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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

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

Inspired by mavericks, renegades, rogues, and dreamers, Molly Hayward likes to take the road less traveled. With the goal of creating better lifestyle experiences for women, she uses her entrepreneurial skills to make womanhood an enjoyable experience. Since periods are a natural … Read More

When Tia Williams began blogging in April of 2005, she had no idea that her fashionable musings would catapult her into beauty blogging superstardom. The blog entitled, “Shake Your Beauty” not only helped revolutionize her career but went on to become listed … Read More

Mentorship, hard work, and self-confidence helped East New York-native Ericka Pittman build a powerful career in marketing and advertising. Each step in her professional journey molded her for her current position as the Vice President of Combs Enterprises Chairman’s Office. The company spearheads … Read More

A’Lelia Bundles was born into a powerful legacy of trailblazers and history makers including Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America, and A’Lelia Walker, her namesake, and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Instead of living in their shadows, … Read More

A report titled, The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders revealed that only 24 startups out of the 10,238 companies that raised venture capital funding from 2012 through 2014 were founded by Black women. This means only .2 percent of … Read More

“Vigilance is key,” says Emma Gray, Executive Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. At The Huffington Post, Emma oversees content covering topics from career advice, social justice, feminism, wellness, and beyond. However, she doesn’t stop there – Emma has appeared as … Read More

Too often, people don’t learn financial literacy and they live paycheck to paycheck, and depend on their 9-5 to bring them financial freedom and wealth. It isn’t until we learn how to invest and grow our money that we truly … Read More

In the tech industry Black men and women barely make up 3 percent of the workforce, and the specific number of Black women is so low that it’s essentially less than one percent. However, there are some women boldly creating their own … Read More

In 2008, Ashley Ocampo started a blog while living in Miami, Florida. Today, the pint-sized powerhouse is better known by her brand name Ashley Outrageous, and since then she’s evolved from blogger to CEO of her own brand. As the founder of AshleyOutrageous.com her … Read More

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Recap: The Miseducation of Black Girls in NYC

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

Inspired by mavericks, renegades, rogues, and dreamers, Molly Hayward likes to take the road less traveled. With the goal of creating better lifestyle experiences for women, she uses her entrepreneurial skills to make womanhood an enjoyable experience. Since periods are a natural … Read More

When Tia Williams began blogging in April of 2005, she had no idea that her fashionable musings would catapult her into beauty blogging superstardom. The blog entitled, “Shake Your Beauty” not only helped revolutionize her career but went on to become listed … Read More

Mentorship, hard work, and self-confidence helped East New York-native Ericka Pittman build a powerful career in marketing and advertising. Each step in her professional journey molded her for her current position as the Vice President of Combs Enterprises Chairman’s Office. The company spearheads … Read More

A’Lelia Bundles was born into a powerful legacy of trailblazers and history makers including Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America, and A’Lelia Walker, her namesake, and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Instead of living in their shadows, … Read More

A report titled, The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders revealed that only 24 startups out of the 10,238 companies that raised venture capital funding from 2012 through 2014 were founded by Black women. This means only .2 percent of … Read More

“Vigilance is key,” says Emma Gray, Executive Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. At The Huffington Post, Emma oversees content covering topics from career advice, social justice, feminism, wellness, and beyond. However, she doesn’t stop there – Emma has appeared as … Read More

Too often, people don’t learn financial literacy and they live paycheck to paycheck, and depend on their 9-5 to bring them financial freedom and wealth. It isn’t until we learn how to invest and grow our money that we truly … Read More

In the tech industry Black men and women barely make up 3 percent of the workforce, and the specific number of Black women is so low that it’s essentially less than one percent. However, there are some women boldly creating their own … Read More

In 2008, Ashley Ocampo started a blog while living in Miami, Florida. Today, the pint-sized powerhouse is better known by her brand name Ashley Outrageous, and since then she’s evolved from blogger to CEO of her own brand. As the founder of AshleyOutrageous.com her … Read More

