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Saying goodbye to this blog today

Blessings All,

I started this blog last year to document my next book project.  It has been a great place to get my feet wet.  However, I recently decided to streamline my online presence by having one blog that encompasses all of my identities as a yoga teacher, author, artist, coach, and innerpreneur. That’s why I am blogging to say goodbye. The good news is that you can join me on my WordPress blog: http://authoranandaleeke.wordpress.com.

Thank you for reading my blog!

Peace and Sisterhood,

Ananda Leeke

May 21, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sisterhood, the Blog’s Digital Diva Shero for National Poety Month: Dehejia Maat

Happy National Poety Month!

This month Sisterhood, the Blog is celebrating the poetry of Dehejia Maat, an amazing digital diva shero who uses the Internet to share her poetry, art, yoga, and creative endeavors.

Dehejia recently published Deep Rooted Soul Sista Poems (available on Amazon.com). She also released Melanin Wine, an earth mix CD.  Click on the YouTube video below to see Dehejia’s creativity in action. She rocks!

Guess what?  Dehejia is hosting a book reading on April 11 from 12 noon until 3:00 p.m. at Shakti Mind  Body Studio in Washington, DC. See details below.

You can follow Dehejia on Twitter.  Join her Facebook page too!  Check out her art work and buy something special for yourself or someone else!

NOTE: Dehejia will be featured as a digital diva shero in Ananda Leeke’s next book Sisterhood, the Blog: Soundbytes from the 21st Century Women’s Online Revolution (2011).

April 8, 2010 Posted by | Sisterhood the Blog book | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sisterhood the Blog celebrates Digital Diva Shero Christy Little Jones, Founder of Mommy-in-Training

Do you know who Christy Little Jones is?

Christy is a digital diva shero and founder of Mommy-in-Training, a Christian organization that encourages mothers to walk in their purpose while raising their children. She appeared on the April 2nd episode of Sisterhood, the Blog Radio.  Christy shared her reasons for establishing Mommy-in-Training and information about the upcoming conference on April 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Alexandria, 2932 King Street  in Alexandria, Virginia.  You can register online.  Click here to learn more about the April 24th conference. Click on the link to listen to Christy’s interview on Sisterhood the Blog Radio:  www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015.

You can also follow Christy and Mommy-in-Training (MIT) on Twitter. Join the MIT online community and Facebook page.

NOTE: Christy Little Jones will be featured as a digital diva shero in Ananda Leeke’s next book Sisterhood, the Blog: Soundbytes from the 21st Century Women’s Online Revolution (2011).

April 8, 2010 Posted by | Mommy Bloggers, Mommy Blogosphere, Sisterhood the Blog book, Sisterhood the Blog radio, Women Bloggers, Women's Conferences | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tune into Sisterhood the Blog Radio on 3/28@7pm EST for Boni Candelario on “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs in 2010″ 4 Part Series

Boni Candelario

Boni Candelario, a career strategist and empowerment coach,  helps women in career transition, re-enter the workforce, climb the corporate ladder, and start their own businesses. Boni is partnering with Sisterhood, the Blog Radio’s Business of Being You (BizBU) four-part series on “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs in 2010 with Coach’m Up Boni.”  The shows will air on March 28, April 11, May 23, and June 27 at 7:00 p.m. EST on Talkshoe.com: www.talkshoe.com/tc/42015.

See the list of show topics below.

  • March 28th Show: Confidence building for women job seekers,
  • April 11th Show: Resume 2.0: Giving your resume a facelift by finding the treasure in your life experience,
  • May 23rd Show: How to talk about your experience so it creates buzz and attention, and
  • June 27th  Show: How women can use social media to identify job leads.

You can learn more about Boni and her fabulous business by visiting:

March 26, 2010 Posted by | Sisterhood the Blog 2010 Season, Sisterhood the Blog radio | , , , , | Leave a comment

Sisterhood, the Blog celebrates digital diva sheroes who organized and attended She’s Geeky DC 09: Andrea Baker, Kety Esquivel, Allyson Kapin, Amy Senger, Shireen Mitchell, Kaliya Hamlin, Heidi Nobantu Saul, Denice Rhodes, Gabriella Schneider, Shana Glickfield, Faith Dow, Lovisa Williams, and Maxine Teller

Greeting All,

Sisterhood, the Blog (STB) is celebrating digital diva sheroes during National Women’s History Month.  Digital diva sheroes are women who use the Internet to do great work online and offline.  They are also women who will be featured in Ananda Leeke’s next book Sisterhood, the Blog: Soundbytes from the 21st Century Women’s Online Revolution.


Today we are celebrating the women who organized She’s Geeky DC at the National Council of La Raza on November 13 and 14, 2009, in Washington, DC. They include the DC organizing team and the She’s Geeky home base organizers. See list below.

We are also celebrating six digital diva sheroes who attended She’s Geeky DC.

Watch videos of some of these dynamic women.  They rock!

