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D&mn theses Black Women Are Awesome Sauce

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What makes a powerful woman powerful? What is the secret sauce; that innate quality that helps successful women start, manage, or transform and empower us. The relentless pursuit of excellence is nothing new to these women, and they are among  some of the top Black influential women we’ve come across inside and outside of our city. Join us as Style Follows Her  celebrates awesome black women  today and everyday. We’re spotlighting our favorite all around awesome women.  Here’s to Women’s History Month.

  1. Dede McGuireNot only beautiful, she's amazingly talented and funny. DeDe is a innovator and has been entertaining audiences over a decade. She is the host of her on show on Dallas/Ft Worth's K104 FM, DeDe in the Morning an co-host of The Doug Banks Show each afternoon, McGuire has proven to be one of the most exciting and successful women in radio. She has no plans to slow down, McGuire continues to feed her millions of listeners with candid celebrity and political interviews, insider gossip and information to educate the masses.  http://www.dedemcguire.com/

2. Sarah Jakes

                      Sarah Jakes is She is the daughter of megachurch pastor, bestselling author and film producer, Bishop T.D. Jakes and Mrs. Serita Jakes, author, media personality and business executive. Alongside her husband, Touré Roberts. Sarah Jakes Roberts is a take-charge business-woman, writer and media personality who expertly balances career, ministry and family. In April 2014, Sarah released  a memoir titled, “Lost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life.” In “Lost and Found,” Sarah shares her story with a rarely seen transparency and because of that, people gravitate to her.  http://sarahjakesroberts.com/meet-sarah/. 

We absolutely love Sarah Jakes, we’re so excited about her Women Evolve Conference this summer in Denver, Colorado.

3. Chasity Garner

In October of 2008, Chastity started a website called GarnerStyle to coincide with her image consulting business so she could offer complimentary inspiration and advice to plus-size women wanting to achieve style. Chastity has chronicled her life, the clothes, travels, her marriage, moving to a new city and many other adventures through her blog, with many more to come. Her personal style is classic with a twist. http://garnerstyle.com/

4. Angela Rye

Angela Rye is Principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies, a political advocacy firm in the nation’s capital. She is a CNN Political Commentator and NPR Political Analyst. She has been featured as an influential politico, lawyer, and advocate by several publications and outlets from Marie Claire to Ebony and the Washington Post, Rye has an unwavering commitment to ensuring positive change in the political process.  Rye is a prominent strategist who has offered on-air commentary for several media outlets including BET, CNN, NBC, HBO, ABC, MSNBC and TV One. The depth of her dialogue ranges from political campaigns to more complex legislation and administration policies that have long-term implications nationally and internationally.  She currently serves on the boards of the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee (CBCPAC), the Seattle University School of Law Alumni, Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, Inclusv, and Wilberforce University. She is a member of The Links, Incorporated, National Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Washington Government Relations Group.  

5. Pastor Tanya Baker


As a motivational speaker, spiritual life coach author and ordained Pastor. Tanya Baker has a heart for the people of God and lives her life leading people toward positivity. Exercising her practice through social media, books and the preached word, she is a sought-after motivational speaker and power-packed orator of the Word of God. Tanya also serves as Co-Pastor of The Incredible Church in Dallas. She is the Creative Director for SNATCH, a Non-Profit Ministry, geared toward Human Trafficking in Dallas, Texas. She flows in the prophetic and serves as the prophetic voice for many of today’s Christian leaders and to a host of celebrities .https://www.pastortanyabaker.com/

6. Ronni Brown

Ronne Brown is a wife, mother, coach, author, speaker, entrepreneur and overcomer. She has influenced thousands of entrepreneurs by teaching them to achieve success on their own terms. Hailing from Washington, D.C., Brown inspires others to live and dream big.

Ronne worked hard to change the trajectory of her life. She went from being a statistic to a success story. She worked long hours as a janitor while pregnant, but she didn’t allow that obstacle to make her lose sight of her purpose. Even though the odds were stacked against her, she was determined not to allow her past circumstances to stop her from achieving her goals. After being laid off from her job with only an unemployment check as her income, and three children to take care of, she knew she had to make a change. She was determined to face her fears, and step into her purpose. The lessons she learned on her journey as a teen mom gave her the courage to launch several business ventures.http://ronneb.com/about-ronne-b/

7. Samantha Halliburton Pryor

Attorney Samantha L. Pryor is the founder and managing member of The Halliburton Law Firm in Denver, Colorado, where she focuses her practice on personal injury law, business law and employment law.

In addition to her law firm, she is also the founder of Resolution Advocates, where she focuses on helping her clients resolve their disputes and reach agreements through negotiation and mediation rather than through expensive, time-consuming court battles.

A native of Colorado, Ms. Pryor has achieved notable success helping a diverse range of clients across the state with their most important legal matters, including maintaining a successful appellate practice, where she has gained widespread acclaim for her legal research and writing skills.

Her wealth of experience in many legal areas makes her well-suited to handle the demands of her clients regardless of how complex or challenging their needs, and she has received numerous awards and honors for her professionalism and service. Most recently, the Denver Business Journal voted her as one of the region’s top 40 under 40 attorneys in 2017.

(Bio”s Taken Directly from websites)

Meet ShantaQuilette , creator and author of Style Follows Her Accountant by trade, Lifestyle Designer, Decor Expert, Event Stylist, Cookanista, Beauty Enthusiast and Mom of three, From Denver to Dallas this fashionable entertaining entrepreneur has been styling outfits and entertaining since she was first old enough to reach her dresser and dining room table. Her goal is to ignite the creativity in all women.

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