Black Girls Run Co-Founder Toni Carey is Today’s Honoree for Monday September 28th, 2015

ToniCareyA native of Nashville, Tenn., Toni Carey is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn., with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications with concentrations in Public Relations and Advertising and minors in Marketing and Spanish. She also received a Master of Arts and Science degree from Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. She has previously worked with Dye, VanMol & Lawrence Public Relations (Nashville, Tenn.), Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Parsippany, NJ) and PadillaCRT (formerly CRT/tanaka) (Norfolk, Va.).

Her passion for health and fitness led to the co-creation of Black Girls RUN!, a grassroots organization that encourages and inspires African-American women to live a healthy lifestyle. While currently serving at the helm of Black Girls RUN! and she is also a freelance writer for Zelle (a Runner’s World publication) .

She has been named one of the “30 Black Bloggers You Should Know” by The Root, Essence Magazine’s “35 Under 35: Young Black and Amazing Women,” and recently received Toyota’s Standing O-Vation Award presented at Oprah’s 2014 “The Life You Want” Weekend in Atlanta.

She currently calls Atlanta home pursuing her mantra of, “Do What You Love. Love What You Do.”

Visit Toni Carey for more information.

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