The Lionel SHIPman $HAPE YOUR FINANCES Show is a financial & life empowerment show focusing on our lives around money & finances. The show aims to educate and motivate people to improve their financial outlooks and empower them to take charge of their lives and to live life to the fullest.
Guest: Keyonna Monroe
She is the CEO & Executive Director of Pretty2Me.org, a nonprofit organization that teaches young girls and women the benefits of loving themselves first. Keyonna is a survivor of human trafficking as a pre-teen growing up in South Central Los Angeles. She has worked with the Los Angeles Police Department, City of Long Beach and Los Angeles Metro to educate staff on how to recognize someone who is being trafficked. She also often speaks about preventing/Identifying/Healing in terms of Human Trafficking. As a survivor, Keyonna brings a much-needed voice to an issue that largely remains hidden. An alum of both Spelman College and USC, she worked in marketing & advertising before making her way to major television networks as an editor and journalist. Keyonna has been recognized as a woman with a high level of positive influence by Congressman Lowenthall, Black Business Leadership Hall of Fame, LA5 Rotary, DCFS and others. She is passionate about supporting the next generation of young women, and is honored to teach, guide, support and assist them with the use of her personal and professional advice as they embark on their future careers. Currently working with schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District, Keyonna has seen the change she has made in the lives of many girls. She has spoken on empowerment panels at the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES), Hawthorne High School, Washington Prep High School, and Santa Monica College. In addition to being a mother, Keyonna is a published children’s book author.