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Our Favorite Things: 2016 Geenies

Our 2016 Geenies represent the best of US: bold, creative, empowering, supportive, and brilliant. Beyond achieving success in their respective industries, each Geenie offers a model of self-actualization and ideas for personal growth that we all can apply. Their models of self-caring while pursuing excellence trigger us to center ourselves and ignite us to dream and achieve bigger. We are beyond grateful; and to celebrate our Geenies, we commissioned our resident illustrator Kim Salt, to create an original portrait of each woman. See Kim's beautiful work below:    March Geenie: Lauren Maillian Thank you Lauren Maillian for being our first Geenie and truly encompassing #BlackExcellence. Lauren, we are proud of all that you've accomplished and inspired by your redefining path! Look forward...

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The Wisdom of Geenies

Dear Gems -  Since launching in March, GeenieBox has delivered nearly 30 books, lifestyle products and exclusive experiences to doorsteps all over the country, revealed the inspirations behind seven iconic Black women, and introduced a new event series, Magic Monday. Our super small (just 3!) but mighty team is on a mission to build a personal development and lifestyle brand that puts creativity and self-care right up there with leadership, confidence and expertise. As the founder, I'm learning right along with you. Geenies have shared the importance of starting the day at 5am, making time to meditate, and pumping the heart through regular exercise. And like many of you, I struggle to incorporate ALL of the little jewels and tips...

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Inside the April Box

Dear GeenieBox Sisters - fellow creators, mothers, aunts, friends and supporters, I profoundly thank you for your interest and collaboration in the journey I have taken and continue to travel as a woman, wife, mother, artist, philanthropist and GeenieBox contributor. I am both humbled and honored to share with you a few of the ingredients that have enriched my life and contributed to my creative exploration. Like most of you, I was blessed to travel a path where education and family/community support was a part of my upbringing and propelled me to my first professional "pit stop." In my case, becoming a lawyer and working at a big NYC law firm was that initial destination but I knew in my...

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Meet our April Geenie

At GeenieBox, we support Black women on their journey to success. And one thing we know for sure is that success is not a final destination - it's a lifestyle, a commitment to defining, recognizing and achieving success over and over again. That's why, each month we present members with a different iconic Black woman living a big life. We hope that each Geenie, through her curation of books, lifestyle products, and exclusive experiences, adds fuel to YOUR unique journey!  After a terrific launch with Lauren Maillian, we are excited to keep the Black Girl brilliance flowing to our members in April. Our April Geenie is the award­-winning film, television producer, director and author Crystal McCrary! We first encountered Crystal as a Michelle O...

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