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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.

6th Annual WEEN Awards Affirms The Worth Of Women, The Importance Of Using Our Voices

Think about the last time you made a meaningful work-related connection. The type of connection that lasted beyond the exchange of business cards. Chances are it’s been a while. And to make things worse, you’re probably missing out on opportunities … Read More

“I’ve done some pretty big pivots in my life. I went from engineer to the business side of venture capital to entrepreneurship, and I feel like everything that I’ve done has prepared me for this — [Landit],” Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO … Read More

Headline after headline seems to convey that magazines are dying and the media landscape is in disarray. Layoffs are in abundance. Jobs are scarce. Yet, if you speak to digital media expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich you’ll likely shift your mindset … Read More

With a tell it like it is, bold, and bright spirit author Jessica Bennett is tackling patriarchy one project at a time. As an award-winning journalist and critic, Jessica writes on gender issues and culture as a contributing writer and columnist … Read More

One doesn’t simply become an internationally recognized style influencer, public speaker, media personality, and entrepreneur by playing it safe. Tai Beauchamp not only faces fear head on, over the course of her career, she’s become friends with it. She credits … Read More

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention and CRWN Magazine is no different. After noticing the lack of Black women with natural hair in mainstream media, Lindsey Day, a digital marketing strategist by trade, decided to do something … Read More

Devi Brown’s signature voice has captivated the radio and television airwaves from Los Angeles to New York for more than a decade. However, over the years while audiences were consuming her insightful interviews with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Quincy Jones, … Read More

Native New Yorker and graduate of Pace University, Tola Lawal has the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience to rival professionals twice her age. Tola has worked for luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, media giants MTV and BET, and hip-hop mogul Sean … Read More

Everyday society works to fit us in a box – one type of category, role, race, or expertise. Raquel Cepeda, however, is not willing to choose and refuses to fit in Raquel is an award-winning author, podcaster, and documentary filmmaker. … Read More

On any given game day, while most journalists are still at the office, LaChina Robinson is already at the arena. Often she’s there before the players even arrive. Dressed down in jeans and comfy sneakers, she uses this quiet time … Read More

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A Documentary About Black Women In Medicine? The Time is Now.

Think about the last time you made a meaningful work-related connection. The type of connection that lasted beyond the exchange of business cards. Chances are it’s been a while. And to make things worse, you’re probably missing out on opportunities … Read More

“I’ve done some pretty big pivots in my life. I went from engineer to the business side of venture capital to entrepreneurship, and I feel like everything that I’ve done has prepared me for this — [Landit],” Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO … Read More

Headline after headline seems to convey that magazines are dying and the media landscape is in disarray. Layoffs are in abundance. Jobs are scarce. Yet, if you speak to digital media expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich you’ll likely shift your mindset … Read More

With a tell it like it is, bold, and bright spirit author Jessica Bennett is tackling patriarchy one project at a time. As an award-winning journalist and critic, Jessica writes on gender issues and culture as a contributing writer and columnist … Read More

One doesn’t simply become an internationally recognized style influencer, public speaker, media personality, and entrepreneur by playing it safe. Tai Beauchamp not only faces fear head on, over the course of her career, she’s become friends with it. She credits … Read More

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention and CRWN Magazine is no different. After noticing the lack of Black women with natural hair in mainstream media, Lindsey Day, a digital marketing strategist by trade, decided to do something … Read More

Devi Brown’s signature voice has captivated the radio and television airwaves from Los Angeles to New York for more than a decade. However, over the years while audiences were consuming her insightful interviews with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Quincy Jones, … Read More

Native New Yorker and graduate of Pace University, Tola Lawal has the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience to rival professionals twice her age. Tola has worked for luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, media giants MTV and BET, and hip-hop mogul Sean … Read More

Everyday society works to fit us in a box – one type of category, role, race, or expertise. Raquel Cepeda, however, is not willing to choose and refuses to fit in Raquel is an award-winning author, podcaster, and documentary filmmaker. … Read More

On any given game day, while most journalists are still at the office, LaChina Robinson is already at the arena. Often she’s there before the players even arrive. Dressed down in jeans and comfy sneakers, she uses this quiet time … Read More

