Wonder Women Wednesday’s

Jasmine Lee

Need an experienced Make Up Artist-She is IT! This beauty is a Brooklyn Native with over 10 years experience in the entertainment and beauty industry as a certified Esthetician, she has worked on various fashion shows, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Music Videos, Black Mens Magazine, Hype Hair and a host of charitable events. She is also a trainer for Ester Lauder and works on weddings and US and International Events. Her website motto is “Stop Existing, Start Living” this is how she lives her life and has Embraced Her Difference!! You are multi talented Eloria, its a WONDER how you do it!!! Check out her site on www.eloriamichelle.com

Nakisha Harris

She is a native of Chicago, Illinois. Currently residing in Texas, she has natural, raw talent and the ability to capture her audience. Nakisha is a member of the Illustrious Sorority, Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority Inc., an organization that prides itself of Service, Leadership, Empowerment and Sisterhood. Nakisha works full-time job as an administrator and has been an educator for the last 12 years. She has a Masters of Education in Education Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. Nakisha is also an amazing makeup artist, graphic designer, even planner, consultant and has her own company called Embracing Me Naturally™ The “lifestyle” of a DIVA who loves makeup and technology while helping to empower other women. Her hobbies and interest include spending time with family, friends, volunteering in different community projects and horseback riding. Nakisha is known to be a dedicated educator while working hard volunteering and building her brand/business, it’s a Wonder how you do it!!

This beauty taught Kindergarten for ten years prior to becoming a Professional School Counselor for the Elizabeth Board of Ed in New Jersey. As a Professional School Counselor, Ms. Lee has found facilitating rather than dictating a highly effective style of counseling. She supports her students in ways outside of counseling to engage them through being the Chairperson of the Pride & Culture Committee and founder of the middle school all female mentoring program “The First Lady.” Her dedication to her work and students even earned her last school year the Educator of the Year Award!! Outside of being a School Counselor, Jasmine found the love of exercising and fitness a few years ago as a result of her mother’s sudden death due to heart failure in 2011. Jasmine continues to educate, inspire, and uplift African American Women people about the importance of exercising, fitness and heart disease through her page @Jazzyfitness24. This Lincoln University Alum has participated in 5Ks and recently the Brooklyn Half Marathon. Its a WONDER how you do it!! Keep Embracing Your Difference Jasmine, your motivation has helped so many young people and adults reach their full potential!!

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Dreena Whitfield

Dreena is the Founder & CEO of WhitPR, a boutique strategic communications firm that provides insider access to global media for local and national brands. With clients like Tiffany “The Budgetnista,” Calvin Quallis of Scotch Porter, Mayor Cory Booker and more, this beauty goes above and beyond for her clients to receive outstanding media and press. Dreena earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications from Lincoln University and Master’s in Strategic Communications from Seton Hall University. She is beyond dedicated to her work, and has Embraced her difference to make WhitPR a brand that as well known rising company! Dreena works tirelessly at this while being a devoted wife, mom, sister, daughter and friend! Thanks for Supporting Embrace Your Difference Dreena! Its a WONDER how you do it!!

Tanya Barnett

This beauty is one of the most courageous, real, and selfless people I’ve recently met. Founder of The Real Wife Movement, Tanya is a Wife Coach and Empowerment Speaker. She is the author of Being A Wife Just Got Real:Things I Wish Knew, Before I said I Do. Tanya coaches women as they prepare for marriage as well as provides wives with tools to use to become a better version of themselves in order to create stronger marriages and families. Tanya is also an US Air Force Veteran and Founder of Forever Free Books, a mobile literary nonprofit, and a graduate of University of Maryland University College. Tanya thank you for Embracing Your Difference and helping women realize their purpose as wives. Tanya is a dedicated wife to her husband and a mom of their 3 children, doing all this its a WONDER how you do it!!

Tashesha Ricketts

Tashesha Ricketts. She is a CT Licensed Realtor with HOC Realty, Inc., Co-Founder & CEO of Divine Real Estate Investments, Member of the Greater New Haven, State & National Board of Realtors, and CEO and Founder of Daughters of Divine Destiny (D3) Academy, Inc. Tashesha is a University of Connecticut Graduate with a Bachelors of Arts (BA) Degree and also a University of Connecticut Graduate with a Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree. She’s also a empowering, inspiring, and educational coach! The name “missdivinelady” speaks for itself. She does all this and is Mom and soon to be wife. Its a WONDER how you do it!!

 Diamond Shammgod

Mrs. Diamond Shammgod, founder of Shades of a Cure! Diamond founded Shades of a Cure in 2010, a non profit organization dedicated to bringing cancer awareness, spreading information on prevention methods and early detection. They also raise funds for research dedicated to finding a cure for all types of cancer. Its mission is to unify the urban community, share resources, and support those who have been directly or indirectly affected by cancer. In addition to leading Shades of A Cure, Diamond is also a Finance manager for a huge company, a Wife, and Mom, its a WONDER how you do it!! If you know me personally you know that donating to Cancer Research is bear and dear to my heart. Diamond, thanks for Embracing Your Difference and not ignoring your calling!! EYD will be there on June 24th for the next walk!! Visit www.shade
sofacure.org for more info.

Lakia “LB” Brandenburg

Lakia “LB” Brandenburg! This amazing beauty is the known as the WifeStyleCoach, LB and all around well…Just Dope. She is committed to guiding women who are married or planning to be to know the difference between being a married woman and being a dynamic wife so they can create happy marriage and sustain a loving relationship with her husband’s. This God Fearing woman is the owner of her own brand, author the of three books (Picture Perfect, The Tiara and His&Hers E Book). She owns her business, builds her empire, speaks all over, and and does all this while being a wife and mom…its a WONDER how you do it!!! She also holds an annual conference ‘Week Pray Slay’ each year to motivate winning women to keep winning. Lakia, you are the epitome of Embracing Your Difference. Thank you SO much for being a contributor to my book!!

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