Fete Lifestyle Magazine September 2017 Family Issue - Page 16

FLM CONTRIBUTORS

Kamerin Chambers is a Chicago native always on the prowl to discover new experiences wherever she travels. She's the creator of a global lifestyle blog titled "Where's She Going?" and a proud graduate from DePaul University with a degree in Public Relations & Advertising. She worked for CS Modern Luxury, Leo Burnett and is currently an Associate Program Manager at Google. She was granted acceptance into the 2016 ADCOLOR Futures and joined a group of dedicated young leaders in advertising, marketing, media and public relations industries at this year's ADCOLOR Awards & Industry Conference. Kamerin is a connector as she loves bringing people together and creating unforgettable memories. She aspires to be a self-made entrepreneur, one of her ultimate goals.

Miranda Jewel Myles is a hairdresser, yoga teacher, and adventure seeker. Born in Nevada, USA, Miranda currently lives in London with her husband that she met while traveling in Central America. She loves being active and spending time outdoors in nature. Miranda enjoys working with people, and learning about different cultures, especially trying new cuisines. Her favorite quote is Gandhi's “be the change,” as she practices awareness in her life, and seeks to share her passion for living to the people she meets.

Stephanie Bryant is an Oncology Sales Manager for a leading Biotech company by day and aspiring free-lance writer by night. A certified wanderlust spirit and art junkie Stephanie indulges in global travel with a healthy fascination with all things arts and culture. instilling the same values into her daughter. She is currently penning the memoir of her mother who was the First African American to win a national tennis title. She seeks to combine her education, creative gift and passion for writing about the beauty of the world that ignites conversation about modern cultural and social issues. Follow on Twitter @stephbreal and Instagram, Stephbreal.

Pamela Powell is a Chicago area film critic and founding member of the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle. Growing up in rural New York State, Pamela rarely saw first run films until she was unleashed in Chicago as a young adult where she met the Fine Arts Theater and fell in love with independent films. With a master’s degree from Northwestern and a healthcare background, Pamela gravitates toward films that can better our community and world. From having taught radio broadcasting to having her own radio show on an NPR affiliated station, Pamela shares her unique perspectives about films with her audience. Currently Pamela writes for The Daily Journal’s Reel Talk and www.reelhonestreviews.com.

Andrea Antoniou is the Director of Marketing at PartySlate, a digital platform for party hosts to find inspiration and connect with the best professionals to bring their event to life. She graduated from DePauw University with a degree in Communication and Mandarin. Whether you are planning a wedding, gala or birthday, Andrea helps clients find the best venues, designers and event planners for milestone celebrations from around the world.

Gina Marotta is a former criminal defense attorney and nonprofit executive who is now a career coach and motivational speaker for professionals. She writes, speaks, and coaches around what she believes is the most essential element for work to be fun, fulfilling, and fruitful: knowing and expressing one’s own inner genius. Gina has been featured in media outlets such as The Huffington Post, WGN Radio, and Fox Chicago News. More at www.ginamarotta.com

Miranda Jewel Myles is a hairdresser, yoga teacher, and adventure seeker. Born in Nevada, USA, Miranda currently lives in London with her husband that she met while traveling in Central America. She loves being active and spending time outdoors in nature. Miranda enjoys working with people, and learning about different cultures, especially trying new cuisines. Her favorite quote is Gandhi's “be the change,” as she practices awareness in her life, and seeks to share her passion for living to the people she meets.

Martha Chandran-Dickerson, was born in India, raised in Europe and East Africa, and now resides in America. As a global citizen and Indian Christian, she is an anomaly. Issues pertaining to faith, culture, diaspora and identity have perpetually intrigued her. As an outlier, the innocuous, however haunting question, “where are you from?” still confounds her. Her eclectic background informs her views and she embraces diversity wherever she encounters it. As a daughter to a Statistician and an Economics Instructor, she abandoned the sciences, and embraced the arts, initially pursuing journalism but eventually becoming an educator, as a writing consultant. She is also a freelance writer. When she isn’t collaborating with student writers she is full-on mothering her boys. She hopes to pursue her PhD in English, with a Postcolonial emphasis and aspires to write a memoir about her meanderings through the peaks, plateaus and valleys of her borderless life.