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

Think about the last time you made a meaningful work-related connection. The type of connection that lasted beyond the exchange of business cards. Chances are it’s been a while. And to make things worse, you’re probably missing out on opportunities … Read More

“I’ve done some pretty big pivots in my life. I went from engineer to the business side of venture capital to entrepreneurship, and I feel like everything that I’ve done has prepared me for this — [Landit],” Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO … Read More

Headline after headline seems to convey that magazines are dying and the media landscape is in disarray. Layoffs are in abundance. Jobs are scarce. Yet, if you speak to digital media expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich you’ll likely shift your mindset … Read More

With a tell it like it is, bold, and bright spirit author Jessica Bennett is tackling patriarchy one project at a time. As an award-winning journalist and critic, Jessica writes on gender issues and culture as a contributing writer and columnist … Read More

One doesn’t simply become an internationally recognized style influencer, public speaker, media personality, and entrepreneur by playing it safe. Tai Beauchamp not only faces fear head on, over the course of her career, she’s become friends with it. She credits … Read More

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention and CRWN Magazine is no different. After noticing the lack of Black women with natural hair in mainstream media, Lindsey Day, a digital marketing strategist by trade, decided to do something … Read More

Devi Brown’s signature voice has captivated the radio and television airwaves from Los Angeles to New York for more than a decade. However, over the years while audiences were consuming her insightful interviews with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Quincy Jones, … Read More

Native New Yorker and graduate of Pace University, Tola Lawal has the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience to rival professionals twice her age. Tola has worked for luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, media giants MTV and BET, and hip-hop mogul Sean … Read More

Everyday society works to fit us in a box – one type of category, role, race, or expertise. Raquel Cepeda, however, is not willing to choose and refuses to fit in Raquel is an award-winning author, podcaster, and documentary filmmaker. … Read More

On any given game day, while most journalists are still at the office, LaChina Robinson is already at the arena. Often she’s there before the players even arrive. Dressed down in jeans and comfy sneakers, she uses this quiet time … Read More

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Recap: The Miseducation of Black Girls in NYC

Think about the last time you made a meaningful work-related connection. The type of connection that lasted beyond the exchange of business cards. Chances are it’s been a while. And to make things worse, you’re probably missing out on opportunities … Read More

“I’ve done some pretty big pivots in my life. I went from engineer to the business side of venture capital to entrepreneurship, and I feel like everything that I’ve done has prepared me for this — [Landit],” Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO … Read More

Headline after headline seems to convey that magazines are dying and the media landscape is in disarray. Layoffs are in abundance. Jobs are scarce. Yet, if you speak to digital media expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich you’ll likely shift your mindset … Read More

With a tell it like it is, bold, and bright spirit author Jessica Bennett is tackling patriarchy one project at a time. As an award-winning journalist and critic, Jessica writes on gender issues and culture as a contributing writer and columnist … Read More

One doesn’t simply become an internationally recognized style influencer, public speaker, media personality, and entrepreneur by playing it safe. Tai Beauchamp not only faces fear head on, over the course of her career, she’s become friends with it. She credits … Read More

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention and CRWN Magazine is no different. After noticing the lack of Black women with natural hair in mainstream media, Lindsey Day, a digital marketing strategist by trade, decided to do something … Read More

Devi Brown’s signature voice has captivated the radio and television airwaves from Los Angeles to New York for more than a decade. However, over the years while audiences were consuming her insightful interviews with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Quincy Jones, … Read More

Native New Yorker and graduate of Pace University, Tola Lawal has the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience to rival professionals twice her age. Tola has worked for luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, media giants MTV and BET, and hip-hop mogul Sean … Read More

Everyday society works to fit us in a box – one type of category, role, race, or expertise. Raquel Cepeda, however, is not willing to choose and refuses to fit in Raquel is an award-winning author, podcaster, and documentary filmmaker. … Read More

On any given game day, while most journalists are still at the office, LaChina Robinson is already at the arena. Often she’s there before the players even arrive. Dressed down in jeans and comfy sneakers, she uses this quiet time … Read More

