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Asha Boston

About Asha Boston

Asha Boston is a freelance photojournalist and proud, recent grad of Agnes Scott College. Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, she spends her days writing articles and acting as the director and executive producer of her documentary series, The Dinner Table.

President Obama and Misty Copeland Talk Success, Breaking Barriers, and #BlackGirlMagic with Time + Essence Magazine

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

Jasmine Sanders, known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality, is an award-winning media maven with over 20 years of media experience. Serving as co-host on the nationally syndicated ‘The D.L. Hughley Radio Show,’ Jasmine’s talents stretch far … Read More

As young girls, we may have been taught to “be nice,” “be quiet,” or to take a back seat. Mission Propelle flips this socialization on its head. Imagine the power of a room filled with elementary-age girls chanting, “I am smart, … Read More

It all started with a meal. A little over five years ago, Lauren Wesley Wilson witnessed the lack of diverse media professionals in leadership positions and wanted to do something about it. She began hosting quarterly luncheons with the goal … Read More

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress For Success Worldwide, discovered early in her career the importance of being true to herself. At a fairly young age, Joi decided to leave her job inside the legal profession and pursue a life of passion and purpose … Read More

High school is a weird time for any girl. All women who have been through the experience could easily agree that it is a time of major self-exploration that can be incredibly difficult to navigate on your own. Luckily for … Read More

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Recap: The Miseducation of Black Girls in NYC

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

Jasmine Sanders, known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality, is an award-winning media maven with over 20 years of media experience. Serving as co-host on the nationally syndicated ‘The D.L. Hughley Radio Show,’ Jasmine’s talents stretch far … Read More

As young girls, we may have been taught to “be nice,” “be quiet,” or to take a back seat. Mission Propelle flips this socialization on its head. Imagine the power of a room filled with elementary-age girls chanting, “I am smart, … Read More

It all started with a meal. A little over five years ago, Lauren Wesley Wilson witnessed the lack of diverse media professionals in leadership positions and wanted to do something about it. She began hosting quarterly luncheons with the goal … Read More

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress For Success Worldwide, discovered early in her career the importance of being true to herself. At a fairly young age, Joi decided to leave her job inside the legal profession and pursue a life of passion and purpose … Read More

High school is a weird time for any girl. All women who have been through the experience could easily agree that it is a time of major self-exploration that can be incredibly difficult to navigate on your own. Luckily for … Read More

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‘Pretty’ A Much Needed Conversation on The Media’s Representation of Black Women

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

Jasmine Sanders, known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality, is an award-winning media maven with over 20 years of media experience. Serving as co-host on the nationally syndicated ‘The D.L. Hughley Radio Show,’ Jasmine’s talents stretch far … Read More

As young girls, we may have been taught to “be nice,” “be quiet,” or to take a back seat. Mission Propelle flips this socialization on its head. Imagine the power of a room filled with elementary-age girls chanting, “I am smart, … Read More

It all started with a meal. A little over five years ago, Lauren Wesley Wilson witnessed the lack of diverse media professionals in leadership positions and wanted to do something about it. She began hosting quarterly luncheons with the goal … Read More

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress For Success Worldwide, discovered early in her career the importance of being true to herself. At a fairly young age, Joi decided to leave her job inside the legal profession and pursue a life of passion and purpose … Read More

High school is a weird time for any girl. All women who have been through the experience could easily agree that it is a time of major self-exploration that can be incredibly difficult to navigate on your own. Luckily for … Read More

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Yes, My Work Playlist Is A Little…Ratchet. And? #Werk

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

Jasmine Sanders, known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality, is an award-winning media maven with over 20 years of media experience. Serving as co-host on the nationally syndicated ‘The D.L. Hughley Radio Show,’ Jasmine’s talents stretch far … Read More

As young girls, we may have been taught to “be nice,” “be quiet,” or to take a back seat. Mission Propelle flips this socialization on its head. Imagine the power of a room filled with elementary-age girls chanting, “I am smart, … Read More

