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Natasha Abellard

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Natasha Abellard is a Haitian-American reporter, host, video producer, and content creator originally from Brooklyn, New York. A storyteller by nature, some of Natasha ’s best work has been featured on The Grio, USA Today, Black Enterprise, AOL, TIME Inc, and other notable outlets. 

Natasha graduated from Spelman College with a B.A. in English as a Bill & Melinda Gates Millennium Scholar. She went on to receive her M.A. in Multimedia Journalism from New York University. 

More From Natasha

  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Tamron Hall
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Tamron Hall

    From watching history to making history, that’s the story of Tamron Hall who grew up watching Iola Johnson who was the first woman and first Black news anchor in Dallas, Texas. Fast forward, and we see Hall make her own … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Vanessa Simmons
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Vanessa Simmons

    Nothing can stop the show of a woman who has passion. For Vanessa Simmons, this rings especially true. As the daughter of a hip-hop icon and from a family filled with moguls, Simmons believes in chasing her dreams wholeheartedly while … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Nikkia McClain
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Nikkia McClain

    For some people, leaving the work you already know to beat down a new path can be daunting. For Nikkia McClain, her confidence in her purpose made the journey so much easier. Ten years ago, McClain officially left her career … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Dorothy B. Gilliam
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Dorothy B. Gilliam

    It was 1961 when Dorothy Butler Gilliam was hired making her the first Black woman reporter at The Washington Post. Despite the challenges, Gilliam persevered knowing that she needed to make it easier for any Black women to follow.  Although … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Deepti Sharma
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Deepti Sharma

    As a first-generation Indian-American, Deepti Sharma always valued her immigrant roots. In fact, she credits those roots as one of the reasons she has become who she is now —  an entrepreneur who uses her business to champion immigrant and … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Courtney Ajinca
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Courtney Ajinca

    Courtney Ajinca’s body of work is an example of the beauty that can happen when passion and creativity come together. The expert event planner and interior designer is known for turning fantasy concepts into the most vibrant events, landing her … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Jamisa McIvor
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Jamisa McIvor

    Jamisa McIvor was only 19 years old when a simple conversation with her grandmother about taking over her property led to her becoming a homeowner. However, it wasn’t until her grandmother unexpectedly passed away that McIvor was hit with the … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Rebecca Minkoff
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Rebecca Minkoff

    As the head of a global fashion brand, with over 900 stores in 5 countries, the name Rebecca Minkoff rings many bells. Some know her more for the designer brand, while others simply connect with the woman behind the brand. … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Codie Elaine Oliver
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Codie Elaine Oliver

    As a Black single woman in her late 20’s, Codie Elaine Oliver found herself hearing the same narrative time and time again. According to the narratives being pushed out by mainstream media, being a Black woman meant that her chances … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Mariana Atencio
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Mariana Atencio

    At 23 years old, Mariana Atencio knew one thing for sure. She wanted to be a journalist. However, as a young college student in Venezuela, she was aware that the hostile political environment would not allow her to pursue the … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
  • HUED founder, Kimberly Wilson
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    Why This Founder Created A Health Care Platform For People Of Color

    Would a healthcare platform for people of color address their disparities if it were easier to find quality health care providers who they identify with?
    By Natasha Abellard
  • A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Collette V. Smith
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    A Peek Inside Her Agenda: Collette V. Smith

    On the list of NFL history makers, Collette V. Smith has cemented her place. Falling in love with football as a child, later in life, the New York native discovered the pro women’s football team, The New York Sharks. Smith … Read More
    By Natasha Abellard
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