Ashro Woman: Afiya C.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Afiya C. from Bossier City, LA

This beautiful wife, mother and assistant principal is both confident and humble. No stranger to adversity, she was raised by her father after her mother’s death and recently struggled through and survived COVID-19.

Ashro Woman: Susan T.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Susan T. from Toledo, OH

This beautiful people-person is a Walmart greeter, a natural hair model and a true overcomer. Even though she suffered abuse as a child, she triumphed as a mother: giving the love and care she didn’t always get—and forgiving those who hurt her.

Ashro Woman: Keziah L.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Meet Keziah L. from Jacksonville, FL

Here’s a woman who knows how to embrace life! From her faith…to her drive…to her love of simple pleasures, Keziah makes the most of ALL her moments. She is a mother and grandmother, a pastor, a high-level administrator and a style maven!

Ashro Woman: Laura L.

Laura L

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Laura L. from Columbus, GA

Laura has faced adversity and beat it—over and over again. “My life has often been filled with struggle, but that has resulted in enormous strength of faith for me. I joke with friends sometimes that I live on a cliff, but in His presence.” Faith and life challenges started early for Laura.

Ashro Woman: Renae W.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Renea W. from Garfield Heights, OH

Renae has always had an appreciation for fashion and style—something her mother modeled to her growing up. “My mom was one of the best dressed women I’ve ever known.”

Ashro Woman: Dorothy S.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Dorothy S. from Berwyn, IL

This talented woman has a heart of gold—and a gift for sewing. Looking pretty is fun for Dorothy. Sometimes she’ll dress up just to sit in her backyard and admire her flower garden.

Onward & Upward: S2:E11 Arlene Brooks

One Such Outstanding Woman is Arlene Brooks, Owner & Operator of Coffee Speaks N Tea Talks. Thanks so much to Arlene for joining us for Season 2 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro.

Watch S2:E11: Presenting Coffee Speaks N Tea Talks now.

Ashro Woman: Angela M.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Angela M. from Austin, TX

To Angela, Diva means “Divinely Inspired, Victorious and Accomplished through Christ.” Angela lives this out every day—all the way. “I’m passionate about my love for the Lord, my Christian faith, my husband and family.” She is also passionate about helping others, cooking, and her craft of writing and storytelling.

Onward & Upward: S2:E10 Sharon Grant, LPC, CAADC

One Such Outstanding Woman is Sharon Grant, LPC, CAADC, Founder & CEO of Oasis of Serenity Counseling & Consulting Services. Thanks so much to Sharon for joining us for Season 2 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro.

Watch S2:E10: Managing the Stressors in Life now.

Ashro Woman: Brandy G.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Brandy G. from Rockford, IL

Pay attention, Ladies. This young business owner and mother of two started her business out of her book bag! Today Brandy’s Candies is a brick-and-mortar building located in downtown Rockford, IL., and it’s been going strong for four years.

Onward & Upward: S2:E9 Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche

One Such Outstanding Woman is Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, Professional Model, Personal Finance Expert and Author of Get Good with Money. Thanks so much to Tiffany for joining us for Season 2 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro.

Watch S2:E9: Living Richer and Building Legacies with The Budgetnista now.

Ashro Woman: Pamela S.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Pamela S. from Milledgeville, GA

This beautiful wife, mother and grandmother is also an author, businesswoman, and caseworker for the state of Georgia! All of these things flow from her faith as a born-again Christian. “I love helping people, especially children.”

Onward & Upward: S2:E8 Sharaun

One Such Outstanding Woman is Sharaun, Professional Model, Wellness Practitioner, Founder of ServeUp Inc and Model Tribe. Thanks so much to Sharaun for joining us for Season 2 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro.

Watch S2:E8 Having an Extraordinary Spirit of Giving and Being.

Onward & Upward: S2:E7 Dr. Johnecia Mason

One Such Outstanding Woman is Dr. Johnecia L. Mason, Educator, College Professor & Creator of Rodney’s Gift Nonprofit. Thanks so much to Dr. Johnecia for joining us for Season 2 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro.

Watch S2:E7 Realizing the Gift of Education.

Ashro Woman: Gloria B.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Gloria B. from Americus, GA. What makes Gloria happy? Seeing other people happy. That’s why she spends her free time serving others: in her church as a pastor.

Onward & Upward: S2:E6 with Chef Ta-Ta

One Such Outstanding Woman is Chef Ta-Ta, Founder/CEO. Thanks so much to Chef Ta-Ta for joining us for Season 2 of Onward & Upward with Leslie E. Royal, brought to you by Ashro.

Watch S2:E6: The Life-Giving Elements of Healthy Cuisine now.

Ashro Woman: Crystal L.

Meet Ashro Woman of the Week, Crystal L. from Washington D.C. Glamorous Crystal has patterned her personal style after Michelle Obama, Cicely Tyson…and her “beautiful mother,” a woman “full of love.”