WCW – LaShondra R. Cherry

I remember seeing LaShondra (or as I know her, Cherry) during my ESU orientation. She was one of the orientation leaders who stood out the most. I remember her big hair and big personality. Throughout my ESU career, I would see Cherry everywhere. We lived in the same dorm, I would join the Orientation Leaders,…

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The Wonder of Ivy Podcast: Episode Eight – Confrontation

“There can be no progress without head-on confrontation.” Christopher Hitchens Confrontation is scary, but often necessary. When we confront someone, we are advocating for ourselves and the relationship with that person. In this week’s episode, I discuss confrontation and the effects avoiding it has had on my relationships and myself. Listen up and share with…

WCW- TaLisa Ramos

To be completely honest with you, I have never met TaLisa in person. Yet when I thought up of this segment, she was one of the first women to come to mind.  I have known of TaLisa for a few years through mutual friends. It seems that everyone I know knew her! When my friend Yanitza joined the National Latin…

WCW- Alexis Nicole Freytiz

Alexis was someone I knew about before I ever met her. She was friends with people that I knew and I would just creep on her Insta. She was my #womancrushwednesday!  I thought she was just gorgeous! She exhibited so much confidence, and she was clearly a bad ass, traveling and doing Spartan races. I finally…

WCW- Yanitza Francisco

It feels like I have known Yanitza all my life (if my life started when I was fifteen.) We met through our sisters when we were in high school and immediately bonded. She was funny, charming, and very caring. Throughout the years our bond kept growing and now we are sisters. But she’s also more…