By: Jasmine S. Jackson Twitter bites back. The New York Times recently came under fire for their Body Image article referencing the body image of tennis players paying special attention to now 6th Wimbledon and 21st Grand Slam title winning, Serena Williams. The article described Williams as having, “large biceps and a mold-breaking muscular frame, which packs […]Read more "Body Image and Black Femininity – #builtlikeawoman"
By: Jasmine S. Jackson There is no doubt that our present lives are somewhat influenced by the media we consumed as we were growing up. Through narratives, television shows, movies and other media outlets have a way of helping us define our experiences and identities. Whether that is a positive or negative, it happens. I […]Read more "8 Fictional 90-00’s Female Characters Who Inspired Our Present Lives"
Power. The truth is – everyone wants power, not everyone has power, those with power often misuse their power, but power can certainly be used productively. The presense of power in social structures is inevitable and those who get and use power positively to their advantage are incessantly winners. But, what is power? In a social […]Read more "Exploring YOUR Potential for Power by Examining the 5 Sources of Power"
It’s been less than two years since you graduated college. You have a degree and you are highly competent but. . . you HATE YOUR JOB! You feel stuck in a routine, your colleagues don’t trust your judgement (newbie syndrome), and you miss the freedom you once took for granted in college. Your developed identity […]Read more "4 Stages of the “First Job Out of College” Blues"
Hello and Welcome to SHERO CHIC! I am Jasmine S. Jackson. I am the founder and main contributor for SHERO CHIC. I am currently a graduate student studying Higher Education at the University of Virginia. I received an undergraduate degree in Communication and Psychology from George Mason University. After receiving my masters degree, I will pursue […]Read more "Welcome to Shero Chic!"