Kimberla Lawson Roby is a New York Times Bestselling Author & Speaker who has published 28 books, including Casting the First Stone, Better Late Than Never, A Christmas Prayer, It's a Thin Line, and her debut title, Behind Closed Doors, which she originally self-published through her own company. Kimberla's books have frequented numerous bestseller lists, such as The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Essence, Black Christian News, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many others. She is the recipient of the 2013 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Fiction and the 2017 SOAR Radio Trailblazer of Honor award. Over the years, Kimberla has spoken to thousands of women at churches, conferences, luncheons, libraries, colleges, and universities where she candidly shares her personal journey--hoping to help women become all that God created them to be.
nissa Short is a native of Memphis, Tennessee and a current resident of Fayetteville, North Carolina.
As an image consultant, business coach and advocate for the home-based entrepreneur, she is gifted to serve in various capacities as #TheWorkFromHomeCEO. Her current endeavors include workshop facilitator, contributing writer for a local publication, podcast and internet radio host, as well as representing in a leadership role within the Direct Sales Industry.
As a home-based entrepreneur since 1999, Anissa has built an organization that includes a client base and team that spans several states. Since 2014, she has written articles that not only spotlight other entrepreneurs but serve as an inspiration to anyone pursuing entrepreneurship. In 2019, she began serving as a radio talk show host of ARRAYdio, an internet-based radio magazine show that showcases business, charities, artists, events and the economic development of her local area. In addition, she is an international best-selling author.