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

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

Inspired by mavericks, renegades, rogues, and dreamers, Molly Hayward likes to take the road less traveled. With the goal of creating better lifestyle experiences for women, she uses her entrepreneurial skills to make womanhood an enjoyable experience. Since periods are a natural … Read More

When Tia Williams began blogging in April of 2005, she had no idea that her fashionable musings would catapult her into beauty blogging superstardom. The blog entitled, “Shake Your Beauty” not only helped revolutionize her career but went on to become listed … Read More

Mentorship, hard work, and self-confidence helped East New York-native Ericka Pittman build a powerful career in marketing and advertising. Each step in her professional journey molded her for her current position as the Vice President of Combs Enterprises Chairman’s Office. The company spearheads … Read More

A’Lelia Bundles was born into a powerful legacy of trailblazers and history makers including Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America, and A’Lelia Walker, her namesake, and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Instead of living in their shadows, … Read More

A report titled, The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders revealed that only 24 startups out of the 10,238 companies that raised venture capital funding from 2012 through 2014 were founded by Black women. This means only .2 percent of … Read More

“Vigilance is key,” says Emma Gray, Executive Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. At The Huffington Post, Emma oversees content covering topics from career advice, social justice, feminism, wellness, and beyond. However, she doesn’t stop there – Emma has appeared as … Read More

Too often, people don’t learn financial literacy and they live paycheck to paycheck, and depend on their 9-5 to bring them financial freedom and wealth. It isn’t until we learn how to invest and grow our money that we truly … Read More

In the tech industry Black men and women barely make up 3 percent of the workforce, and the specific number of Black women is so low that it’s essentially less than one percent. However, there are some women boldly creating their own … Read More

In 2008, Ashley Ocampo started a blog while living in Miami, Florida. Today, the pint-sized powerhouse is better known by her brand name Ashley Outrageous, and since then she’s evolved from blogger to CEO of her own brand. As the founder of AshleyOutrageous.com her … Read More

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

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

Inspired by mavericks, renegades, rogues, and dreamers, Molly Hayward likes to take the road less traveled. With the goal of creating better lifestyle experiences for women, she uses her entrepreneurial skills to make womanhood an enjoyable experience. Since periods are a natural … Read More

When Tia Williams began blogging in April of 2005, she had no idea that her fashionable musings would catapult her into beauty blogging superstardom. The blog entitled, “Shake Your Beauty” not only helped revolutionize her career but went on to become listed … Read More

Mentorship, hard work, and self-confidence helped East New York-native Ericka Pittman build a powerful career in marketing and advertising. Each step in her professional journey molded her for her current position as the Vice President of Combs Enterprises Chairman’s Office. The company spearheads … Read More

A’Lelia Bundles was born into a powerful legacy of trailblazers and history makers including Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America, and A’Lelia Walker, her namesake, and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Instead of living in their shadows, … Read More

A report titled, The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders revealed that only 24 startups out of the 10,238 companies that raised venture capital funding from 2012 through 2014 were founded by Black women. This means only .2 percent of … Read More

“Vigilance is key,” says Emma Gray, Executive Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. At The Huffington Post, Emma oversees content covering topics from career advice, social justice, feminism, wellness, and beyond. However, she doesn’t stop there – Emma has appeared as … Read More

Too often, people don’t learn financial literacy and they live paycheck to paycheck, and depend on their 9-5 to bring them financial freedom and wealth. It isn’t until we learn how to invest and grow our money that we truly … Read More

In the tech industry Black men and women barely make up 3 percent of the workforce, and the specific number of Black women is so low that it’s essentially less than one percent. However, there are some women boldly creating their own … Read More

In 2008, Ashley Ocampo started a blog while living in Miami, Florida. Today, the pint-sized powerhouse is better known by her brand name Ashley Outrageous, and since then she’s evolved from blogger to CEO of her own brand. As the founder of AshleyOutrageous.com her … Read More

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Not Only Do Black Girls Rock, Black Girls Lead