It all started with a meal. A little over five years ago, Lauren Wesley Wilson witnessed the lack of diverse media professionals in leadership positions and wanted to do something about it. She began hosting quarterly luncheons with the goal … Read More

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress For Success Worldwide, discovered early in her career the importance of being true to herself. At a fairly young age, Joi decided to leave her job inside the legal profession and pursue a life of passion and purpose … Read More

High school is a weird time for any girl. All women who have been through the experience could easily agree that it is a time of major self-exploration that can be incredibly difficult to navigate on your own. Luckily for … Read More

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Not Only Do Black Girls Rock, Black Girls Lead

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

Jasmine Sanders, known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality, is an award-winning media maven with over 20 years of media experience. Serving as co-host on the nationally syndicated ‘The D.L. Hughley Radio Show,’ Jasmine’s talents stretch far … Read More

As young girls, we may have been taught to “be nice,” “be quiet,” or to take a back seat. Mission Propelle flips this socialization on its head. Imagine the power of a room filled with elementary-age girls chanting, “I am smart, … Read More

It all started with a meal. A little over five years ago, Lauren Wesley Wilson witnessed the lack of diverse media professionals in leadership positions and wanted to do something about it. She began hosting quarterly luncheons with the goal … Read More

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress For Success Worldwide, discovered early in her career the importance of being true to herself. At a fairly young age, Joi decided to leave her job inside the legal profession and pursue a life of passion and purpose … Read More

High school is a weird time for any girl. All women who have been through the experience could easily agree that it is a time of major self-exploration that can be incredibly difficult to navigate on your own. Luckily for … Read More

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Essence Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief Talks Career Leaps & Balance During NYC Luncheon

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

Jasmine Sanders, known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality, is an award-winning media maven with over 20 years of media experience. Serving as co-host on the nationally syndicated ‘The D.L. Hughley Radio Show,’ Jasmine’s talents stretch far … Read More

As young girls, we may have been taught to “be nice,” “be quiet,” or to take a back seat. Mission Propelle flips this socialization on its head. Imagine the power of a room filled with elementary-age girls chanting, “I am smart, … Read More

It all started with a meal. A little over five years ago, Lauren Wesley Wilson witnessed the lack of diverse media professionals in leadership positions and wanted to do something about it. She began hosting quarterly luncheons with the goal … Read More

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress For Success Worldwide, discovered early in her career the importance of being true to herself. At a fairly young age, Joi decided to leave her job inside the legal profession and pursue a life of passion and purpose … Read More

High school is a weird time for any girl. All women who have been through the experience could easily agree that it is a time of major self-exploration that can be incredibly difficult to navigate on your own. Luckily for … Read More

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Just Graduated: How It Really Feels To Walk Across That Stage

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

Jasmine Sanders, known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality, is an award-winning media maven with over 20 years of media experience. Serving as co-host on the nationally syndicated ‘The D.L. Hughley Radio Show,’ Jasmine’s talents stretch far … Read More

As young girls, we may have been taught to “be nice,” “be quiet,” or to take a back seat. Mission Propelle flips this socialization on its head. Imagine the power of a room filled with elementary-age girls chanting, “I am smart, … Read More

It all started with a meal. A little over five years ago, Lauren Wesley Wilson witnessed the lack of diverse media professionals in leadership positions and wanted to do something about it. She began hosting quarterly luncheons with the goal … Read More

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress For Success Worldwide, discovered early in her career the importance of being true to herself. At a fairly young age, Joi decided to leave her job inside the legal profession and pursue a life of passion and purpose … Read More

High school is a weird time for any girl. All women who have been through the experience could easily agree that it is a time of major self-exploration that can be incredibly difficult to navigate on your own. Luckily for … Read More

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WATCH: Misty Copeland in Coversation with Amy Astley

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

Jasmine Sanders, known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality, is an award-winning media maven with over 20 years of media experience. Serving as co-host on the nationally syndicated ‘The D.L. Hughley Radio Show,’ Jasmine’s talents stretch far … Read More

