5 million lost their homes. Community2Community (C2C), a non-profit service organization, was born not just … Read more Establishing lasting change in Haïti from Community 2 Community (C2C)

The Donny Hathaway Legacy Project shines a light on mental health

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The Donny Hathaway Legacy Project shines a light on mental health and provides effective resources to aid in educating, acknowledging and healing millions of us who suffer through the trials that we all face in life. Established by Donnita Hathaway, the youngest daughter of Mr. Hathaway, the Foundation was created to honor his rich musical legacy along … Read more The Donny Hathaway Legacy Project shines a light on mental health

The joy of cartoons, opera + orchestration with Elizabeth Hobbs

Elizabeth Anne Hobbs, Voice over Artist

Elizabeth Hobbs is a Cartoon Creator, Composer, and Voice Over Artist. Her new series, Penelope and Simon is a modern musical adventure for children of all ages. Like all artists, Elizabeth’s creations mimic life. The Julliard graduate discovered her love of both orchestration and cartoons at the tender age of six. A trip to the … Read more The joy of cartoons, opera + orchestration with Elizabeth Hobbs

Culinary Mastery and Pastry Perfection

Thalia Pericles preparing her cupcake

Thalia Pericles is the former founder, president, and executive pastry chef of the award-winning business Cakes by Thalia LLC. With over 17 years’ experience, Thalia has held several notable positions including working at the legendary restaurant La Caravelle with renowned pastry chef, Laurent Richard, Provence en Boite, and at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Battery Park New … Read more Culinary Mastery and Pastry Perfection

Making A Vital Impact Thru the Theatre Arts

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Teri is an equity actress, teacher, director, writer, and producer.  She is a wife and mother of two hilarious children. Teri has also created and performed many original theatre pieces for local businesses and charities. As a teacher, she is currently the Head of Theatre Performance at the Fine Arts Center in Greenville, SC, where … Read more Making A Vital Impact Thru the Theatre Arts