A Weekly Podcast With Individuals Who are following their passion.
Christian Johnson is a Personal brand stylist, content creator, and blogger. Her creativity, keen eye for detail and love for all things fashion and entrepreneurship has manifested into three separate brands within one. Christen is styling, planning events and producing content for all three of her brands and has chosen to expand into public speaking. Today, she is focusing a lot of her time servicing clients and expanding SophisticatedChic Brand into something bigger than herself. Her goal is to help women rediscover their confidence through style so they can successfully grow their businesses and personal brands.
Christen has worked C with countless professional women, helping them build their capsule wardrobes, brands and rediscover their confidence through fashion. Her clean and classic style with pops of colors/prints has attracted the likes of many. You can check out who she's worked with and their experiences here.
“The SCB styling experience is one of a kind. Christen was definitely timely, professional and classy in her approach. She helped calm my nerves and went the extra mile to take a few videos and behind the scenes pictures. Thanks a lot Christen."
Sports Industry Professional
Inspired. Authentic. Humble. Determined.
An anonymous extraordinaire in the making, the girl next door finding her voice.
There are many unseen and unspoken positives that exist globally and I endeavor to extend a platform to voiceless geniuses everywhere. I am moved by people, their ability to achieve greatness and hope to inspire others to build their dreams.
The Ashlee Agency (TAA) is a one-of-a-kind networking/consulting firm that takes a fully-integrated approach to seamlessly blend public communications, online advertising via social media channels, build/create business relations and forming networking partnerships. We provide businesses and people the opportunity and exposure in branding their business. TAA connects with communities in efforts to continue building bridges of success by creating opportunities to give back.
Diane C. Placide is a licensed professional mental health therapist practicing in Washington, DC who is committed to empowering youth be proactive about their mental health and help them to achieve mental wellness for positive functioning. She also strongly believes in helping youth to build personal and psycho-social skills to increase college success. Diane earned her B.S in psychology from Towson University and a Master of Education in School Psychology and Counseling services from Howard University.
Diane currently practices at a non profit agency in DC, where she serves minority children, youth and families from low-income communities. Her experiences include counseling, developing and facilitating therapeutic groups such as “YOUnique Smile”, which helps young girls build confidence from within, and working with John Hopkins’ summer A.C.C.E.S.S Program, which is geared toward increasing psycho-education among high school students to achieve college preparedness.
Diane's specialty includes working with minority families, children and youth who are dealing with depression, anxiety, grief and trauma. Her passion in helping, motivates her to continue advocating beyond her day to day job through her volunteer work with other local organizations such as Distant Relatives and House of Ruth. Her interest and involvement in researching topics such as ethnic/racial Identity, colorism and academic achievement has afforded her the opportunity to co present along with Dr. Charla McKenzie at the 2018 Eastern Psychological Association. Diane’s latest project, "Empowering Young Excellence", will allow her to continue her efforts to increase knowledge and awareness of mental health (mental illness and wellness) among minority populations from at risk communities. With EYE Diane plans to extend the topic of mental health to a more strengthening base asset model rather than a deficit model.