World Affairs – HONORS: Global Education Gala 2017

The Ritz Carlton, in the heart of Washington D.C, was bustling with ambassadors, CEOs, presidents, and movers and shakers in the international and education realm on March 29, 2017. The World Affairs Education Gala brought together leaders from over 75 nations and honored five amazing individuals and organizations that demonstrated strong leadership in education and in international…

Taste of the South 2017: Swag, Meat & Beyond!

Last weekend I had the privilege of attending Washington D.C’s own Taste of the South at the Hilton.  In its’ 35th year this black tie affair has amassed over 2,500 foodies ready to wolf down on ribs, grits, gumbo and all kinds of delicious goodness the South could only bring. Each state was represented ornately…

THE SPACE BETWEEN SUPER HOST TOUR: Bring Amy Jo Johnson to your hometown!

  Amy Jo Johnson is launching an exciting competition called “THE SPACE BETWEEN SUPER HOST THEATRICAL TOUR” that will bring herself and her directorial debut feature film The Space Between on tour across North America this summer. 8 winners will be chosen to host a special one-night screening of the film with Amy Jo Johnson…

So I am wearing a legit Suffragette jacket from the 1800s…

Have you ever been to a museum and wanted to touch that item collecting dust inside of the Plexiglas box? Don’t deny that this thought has crossed your mind. As a DC denizen who loves visiting the Smithsonian as much as the next person, I was curious about how some of these artifacts work. Well,…

First Model Union World Wide: Exemplary Pursuers of Fashion

The fashion industry is bursting at the seams with models, designers, stylists, photographers, and agencies that are looking for the next Gigi Hadid. However, the industry is scant on multi-faceted agencies that shape models into business moguls. This is where First Model Union World Wide (FMUWW) comes in. FMUWW is a singular agency, founded by…

Sips and Suppers: Great Eats, Great Cause!

Celebrated chefs, mixologists, and philanthropists convened together inside the highly decked out Newseum to combat hunger and poverty in Washington D.C. A weekend after the presidential inauguration, I was fortunate to join hundreds of foodies to gather for this two-day culinary event designed to raise vital funds for DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table. As…

Met the Ambassador of Sri Lanka at his residence in Washington D.C

Last week, I had the honor and privilege of attending the residence of his excellency Prasad Kariyawasam; Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States home courtesy of the World Affairs Council of Washington D.C.(WACDC). This event was part of WACDC’s International Affairs Public Program of 2017 and it was kicked off to a glamorous…

I exclusively attended Old-New Years Masquerade Vasilica at the Embassy of Macedonia

 *Special thank you to the Embassy of Macedonia and UMD President Metodija A. Koloski for the hospitality & background information* Last weekend I had the privilege of attending the United Macedonian Diaspora’s 12th Annual  Old-New Year’s Masquerade Vasilica celebration at the Embassy of Macedonia. The embassy was packed to the brim with 200 stylish D.C denizens who…

District Holiday Gala– Whimsy Fun with a Good Cause

I had the privilege of attending this year’s District Holiday Gala held at Blind Whino, art gallery, dressed in a Free People dress, thrift store boots, and a meteorite necklace from Roswell, New Mexico. I normally don’t name drop what I wear but this event was uber fancy so I kinda felt the need to….

Meet the Patels: Exclusive Interview with Geeta Patel

Meet the Patels is an American romantic comedy documentary directed by siblings Geeta and Ravi Patel that explores the expectations surrounding marriage between a first-generation Indian immigrant family in a wider American society (courtesy of Wikipedia). Wikipedia’s definition is true but stale. Wikipedia doesn’t really know what it’s like to grow up as a South…

Original Silver Power Ranger–Exclusive Interview with Justin Nimmo

A few years ago, I interviewed Amy Jo Johnson (Original Pink Power Ranger) and Walter Emanuel Jones (Original Black Power Ranger) in 2013. I interviewed them because they both were my favorite power ranger’s from the original series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, which came out around 1993. Ironically enough, the interviews took place during the show’s twentieth anniversary…

I met Aziz Ansari And M.Night Shymalan at the Smithsonian the other day…

 So on the same day that Biz Markie, C-list, Hip Hop Superstar, and beatboxing guru, “unfriended” me on Facebook, I attended the 2016 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awards at the National Portrait Gallery. I was quite impressed with the roster of stars present at the red carpet that night. Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and fifth richest…