Ashro Woman: Dr. Angela H.

Meet Dr. Angela from California

No doubt, Angela knows how to GLITZ IT UP! Here, she’s wearing the complete sparkling package: matching suit and hat. “Fashion constantly changes, but my style is me.”

Growing up, Angela had the blessing of truly supportive parents. Angela is also a woman of faith.“I walk this life by faith and not by sight. I have to believe in the impossible and live in the expectancy.”

She has known struggle and triumph, rising above failed marriages and earning her PhD (something people said she would never do). KUDOS Angela!

Today, Angela is a caseworker for the Department of Mental Health. She enjoys brisk walks with her husband, writing books and plays—and making a mean bowl of black-eyed pea gumbo.

Name
Dr Angela H.
Where do you live (city & state)?
Lake Elsinore, California
1. Why are you an Ashro woman?
Because I can be traditional or trendy and on the wild side
2. What is your favorite part about fashion and style?
That fashion constantly changes but my style is me
3. What makes you get up every morning?
The joy of the Lord
4. Your best advice?
Always live your best life, and enjoy family
5. What small thing makes you happy?
Taking a brisk walk with my husband
6. What has been your greatest struggle…and your greatest (or latest) triumph?
My greatest struggles were my failed marriages and my greatest triumph was achieving the things people said I would never do and one of those things was receiving my PhD. degree when others tried to discourage me
7. How do you spend your free time?
Writing books and plays. Also cooking
8. What do you do for a living? What do you like most about it? What don’t you like?
Case management for DMH department of mental health
9. Who influenced you the most in your life. Why? And in what way?
My parents who were the loudest cheerleaders in my life. They really made me think I could do anything I put my mind to
10. What is your best dish? Who do you make it for—and where do you typically serve it?
I really don’t know, everything I make is my best dish but so I’ve been told. Probably black eyed pea gumbo
11. Are you a woman of faith? How does that faith affect your life? Please tell us more.
Yes I am of woman of faith and that means I walk this life by faith and not by sight I have to believe in the impossible and live in the expectancy
12. What makes you laugh?
My grandchildren
13. What lessons has motherhood (or being a grandmother) taught you?
No matter how many times you preach to your children about not making your same mistakes they end up repeating exactly what you did. Now I pray that those generational cycles be broken
14. What occasions/events do you dress up for? (for example-do you often dress up for church, cultural events, charity events, going out, etc.) And how often do you typically get dressed up?
Church, speaking engagements, banquets, church socials and out of town events
15. Do you wear hats? How often and what type of hat? Do you wear them to church? If so, be sure to share a pic of you in a hat with us!
Yes I wear hats, to church or other occasions that calls for the complete package
16. Do you wear wigs? How often and what length or style? If so, be sure to share a pic of you in a wig with us!
Yes
17. Do you wear headwraps? How often? Where did you learn how to tie it? Share a pic of you in a headwrap with us!
No not good at head wraps
18. Are you in a sorority? Or is anyone in your family in a sorority? If so, which one and what does it mean to you?
No sorority
19. How would you describe the Ashro woman? How do you embody her? Does the brand mean something to you? Any memories associated with the catalog?
Ashro woman is every woman and it’s all about you

Thanks for inspiring us, Dr. Angela! 

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