A Preemptive Online Shift

In October of 2016, Dr. Jada Moore-Ruffin first opened the doors of Real Weight Loss and Wellness. As a physician with over two decades of experience and dual board certification in both primary care and medical bariatrics (the branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of obesity), Dr. Jada and her team…

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From Cashier to Consultant to CEO

journey began at the age of 15 when she secured a job in retail to help her two siblings and single mother. While continuing to work retail jobs, Ms. Jones eventually pursued and completed a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating, Ms. Jones was recruited by a…

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Understanding the Origins of Black History Month

Contributed by Lauren Roberts, Program Specialist The United States has observed the month of February as Black History Month for over 45 years, since its first national celebration in 1976. Yet the historical roots of Black History Month, and the field of black history itself, can be traced even further back in time to the landscape of…

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