What Uber is doing to foster an inclusive workplace (As told by an Uber employee)

I recently headed down to Chicago to visit the Uber headquarters to meet with one of the UberHue team members, which aims to promote black diversity, culture, and inclusion. I talked a little bit about their employee resource groups (ERGs) in a previous post (read that post here), specifically Women of Uber. Their goal is to create a workplace that…
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What My Hair Needs This Winter

I feel like every winter it’s cold (like duh right?!) but for some reason each year we scream, “This is going to be the worst winter ever!” But 2018 promises to really be a doozy for us East Coasters. Even the Almanac says so. Since I am a proactive kind of girl, when I wanna be, I’m already on the hunt…
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Find Out Your Breast Cancer Risk With This 5 Minute Quiz

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, I’ve partnered with Bright Pink, a national non-profit organization uniquely focused on prevention and early detection to help women learn their risk for breast and ovarian cancer. I’ve shared how I’ve been personally affected by cancer a few times. My mother went to Heaven in 2013 just 8 months after her diagnosis. I cannot…
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Tips for Dealing with Tired Eyes

This post is sponsored by Alcon and SheKnows Media. I’ve been wearing glasses and/or contact lenses since high school. And before I became an entrepreneur, I was a slave to the world of cubicles so my eyes have been in struggle mode for what feels like most of my life. After writing all day and having to attend swanky events…
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Your New Winter Skincare Routine (with 3 easy products)

You guys know that I have been partnering with Dove since before my wedding. Dove was the only product I saw in our house growing up. It was all I knew. Now I am wildly obsessed with their spray deodorant. And their dry shampoo gets me through most of my busy traveling weeks. So it’s no surprise that I have also fallen…
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4 ways to use Nyakio Beauty Maracuja & Yangu Oil

You ever find a product that you know you’re going to need to buy at least 4 more of just in case they discontinue it? That’s how I feel about Nyakio Beauty’s Maracuja & Yangu oil. I’m convinced that it’s magic in a bottle. If Heaven had it’s own scented candle it would smell like this oil. It’s also 100%…
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How one Amtrak ride lit the fire under my creativity!

You beauties know that self-care is not just a trendy moment for me, it’s essential for my mental wellness. I’ve been to therapy, especially during traumatic emergencies, but I firmly believe that you should be able to practice (in real life) what you’ve learned in your counseling sessions (#SelfCareIRL). And even more importantly, I like to keep that therapy bill…
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How My Womanhood Has Become Less Traumatic

My relationship with my womanhood has been a little strained. Stressful you could say. Somewhere around year 3 of therapy, I realized that there is a lot of trauma lingering over my womanhood. I had become bitter towards the very thing that made me who I was. I was thrust into this thing called being a woman at the age of…
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Support Breast Cancer & Get The Glow Up You Deserve

I have been on a semi-health kick for the past 5 years (Shh, I’m human!). When my mother died of cancer in 2013 it prompted me to take a long hard look at how I was taking care of my own body. But the truth is I still fail sometimes. I still OD on Swedish fish, Captain Crunch french toast, Hot Cheetos, and greasy…
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How I’m using my platform to help empower women

At the top of the year, I promised myself I would do more than just talk about what shade of red lipstick works for you or how to draw a straight line across your eyeballs. I needed a passion project. So I created a social wellness community called Destination Heal. Originally it was a place for me to constantly plug my…
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