As I was preparing for my talk with the Visible Women Agency which was held in New York on “Redefining Mentorship”, I kept asking myself what the people who often tell me that they look up to me would wish to hear from me. I kept thinking about my mother, who has been on my mind more so lately, than before.
Such an incredible privilege to have interacted with the Knight Hennessy Scholars team at the “Leading Yourself, Leading Others” event which was held in New York City. We got a special opportunity to hear from John Hennessy, co-founder and Shriram Family Director, and Tina Seelig, Executive Director, of Knight-Hennessy Scholars.
1 year since Mangochi came to a stand-still, in awe of you. 1 year since we escorted you to rest – and oh Mangochi did come through and show up for you.
I was not sure if I would write to you about 28. 28 is new. 28 is complicated. 28 marks exactly one year without my Lonnie, and feelings are naturally allover the place.
When I moved to the big apple, I did not think or even anticipate that fashion and style would be at the centre of my New York experience. Relocating in a way gives you permission to start over. It is literally that – a new slate. You are in a place where nobody knows you, and you can decide for yourself who you are going to be.
Check out Shot of Art – an art and entertainment space in Midtown Manhattan for fun and unique painting experiences. Fun things to do in NYC!
2022 was a great year for me in all aspects of my life. And as fate would have it, as if to balance out the good, I also experienced my greatest loss – my mother transitioned into the next realm. Even in losing her, I find spaces to be grateful for my community, my career, and in my personal life. Here is my list of gratitude in 2022.