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    Women Doing "Extraordinary" Things Honored in Cleveland


    ” To be “on fire” is to allow yourself the freedom to take full control of who you are and how you want to live your life. To live your passion and shine your light unabashedly!! It’s that moment you choose to claim your power and be extraordinary!” ~ Alicia Keys


    On Sunday September 23, 2013, Single Parent United presented “Girl on Fire” Awards in Cleveland, Ohio. Women from Louisiana, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. New York, and Cleveland met at Cleveland State University to pay homage and honor the Entrepreneur, Business Owner, Community Activist, Philanthropist, Humanitarian, Mother, Wife, Sister and Friend, but most important being Women who are leading their communities.


    It was hosted by Philly Weedom, special guests were Ken Lanci and Basheer Jonesand special performances by Robert Cruz of The RudeBoys.


    This award show gave a platform and a stage to honor those that don’t get the recognition they deserve, but who continue to work selflessly and tirelessly to make a difference in this community. The world may not know every woman who was honored, but let me promise you one thing, they will soon!!!!


    2013 Philanthropy Award Winner:

    JoAnn Ajayi-Scott

    2013 Humanitarian Award Winner:

    Gigi Traore

    2013 Best Life Coach Award Winner:

    Dawnielle Winningham

    2013 Best Motivational Speaker Award Winner:
    Kiwan N. Fitch

    2013  Best Work From Home Award Winner:
    ShaChena Gibbs and Real Sisters Rising

    2013 Best Internet Business Award Winner:

    ShaChena Gibbs


    2013 Fashion Designer of the Year:

    Nicole Terry

    2013 Best Non Profit Award Winner:
    Chosen Dr Pullum and Center for Empowerment

    2013 Best Playwrite Award Winner:

    Kylynn Coleman Bray

    2013 Best Woman in Business Award Winner:
    Tawana Starr Spratt

    2013 Best Entrepreneur Award Winner:

    Wendy Peterson

    2013  Best Independent Author Award Winner:
    Charron Monaye

    2013 Survivor Award Winner:
    Laura Cowan

    2013 Best Female Vocalist/Artist/Spoken Word Award Winner:
    Eris Zion Venia

    2013 Female Sportsmanship Award Winner:
    The John Hay High School Track and Field Team

    Special Recognitions
    Charron Monaye ~ Presidential Award
    Terri L. Clay ~ SHERO Award

    Laura Cowan

    Latashia First-Lady Spuceo Glover, Founder and CEO of the Girls On Fire Awards would like to thank everyone for their support. Stay tuned for the 2nd Annual Girls On Fire Awards coming to you very soon. If you like to nominate someone who is exempify excellence, community, involvement, scholarlastic achievement, you can email their photo and bio to spu216@gmail.com for consideration.



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