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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.

Intersection of Food and Hip Hop: Syreeta Gates Hosts Second Annual Stay Hungry Competition

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

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

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

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

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

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Recap: Motivating Through Mentors Panel featuring Diane Guerro

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

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

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Looking for A New Bestie? Swipe Right.

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

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

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Odyssey Media Presents the In the Black Tour

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

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

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Microsoft Helps Millennial Entrepreneurs Make Their Dreams Real

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

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

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Wanda Sykes in Conversation with Judy Gold

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

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

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

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

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

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Senator Kristen Gillibrand in Conversation With Gloria Steinem

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

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

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

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

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

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