25 Women To Know 2012

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Elsie McCabe stood by her man, William C. Thompson Jr. during his 2009 run against Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in New York City’s mayoral elections. In other words, when she believes in something, she’s loyal to the cause. This is a philosophy she applies to her work as the President for the Museum of African […]

After years of extensive experience in various fields of media marketing, branding and digital strategy from the publishing world to corporate, Jenna Bond-Louden realized that something was missing. Actually, it was people who were missing each other. “I am passionate fostering ideas and building networks of people who want to steer society. I constantly dream […]

When it comes to having a successful career, a popular blog and balancing motherhood all the while being fly, Shanteka Sigers is winning. Check the stats that make her such a force: Career Sigers is an executive creative director specializing in uniting major brands with consumer targets such as millennial and multicultural audiences. She has […]

Olivia Scott-Perkins is a self-proclaimed music lover, marketing queen and management freak. The Chief Marketing Officer of Carol’s Daughter has the resume to back up her description. Previously, Scott-Perkins has worked in advertising and marketing for various companies like Glam.com, VIBE magazine and Live Nation. She even served as an Adjunct Instructor in marketing at […]

By age 19, Lauren Maillian Bias had traveled the world as a successful model who had done high fashion runway shows and catalogues for various companies like Macy’s, Neiman Marcus and more. It was also at that age when she decided to launch Sugarleaf Vineyards,the first African American owned winery on the East Coast–which made […]

Growing up in Houston, Texas, Kirbi Thomas was always involved in church and sports. The former basketball player and cross-country runner never attended a game or a meet with out putting her faith first by knowing that she would be alright no matter what the outcome would be. Nowadays, Thomas is using her belief in […]

Autumn Adeigbo’s last name is a Yoruba word that means, “the crown that is passed down,” and it couldn’t be more appropriate. The popular designer, who is the daughter of Nigerian immigrants, developed her love for fashion as a little girl watching her mother sew many of her clothes. She was even voted “Best Dressed” […]

Stephanie L. Young isn’t even 30 yet but her resume boasts the experience of someone nearly 10 years older. Young serves as Communications Director for the Congressional Black Caucus, and along with some other talented individuals under 35, she is part of the organization’s youngest staff ever. At a little over 40 years old, the […]

What happens when two fabulous women put their minds together? They come up with wonderful ideas, like VyneWorld.com. Recognizing the need for more positivity on the web, Keesha Boyd and Kailei Richardson decided that VyneWorld would be the space that would allow modern women of color to share and celebrate their success as well as […]

Winsome Sinclair is one of the most sought after Casting Directors on the East Coast and has collaborated with some of the most influential filmmakers in Hollywood. Some of the titles she has cast include Amistad, Malcolm X, Waiting to Exhale, For Colored Girls, Abduction, Pariah and more. As the founder of Winsome Sinclair Associates, […]

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 80% of African-American women are overweight. When Ashley Hicks discovered that statistic, she wanted to take action and created Black Girls Run!, a website and support group for women to help each other stay motivated to lead active healthy lifestyles. “When Black Girls Run! was created three years […]

Egypt Sherrod has accomplished what most women in the media only dream about, and that’s successfully crossing genres and mediums. Sherrod has established herself as the go-to personality for radio, TV and print, with various gigs at top outlets like “The Maury Show,” New York’s Power 105.1, HGTV and more under her belt and can […]