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Meet the Creator

Naa-Shorme is an educator, writer and creator of Write to Live. She is a huge fan of God, family, wine, Shondaland, dancing and all things new and 15400388_10157919011950531_1401833642236465564_nexciting.  She is a 1st generation Ghanaian American, from New Orleans, Louisiana, raised in Brooklyn, New York (constantly craving crawfish and snowballs). She attended Georgetown University where she studied Sociology and English. After making the typical millennial decision to make change instead of money, she joined Teach For America after graduation and taught in Harlem for two years. She earned her Masters in Education from Fordham University, and is still enjoying life as an educator, writer and advocate for young people.  She is currently a Fulbright Scholar in South Africa, empowering students to use their education, talents and voice to create the change they want to see in their world.

Meet the Team

jennifer harris
Jennifer P. Harris

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Ebony Cadet
Jennifer P. Harris is a St. Louis, Missouri native. She decided to pursue writing as a career four years ago. Since then she has published works on Amazon such as Love Songs Of The Unrequited Volumes 1-3, and Lullaby. She is a contributor to the female empowerment project known as The Awakenings Project, now in the completion of its second volume in 2017. She is also the founder and main contributor to the blog, The Ideal Firestarter.
Ebony Cadet is an Animal Care Technician at her local humane society, and a recent graduate from Cornell University with a Bachelor’s in Animal Science and a minor in education. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and is now living in Greeley, Colorado. During her free time, she enjoys reading, creative writing, gaming online, and trying to make friends with the feral cats that come into the shelter.

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