Teresa Jackson is the Founder and CEO of Lean On Me Coaching. Prior to becoming a Nationally Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Teresa spent thirty-five years in corporate healthcare, working in various strategic growth positions. After a Parkinson’s diagnosis in Feb. of 2019, Teresa noticed that many people living with Parkinson’s had a similar experience as she did at the time of diagnosis: there was little to no education and they were left to figure Parkinson’s out on their own. This realization, paired with Teresa’s healthcare background, motivated her to create Parkinson’s Pathway Pals (PPP). In this episode, she discusses how she continues to thrive, despite chronic disease, and how you can too!
Dr. Diana Lawrence has a Doctorate in Higher Education adminstration, a Masters in Management, she is also a Senior Vice President at the University Provost and Founder of the Dr. World pageant and mentoring program. Diana has over 35 years in pageantry, national and international judge. A few of the national titles she won are Mrs. Galaxy International, Mrs. American Achievement and Mrs. United America. Currently, she is Ms. Senior World Kentucky 50s. She is an enthusiastic volunteer and has donated over 15,000 hours of community service to activities benefiting women, children, animals, and education-based endeavors in her lifetime. In this episode, she discusses how we can find mentors anywhere!
Jennifer Garrison has raised over $1,000 in a short time by designing and strategically selling fashionable, positive t-shirts to fund her scholarship program “Empowerment through Education.” As a child, Jennifer received many generous scholarships that helped her achieve her dream of being a nurse. Jennifer is the co-chair of Cinderella Dress Day, a Board Member of Bring it Push it Own it, and Mrs. Fort Wayne (Indiana) America 2020. She’s a fitness and fashion enthusiast with a heart for education. In this episode, she discusses how she used t-shirts to raise scholarship money and how you can too!
In this episode Alcycia interviews Kerry Damiano. Kerry Damiano is a former Miss Idaho USA. She is the owner of Dazzling Performance, the Executive Producer, Creator, and Host of The StyleFyle. Recently she launched her own women’s clothing and jewelry line.
She has been involved in pageantry since 1981 in all three capacities of judge, titleholder and contestant, and as a current Pageant Coach and Wardrobe Consultant, she trains young women in fashion, modeling, interview and public speaking.
Kerry is also an accomplished Pianist, a Motivational Speaker to women’s organizations and youth groups, and has a Scripture memorization ministry called The Amazing Word. In her spare time, she loves to travel, having been to over 100 countries.
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In this episode Alycia interviews Stephi Williams. As National Director for the Little Miss, Pre-Teen, Jr. Teen, Teen, Miss, Ms., and Ms. Woman divisions, Stephi Williams shares the same vision as the owner of Mrs. United States National Pageants, Inc. As long as she can remember, Stephi has had a huge passion for pageantry as well as women who want to give back to their communities and have real purpose in their lives.
As a result, she began taking classes on Nonprofit Management and Creation in her efforts to earn her Doctorate in Business. This is where she really got the feeling that she had a passion for continuing her giving and assistance in empowering others.
A seasoned pageant professional, Stephi directed pageants for more than 12 years before expanding her production company, Crown Garland, to a national level as the license holder for the Miss United States Pageant.
Stephi resides in Virginia with her husband and their four lovely children.
In this episode, Alycia interviews Sabina. Sabina is an Emmy Award winning television producer for ABC News. She currently serves as the West Coast Editorial Producer for ABC News Good Morning America where she is responsible for the network’s big breaking news stories.
In 2015, Sabina was honored with the ABC News Division’s MVP (Most Valuable Player) award. She has worked on groundbreaking stories including the Pope Virtual Audience, the life & death of Michael Jackson, Kobe Bryant’s Retirement, Super Bowl 50, San Bernardino Massacre, Paris Terrorist Attacks, the American Heroes in the Paris Train Attack, Boston Bombing, Sandy Hook Elementary Massacre, The Missing Three, Santa Barbara Shooting, Oregon UCC Shooting, the Donald Sterling Scandal, the Ebola crisis, the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and many more.
In addition, she has extensive experience covering red carpet Award Shows – interviewing celebrities at the Oscars, ESPY’s, Emmy’s, American Music Awards, Grammy’s, Golden Globes and the Billboards. Sabina’s experience includes serving as on-air talent in her native country of Sweden, for Swedish Television as well as producing positions at local stations WGN, Fox and ABC Radio affiliates in Chicago.