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

Think about the last time you made a meaningful work-related connection. The type of connection that lasted beyond the exchange of business cards. Chances are it’s been a while. And to make things worse, you’re probably missing out on opportunities … Read More

“I’ve done some pretty big pivots in my life. I went from engineer to the business side of venture capital to entrepreneurship, and I feel like everything that I’ve done has prepared me for this — [Landit],” Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO … Read More

Headline after headline seems to convey that magazines are dying and the media landscape is in disarray. Layoffs are in abundance. Jobs are scarce. Yet, if you speak to digital media expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich you’ll likely shift your mindset … Read More

With a tell it like it is, bold, and bright spirit author Jessica Bennett is tackling patriarchy one project at a time. As an award-winning journalist and critic, Jessica writes on gender issues and culture as a contributing writer and columnist … Read More

One doesn’t simply become an internationally recognized style influencer, public speaker, media personality, and entrepreneur by playing it safe. Tai Beauchamp not only faces fear head on, over the course of her career, she’s become friends with it. She credits … Read More

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention and CRWN Magazine is no different. After noticing the lack of Black women with natural hair in mainstream media, Lindsey Day, a digital marketing strategist by trade, decided to do something … Read More

Devi Brown’s signature voice has captivated the radio and television airwaves from Los Angeles to New York for more than a decade. However, over the years while audiences were consuming her insightful interviews with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Quincy Jones, … Read More

Native New Yorker and graduate of Pace University, Tola Lawal has the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience to rival professionals twice her age. Tola has worked for luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, media giants MTV and BET, and hip-hop mogul Sean … Read More

Everyday society works to fit us in a box – one type of category, role, race, or expertise. Raquel Cepeda, however, is not willing to choose and refuses to fit in Raquel is an award-winning author, podcaster, and documentary filmmaker. … Read More

On any given game day, while most journalists are still at the office, LaChina Robinson is already at the arena. Often she’s there before the players even arrive. Dressed down in jeans and comfy sneakers, she uses this quiet time … Read More

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

Think about the last time you made a meaningful work-related connection. The type of connection that lasted beyond the exchange of business cards. Chances are it’s been a while. And to make things worse, you’re probably missing out on opportunities … Read More

“I’ve done some pretty big pivots in my life. I went from engineer to the business side of venture capital to entrepreneurship, and I feel like everything that I’ve done has prepared me for this — [Landit],” Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO … Read More

Headline after headline seems to convey that magazines are dying and the media landscape is in disarray. Layoffs are in abundance. Jobs are scarce. Yet, if you speak to digital media expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich you’ll likely shift your mindset … Read More

With a tell it like it is, bold, and bright spirit author Jessica Bennett is tackling patriarchy one project at a time. As an award-winning journalist and critic, Jessica writes on gender issues and culture as a contributing writer and columnist … Read More

One doesn’t simply become an internationally recognized style influencer, public speaker, media personality, and entrepreneur by playing it safe. Tai Beauchamp not only faces fear head on, over the course of her career, she’s become friends with it. She credits … Read More

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention and CRWN Magazine is no different. After noticing the lack of Black women with natural hair in mainstream media, Lindsey Day, a digital marketing strategist by trade, decided to do something … Read More

Devi Brown’s signature voice has captivated the radio and television airwaves from Los Angeles to New York for more than a decade. However, over the years while audiences were consuming her insightful interviews with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Quincy Jones, … Read More

Native New Yorker and graduate of Pace University, Tola Lawal has the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience to rival professionals twice her age. Tola has worked for luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, media giants MTV and BET, and hip-hop mogul Sean … Read More

Everyday society works to fit us in a box – one type of category, role, race, or expertise. Raquel Cepeda, however, is not willing to choose and refuses to fit in Raquel is an award-winning author, podcaster, and documentary filmmaker. … Read More

On any given game day, while most journalists are still at the office, LaChina Robinson is already at the arena. Often she’s there before the players even arrive. Dressed down in jeans and comfy sneakers, she uses this quiet time … Read More

