How to Be More Confident

Starting a company and public speaking at 15 years-old really teaches you a thing or two about confidence. You know when swim instructors throw a small child in a pool to show them that they can swim? Yeah, it’s kind of like that. Terrifying at first, but then you realize you had it in you […]

August 31, 2020

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Can Manifesting Help You Reach Your Dreams?

The word “manifesting” has been rising in popularity on social media again. Is it real? Spiritual hoopla or a success strategy? Most importantly: Can “manifesting” really help you reach your dreams? Manifestation can be a turbulent word for some, depending on their belief system or lack of belief system. So, let’s neutralize it, take the […]

August 29, 2020

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8 Ways to Celebrate Your 2020 Graduation

Que the Pomp & Circumstance! 🎓 Even though the world is going through a pandemic and we’re all staying home, here are 8 ways to celebrate your 2020 graduation! I just wrapped up my graduate program and received my master’s degree in strategic communications for social change and advocacy from American University. 🎉 Whether you […]

May 2, 2020

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Was Getting My Masters Worth It Even Though I Didn’t Need It?

Ladies and gentlemen, as my Insta-fam knows, I just submitted my thesis for my master’s program. I. AM. DONE. Just call me Master of strategic communications for social change and advocacy. 👩🏻‍🎓NBD. (I took these self-portraits to celebrate my last day of class for Instagram lol!) I went to American University in Washington, D.C. and […]

May 2, 2020

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