As young girls, we may have been taught to “be nice,” “be quiet,” or to take a back seat. Mission Propelle flips this socialization on its head. Imagine the power of a room filled with elementary-age girls chanting, “I am smart, … Read More

It all started with a meal. A little over five years ago, Lauren Wesley Wilson witnessed the lack of diverse media professionals in leadership positions and wanted to do something about it. She began hosting quarterly luncheons with the goal … Read More

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress For Success Worldwide, discovered early in her career the importance of being true to herself. At a fairly young age, Joi decided to leave her job inside the legal profession and pursue a life of passion and purpose … Read More

High school is a weird time for any girl. All women who have been through the experience could easily agree that it is a time of major self-exploration that can be incredibly difficult to navigate on your own. Luckily for … Read More

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6 Tips for Networking at a Panel Event

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

Jasmine Sanders, known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality, is an award-winning media maven with over 20 years of media experience. Serving as co-host on the nationally syndicated ‘The D.L. Hughley Radio Show,’ Jasmine’s talents stretch far … Read More

As young girls, we may have been taught to “be nice,” “be quiet,” or to take a back seat. Mission Propelle flips this socialization on its head. Imagine the power of a room filled with elementary-age girls chanting, “I am smart, … Read More

It all started with a meal. A little over five years ago, Lauren Wesley Wilson witnessed the lack of diverse media professionals in leadership positions and wanted to do something about it. She began hosting quarterly luncheons with the goal … Read More

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress For Success Worldwide, discovered early in her career the importance of being true to herself. At a fairly young age, Joi decided to leave her job inside the legal profession and pursue a life of passion and purpose … Read More

High school is a weird time for any girl. All women who have been through the experience could easily agree that it is a time of major self-exploration that can be incredibly difficult to navigate on your own. Luckily for … Read More

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The Fourth Annual Intern Queen Party Recap

In 2006 at age 23, Janna Meyrowitz Turner launched Style House Public Relations. It was an entrepreneurial leap of faith that came years before the public relations industry was as prominent as it is today and before social media marketing was … Read More

Figuring out where to college, or if college is the right choice at all, is a weighty decision for any young person in America today. Once the student is enrolled, an even tougher choice is deciding whether or not to stay. … Read More

Things don’t always work out the way we plan, but they always seem to work out. This is true for blogger and influencer Mattie James. What Mattie James lacks in stature (she’s 5’2”) she certainly makes up for with big … Read More

Time Magazine, AOL, Oprah Winfrey Network, and now Yahoo, Kathy Kayse has an impressive resume. Her motto is “take action!” which is exactly what she has done throughout her career and continues to do now as a mom and VP … Read More

Over the past 11 years, 135th Street Agency grew a portfolio of clients that includes brands like Walt Disney Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Sony, and much more. It’s easy to tell from their body of work that this … Read More

Jasmine Sanders, known for her powerful voice, warm spirit and infectious personality, is an award-winning media maven with over 20 years of media experience. Serving as co-host on the nationally syndicated ‘The D.L. Hughley Radio Show,’ Jasmine’s talents stretch far … Read More

As young girls, we may have been taught to “be nice,” “be quiet,” or to take a back seat. Mission Propelle flips this socialization on its head. Imagine the power of a room filled with elementary-age girls chanting, “I am smart, … Read More

It all started with a meal. A little over five years ago, Lauren Wesley Wilson witnessed the lack of diverse media professionals in leadership positions and wanted to do something about it. She began hosting quarterly luncheons with the goal … Read More

Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress For Success Worldwide, discovered early in her career the importance of being true to herself. At a fairly young age, Joi decided to leave her job inside the legal profession and pursue a life of passion and purpose … Read More

High school is a weird time for any girl. All women who have been through the experience could easily agree that it is a time of major self-exploration that can be incredibly difficult to navigate on your own. Luckily for … Read More

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