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Philanthropist, Fashion, and Interior Designer Alpha Blackburn (US)

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Alpha Blackburn is Inspiring Philanthropy Through Building Youth and Community Mrs. Alpha Blackburn was born into a large family of frugal means in Lynchburg, Virginia.  She attended Howard University in Washington, DC on a nationally competitive scholarship, an education she treasures, as she shares that education was “hard-won” in her family and thusly, quite appreciated.  Alpha graduated cum laude with …

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Ambassador, United State of Women, Dr. Khalilah Shabazz (US)

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Dr. Shabazz is Promoting Equality For Women of Color in the Education Pipeline Dr. Khalilah Shabazz likens the transformative journey of the butterfly to her own life of challenges, resilience, vulnerability, and change. An Indianapolis, IN native, Shabazz started college as an 18 yr. old single-parent purposed to shatter the stereotype of the uneducated and unproductive teenage mother and later …