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

Inspired by mavericks, renegades, rogues, and dreamers, Molly Hayward likes to take the road less traveled. With the goal of creating better lifestyle experiences for women, she uses her entrepreneurial skills to make womanhood an enjoyable experience. Since periods are a natural … Read More

When Tia Williams began blogging in April of 2005, she had no idea that her fashionable musings would catapult her into beauty blogging superstardom. The blog entitled, “Shake Your Beauty” not only helped revolutionize her career but went on to become listed … Read More

Mentorship, hard work, and self-confidence helped East New York-native Ericka Pittman build a powerful career in marketing and advertising. Each step in her professional journey molded her for her current position as the Vice President of Combs Enterprises Chairman’s Office. The company spearheads … Read More

A’Lelia Bundles was born into a powerful legacy of trailblazers and history makers including Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America, and A’Lelia Walker, her namesake, and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Instead of living in their shadows, … Read More

A report titled, The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders revealed that only 24 startups out of the 10,238 companies that raised venture capital funding from 2012 through 2014 were founded by Black women. This means only .2 percent of … Read More

“Vigilance is key,” says Emma Gray, Executive Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. At The Huffington Post, Emma oversees content covering topics from career advice, social justice, feminism, wellness, and beyond. However, she doesn’t stop there – Emma has appeared as … Read More

Too often, people don’t learn financial literacy and they live paycheck to paycheck, and depend on their 9-5 to bring them financial freedom and wealth. It isn’t until we learn how to invest and grow our money that we truly … Read More

In the tech industry Black men and women barely make up 3 percent of the workforce, and the specific number of Black women is so low that it’s essentially less than one percent. However, there are some women boldly creating their own … Read More

In 2008, Ashley Ocampo started a blog while living in Miami, Florida. Today, the pint-sized powerhouse is better known by her brand name Ashley Outrageous, and since then she’s evolved from blogger to CEO of her own brand. As the founder of AshleyOutrageous.com her … Read More

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

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

Inspired by mavericks, renegades, rogues, and dreamers, Molly Hayward likes to take the road less traveled. With the goal of creating better lifestyle experiences for women, she uses her entrepreneurial skills to make womanhood an enjoyable experience. Since periods are a natural … Read More

When Tia Williams began blogging in April of 2005, she had no idea that her fashionable musings would catapult her into beauty blogging superstardom. The blog entitled, “Shake Your Beauty” not only helped revolutionize her career but went on to become listed … Read More

Mentorship, hard work, and self-confidence helped East New York-native Ericka Pittman build a powerful career in marketing and advertising. Each step in her professional journey molded her for her current position as the Vice President of Combs Enterprises Chairman’s Office. The company spearheads … Read More

A’Lelia Bundles was born into a powerful legacy of trailblazers and history makers including Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America, and A’Lelia Walker, her namesake, and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Instead of living in their shadows, … Read More

A report titled, The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders revealed that only 24 startups out of the 10,238 companies that raised venture capital funding from 2012 through 2014 were founded by Black women. This means only .2 percent of … Read More

“Vigilance is key,” says Emma Gray, Executive Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. At The Huffington Post, Emma oversees content covering topics from career advice, social justice, feminism, wellness, and beyond. However, she doesn’t stop there – Emma has appeared as … Read More

Too often, people don’t learn financial literacy and they live paycheck to paycheck, and depend on their 9-5 to bring them financial freedom and wealth. It isn’t until we learn how to invest and grow our money that we truly … Read More

In the tech industry Black men and women barely make up 3 percent of the workforce, and the specific number of Black women is so low that it’s essentially less than one percent. However, there are some women boldly creating their own … Read More

In 2008, Ashley Ocampo started a blog while living in Miami, Florida. Today, the pint-sized powerhouse is better known by her brand name Ashley Outrageous, and since then she’s evolved from blogger to CEO of her own brand. As the founder of AshleyOutrageous.com her … Read More

