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Wednesday, 16th August, 2017

Showing Vulnerability on Medium.com

I had a recent experience that inspired me to finally write my first post on Medium.com. I’ve been wanting to write something for this open blogging platform, especially seeing my mentor’s candidness on it. I…
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PhillyVoice – Five For Friday

Local media outlet, Philly Voice, recently caught up with me as part of their Five For Friday Influencer series. They asked me about how I stay energized and sane with all the stuff I do…
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Oh Hey 27, Thanks For Making Me Feel Like An Adult (Finally)

It’s taken me a few months to write this considering it’s October and I turned 27 on August 1st. I guess I’ve been feeling some sort of way about this whole turning older thing. You know…
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Society of Design Conference

If you’re a branding, advertising, typography or design geek – Philly’s got an awesome conference coming your way. “The world’s most talented creatives are headed to Philadelphia to share inspiring insights about all things design…
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Featured On The Everygirl!

So a few weeks back I got this comment on a random Instagram photo of mine from a girl in Baltimore. She mentioned something about wanting my email for a feature. To be honest, I…
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Upcoming Workshop: How To Be Your Best CEO

Hello lovely readers! I’m excited to host a new workshop at The Hive on September 15th called “How To Be Your Best CEO.” It’ll be my first time teaching this workshop with the hopes of…
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For The Love Of A Dirty Iced Chai

As an entrepreneur, I need caffeine. And some days, I need a lot of it. I’ve found my favorite drink at the lovely Cafe Ole here in Old City, Philadelphia. It’s literally a block away…
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Throwback

Found this gem while scouring the internet (aka I was testing out the search engine Duck Duck Go because they’re a local Philly startup and fighting the big fight against Google’s search engine – read this).…
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My Latest Addiction – FlyWheel

When I got a call earlier this month from a FlyWheel instructor (shoutout to Hayley!) looking to collaborate, I must admit that I was super excited. I always say that I want to get in…
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This Was Bound To Happen

Update: Ok fine, I’m not moving to Berlin. I will still be going for a few days since I did buy my ticket, but my international move has been postponed for now. Don’t worry, I…
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FIFA in real life. Happy birthday Warren! 27 is gonna be a good year yo! #leoseason #augustleos… instagram.com/p/BX11…

About 11 hours ago from Melissa Alam's Twitter via Instagram

  • FIFA after dark haha. Happy birthday Warren! 27 is gonna be a good year yo! #leoseason #augustleos 😂⚽️🎂
  • Learn how to make chicken tikka masala and tandoori chicken the RIGHT way from the chefs and owner of @tandoorfishtown this THURSDAY! 🤤🤤🤤 Come hungry but leave full and happy thanks to our next event with @bestbite. Tickets are $30 and include 3+ courses of delicious and savory Indian dishes, plus some great conversation with fellow foodies. 🥘 Check out the link in @bestbite's bio for ticket info! 🎟🎟🎟. P.S. @priyankachopra may or may not attend...only way to find out is to come through! #bestbite #foodieevents #tandoorfishtown
  • Accurate future photo of me in Italy at the end of this month. Currently trying to figure out a what to do, eat and see for the 8 days I'm there and it's so overwhelming. Also nervous that I may fall in love with the country too much and not come back. 🤷🏽‍♀️ Anyway, send me recs for Rome - Sorrento - Venice! #romanholiday