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Destiny Seeker: JeTrice Simmons

Rising From The Ashes with JeTrice Simmons

About JeTrice

JeTrice, known to her friends and family as Trice, is an entrepreneur, business minded professional, that has seen her share of adversity. She has spoken very candidly about the struggles she has faced throughout her life. She recently shared her life story on IG Live with Terri Long with Trauma 2 Triumph and an interview with Simene Walden of “Speak Life with the Student Teacher”. It is from these testimonies and challenges that she started “Untroubled Mama”. This community and brand for mothers was started as a catalyst of hope for mothers to remind them that with God by their side they are capable of overcoming anything that life throws at them.
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Destiny Seeker: Cheylaina Fultz

Building A Lasting Legacy with Cheylaina Fultz

About Cheylaina

Cheylaina Fultz may have been raised as a small town girl, but she has always had big city dreams with an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for acting and media. Cheylaina is a 2008 graduate of North Carolina A&T State University where she pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and obtained a degree in Journalism & Mass Communication with a concentration in Journalism & Electronic Media.  Since 2012, she has planned weddings and events nationally and internationally. This led her to create The Cheylaina Fultz Talk Show, a podcast that shares stories of women who have overcome opposition and evolved into amazing entrepreneurs and powerful leaders. 

In 2020, Cheylaina launched HBCU Legacy Fashion, where she is connecting youth to the historic legacy of their parent’s HBCU through matching HBCU family apparel that yields royalties to partner institutions. Today you can find HBCU Legacy Fashion online, at 36+ Belk stores, and on Amazon Prime.

A wife and mom of three, Cheylaina resides in Columbus, Ohio. She enjoys interviewing new people on her show, acting, emceeing events, and traveling to a beach with a good book in hand.

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Destiny Seeker: Alexia Doumbouya

Alexia Doumbouya

Becoming What You Needed with Alexia Doumbouya

About Alexia

Aexia Doumbouya, Founder and President of Cocolife.black, is an award-winning international speaker. She holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and is a certified in Mental Health Awareness, as a Childbirth Educator and Doula. Alexia has appeared on various domestic and international platforms like iHeart Media; and quoted by CNN and the CDC, to name a few. She is a change-maker and leading voice on social determinants of health.

As a collaborator, Alexia communicates effectively across differences. She offers specialized training for birth workers, doulas, midwives, and medical practitioners. She is an unwavering advocate for healthy babies during the critical first months to five years of life. Alexia empowers mothers and plans healthy solutions with them, not for them. She also launched International Coco Mom Day, making her cause global.

Alexia embraces partnership building. She has been recognized by national advocacy organization Colorofchange.org, for her tireless work connecting persons in need with resources to enhance their opportunities for growth and quality of life. “Cultivating Community” is the motto they consistently use for Cocolife.black. She forges alliances with nonprofit organizations, faith leaders, socially responsible businesses, and grassroots partners. More than partners and supporters are part of the Cocolife.black movement. Some donate gift boxes for moms. Others provide culturally competent resource materials. Grief counselors offer compassionate care for mothers who experience the loss or illness of a child or close relative. It takes a village.

Alexia empowers mothers and plans healthy solutions with them, not for them. She also launched International Coco Mom Day, making her cause global.

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Destiny Seeker: Emanuella Altidor

Pivoting With Purpose with Emanuella Altidor

About Emanuella

Emanuella Altidor was born and raised in South Florida to Haitian-immigrant parents who instilled a spirit of resilience and determination in her. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida A&M University (FAMU) with a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management. Following her studies at FAMU, Emanuella worked in multiple roles at Emory Healthcare, with a  focus on project management that enhanced the patient experience and optimal outpatient clinic operations. Emanuella later graduated from Georgia State University with her MBA and continued working as a project manager for Cigna under their Operational Excellence department. During the pandemic, with the support of her husband, she not only gave birth to twin girls, but completed a full-time coding bootcamp that allowed her to shift careers and enter the tech industry as a Full Stack Software Developer for Porsche Digital. As a true servant leader, Emanuella found her way back to project management and currently works as the Technical Project Manager at Ascend. When she’s not making magic happen at work, Emanuella likes to spend her time challenging herself physically with marathons, pick up new skills like learning how to swim, or just spending quality time with family and friends.