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Turning Life’s Lemons 2 Lemonade!

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I’m Brittney, a content creator and marketing communications professional based in New York City using my career journey to help young professionals shift their paradigm and get closer to living a life of purpose. Get inspired and visit Lemons 2 Lemonade blog for lifestyle tips, career advice and inspirational interviews.

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Publicity & Media Relations

Are you in need of a PR strategy for 2018? Do you need help crafting and targeting your pitches? PR services are now available. Email me for rates and services.

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Speaking Engagements

Available for speaking engagements, workshops and panel moderator opportunities in 2018. Topics of expertise include:

  • Media and sponsorship pitching
  • Personal brand building
  • Career development


Get your brand in front of Millennials of color who are influencers, creatives, young professionals and entrepreneurs.

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Sponsor and partner opportunities include:

  • Sponsored social and blog posts
  • Co-branded events
  • Unique sponsored digital and physical activations

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In the Press

Marketing Professional Launches Lemons 2 Lemonade, an Event Series for Young Adults

A year ago, marketing communications professional Brittney Oliver decided to take life’s lemons and turn them in to lemonade.

“I decided to be fearless and to share my story to inspire others to keep focus on their dreams. I choose to take life’s lemons and turn them into lemonade,” Oliver explains on her website. “My glass of lemonade consists of a dash of resilience, a sprinkle of tenacity, a cup of faith, a pinch of grace and a dose of creativity.”

And now she is helping others figure out what’s in their glass of lemonade, by launching the networking group and event series, Lemons 2 Lemonade.

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100 Failed Interviews Later

It was a late Friday evening and I just arrived at Seven Grams Caffe in Chelsea, New York City to meet Brittney Oliver. Brittney and I had been social media friends, exchanging tweets and stories in only 140 characters.

5 Busy Leaders Share Their Best Self-Care Tips

No one is immune to negative experiences. They’re part of life. As the saying goes, “it’s not what happens to you, it’s how you react.” That’s a phrase I find to be especially true in the context of navigating challenging experiences that come up in the workplace.

Published Writing

This Is What It’s Like To Search For A Job As A Black Woman

Many college graduates who received their degrees between 2007 and 2011 know how hard it was to enter the workforce during a horrible job market. However, there is another factor that made a difficult job market even more of an uphill battle for me: being a black woman.

I have garnered media placements for clients in USA Today, ABC News, and Chicago Tribune. I have contributed articles to ESSENCE, US Weekly, Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, TIME, Revolt,, and more. Check out some of my work.

New Hiring Laws Set To Close the Pay Gap

Salary is the most uncomfortable yet most important part of an interview. It’s awkward for both candidates and hiring managers, but it determines who gets the job and if the person is getting paid a suitable salary that is livable.


12 Budget Savvy Black Women Share Their Best Money Saving Tricks

They’re so simple you won’t believe it.

4 Steps to Using Affirmations to Change Your Life Year Around

We are half way through 2017 and many of us have fallen off of our new year goals. June is the perfect time to reflect on your process to achieving your personal goals and this half way mark brings about an optimistic attitude towards changing different aspects of a person’s life.

7 Southerners in New York and What They Miss About the South! – Black Southern Belle

Between 1915 and 1960, the period known as the Great Migration, Black Southerners packed up their belongings and made their way to the Northern cities to flee Jim Crow and for more economic opportunities.


There is power in collaboration.  There is impact in empowering the leaders of our future. By partnering and sponsoring Lemons 2 Lemonade events, these brands were able to get exposure to Millennials of color who are influencers, young professionals, creatives and entrepreneurs.