Alexandria Washington is an award-winning health advocate located in Tallahassee, FL. She holds a Bachelor degree in Health Science and a Master degree in Public Health from Florida A&M University. She is the CEO of Change The Narrative, LLC a boutique health education and advocacy company. Her work has been featured in Tallahassee Democrat, Journey Magazine, Black Matter US, Capital Outlook and Orlando Advocate amongst others. An engaging facilitator, Alexandria has delivered speeches on politics in health, becoming an advocate, creating generational health and specific health topics. When not presenting, Alexandria is dedicated to community service and serves as the United State of Women Ambassador for Tallahassee, Alumni Council for Young People For, New Leaders Council Tallahassee Executive Board, and American Cancer Society Young Professionals Board. Her dedication to community service and advocacy has resulted in Alexandria being named one of Tallahassee’s 25 Women You Need to Know.
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Samori Swygert, a renaissance man of the times. He was born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, New York. A jack of many trades and master of some. A self-described man of many passions. A graduate of Hampton University with a bachelor in Biology (2001), continuing at Hampton, he received his Master’s in Medical Science (2003), he furthered his education at Howard University where he graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy (2007).
Currently and professionally, he’s a practicing intensive care unit pharmacist. Outside of the practice of pharmacy is where he truly flexes his mental muscles. The last year of his pharmacy school, Samori published a book of poetry entitled: Black I/Eye on America. This book of poetry addresses many of the social injustices, double standard disparities between class and race, and an introspective tour of his universe.
Dr. Swygert is also regular radio show host on the Source Radio Network, his show is called the Pendulum, and it airs every Wednesday at 8pm.
Samori released a #1 Best Selling album under the quiet storm category on Amazon in 2015. The album is entitled: P.O.R.N. (Poetry. Oration. Rhythm. Narratives.). This album is a breath of fresh air, some say that it’s the 21st century Love Jones Soundtrack. This album is created with all original music, with real instrumentation. The production was done with an intercollegiate production team from Hampton, Norfolk State, and Howard University.
Dr. Swygert has also produced an audiobook entitled: Speak On IT, Mandatory Conversations for Black America. Samori has been a regular blogger and contributor for Dr. Boyce Watkins Your Black World and Financial Juneteenth for 4 years. His current project is a documentary film series entitled, Black AND Woman, and this addresses many of the cultural, social, professional, political, economic, and historical injustices and hurdles that Black Women have had and continue to endure despite new achievements in the 21st Century.
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Sherrel Sampson is the Founder & CEO of Canviiy. Prior to founding Canviiy, Sherrel led teams as a Director of Marketing Strategy developing omnichannel activations for over a decade in the verticals of personal care, grocery retail, consumer healthcare (OTC), and enterprise software. Sherrel holds an MS in Integrated Marketing Communications from West Virginia University and a BA in Marketing from Stetson University.
Canviiy is an innovative, fast growing organic-based health & beauty brand, most notable for its revolutionary organic-based itch-calming scalp serum, ScalpBliss. Canviiy has partnerships with Moffitt Cancer Center, USF Health & Tampa International Airport with a growing domestic and internationally customer base. Canviiy has been featured by renowned media outlets including Yahoo Beauty, POPSUGAR, ESSENCE, Black Enterprise and was named a semi-finalist in the HSN/Good Housekeeping Entrepreneurs’ Competition. Canviiy’s products are available in over 70 retail stores including Target Stores.
This week we had a social discussion on the show. Tune in to listen to us talk about the Serena & Osaka situation, the supreme court and Brett Kavanaugh, the latest incident of a cop killing a Black Person inside their home, and Black People and Politics. It's a good show with a lot to digest.
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