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2017 Harlem Fine Arts Show Chicago

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of COUNTRY Financial . The opinions and text are all mine. Last year I attended the Harlem Fine Arts show and I was blown away by the ambiance and the art. The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) celebrates the African Diaspora by bringing together contemporary artists with the growing class of collectors. The goal of facilitating this coming together is to showcase cultural ideas and raise awareness of this extraordinary body…

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5 Reasons To Attend The Chicago Auto Show

This post is in collaboration with She Buys Cars. As always all thoughts and opinions are my own. Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Media Preview of the Chicago Auto Show. I attended with some incredible influencers from She Buys Cars! I had a blast getting to see all the latest cars and learn about each car. Surprisingly, women have a significant impact on car purchases. Women make up 80% of car purchases. Yes, that is correct…

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Women Empowerment: #WhatDrivesHer | The Chicago Auto Show

I had the incredible opportunity to attend the #WhatDrivesHer Luncheon and Panel hosted by Women in Automotive and She Buys Cars at the Chicago Auto Show. Did you know that Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America, spanning more than 1 million square feet of floor space at the McCormick Place? Yup, it’s a big deal! The Chicago Auto Show is a great place to connect with the consumer, but surprisingly it is the women who…

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#GirlBoss: A Conversation with Issa Rae

This month, I have decided to highlight some women that are very inspirational to me. These women are #GirlBosses!  I am beginning this series with Issa Rae. I had the opportunity to attend A Conversation with Issa Rae on behalf of the Black McDonald’s Operators Association. The event was held at the University of Illinois at Chicago and was Moderated, by Windy City Live’s Val Warner. Issa Rae is the self-proclaimed, “Awkward Black Girl.” She is an actress, writer, director, producer and web series creator,…

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Supporting The Arts: Harlem Fine Arts Show Chicago

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of COUNTRY Financial . The opinions and text are all mine. This past weekend I had the amazing opportunity to attend the opening Gala for the Harlem Fine Arts Show in Chicago. The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) is the largest traveling African Diasporic art show in the United States. It began in 2009 and has had over 80,000 visitors, traveled to over 10 cities and showcased over 100 artists and…

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