Normally When A Person Tells You About Themselves, It's A Collection of Accolades, Accomplishments, and Achievements, Mixed In with A Few Fancy Titles... But Life's Experiences Taught Me, Your Achievements Should Be Celebrated and Honored, But They Are Not Who You Are.
So Who Is Channy Really?! A Lover of ALL things Black, That Includes People, Communities, Businesses, and Everything Under The Sun. I Am An Avid Advocate For, and Supporter of Black Women. Im A Lover of Clear and Blue Water, Paired with Soft Sand, Sunrises and Sunsets. Im A Foodie, I Wish I Could Eat Whatever I Want, Without Gaining Weight Lol. Lastly, I Am A Lover of Family, My Family Means The World To Me, Everything I Do Is An Ode To Them. My Work Is A Love Song, Dedicated To Them.
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I Am A Native of Washington, D.C. Go Washington Football Team, Nationals, Mystics and Wizards. Yes, I love Mumbo Sauce and Dance When I Hear GoGo Music.
I Attended Trinity Washington University for Women, Where I Studied Education, Psychology, and Women's Studies, but Graduated with A Degree In Mass Communication Because I Love To Talk Lol.
I Completed My Graduate Studies At THEE ILLUSTRIOUS Howard University, Where I Mastered Mass Communication and Media Studies. My Area of Focus was Black Masculinity and the Black Family in the Media, Because I Love All Things Black.
I'm The Mother To The Most Incredible Boy I Have Been Blessed To Have Experienced In This Life. In Every Lifetime, I Would Find A Way To Mother Him. He Asked That I Let You All Know He Enjoys Football and Doing Back Flips Lol.
I Am A Public Health Professional, With Over 15 years of Experience In Integrated HIV Services in the African American Community, Trauma Informed Care, and Health Communication. I Can Create Content and Curriculums For Just About Anything You Can Think Of.
I Am A Stage Four Endometriosis Warrior. My Pain Birthed The Pretty Periods Platform. My Pain Turned Into Pleasure, and Allowed Me To Lead Development Efforts For The Only Non-Profit Organization Established To Provide Support For Black Women with Endometriosis, Endo Black. #WeWearYellow
I Am A Proud Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, and Reside in the DC Metropolitan Region.
1. The Lotus Is Resilient Enough To Grow In Mud and Water. It Can Grow Without Light, and Is Often Said To Be One of the Most Prettiest Flowers In The World. Sounds Like A Black Woman To Me!! Able To Thrive, No Matter The Circumstance.
2. It’s Often Called A Water Lily, Lily Is My Mom’s Nickname.
3. In Some Cultures, The Lotus Symbolizes a Rebirth, Enlightenment, and Purity (Like Menstrual Onset on up to Menopause).
4. When I Was Initiated Into The Greatest Sorority Ever, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, I Received The Alias of Lotus. Years Later, Through Life's Twist and Turns, I Would Understand Why.