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

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

Inspired by mavericks, renegades, rogues, and dreamers, Molly Hayward likes to take the road less traveled. With the goal of creating better lifestyle experiences for women, she uses her entrepreneurial skills to make womanhood an enjoyable experience. Since periods are a natural … Read More

When Tia Williams began blogging in April of 2005, she had no idea that her fashionable musings would catapult her into beauty blogging superstardom. The blog entitled, “Shake Your Beauty” not only helped revolutionize her career but went on to become listed … Read More

Mentorship, hard work, and self-confidence helped East New York-native Ericka Pittman build a powerful career in marketing and advertising. Each step in her professional journey molded her for her current position as the Vice President of Combs Enterprises Chairman’s Office. The company spearheads … Read More

A’Lelia Bundles was born into a powerful legacy of trailblazers and history makers including Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America, and A’Lelia Walker, her namesake, and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Instead of living in their shadows, … Read More

A report titled, The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders revealed that only 24 startups out of the 10,238 companies that raised venture capital funding from 2012 through 2014 were founded by Black women. This means only .2 percent of … Read More

“Vigilance is key,” says Emma Gray, Executive Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. At The Huffington Post, Emma oversees content covering topics from career advice, social justice, feminism, wellness, and beyond. However, she doesn’t stop there – Emma has appeared as … Read More

Too often, people don’t learn financial literacy and they live paycheck to paycheck, and depend on their 9-5 to bring them financial freedom and wealth. It isn’t until we learn how to invest and grow our money that we truly … Read More

In the tech industry Black men and women barely make up 3 percent of the workforce, and the specific number of Black women is so low that it’s essentially less than one percent. However, there are some women boldly creating their own … Read More

In 2008, Ashley Ocampo started a blog while living in Miami, Florida. Today, the pint-sized powerhouse is better known by her brand name Ashley Outrageous, and since then she’s evolved from blogger to CEO of her own brand. As the founder of AshleyOutrageous.com her … Read More

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WATCH: Misty Copeland in Coversation with Amy Astley

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

Inspired by mavericks, renegades, rogues, and dreamers, Molly Hayward likes to take the road less traveled. With the goal of creating better lifestyle experiences for women, she uses her entrepreneurial skills to make womanhood an enjoyable experience. Since periods are a natural … Read More

When Tia Williams began blogging in April of 2005, she had no idea that her fashionable musings would catapult her into beauty blogging superstardom. The blog entitled, “Shake Your Beauty” not only helped revolutionize her career but went on to become listed … Read More

Mentorship, hard work, and self-confidence helped East New York-native Ericka Pittman build a powerful career in marketing and advertising. Each step in her professional journey molded her for her current position as the Vice President of Combs Enterprises Chairman’s Office. The company spearheads … Read More

A’Lelia Bundles was born into a powerful legacy of trailblazers and history makers including Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America, and A’Lelia Walker, her namesake, and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Instead of living in their shadows, … Read More

A report titled, The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders revealed that only 24 startups out of the 10,238 companies that raised venture capital funding from 2012 through 2014 were founded by Black women. This means only .2 percent of … Read More

“Vigilance is key,” says Emma Gray, Executive Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. At The Huffington Post, Emma oversees content covering topics from career advice, social justice, feminism, wellness, and beyond. However, she doesn’t stop there – Emma has appeared as … Read More

Too often, people don’t learn financial literacy and they live paycheck to paycheck, and depend on their 9-5 to bring them financial freedom and wealth. It isn’t until we learn how to invest and grow our money that we truly … Read More

In the tech industry Black men and women barely make up 3 percent of the workforce, and the specific number of Black women is so low that it’s essentially less than one percent. However, there are some women boldly creating their own … Read More

In 2008, Ashley Ocampo started a blog while living in Miami, Florida. Today, the pint-sized powerhouse is better known by her brand name Ashley Outrageous, and since then she’s evolved from blogger to CEO of her own brand. As the founder of AshleyOutrageous.com her … Read More

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6 Tips for Networking at a Panel Event

