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Amelia Moore (aka ameliaismore) Actor, TV Host, Producer, Journalist, Author, SheEO  In short, Amelia is an all around entrepreneur. With over 15 years of experience in the entertainment business Amelia has been A&R Asst. for Atlantic Records, Dir of A&R for Gee Street and GM for Ruff Ryder Records leaving as President of Ruff Ryder Lifestyle where she created the business model for the RR National Bike Chapters.  Currently, Amelia stays busy as SheEO of Buzz Builder (BMC); her own Consulting firm branding and marketing her clients: Lynne Forde (Author of Lies of Blue) fine art artist Cannon Hersey, acting coach Tracey Moore and the Brooklyn Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  Being a content provider, Amelia is also host sand co-producer of her own internet tv shows shown on youtube; “On the Block w/Ameliaismore”, “Daily Dose TV”, Hiphoptour2013 and her newest show All in a Day with Ameliaismore. Amelia began her entertainment career at five years old modeling for Ebony Magazine.  A graduate of Boston College she moved to NYC right after school and reignited her modeling career by modeling for Soft Sheen.  From modeling she entered the music industry.  While in the music business she began her tv career as co-host for a late night show called; “What’s the 411?  It was then Amelia knew that TV was her destiny and the journey to the small screen began.  She has hosted the red carpet for a monthly event Comedy Spillage (on Facebook & youtube) while freelancing as host for various shows such as; “Video Music Box”, “We Did It”, HHNlive,, Live & Direct, Playbacktv as well as  As a freelance journalist she currently writes for several publications including, Caribbean Life News and Even though she has left the music business she still stays connected to the business by managing a new producer that the whole world will know soon.  Remember the name; BILL$   Always giving back and empowering her sister friends she is also a contributor to a book: written by 96 other women entitled; The SheEO Rocks Book Series; “99 TIps to Transform your Business Today.”  The success of that book has inspired her to author her new book; SheEO vs CEO (scheduled to be released late 2013. Yes, the lady is committed and extremely busy. Yet, never to busy for her next career move; Acting. SO, if you want to know what’s hot and what’s not contact Amelia at  or go to her website WHY?  Because… She is the host with the most with the shows that keeps you in the know.  Succinctly, she is MOORE than what you bargin for! With knowledge and experience to prove it.   Peace!

                                BA PINCHA!!!!    which means… Go forward!



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Phaedra Anderson is a Child of God, an encourager, poet, writer, massage therapist and aspiring business owner. Her first book is scheduled to be published at the end of 2011. She has made contributions to the Philadelphia Daily News, The Germantown Courier, and Beyond Magazine.

She has a passion for motivating and serving and is apart of the Caring Center’s volunteer team in Philadelphia, where she serves as a massage therapist for individuals that are chronically and/or terminally ill. Phaedra, is a firm believer that a good word of encouragement and a healing touch has the ability to add value to the quality of life. Her desire to always be a bridge for someone is reflected in her work, as she strives to uplift, encourage, inspire and inform others in her writing.  Phaedra can be contacted at


Dr. Blessing Anyatonwu, D.C., M.S.

Dr.Blessing Anyatonwu is a health advocate, speaker and health care professional that believes that prevention is the best medicine. She is in private practice in Austin, Texas and provides nutritional counseling for clients through email and Skype. She works with clients who are tired of being told that drugs are the only answer to their health problems and helps clients come up with individualized plans for their health success. Send questions, comments and nutritional counseling inquiries to

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Sylvia Browder

Sylvia Browder is CEO of Browder Consulting Group, a virtual small business consulting firm.  In her role, she helps Women in Business grow and succeed.  She is founder of National Association of Women on the Rise, a virtual community for aspiring and established women entrepreneurs.  She can be reached at


Tracey Brown

Tracey Brown, beauty expert based in Oakland, CA owns Brown Beauty Consulting, maintains her beauty blog- Blinging Beauty, writes for and contributes to multiple online publications.  After 30 years in the beauty industry as a makeup artist, esthetician and industry trainer, Tracey is now a brand strategist and journalist, being called upon for her experience by mediums as CNN and CBS.  She has a penchant for red lipstick, red wine, eye cream and fabulous shoes.  Contact her at


