CHARRON MONAYE, MPA
From humble beginnings to being a highly sought after writer, Charron continues to exemplify excellence while expanding her interests in marketing, coaching, film, and beyond. This best-selling author and ground-breaking writing expert have evolved into a who’s who in America’s Arts and Literature.
As a dynamic businesswoman and writer with over twenty-five years in the industry, Charron Monaye and her pen have been a force to be reckoned with. As Founder and Owner of Pen Legacy ®, Charron Monaye has been recognized as a Literary Game Changer who doesn’t mind adapting words into legacies. She’s authored 10 books (co-authored 4), published over 25 new authors, written/produced 3 theatrical productions, contributed to more than 20 book anthologies worldwide, and hired to adapt other novels into theatrical scripts such as; From Federal Prison to First Lady, Til Death Do us Part, Testify, just to name a few. Just recently, she had the opportunity to produce and premiere her sold-out stage play, “Get Out Of Your Own Way” in Hollywood, California and Times Square, New York.
Charron is also a former contributing staff writer for the Philadelphia Association of Paralegal and CNN. To her credit, Charron has worked with or interviewed talents such as; D’atra Hicks, Robert Grant, Jaguar Wright, Tami Roman, Former First Lady Michelle Obama, Eric Monte, Syleena Johnson, Bernadette Cooper and many other notables. Just recently, she had the opportunity to hone her writing skills by studying under television producer, screenwriter, and author Shonda Rhimes and NAACP Image Award Author Victoria Christopher Murray. She is currently an editor-in-chief for MadisonJaye.com.
Charron has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from West Chester University, Master’s in Public Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management, a Certificate in Paralegal Studies and Life Coaching, and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Humane Letters) from CICA International University & Seminary. She was also appointed as “Fellow of the Most Excellent Order of International Experts (FOIE)” in the field of Entrepreneurship from the United Nations and have been awarded and recognized for her work as an author and playwright.
She is a member of First Baptist Church of Crestmont, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Nu Upsilon Zeta Chapter and Order of Eastern Star, Ruth #66 PHA, PA.
Born & Raised in Philadelphia, Pa., Chris is an Author and Singer. At the age of 9 years old, Chris became a published author of the children’s book “I Believe in Me”. He also starred, as the leading actor, in the stage play, “Why Can’t We Be Friends”. Chris used this production as his platform to advocate for anti-bullying programs in schools and his community. His mother, Charron Monaye adapted his play into a short film entitled, “A Childhood Lost” which was distributed all over the world.
His advocacy efforts caught the attention of our national leaders and he received letters from Former President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Department of Education, and a Citation from Representative Cherelle Parker. In 2014, Chris’s play won “Real Life Based Stage Play of the Year” at the DPI Playwrights Awards in Queens, NY. Chris studied acting under the direction of Celebrity Actor Dennis L.A. White. However, his gift of singing led him to use his voice to deliver his messages through music. Just recently, Christopher released and performed his latest single, “Get Out of Your Own Way: in Hollywood, Ca in the stage play bearing the same name. Just recently, he shared his secrets on combating fear in the book, “Fear Is A Crime: How To Overcome Fear & Face Your Destiny” and “Get Out of Your Own Way, vol 2 & vol. 3.
Christopher holds a yellow belt in Tae Kwon Do, a Senior Airmen in the Civil Air Patrol (auxiliary of the US Air Force), and currently a soldier in training for the United States Army.
DR. SYLEECIA THOMPSON
As a teacher, manager, president, and author Dr. Thompson shows no signs of slowing down. Dr.Syleecia Thompson is founder and owner of DYG Management Group. A full-service Management, Entertainment, Consulting and Artist Development conglomerate. DYG Management Group acts include Syleena Johnson, Sean Black and J.Hollins.
