Tagged Monique Wingard

Invest in the Future

Are you looking for your next opportunity to make an impact? Consider this a sign and click on one or all three links below to find out how you can contribute to building a new generation of leaders: The Academy Group The Academy Group is a unique social enterprise that leverages earned revenue from financial…

Sheer Beauty

The Sheer Gathering is inspired by Psalm 100:5 MSG. According to sheergathering.com, the Sheer Conference is an opportunity for women to gather together to have an encounter with God, connect with other women and have a lot of fun along the way.

#blackgirlsgather

ARE YOU YOUR SISTER’S KEEPER? FROM BLOG TO MULTIMEDIA POWERHOUSE I recently had the honor of meeting Founder and Editor-in-Chief of For Harriet, Kimberly Foster. As an undergraduate student at Harvard University in 2010, Foster decided to start a blog with the aim of raising the level of discourse surrounding Black women. In 7 years, the blog…

Be Encouraged.

What. A. Week… And it’s only Wednesday. But I’m pushing through! How about you? Here’s a good challenge to embark on this month or maybe even the rest of the year: Count your blessings more than your burdens. No, really. Start a Blessing Jar, a journal, or use Post It notes! I have them all…

My First Step Into the Fear Paradox

I wasn’t sure what to expect at my first Fear Paradox. But any and all anxiety went away when I met a really nice lady on the elevator ride to the 19th floor of Merchandise Mart. She introduced herself as just, “Lola.” But I soon found out that she was “THE Lola P. Wright,” Spiritual…

2017 Hustle Her Way Summit

I had the privilege of closing out the 2017 #hustleHERway Summit as the moderator for a panel of female founders! Kyshira Moffett gave me a homework assignment that included doing more speaking engagements. Before I could come up with an excuse for not completing the assignment, she said, “I’m looking for a moderator for the summit,…

#GivingTuesday is the New Black

I skipped Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But I spent #GivingTuesday celebrating social entrepreneurship with uBack! #thatssoWiSTEM At the launch of uBack Giving Tuesday event. @1871Chicago @ubackforgood pic.twitter.com/lEM0i2klrO — Medici (@medicimuseums) November 30, 2016   #1871Chicago + #WiSTEM celebrated giving back last night with @ubackforgood! #upshow pic.twitter.com/xkxQq1i7lo — 1871 Chicago (@1871Chicago) November 30, 2016  …

Black Girls Can Fly!

Black Girls (Can) Fly! is a play about a ten-year-old girl from Chicago named Bessie Mae. Drive-by shootings, school closings, and Black Lives Matter protests have taken a toll on young Bessie Mae. Her fear, of staying alive, has forced her to stay indoors. She does not understand why anyone would want to leave their…