Scott Patterson & Shannon Steed | December 14
The creators of Baltimore’s Afro House have a new project debuting fall 2018 called “Afro Punk Ballet”, this self-written and produced project is a genre blend of afro punk, opera, sci-fi, ballet, and futurism, among other influences. Award-winning pianist and composer, Patterson is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Afro House, a music-driven performance art house in Baltimore. Steed, Baritone, is an accomplished actor and Opera singer, who is currently performing with Afro House in their production of Afro-Punk Ballet. Vocal training was under the tutelage of Dr. In Dai Choi, Sharon Christman Laurie Nelson, and Charlotte Holloman.
Location: Washington, DC
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Rovenia Brock Ph.D. | January 11
Author of Lose Your Final 15: Eat 15 Servings, Dr. Ro’s Plan To Eat 15 Servings A Day, Lose 15 Pounds At A Time (Rodale) January, 2017 and of Dr. Ro’s Ten Secrets To Livin’ Healthy (Bantam), Dr.Ro is an award-winning health journalist and television personality known for her easy-to-apply diet, fitness, and health advice for women and families. Dr. Ro has been a leading nutrition coach for over two decades and was named one of the nation’s top 5 nutritionists by More Magazine and Shop Smart (The quick & easy guide from Consumer Reports).
Janet Sharp, George Olivar, Marcy Bernbaum | December 7
In 2008 a group of concerned individuals and community members gathered at Miriam’s Kitchen to discuss and address issues of housing instability and affordable housing. During the summer of 2008, the same group was determined to form an organization. PFFC’s Mission is to empower people to end housing instability in the Washington DC Metropolitan area through Advocacy, Outreach, and Peer Mentoring. To this end, July 2014 we established the PFFC Downtown DC Public Restroom Initiative.
Women CEOs Who Mean Business Panel | January 18
With the constant conversation and data around women's gap in pay, inclusion, and diversity, and funding in the workplace, Behind The Mind Radio Show will feature three  women in business ranging from 5 years to 30 years to talk about the ups and downs of being a woman in business. No matter the industry. Women share the same stories while celebrating the passion and community of being an entrepreneur and small business owner. According to a 2017 State of Women in Business Report released by American Express OPEN, there are over 11 million businesses in America owned by women generating almost 2 trillion dollars in revenue.