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hipS-sister Founder Sonia Kanner is Today’s Honoree

Sonia Kanner created the company hipS-sister based upon the concept of the dreaded fanny pack. Sonia strived to create an alternative option that is fashionable, functional, and flattering. “While on a hike with my friends, frustrated because we were all … Continue reading

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Music Artist Sellah is Today’s Honoree

Born in San Bernadino, California, Sellah’s early life was spent traveling the world with his high profile government family. After one year of university in Illinois, he transferred to Hawaii to play NCAA basketball. For the past nine years, Sellah … Continue reading

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Journey Founder Amy Merrill is Today’s Honoree

I’m cofounder and Chief Everything Officer of Journey: creating travel experiences that combine purpose, adventure, and community. Think: experiencing real impact + summer camp with new best friends. We’re leading groups to Latin America through 2016 and beyond, to build … Continue reading

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Afro-Deeziak TV Co-Host Gracie L. Phoenix is Today’s Honoree for Monday May 2nd, 2016

Grace L. Phoenix is a US native, born in Detroit, Michigan – home of the Motown Era. She is widely known as “Gracie Phoenix” or “The Lady Gracie”. Gracie grew up with a natural love for all types of musical … Continue reading

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Will Davis of Doing Thangs Productions is Today’s Honoree

Will Davis is a native of Gary, Indiana and a proud father of 5.  In 1995, Davis, known to many as “Will D”, made Phoenix, Arizona his home after being stationed at Ft. Huachuca while serving in the United States … Continue reading

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Life Paradigms, Inc. Founder Fatimah Halim is Today’s Honoree

Fatimah Halim is an artist born into a family of writers, storytellers and musicians. She has garnered success as a Special Events Coordinator, professional performance artist, pop vocalist, ethnic dancer, and inspirational author and speaker.  Just as the boundaries between … Continue reading

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Life Coach Francesca Escoto-Zavala is Today’s Honoree

Francesca Escoto-Zavala likes to describe her life in bullet points: Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, shaped and molded in the outskirts of Boston Educated in between cultures and countries by mothers, fathers, aunts, grandparents, Worcester Polytechnic Insitute’s engineering … Continue reading

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