Ola Muhammed is the founder and creative director of Ijorere designs and has worked with some major celebrities including NBA superstar player Lebron James and music recording artist J.Cole. When Ola was choosing a career, she was told that her dream of becoming an architect was not suited for a black woman. Even though people tried to step on her neck on the way up, it didn't stop her. She looked at her goal as a challenge and became a highly successful architect living in the most affluent neighborhood in Illinois. Ola learned that what holds people back the most from achieving their dreams is not racism but self hate.
Sandra Millers Younger helps people build personal resilience as a result of a tragedy she experienced. In 2003, she lost her home and nearly her life in a catastrophic California wildfire. Her book about the disaster, “The Fire Outside My Window,” is praised by Amazon reviewers and studied by top-level emergency professionals. After the fire, Sandra discovered personal resilience is both [Read more…]