"Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.” 
Sue Monk Kidd

Stories that matter

Dr. Tammira Lucas is a vibrant leader that values hard work and notices the gifts of others around her. She also has a confidence that is clearly hard fought through learning and personal and business growth. Her presence and leadership inspires people. She is one of the The Witness Fellows this year and in addition […]

“Moving past a scarcity mentality”

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This Saturday was the MOST fun event!! Your Entrepreneur Hype Squad had a Blow Outs & Headshots event to benefit the MS Society and we had such a blast. It was about WAY more than creative portraits and headshots. It was a hype session of encouragement and celebrating everyone. We get our hair styled perfectly […]

Styled Headshot Hype Sessions

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”Now I’m confident I have rights and appreciate the opportunity to be a part of the Collective.” It is powerful to be in the presence of a woman who knows her value and worth. Vivian Cecilia Quisquina Coj greets us with a warm smile and an open door to her home. I was able to interview […]

”all women are able and given space to share equally”

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Portrait practice today with my daughter and she was willing to be behind the camera and photograph me! Want an updated portrait? Join our event next weekend! January 14th – limited slots available here. Blow out & head shot slots still open and 1/2 the cost supports the MS society.

Blow Out & Head Shot Event Jan 14th

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Stanley Frankart immediately commands attention in a room but in a humble and inviting way with a laugh that is contagious. Once you hear more of Stanley’s story it is clear his joy is deep, genuine, and hard fought through trials and seeing the beauty of God’s redemption plan for his life. He now pours […]

“be all in for me like you were all in for the streets”

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From the first day with the women of the Collective Mujeres con Capacidad de Soñar a Colores (Women with the capacity to dream in color) in Sololá, Guatemala, it is clear this group invites community, vulnerability, authenticity, inclusivity, and healing. Every activity; even a sunset boat ride, mythical forest theater activity, and a dance party […]

“even dancing is a political act itself” Guatemala Assignment

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Joi McGowan is a force of tenderness, joy, deep emotions, and she gently but powerfully invites others to feel, show empathy, compassion, and heal. She is the cofounder of Resilient Black Women, a podcast host that works to demystify mental health for Black women, and a mental health professional. She has a passion for advocating […]

“I have to cry because she was not able to”

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I have absolutely been loving partnering with other women building a photography or storytelling brand and business. I offer mentorship sessions in person or online (or a combination of both!). This was a natural extension for me because a core value of mine in life and business is being FOR others. I love offering and […]

Ekemini in Chicago & Mentorship

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Ally Henny writes and speaks about race, culture, and faith and as she puts it perfectly, “has interesting and important things to say.” . She is a leader, podcaster of Combing the Roots, and her first book launches soon so she reached out to create some branding and author imagery. She lives with her family […]

Ally Henny has “interesting & important things to say”

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