Here at Millennial Femme, we’re all about community & what doesn’t scream community than having a team of women coming together for a shared purpose; to provide you with engaging content. The team of writers consist of Millennial women who can also relate to your everyday stories and share their experiences.
Home & Lifestyle
Tisha – Writer
Star Sign: Libra
Favourite Quote: Once bitten, twice shy
What you love about your chosen category: How your home is designed is all down to your personal choice, there is no wrong or right answer. I love finding a good furniture pieces at a great price and often find myself scrolling through Instagram looking for inspiration. I love cultural influences in homes and I’m not afraid of colour.
Lifestyle is something I’m learning more and more about as I get older and how mine has changed over the year, I like that you can always improve areas of it no matter what.
A black woman you find most influential: My mum always and then Beyoncé The work ethic of both women is a 10/10.
Dating & Relationships
Johanne – Writer
Star Sign: Pisces
Favourite Quote: Still I Rise by Maya Angelou
What you love about your chosen category: I love that I’m going to be able to use my many layers of experience and humor to help and advise women in an area that is notoriously packed with mystery, fun, love, danger, happiness and sadness. I’m a woman warrior and intend to help my fellow sisters!
A black woman you find most influential: Michaela Coel – an innovative, modern, strong, direct, creative black woman. Who is not afraid to be exactly who she is and speak her truth.
DATING & RELATIONSHIPS
Sharniya – Writer
Star Sign: Scorpio
Fave Quote: My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. – Maya Angelou
What you love about your chosen topic: It’s really hard to put this into words. I find it extremely interesting that the dynamics of romantic relationships can differ completely from platonic and familial relationships. in my romantic life I’ve always had such a wide range of experiences with different people and I hope that through sharing my own experiences and thoughts, I can help others to feel less alone and misunderstood.
Most influential black woman: Gladys West – American mathematician known for her contributions to the mathematical modeling of the shape of the Earth and her work on the development of the GPS.
DATING & RELATIONSHIPS
Maria – Writer
Star Sign: Gemini
Favorite Quote: “You not wanting me was the beginning of me wanting myself thank you”
What do you love about your chosen category: What I love most about the my category is the fact that there’s no concrete right way to date or be in a relationship, so this gives me the freedom to write from a perspective that is completely authentic to myself and my identity as a black woman.
A black woman you find most influential: The most influential black woman in mainstream culture for me is, ISSA RAE. I love someone that is their authentic self – accountable to her flaws, owns her femininity and sexuality, while being hardworking, smart and talented.
Fashion & Beauty
Tamara – Writer
Star Sign: Capricorn
Favourite Quote: Be that girl that roots for the other girl, tells a stranger her hair looks amazing and encourages other women to believe in themselves and their dreams – unknown
What do you love about your chosen category: Since my teens, I’ve loved fashion and beauty as it has been a way to express myself. As a plus-size girl, fashion has been a challenge that I’ve gladly accepted. Finding new looks and trends gives me a lot of joy. Growing up, feeling beautiful hasn’t always been easy but reassuring myself that everyone is beautiful in their own way has really helped me and hopefully, I can make others feel the same way.
A black woman you find most influential: My mum. She’s made me experience first hand what a strong black woman looks like. I can relate the most to my mum and her love and support inspire me to improve myself.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Rene – Writer
Star Sign: Libra
Favourite Quote: The meaning of Sankofa (return and get it) – The importance of reaching back to knowledge gained in the past and bringing it into the present in order to make positive progress.
What do you love about your chosen category: I love finding natural ways to heal myself and making myself feel good. As health is the most important thing we have to think about daily, incorporating small changes in diet, fitness and self-care can promote positive change.
A black woman you find most influential to you: My mother. Strong, real and black. Always taught me to love the skin I’m in. Teaching of black history, health and soulful music while I was young , has now been ingrained in my soul.