Inspiring Women to Dream, Learn & to Know They Can Become More! Meet Toni Washington, Fire Chief at Decatur Fire Department
Q: I presume there’s not many female Fire Chief’s in the United States. When the day arrived and you were to be promoted, can you share with us some of your thoughts? TW: There aren’t many female fire Chiefs in the United States. Remembering the day, I was promoted… I was in a meeting and I received the call offering me the job of Fire Chief with the City of Decatur. I felt so many emotions that day. I know I had big shoes to fill and that it was impera..
Believing in Her Dream & Herself, Meet Niesha Butler, Basketball Player, Actress & CEO of ScrapSports
Q: How old were you when you developed an interest in Basketball?NB: I was 9 years old. My dad taught me.Q: You put up some amazing numbers in your high-school days … do you still hold records for points scored?NB: Yes, I do still hold the record for NYC men and women. (the men’s #1 changed though since I broke it, not Kenny Anderson anymore). Q: Tell us where life took you after you graduated from high school.NB: LOL A lot of places. I lived overseas wh..
Representing the Citizens of District 10 as an Established Community Leader, Meet Atlanta City Councilmember, Andrea L. Boone
Q: What advice do you have for young women who want to pursue a career in politics?AB: Get involved. Make your voice heard. Whether it is at a neighborhood meeting, a zoning board hearing, a school board meeting, volunteering for a candidate or organization that is advocating for an issue you care about, join in. You will meet people who inspire you and from whom you can learn. You will gain knowledge and experience. And don’t ever compromise your integrit..
Meet Atlanta Attorney, Christina Baugh, President for the Diverse Interests of Women Lawyers in Georgia
She Proudly Serves as President for the Diverse Interests of Women Lawyers in Georgia & Has Earned the Respect of Her Peers as One of the Top-Rated Attorneys in the Nation!Q: After high school, where did you feel your career path would take you? CB: After high school, as I made it to college, I thought I was going to proceed to medical school, to be a pediatric cardiovascular surgeon. However, I only turned toward law school during my final semester in c..
Hailed as the “Female Jerry Maguire,” Molly Fletcher Joins Us To Talk About Her Career as a Sports Agent & Motivational Professional
Q: You acknowledge that you’re a trailblazer. For women entering the sports agent field, do you feel that there are any fewer hurdles to overcome than when you started? If so, what are they?MF: I would say there are fewer hurdles, but they still exist. Visibility matters and I think seeing other women thrive in the space has opened the doors for others and broken down some of the barriers. Overall, I think people are starting to understand the business va..
Making Her Second Chance of Life Count, An Exclusive Interview With Motivational Speaker, Mercedes Ramirez Johnson
In 1995, Mercedes Ramirez Johnson narrowly survived a commercial airplane crash where about 160 people died, including her parents. As one of only four survivors of this tragedy, she vowed that she would make her second chance at life count... and that she has – not just for herself, but also for the tens of thousands of people who have heard her story and her message.Mercedes has received national awards for her work, influence, commitment to helping othe..
An Exclusive Interview with Hall of Fame Golf Legend Annika Sorenstam
Annika is often regarded as the greatest female golfer of all-time. During her 15-year, Hall-of-Fame career, she rewrote the LPGA and Ladies European Tour record books, won countless awards, and changed the way women’s golf was played, viewed and covered. She amassed over 90 worldwide victories, including 72 on the LPGA and 10 Major Championships. Annika holds a record number of Rolex Player of the Year awards (eight) and Vare Trophies for the lowest sc..
A natural entrepreneur since her childhood, Lydia started out her career early. A cosmetologist by trade, she believes her journey and experience in various jobs and roles has helped her to be more diverse in her skillset to make her a better brand manager. "I went from being a licensed cosmetologist to becoming a billing specialist and office manager at a chiropractic office to planning and decorating weddings, to working in public relations at a nonprofi..
An Exclusive Interview with Jessica Cox, The World’s First Licensed Armless Pilot, & First Armless Black-Belt in The American Taekwondo Association
Jessica is best known for becoming the first armless pilot in aviation history. Her achievement
earned her a Guinness World Record medal, invitations from six continents, and featured on
TV programs like Ellen, Inside Edition, Fox and Friends, Oprah Winfrey Network, CNN, CBS
Evening News, and the BBC.
Described as a speaker “no one will ever forget,” she shows audiences around the globe how
to inspire enthusiasm and build authentic confidence. With the goa..
Emmy Award Winning Journalist & Best Selling Author, Leeza Gibbons, Shares Her Insights on Today’s Challenges For Caregivers & Maintaining a Positive Outlook.
Q: It's safe to say that you're best known for your TV work on Entertainment Tonight, Leeza, and 2015’s Celebrity Apprentice. What thoughts come to mind about that body of work? LG: I'm a lucky girl. I have had a career that has been challenging, fulfilling, and fun! I studied broadcast journalism and have been on a path of wherever the stories took me ever since. After reporting in TV and radio news, I became an entertainment correspondent and anchor be..
She Has Overcome the Worst Adversities, Including Abuse, Homelessness, Abduction, Disfigurement, & Human Trafficking by Terrorism. Meet Entrepreneur & Philanthropist, Liza Pavlakos
Q: Do you regularly relive or re-experience these traumatic events?
LP: Yes, unfortunately, anyone who has suffered trauma relives these events, and I’m no different. My early life transition into young adulthood was so traumatic that I was diagnosed with complex PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). It’s so sad to realize that this is all due to other people’s violence against me.
Repressed memories surface, and their impact is so debilitating in your ..
Egypt Sherrod, Starring as Co-Host Alongside Her Husband in The New HGTV Series "Married to Real Estate"
Q: Was real estate a pathway to design for you or the other way around?
ES: I was a real estate broker first and organically began to evolve into the design space. It started with architecture, then focusing on floor plan layout and functionality, now I love all things design. There is something so amazing about turning a plain-Jane room into a curated work of art.
Q: Whose room was the first you were asked to decorate?
ES: My first design projects were a..