Hola Tulum!

I think I got my sense of adventure from my mom. Apparently she was a wild child back in her tiny village in Bangladesh. Getting in tons of trouble, climbing trees like a monkey, etc. It’s…
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If you like piña coladas…

So I had this $200 ticket voucher from a flight last year that I needed to spend on a random trip. So where did I end up using it?   Why, Puerto Rico of course!…
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First Stop: Denver & Boulder

Most people don’t know this but I’m working on a new print magazine that’s launching this January called Spoonful Magazine. I’ll talk more about that in a separate post because it’s such an exciting project…
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Stay Classy, San Diego

I had the most epic weekend. In case you don’t follow me on Snapchat (@jogamel88) or Instagram (@ringthealam), then let me fill you in. Thursday morning was when I set off bright and early for…
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A Day In Doha

If you can’t tell already, I had an amazing time during my layover in Doha! I made a new friend – a current grad student studying in Paris named Melissa(!) – and I got to…
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  • What a night! Thanks to @ladiesgetpaid for having @jenniferdziura @shawnax @jill.greenberg and myself on such a dope panel on Creatives Getting Paid! Got some always needed inspiration to take things further with my business and keep pushing the women around me to strive for more, especially when it comes to that chedda. 💸💸💸 Thanks to Alison for moderating the panel as well! ❤️🙏🏽 #womenwhowork
  • Yay I'm speaking at the third annual Women In Tech Soirée hosted by @Mogulettes for #PhillyTechWeek 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽. Get your ticket on the @technical_ly website or at Mogulette.org! 🤓🤓🤓
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