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

Inspired by mavericks, renegades, rogues, and dreamers, Molly Hayward likes to take the road less traveled. With the goal of creating better lifestyle experiences for women, she uses her entrepreneurial skills to make womanhood an enjoyable experience. Since periods are a natural … Read More

When Tia Williams began blogging in April of 2005, she had no idea that her fashionable musings would catapult her into beauty blogging superstardom. The blog entitled, “Shake Your Beauty” not only helped revolutionize her career but went on to become listed … Read More

Mentorship, hard work, and self-confidence helped East New York-native Ericka Pittman build a powerful career in marketing and advertising. Each step in her professional journey molded her for her current position as the Vice President of Combs Enterprises Chairman’s Office. The company spearheads … Read More

A’Lelia Bundles was born into a powerful legacy of trailblazers and history makers including Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America, and A’Lelia Walker, her namesake, and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Instead of living in their shadows, … Read More

A report titled, The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders revealed that only 24 startups out of the 10,238 companies that raised venture capital funding from 2012 through 2014 were founded by Black women. This means only .2 percent of … Read More

“Vigilance is key,” says Emma Gray, Executive Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. At The Huffington Post, Emma oversees content covering topics from career advice, social justice, feminism, wellness, and beyond. However, she doesn’t stop there – Emma has appeared as … Read More

Too often, people don’t learn financial literacy and they live paycheck to paycheck, and depend on their 9-5 to bring them financial freedom and wealth. It isn’t until we learn how to invest and grow our money that we truly … Read More

In the tech industry Black men and women barely make up 3 percent of the workforce, and the specific number of Black women is so low that it’s essentially less than one percent. However, there are some women boldly creating their own … Read More

In 2008, Ashley Ocampo started a blog while living in Miami, Florida. Today, the pint-sized powerhouse is better known by her brand name Ashley Outrageous, and since then she’s evolved from blogger to CEO of her own brand. As the founder of AshleyOutrageous.com her … Read More

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The Fourth Annual Intern Queen Party Recap

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

Inspired by mavericks, renegades, rogues, and dreamers, Molly Hayward likes to take the road less traveled. With the goal of creating better lifestyle experiences for women, she uses her entrepreneurial skills to make womanhood an enjoyable experience. Since periods are a natural … Read More

When Tia Williams began blogging in April of 2005, she had no idea that her fashionable musings would catapult her into beauty blogging superstardom. The blog entitled, “Shake Your Beauty” not only helped revolutionize her career but went on to become listed … Read More

Mentorship, hard work, and self-confidence helped East New York-native Ericka Pittman build a powerful career in marketing and advertising. Each step in her professional journey molded her for her current position as the Vice President of Combs Enterprises Chairman’s Office. The company spearheads … Read More

A’Lelia Bundles was born into a powerful legacy of trailblazers and history makers including Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America, and A’Lelia Walker, her namesake, and a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Instead of living in their shadows, … Read More

A report titled, The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders revealed that only 24 startups out of the 10,238 companies that raised venture capital funding from 2012 through 2014 were founded by Black women. This means only .2 percent of … Read More

“Vigilance is key,” says Emma Gray, Executive Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. At The Huffington Post, Emma oversees content covering topics from career advice, social justice, feminism, wellness, and beyond. However, she doesn’t stop there – Emma has appeared as … Read More

Too often, people don’t learn financial literacy and they live paycheck to paycheck, and depend on their 9-5 to bring them financial freedom and wealth. It isn’t until we learn how to invest and grow our money that we truly … Read More

In the tech industry Black men and women barely make up 3 percent of the workforce, and the specific number of Black women is so low that it’s essentially less than one percent. However, there are some women boldly creating their own … Read More

In 2008, Ashley Ocampo started a blog while living in Miami, Florida. Today, the pint-sized powerhouse is better known by her brand name Ashley Outrageous, and since then she’s evolved from blogger to CEO of her own brand. As the founder of AshleyOutrageous.com her … Read More

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