D80_1526_hsDr. Shanessa Fenner

Dr. Shanessa Fenner is currently a Principal of an elementary school in the Cumberland County School System. She is a writer for The Fayetteville Press Newspaper, How We Live Magazine, Consciousness Magazine, Sheen Magazine,, Up & Coming Weekly, and other publications. Dr. Fenner is also a print model, motivational speaker and has her own local TV show called, “Let’s Talk with Dr. Shanessa Fenner”. She is a soap opera actress for two soap operas: “Cool Carolina Nights” and” Through the Fire.” She is a former radio personality on KISS 107.7 FM and had her own radio show entitled “Real Talk with Dr. Shanessa Fenner.”
She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from North Carolina Central University, two Master’s degrees from Fayetteville State University in the areas of Elementary Education and School Administration, and her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Fayetteville State University. She was awarded the North Carolina Principal Fellows Scholarship.
Shanessa was featured in Ebony Magazine as one of the nation’s most eligible bachelorettes and in Sophisticate’s Black Hair Magazine in the “Someone You Should Know” section. She was voted one of the most influential women in Fayetteville and won Best Local Columnist and Best Local TV show. Her most recent accomplishment is the “Forty Under Forty Award.” This award entails forty people under the age of forty who are doing great things in the Fayetteville community. She was featured in the February 2013 issue of Sophisticate’s Black Hair Magazine in the “Role Model Beyond Beauty column. Dr. Fenner has her own education column in Sheen Magazine and Cityview Family.
Dr. Fenner has appeared on the cover of an author’s book, has been featured on the cover of a local magazine, featured in poetry books, written two book forewords, and featured in various advertisements and commercials. She is also a songwriter and has written several songs that have been recorded for two artists’ albums.
She has a girl’s group at her school called “Dr. Fenner’s Young Women of Distinction.” The mission is to educate and empower these young women to feel good about themselves and to be well-rounded individuals striving to do their very best at all times.


Angie G.

Angie G. is a trained life coach, author and co-founder of  Over the Story,a blog designed to explore the myths that lead us to faulty conclusions about who we “should” be and how we “should” live and be in relationship with one another.  In addition, she is a frequent contributor to multiple online publications.

Her greatest desire is to motivate and inspire women of color around the world- to learn, to grow, and ultimately to discover what is possible for us when we let go of our stories about who and what we “should” be.  Angie G. can be contacted at




I am a mommy of 3 who’s passionate about life, love, laughter, fitness, fashion, and the overall well-being of others. I started my brand shortly after I lost my beloved mom to breast cancer. Always remember that mommies can look and feel amazing too!



Jo Jo Harder

Jo Jo Harder, founder and CEO of the Jo Jo Companies and Jo Jo Productions, is living her dream as a fashion designer/stylist, publicist, author, and producer. She is a former contributor to Odyssey Couleur Magazine and While writing her first book, Diva Dogs: A Style Guide to Living the Fabulous Life, Jo Jo created America’s Top Dog Model ® Contest at:, resulting in one of the “hottest” canine competitions in America. Many of America’s Top Dog Models ® are featured in Diva Dogs:A Style Guide To Living The Fabulous Life ( BowTie Press, 2008) as well as her second book, How to Become a Top Dog Model (TriMark Press, 2013).

America’s Top Dog Model ® Golden Paw Awards, written, produced, and co-directed by Jo Jo Harder, aired on WPTV-West Palm Beach and The Esquire Network in February 2014.

As a contributor for Bronze Magazine, Jo Jo will inspire and motivate women by providing valuable information on important lifestyle topics, including fashion, beauty, health, travel and woman’s best friend.

Contact Jo Jo Harder at



Erica Johnson

Erica Johnson is the founder of, a company devoted to teaching single women around the world how to attract Mr. Right, increasing their self-love, all while creating the life that they truly want and desire.

Erica created the Mr. Right Attraction System ®, the proven step-by-step program that shows single women how to attract Mr. Right easily and effortlessly. Through her workshops, coaching programs, and products, Erica shows her students how to get what they want out of life.

To download Erica’s free guide “23 Tips to Attracting Mr. Right” and receive weekly Mr. Right Attraction tips and tools visit


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 Dr. Tanya Manning-Yarde

Dr. Tanya Manning-Yarde has over ten years of educational and consulting experience.  She is a former high school English/Language Arts teacher and assistant professor.  She is currently a teacher trainer and instructional coach in the New York City area.  She holds a Masters and a Ph.D in Education from the State University of New York at Albany.  Tanya’s dynamic design and planning tools for curriculum mapping, literacy learning and classroom management skills are used by both individual instructors and entire schools.

Tanya is also an avid reader, writer and poet. Tanya has taught poetry writing and arranged spoken word forums for high school students.

Tanya is the author of the blog, TMY_Chronicles (, and was a 2011 Nominee for CBS New York’s Most Valuable Blogger.  TMY_Chronicles is an exploration of educational topics and social commentary on urban education and women’s issues.

Tanya is a wife and mother of two boys.  Tanya can be reached at



Tennille Price

Tennille Price

Tennille is founder and CEO of Essence Beauty Cosmetics, a trendy chic cosmetics company for fashion forward women.  She is a talented makeup artist and beauty educator, who is dedicated to teaching and showing women and young girls how to look and feel fabulous every day.

Ever since the ripe age of five, Tennille has had aspirations for a career in the beauty industry.  She began her career as a Beauty Consultant for BeautiControl, Inc. and from there she moved up to become a freelance makeup artist for Chanel, Inc.  She has operated as Co-Owner and Makeup Artist of Essence Hair Salon. For thirteen years, she has been an image course and modeling instructor for The Image Course, a nationally recognized program for women and teen girls.

