Awards & Press

Awards

  • Social Influencer Award — YWCA Chicago (2017)
  • The Root 100 — TheRoot.com (2017)
  • Breakthrough Leadership Award — Council of Urban Professionals (2017)
  • 2017 Audie Award for Best Humor Book — Audio Publishers Association (2017)
  • Woke 100 Women — ESSENCE (2017)
  • OkayAfrica’s 100 Women — OkayAfrica (2017)
  • America’s 50 Most Influential Women — Marie Claire Magazine (2016)
  • Supersoul 100 — Oprah Winfrey Network (2016)
  • Rockstar Award — ADCOLOR (2016)
  • The Root 100 — TheRoot.com (2016)
  • Most Awesome and Inspiring Women of 2016 — Good Housekeeping Magazine (2016)
  • Influencer of the Year — Iris Awards (2016)
  • WEEN 100 – WEEN (2016)
  • Global Connections Award – Girls Like Me (2015)
  • Experts Among Us Voices of the Year – BlogHer 2015 Conference (2015)
  • XFinity Comcast Black Innovator – XFinity Comcast (2015)
  • Champion Award – NAPA Chicago (2015)
  • Champions of Change in Health – BlackDoctor.org (2015)
  • Mocha Maven Award – CafeMochaRadio (2014)
  • The Root 100 – TheRoot.com (2014)
  • 40 under 40 honoree – JET Magazine (2013)
  • 10 Women Who Are Doing Great Things – Babble (2013)
  • 25 Women in Digital You Should Know – Hello Beautiful (2013)
  • Super Woman in Business – LMO Foundation (2013)
  • Emerging Leader Award – LINKS Unlimited (2013)
  • Women Driving Excellence Award – Chicagonista (2013)
  • Social Media Award – Women’s Media Center (2012)
  • Blogosphere’s Top 20 – Black Enterprise (2012)
  • 25 Bloggers Changing the World – Babble (2012)
  • 35 under 35 Influential Women – Afro Elle Magazine (2012)
  • Humanitarian Achievement Award – Chicago Arts & Humanities Fete (2012)
  • 30 under 30 Leader in HIV/AIDS – Black AIDS Institute (2011)
  • BOSS Influencer – Boss Network (2011)
  • Voices of the Year – BlogHer (2010)
  • Congressional Record – U.S. House of Representatives (2010)
  • Resolution from the City Council of Chicago (2010)
  • Best Humor Blog – Black Weblog Awards (2009)

Press

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