Fete Lifestyle Magazine March 2021 - Entertainment Issue | Page 41

Nicole Fisher is the Founder and CEO at HHR Strategies, a health care and human rights focused advising firm. She is a Senior Policy Advisor for federal and state officials and an expert on health reform. Nicole runs a Health Innovation and Policy page at Forbes highlighting and advising companies, ideas and people that are changing the health care landscape. She is currently finishing her PhD at the University of North Carolina in the Health Policy and Management Department. Nicole earned her Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago and her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri.

Ann Jaimi Alexander is a Tamil Canadian educator and artist living in Vancouver, B.C. She is an avid traveller who has explored 39 countries in search of cultural identity and belonging. She is passionate about food, social justice, mental health and healing through the sharing of stories. Twitter - @annjaimi

Instagram -@alotuslife

Attorney Corey Minor Smith is a thought leader on housing and poverty breaking strategies. She is also a leading social justice advocate for mental health in communities across the nation. Corey produces radio roundtable conversations with youth and community members to discuss ways to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. She is a highly sought-after speaker earning two degrees from Bowling Green State University and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Toledo College of Law.

Chrissy Gruninger is the owner of Social [media] Wellness™, offering online business management, marketing and strategy to eco, wellness and socially conscious companies, or as she likes to say, “good people doing good things”. With a graduate degree in sustainable living along with health coaching and yoga certifications, she blends a background in conscious living with her business experience and online marketing knowledge, helping her clients bring their positive messages of well-being and harmony into the world. She lives a wild hearted life in Costa Rica with her two cats, Sunshine y Lluvia.

Kimia Khalvati

Pamela Powell

Pamela Powell is a Chicago area film critic and member of the Chicago Film Critics Association. With a master’s degree from Northwestern and a healthcare background, Pamela gravitates toward films that can better our community and world. From teaching radio broadcasting to having her own radio show on an NPR affiliated station, Pamela shares her unique perspectives about films with her audiences. Currently, Pamela writes for The Daily Journal’s Reel Talk, FF2 Media, and www.reelhonestreviews.com

Kimia Khalvati was born raised in Chicago. Her Persian and Irish roots add to the eclectic influence on lifestyle and career. Throughout her professional career as fitness training professional and health coach, she delivers a vast knowledge of sustainable living techniques. Catering to a multi-dimensional clientele base she believes in many platforms of growth. Kimia is now evolving as an actress now featured in the Netflix drama, BLACK AND privileged. Every mind deserves different avenues of growth and longevity.

e often hear people

describe music as the

universal language that

connects all human beings or that music is healing for the soul. Music has the power to uplift your spirit or elicit heavy emotions of sadness. Why is it that hearing a song instantaneously brings you back to a familiar time and place? A song can trigger memories, images, emotions, thoughts, a specific time or experience in your life. So what is it about music that affects human beings and changes us in profound ways?


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