As a makeup artist and on-air beauty expert for Fox 35 Orlando’s Good Day Morning Show, she has work featured in publications such as Sophisticates Black Hair Magazine and Greater Lansing Women’s Magazine . She was the first model to be featured in the debut issue of the Greater Lansing Women’s Magazine and is also a contributing writer for the beauty/ fashion section for Bronze Magazine.

She has served as lead modeling coach, speaker and has been the official makeup artist for The International Women’s Success and Teen Conference hosted by Dr. Stacia and Ariana Pierce for over 10 years .  She is the founder of “Fabulous Me Image Seminars” for teen girls as well as “Beaute’ Workshop: The Basics of Beauty”.

Recently, Tennille has authored three beauty e-books and is chief editor of her own beauty newsletter, Essence Beauty News and has been named as the “Official Makeup Artist of the 2013 Ms. / Mrs. Corporate America Pageant in Orlando Florida.

As a true connoisseur of all things beauty, Tennille has also been tapped to provide makeup/beauty demonstrations as well as becoming a beauty workshop instructor for the Good Hair Day Series Beauty and Hair Expo that travels around the country providing information and products for natural and non-natural haired women. Tennille has also provided hair and makeup services for professional models at Modelscout Modeling Agency located in Orlando Florida as well as several professional photo shoots one of which features Mrs. Corporate America 2012 as well as provided makeup artistry services for several political candidate television commercials.

*You can connect with Tennille to coordinate makeup artistry services, workshops or to order cosmetics and skincare at:




Tanya Smith

Certified Purposeful Branding and Marketing Coach™ Tanya Smith is among the top rising professionals in online brand marketing.  She is founder of Be Promotable, a company that helps coaches, consultants, and other service-based solopreneurs apply smart promotion and marketing techniques. A gifted business strategist with a unique analytical style, Tanya’s specialty is in sharing step-by-step strategies and internet technologies that raise the visibility of entrepreneurs so they can market themselves as power players in their industry.

Described by some as “a God-send” and by others as a “walking Google”, over the years Tanya’s expertise has been finely groomed through higher education as an MBA and a number of professional certifications such as the Certified Purposeful Branding & Marketing Coach ™, Certified Career Management Coach ™, Certified Leadership & Talent Management Coach ™, Professional in HR (PHR), Reach Certified Online Identity Strategist and more. Her perspectives have been featured in radio, print, and a number of well-known publications including Bronze Magazine and Build Your Business: 70 Tips From A Collection of Experts.  Tanya has been a guest speaker for various national organizations and events, including delivering a world-wide simulcast for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES).

In 2011, Tanya was named in the top 10 of Most Intriguing Women by the National Association for Women on the Rise and 50 Fabulous Women Entrepreneurs by Black Business Women Online.  Her philosophy on life is that “my daughters and my husband inspire me daily to reach higher, think bigger, and live passionately with no regrets.”


IMG_20151007_070310-1Dakota Somerville

Dakota Somerville is a freelance writer, poet, mother and Sr. Executive Secretary. Her vision is to inspire women of all ages; specifically single mothers, to never give up on their dreams of being successful. She has made literary contributions to Werk Chic Magazine, along with Bmore Divas Magazine. Dakota launched her literary brand “Dakota Vibe” in January 2014. This aspiring author is working diligently on the release of three books in 2016. You can follow or contact this enthusiastic writer via Twitter @DakotaSomervill or email at


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Shana Thornton

Shana Thornton is a popular columnist, blogger, and award-winning online radio show host. Her written work has been featured in many respected publications. Shana has a special gift for radio broadcasting. She also frequently serves as a guest host for popular television programs. Her communication style has earned her rave reviews from peers and the public. Shana’s popular online radio talk show is the celebrated Let’s Talk America with Host Shana Thornton. More information about Shana can be found at


 Kellea Tibbs

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Kellea attended Kent State University (c/o 1997), holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Studies and she has completed courses for an Event Management Certificate from George Washington University in Washington, DC.  Kellea’s background and experience comes from over 13 years in Higher Education and she has served at several collegiate institutions.  Kellea has interests in writing, blogging, poetry, special events, teaching and most recently, Public Relations and Media Literacy.  She proudly serves as the president of The Kent State University Black Alumni Chapter and she is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Kellea is excited about being in her 30’s and all of the ups and downs, adventures and challenges that come with it.  Her column, “the 30 & over project” chronicles the lifestyle of the 30 & over woman and more of her writing can be found at  And in an effort to make herself read and stay up on the latest literature, Kellea also has her own book review site, and spends lots of time on Goodreads ( ) and Twitter ( .



Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks

Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks

Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks is the founder and Chief Creative Officer of Nilaja, LLC.  Her designs have been in the possession of celebrities such as Beyonce, Kym Whitley and Venus and Serena Williams.  Cheryl has been featured in Today’s Black woman, Cleveland magazine and Houston Sun News Online.  Cheryl ‘s writing credits come from a variety of areas.  She won several writing scholarship essays to put herself through college, she is a songwriter and a member of ASCAP and was marketing editor for her school newspaper in graduate school.  She currently blogs about fashion on Word Press and Blogger.  You can check out her retail website at