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Not Only Do Black Girls Rock, Black Girls Lead

Think about the last time you made a meaningful work-related connection. The type of connection that lasted beyond the exchange of business cards. Chances are it’s been a while. And to make things worse, you’re probably missing out on opportunities … Read More

“I’ve done some pretty big pivots in my life. I went from engineer to the business side of venture capital to entrepreneurship, and I feel like everything that I’ve done has prepared me for this — [Landit],” Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO … Read More

Headline after headline seems to convey that magazines are dying and the media landscape is in disarray. Layoffs are in abundance. Jobs are scarce. Yet, if you speak to digital media expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich you’ll likely shift your mindset … Read More

With a tell it like it is, bold, and bright spirit author Jessica Bennett is tackling patriarchy one project at a time. As an award-winning journalist and critic, Jessica writes on gender issues and culture as a contributing writer and columnist … Read More

One doesn’t simply become an internationally recognized style influencer, public speaker, media personality, and entrepreneur by playing it safe. Tai Beauchamp not only faces fear head on, over the course of her career, she’s become friends with it. She credits … Read More

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention and CRWN Magazine is no different. After noticing the lack of Black women with natural hair in mainstream media, Lindsey Day, a digital marketing strategist by trade, decided to do something … Read More

Devi Brown’s signature voice has captivated the radio and television airwaves from Los Angeles to New York for more than a decade. However, over the years while audiences were consuming her insightful interviews with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Quincy Jones, … Read More

Native New Yorker and graduate of Pace University, Tola Lawal has the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience to rival professionals twice her age. Tola has worked for luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, media giants MTV and BET, and hip-hop mogul Sean … Read More

Everyday society works to fit us in a box – one type of category, role, race, or expertise. Raquel Cepeda, however, is not willing to choose and refuses to fit in Raquel is an award-winning author, podcaster, and documentary filmmaker. … Read More

On any given game day, while most journalists are still at the office, LaChina Robinson is already at the arena. Often she’s there before the players even arrive. Dressed down in jeans and comfy sneakers, she uses this quiet time … Read More

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

Think about the last time you made a meaningful work-related connection. The type of connection that lasted beyond the exchange of business cards. Chances are it’s been a while. And to make things worse, you’re probably missing out on opportunities … Read More

“I’ve done some pretty big pivots in my life. I went from engineer to the business side of venture capital to entrepreneurship, and I feel like everything that I’ve done has prepared me for this — [Landit],” Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO … Read More

Headline after headline seems to convey that magazines are dying and the media landscape is in disarray. Layoffs are in abundance. Jobs are scarce. Yet, if you speak to digital media expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich you’ll likely shift your mindset … Read More

With a tell it like it is, bold, and bright spirit author Jessica Bennett is tackling patriarchy one project at a time. As an award-winning journalist and critic, Jessica writes on gender issues and culture as a contributing writer and columnist … Read More

One doesn’t simply become an internationally recognized style influencer, public speaker, media personality, and entrepreneur by playing it safe. Tai Beauchamp not only faces fear head on, over the course of her career, she’s become friends with it. She credits … Read More

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention and CRWN Magazine is no different. After noticing the lack of Black women with natural hair in mainstream media, Lindsey Day, a digital marketing strategist by trade, decided to do something … Read More

Devi Brown’s signature voice has captivated the radio and television airwaves from Los Angeles to New York for more than a decade. However, over the years while audiences were consuming her insightful interviews with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Quincy Jones, … Read More

Native New Yorker and graduate of Pace University, Tola Lawal has the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience to rival professionals twice her age. Tola has worked for luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, media giants MTV and BET, and hip-hop mogul Sean … Read More

Everyday society works to fit us in a box – one type of category, role, race, or expertise. Raquel Cepeda, however, is not willing to choose and refuses to fit in Raquel is an award-winning author, podcaster, and documentary filmmaker. … Read More

On any given game day, while most journalists are still at the office, LaChina Robinson is already at the arena. Often she’s there before the players even arrive. Dressed down in jeans and comfy sneakers, she uses this quiet time … Read More