1) Kaliya Hamlin

2) Denise “DeeNice” Rhodes

3) Gabriella Schneider

4) Shana Glickfield

5) Faith Dow

6) Lovisa Williams

7) Maxine Teller

8) Heidi Nobantu Saul

March 24, 2010 Posted by | digital diva sheroes, She's Geeky DC, Sisterhood the Blog book | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sisterhood, the Blog celebrates digital diva shero Kety Esquivel, Executive Director/CEO of Latinos in Social Media

Greeting All,

Sisterhood, the Blog (STB) is celebrating digital diva sheroes during National Women’s History Month.  Digital diva sheroes are women who use the Internet to do great work online and offline.  They are also women who will be featured in Ananda Leeke’s next book Sisterhood, the Blog: Soundbytes from the 21st Century Women’s Online Revolution.

Today, we are celebrating Kety Esquivel, the Executive Director and CEO of Latinos in Social Media.  Kety is also a published author, consultant, TV commentator, world traveler, and execcoach.  She recently served as the New Media Director for the National Council of La Raza.   In December, Kety and a dynamic group a/k/a the “Six Latinas” organized the first Latinos in Social Media DC conference.  For more information about Kety, follow her on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ketye.

March 22, 2010 Posted by | digital diva sheroes, National Women's History Month, Sisterhood the Blog book | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sisterhood, the Blog celebrates digital diva shero Heather Blanchard, co-founder of Crisis Commons

Greeting All,

Sisterhood, the Blog (STB) is celebrating digital diva sheroes during National Women’s History Month.  Digital diva sheroes are women who use the Internet to do great work online and offline.  They are also women who will be featured in Ananda Leeke’s next book Sisterhood, the Blog: Soundbytes from the 21st Century Women’s Online Revolution.

Today, we are celebrating Heather Blanchard, a technology evangelist, aspiring music writer, humanitarian, and co-founder of Crisis Commons http://www.crisiscommons.org.  Crisis Commons was established as an impromptu Tweetup at Government 2.0 Camp to unite communities, seek common ground, and cultivate innovation in the use of technology for mobility and efficiency during crisis in March 2009.  For more information about Heather, follow her on Twitter: http://twitter.com/poplifegirl. Be sure to read her blog about music and technology: http://www.newcicada.com.

March 22, 2010 Posted by | digital diva sheroes, National Women's History Month, Sisterhood the Blog book | , , , , | Leave a comment

Christian MOMMY IN TRAINING CONFERENCE – April 24 in Alexandria, VA

MOMMY IN TRAINING CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION

…a Calling, a Purpose, a Privilege


Welcome to the land of the free!

Please join us for the day on Saturday, April 24, 2010 in Alexandria, Virginia at the inaugural Mommy in Training Conference and Exposition for a candid reflection on the WHOLE TRUTH about motherhood. No matter where you are on your journey—balanced or barely keeping your head above water—you will gain valuable perspective and practical tools for overcoming challenges of motherhood.Mommy in Training is a place where a SISTERHOOD of mommies defies differences in race, class and culture, and reminds you that you are not alone.MIT’s educational workshops will impart practical tools and spiritual principles for use on one’s journey through motherhood.

Early Bird Special before March 15: $49

After March 15: $69

Onsite Registration: $89

For more information and registration please visit http://www.mommyintraining.com.

March 9, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sisterhood, the Blog celebrates green living/digital diva shero Bianca Alexander!

Bianca Alexander


Greeting All,

Sisterhood, the Blog (STB) is celebrating digital diva sheroes during National Women’s History Month.  Digital diva sheroes are women who use the Internet to do great work online and offline.  They are also women who will be featured in Ananda Leeke’s next book Sisterhood, the Blog: Soundbytes from the 21st Century Women’s Online Revolution.

Today, we are celebrating Bianca Alexander, Esq., a healthy living advocate who serves as co-CEO and host of Conscious Living TV, a green living news magazine show.  Bianca also hosts The Soul of Green, a TV program that features untold stories about people of color in the green and environmental justice movements.  In addition, she is a broadcast journalism fellow of University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communications and an ethnic media fellow of the Association of Health Journalists.

Guess what? Bianca is also a yoga teacher and Reiki Master practitioner.  For more information, visit www.biancaalexander.com.

March 8, 2010 Posted by | digital diva sheroes, National Women's History Month, Sisterhood the Blog book | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 with woman-centered poetry!

Happy International Women’s Day!

The 2010 theme of International Women’s Day is “Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities: Progress for All.”  It honors the 15th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the outcome of the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995. Click here to learn more about the history of International Women’s Day.

FYI – Today, the U.N. is hosting a webcast featuring the 54th Commission on the Status of Women from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Click on the link to watch the webcast on Channel 1: www.un.org/webcast.

Do you have 12 minutes to celebrate International Women’s Day online?  Click on the link to listen to a recording of woman-centered poetry by author Ananda Leeke on BlogTalkRadio: www.blogtalkradio.com/anandaleeke/2010/03/08/author-chat-with-ananda-leeke.

Who are your favorite women poets?

How are you celebrating International Women’s Day?

March 8, 2010 Posted by | International Women's Day | , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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