Currently, Dr. Thompson has embarked her efforts and energy on a new venture in music management, author/entrepreneur coaching, and television. She is busy developing new brands and T.V projects for a various types of programming. She was featured on R&B Divas Atlanta on TV One and Fix My Life on OWN TV. Her goals are to continue to develop and strengthen her entertainment company through empowerment, education, entrepreneurship and enlightenment. In 2014, she launched an entrepreneur network called “The Visionaries” and it serves over 60 entrepreneurs in various industries. She coaches, mentors and trains them to succeed by the following motto: Vision, Plan, Execute, Rewards. Her latest client roster includes Syleena Johnson, Tee Marie Hanible (American Grit), Dr. Ivan Hernadez and several other production companies.
KIMRA MAJOR-MORRIS, ESQ.
Kimra Major-Morris is a top-rated attorney licensed to practice in Florida and the United States Middle District of Florida and the Principal Member of Major-Morris Law, LLC. The firm is based in Central Florida and serves intellectual property and entertainment clients nationwide. Kimra is the Immediate Past Chair of The Florida Bar Intellectual Property Committee. She is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, having the highest rating for her professional excellence and ethical standards in the legal community. In addition, she has been on the Super Lawyers® Florida Rising Star list, a distinction held by no more than 2.5% of attorneys in Florida.
Since opening her practice in 2009, Mrs. Major-Morris’ past and current clients include Grammy-nominated producers, The Voice and American Idol contestants, Mothers and Fathers of Professional Basketball Players, music industry executives, recording artists, fashion designers, culinary professionals, professional athletes, pharmacies, dancers, choreographers, models, screenwriters, book authors, actors, filmmakers, radio personalities, doctors, wellness coaches, life coaches, corporations, and small business owners.
Kimra’s extensive work experience in the media and music industries provided the foundation for her thriving practice as an advocate for brand owners and owners of creative content. Having worked as a red carpet photographer and video editor for BET, BMI, HBO, CNN, Fox, numerous other media outlets, Kimra has the expertise, passion, and network to help her clients meet their goals.
TONI MOORE, ESQ.
Toni Moore, Esquire is an attorney, author and strategist who is committed to helping women become savvy CEOs in every aspect of their lives. During Toni’s 20+ year career, she has worked as a mid-level law firm associate, as a financial fraud investigator, as a business owner, adjunct professor, mutual fund specialist, insurance agent and a “side hustler” for several MLMs.
Toni is personally committed to empowering women to own their power to uplevel their success. Because of her humble beginnings that was wrought with trauma, drama, chaos and abuse, she feels called to be a voice that shines light to help others appreciate their limitless possibilities. So whether you need guidance, advisement and/or strategy to help you handle your business, clarity about legalities affecting your realities or in need of wealth building strategies to help you protect your legacy, Toni is willing, able and committed to help.
Toni Moore is a first-generation college student who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and attended the Temple University Beasley School of Law. Toni is a licensed attorney in the States of Pennsylvania and New Jersey; attained a Ll.M. in Taxation, Certifications in Group Insurance and Retirement Benefits; teaches Nonprofit Compliance, Public Policy and Super Soul Leadership and previously maintained an insurance license, mortgage broker’s license as well as Series 6, 63 and 26 Investment Licenses.
Life can be brutal, unforgiving, and beautiful all at the same time. For Kiawana “Key” Leaf, she’s experienced this and a whole lot more. A self-made entrepreneur, author, actress, and inspirational speaker, Kiawana aspires to inspire, empower, and embrace millennials across the nation. To heal from traumatic events in their life, find, and fulfill their purpose and women who are survivors of domestic abuse through her first business venture, Empower Too Inspire, LLC. The foundation of Empower Too Inspire is built on Women’s Empowerment and Kingdom Advancement. She is published a published author through Pen Legacy Publishing, where she recently released her ground-breaking book, “Confidence Unleashed”.
Kiawana is a rising star who was featured on TV One’s “For My Man” and Ari Squires’ soul stirring documentary “No More Chains 2”. While life has thrown many obstacles her way, Kiawana’s faith in God has never wavered. She dedicated her life to Jesus Christ at the age of twelve. Kiawana’s greatest inspiration comes from her greatest joy–her daughter, Azariah. Kiawana looks forward to being an inspiration to many who are seeking healing and spiritual growth. It is her dream, vision, purpose, and power to Empower Too Inspire!