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Tiffany Patterson

About Tiffany Patterson

Tiffany Patterson is an educator and writer trying to navigate the alternate universe some like to call New York City. Going confidently in the direction of her dreams you can follow her on twitter @writethev.

Words to Live By: Tracy G. Affirms Today’s Dope Woman

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

Sequoia Blodgett took a page out of the entrepreneur’s handbook when she pivoted her life to become an entrepreneur before she even really knew what that was. Now, the founder of 7AM, an online platform for personal development, she has gone through … Read More

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Recap: Motivating Through Mentors Panel featuring Diane Guerro

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

Sequoia Blodgett took a page out of the entrepreneur’s handbook when she pivoted her life to become an entrepreneur before she even really knew what that was. Now, the founder of 7AM, an online platform for personal development, she has gone through … Read More

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Looking for A New Bestie? Swipe Right.

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

Sequoia Blodgett took a page out of the entrepreneur’s handbook when she pivoted her life to become an entrepreneur before she even really knew what that was. Now, the founder of 7AM, an online platform for personal development, she has gone through … Read More

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Odyssey Media Presents the In the Black Tour

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

Sequoia Blodgett took a page out of the entrepreneur’s handbook when she pivoted her life to become an entrepreneur before she even really knew what that was. Now, the founder of 7AM, an online platform for personal development, she has gone through … Read More

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Microsoft Helps Millennial Entrepreneurs Make Their Dreams Real

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

Sequoia Blodgett took a page out of the entrepreneur’s handbook when she pivoted her life to become an entrepreneur before she even really knew what that was. Now, the founder of 7AM, an online platform for personal development, she has gone through … Read More

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Wanda Sykes in Conversation with Judy Gold

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

Sequoia Blodgett took a page out of the entrepreneur’s handbook when she pivoted her life to become an entrepreneur before she even really knew what that was. Now, the founder of 7AM, an online platform for personal development, she has gone through … Read More

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Student Communications Career Conference Offers Attendees Industry Insight and A Confidence Boost

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

Sequoia Blodgett took a page out of the entrepreneur’s handbook when she pivoted her life to become an entrepreneur before she even really knew what that was. Now, the founder of 7AM, an online platform for personal development, she has gone through … Read More

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Senator Kristen Gillibrand in Conversation With Gloria Steinem

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

Sequoia Blodgett took a page out of the entrepreneur’s handbook when she pivoted her life to become an entrepreneur before she even really knew what that was. Now, the founder of 7AM, an online platform for personal development, she has gone through … Read More

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Sharon Carpenter Shares Her Advice On Natural Hair, Making It In The Media Industry

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

Sequoia Blodgett took a page out of the entrepreneur’s handbook when she pivoted her life to become an entrepreneur before she even really knew what that was. Now, the founder of 7AM, an online platform for personal development, she has gone through … Read More

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How You Can Travel Without Taking Vacation Days

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

Sequoia Blodgett took a page out of the entrepreneur’s handbook when she pivoted her life to become an entrepreneur before she even really knew what that was. Now, the founder of 7AM, an online platform for personal development, she has gone through … Read More

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