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Allaya Cooks-Campbell, Jeff Harry, Brandi Riley, Katherine Shorter, Virginia Duan

Allaya Cooks-Campbell, Jeff Harry, Brandi Riley, Katherine Shorter, Virginia Wolf

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Katherine Shorter, the Founder of Yoked, supports Christian wives seeking tangible ways to strengthen their relationships through her marriage and lifestyle site, An author, speaker, and podcast host, Katherine resides in Memphis with her husband and business partner, Jermaine, and their dog, Orson. Connect with her on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Virginia Duan is the entertainment editor for Mochi Magazine, a freelance writer, and K-pop reactor on YouTube. You can find her work on various sites like Romper,, and Mochi Magazine. Located in the Bay Area, Calif., she bilingual homeschools her 4 kids in Chinese and English. You can read more of her writing on her site:

Jeff Harry combines positive psychology and play to help teams/organizations navigate difficult conversations and assist individuals in addressing their biggest challenges through embracing a play-oriented approach to work. Some of the topics he covers including how to deal with toxicity in the workplace, how to address office politics, how to play with your inner critic, how to help your staff rediscover their flow, and how to navigate these uncertain times through play. For his work, Jeff was selected by BambooHR & Engagedly as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers of 2020. His work has most recently been featured in the NY Times, Mashable, & Upworthy. You can check out some of his interviews here:

Allaya Cooks-Campbell is a blogger, web developer, yoga instructor, and professional copywriter who began publishing content online over fifteen years ago. Since then, her writing has been featured in publications such as Huffington Post, Today, Readers’ Digest, Motherly, Romper, Well+Good, and Spoken Black Girl Magazine. She is a news editor for Health Digest and a regular contributor to the Wellanin Collective blog. Her content marketing agency, Alaya Media, specializes in digital publishing for healing entrepreneurs.

Brandi Jeter Riley started her blog, Mama Knows It All, in 2010 when she was a new mom who, surprisingly did NOT know it all. Brandi is content creator and coach, founder of the award-winning community Courage To Earn, and executive producer of the Influencer Activist Toolkit which helps creatives learn to use their platforms to educate and inform their audiences about important topics. She lives in Oakland, California with a preschooler, middle schooler, and husband. Find her on Instagram at @BrandiJeter or connect on LinkedIn.

Sessions at Creativation+

"Addressing Your Brand’s Blind Spots: DEI, Social Justice, and How Your Brand Can Join the Conversation" on Wednesday, March 17