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Ashro Woman: Wanda M

Meet Woman of the Week, Wanda from Winterhaven, FL!

Wanda knows who she is, where she’s been and where she’s going. We love her confidence and her ALL-IN energy (and we think you will too)! Her best advice?

“Do YOU.”

When Wanda urges us to “Do YOU,” she’s telling us not just to be who we are, but to LOVE and EMBRACE who we are and where we are. Knowing how to live like this is a glittering treasure that never tarnishes or loses its value.

As a cook at a healthcare facility, Wanda lives out her advice. She is ALL IN. “I’m a cook…mostly it’s a passion, and there’s nothing I don’t like about it.” In fact, when we asked her what her best dish was, she said “Everything I cook.”

Wanda’s friends and family keep her smiling. Life keeps her growing. She’s learned a lot from a rough patch back in her teen years, from the struggles and triumphs of survival, and from lessons learned being a mom. As a woman of faith, these lessons have no doubt been put to good use.

Have you noticed that Wanda also dresses like she lives? ALL IN. She wears hats, headwraps and wigs…and likes to look her best “just going to the store.”

Wanda M.
Where do you live (city & state)?
Winterhaven, FL
1. Why are you an Ashro woman?
Its who I am and love and love being
2. What is your favorite part about fashion and style?
All of them
3. What makes you get up every morning?
God n work
4. Your best advice?
Do you.
5. What small thing makes you happy?
6. What has been your greatest struggle…and your greatest (or latest) triumph?
7. How do you spend your free time?
Dressing to impress
8. What do you do for a living? What do you like most about it? What don’t you like?
Im a cook ..mostly its a passion and there’s nothing I don’t like about it.
9. Who influenced you the most in your life. Why? And in what way?
I would have to say myself because of a good life gone bad my teenage years and it made me a better person
10. What is your best dish? Who do you make it for—and where do you typically serve it?
Everything I cook. Work at Brandywine Healthcare
11. Are you a woman of faith? How does that faith affect your life? Please tell us more.
Yes I am and always Will be.
12. What makes you laugh?
Myself friends and family
13. What lessons has motherhood (or being a grandmother) taught you?
How to be a good woman.
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?
I work in uniform…just going to the store I look my best lol.
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 yes and yes
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 yes and 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!
Yes yes and yes
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?
Missed out on that one
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?
Black beauty…not really and memories of me.

GO WANDA! Thanks for inspiring us.

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