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

Think about the last time you made a meaningful work-related connection. The type of connection that lasted beyond the exchange of business cards. Chances are it’s been a while. And to make things worse, you’re probably missing out on opportunities … Read More

“I’ve done some pretty big pivots in my life. I went from engineer to the business side of venture capital to entrepreneurship, and I feel like everything that I’ve done has prepared me for this — [Landit],” Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO … Read More

Headline after headline seems to convey that magazines are dying and the media landscape is in disarray. Layoffs are in abundance. Jobs are scarce. Yet, if you speak to digital media expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich you’ll likely shift your mindset … Read More

With a tell it like it is, bold, and bright spirit author Jessica Bennett is tackling patriarchy one project at a time. As an award-winning journalist and critic, Jessica writes on gender issues and culture as a contributing writer and columnist … Read More

One doesn’t simply become an internationally recognized style influencer, public speaker, media personality, and entrepreneur by playing it safe. Tai Beauchamp not only faces fear head on, over the course of her career, she’s become friends with it. She credits … Read More

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention and CRWN Magazine is no different. After noticing the lack of Black women with natural hair in mainstream media, Lindsey Day, a digital marketing strategist by trade, decided to do something … Read More

Devi Brown’s signature voice has captivated the radio and television airwaves from Los Angeles to New York for more than a decade. However, over the years while audiences were consuming her insightful interviews with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Quincy Jones, … Read More

Native New Yorker and graduate of Pace University, Tola Lawal has the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience to rival professionals twice her age. Tola has worked for luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, media giants MTV and BET, and hip-hop mogul Sean … Read More

Everyday society works to fit us in a box – one type of category, role, race, or expertise. Raquel Cepeda, however, is not willing to choose and refuses to fit in Raquel is an award-winning author, podcaster, and documentary filmmaker. … Read More

On any given game day, while most journalists are still at the office, LaChina Robinson is already at the arena. Often she’s there before the players even arrive. Dressed down in jeans and comfy sneakers, she uses this quiet time … Read More

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WATCH: Misty Copeland in Coversation with Amy Astley

Think about the last time you made a meaningful work-related connection. The type of connection that lasted beyond the exchange of business cards. Chances are it’s been a while. And to make things worse, you’re probably missing out on opportunities … Read More

“I’ve done some pretty big pivots in my life. I went from engineer to the business side of venture capital to entrepreneurship, and I feel like everything that I’ve done has prepared me for this — [Landit],” Lisa Skeete Tatum, CEO … Read More

Headline after headline seems to convey that magazines are dying and the media landscape is in disarray. Layoffs are in abundance. Jobs are scarce. Yet, if you speak to digital media expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich you’ll likely shift your mindset … Read More

With a tell it like it is, bold, and bright spirit author Jessica Bennett is tackling patriarchy one project at a time. As an award-winning journalist and critic, Jessica writes on gender issues and culture as a contributing writer and columnist … Read More

One doesn’t simply become an internationally recognized style influencer, public speaker, media personality, and entrepreneur by playing it safe. Tai Beauchamp not only faces fear head on, over the course of her career, she’s become friends with it. She credits … Read More

It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention and CRWN Magazine is no different. After noticing the lack of Black women with natural hair in mainstream media, Lindsey Day, a digital marketing strategist by trade, decided to do something … Read More

Devi Brown’s signature voice has captivated the radio and television airwaves from Los Angeles to New York for more than a decade. However, over the years while audiences were consuming her insightful interviews with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Quincy Jones, … Read More

Native New Yorker and graduate of Pace University, Tola Lawal has the breadth of knowledge and depth of experience to rival professionals twice her age. Tola has worked for luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, media giants MTV and BET, and hip-hop mogul Sean … Read More

Everyday society works to fit us in a box – one type of category, role, race, or expertise. Raquel Cepeda, however, is not willing to choose and refuses to fit in Raquel is an award-winning author, podcaster, and documentary filmmaker. … Read More

On any given game day, while most journalists are still at the office, LaChina Robinson is already at the arena. Often she’s there before the players even arrive. Dressed down in jeans and comfy sneakers, she uses this quiet time … Read More

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