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Kayla Ortiz

By the time Kayla Ortiz stepped onto the Spelman College campus years ago, she had already launched her efforts to make a global impact for good.  In 2012, she founded Kayla’s […]
Kayla Ortiz

Nikki Webber Allen

One in four people in the world will develop a mental health condition in their lifetime. With such common occurrence, all communities need awareness and honest conversations to make sure people who are grappling with […]
Nikki Webber Allen

Rafranz Davis

“Rafranz Davis is the Executive Director of Professional and Digital Learning for Lufkin ISD.  Her passion for creativity and student centered learning has driven her work in supporting Lufkin’s transition […]
Rafranz Davis

Cleo Wade

“Cleo Wade is a poet, artist, and speaker that creates empowering messages, blending simplicity with positivity, femininity and arresting honesty. With the belief that art is for all people, Cleo creates large-scale public […]
Cleo Wade

Franchesca Ramsey

Franchesca Ramsey, aka Chescaleigh, is one of those “do all the things” people.  And she does them well.  She’s an actress, comedian, blogger, graphic designer consultant, and self-professed natural hair […]
Franchesca Ramsey

Angela Rye

Another Black Girl to watch is Angela Rye.  Angela is the CEO of IMPACT Strategies, a political advocacy firm focused three core areas: economic empowerment, civic engagement, and political involvement. She is also […]
Angela Rye

Luvvie Ajayi

Luvvie Ajayi is a writer, speaker, activist, digital strategist and all-around MVP of lifting your spirits with laughter. She has been blogging for well over a decade, building an audience that turns to […]
Luvvie Ajayi