Yasmin Young Salutes Donnisha Mills as WNY’s Hardest Working Woman
Every Wednesday Yasmin Young of the 2 To 6 Takeover and The People's Station will select WNY's Hardest Working Woman to feature here on WBLK.com and receive a prize! Meet our current winner, Donnisha Mills!
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Donnisha is the single mom of an 8-year-old son, works full time and is in school full time! She has been working since she was 17-years-old! Donnisha says, "I'm no longer working on my dreams, but I'm simply working to make sure he is able to live his dreams-a life without struggle!" We salute you and your hard work!!
Feathers is 25-years-old and has been self-employed for almost 5 years. She has written 2 books and over 20 ebooks, is a mentor to many and very active in the community! Feathers says, "I consider myself WNY's hardest working woman because I continue to rise in spite of every adversity. My philosophy is 'driven by faith not by sight.'" She is also working on her very first film "Voices of Buffalo," check it out at www.voicesofbuffalo.online! Congrats Feathers!
Makala became a mother at an early age, but she still stayed dedicated and made it through high school! She faced heartache though not long after giving birth, her son's father was murdered! But Makala stayed focused and strong, saying "I still kept my head up and managed to go back to school to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. I'm now working 40 to 60 hours a week working hard for success and will be going back to school in April to become a License Nurse and soon will become a florist!" Today we salute you Makala!
Ariel works 60-hours, while being a mom to her 2-year-old son. She says, "between making sure my sisters, nieces and nephews are happy and my bills are paid, that alone makes me a hardworking woman!" Congrats Ariel!
Fonda is a hard-working woman, who works 7 days a week. She also makes time to volunteer 3 days weekly at her son's school. Last year she even received a volunteer of the year award by Byron Brown! Fonda says, "I care about my children's education and I always push and try to get other parents to come and volunteer." And that's why we salute you Fonda!
Zahara Samadi is the mom of 2 boys ages 3 & 12. She is also working on opening her own dispatching/roadside/towing company! Zahara says, "life has its obstacles but I remain humble and strong throughout it all,there is no limit to success! The top is the only way I can go from here." Keep pushin' Zahara!!
Shantel is a 27-year-old independent woman, who is mom to a 4-year-old daughter. She is working and going to school at UB full-time. As a cervical cancer and domestic abuse survivor, she hopes to inspire other women! She says, "I push myself though because I know I can do it and God is guiding me. I want to be a counselor and a role model to people to let them know you can do it. God is not good God is great. My daughter is my biggest motivation to keep pushing. I salute all hard working mother's and women in general." Today, we salute YOU Shantel!
Kadejha is the mother of two, an 8-year-old daughter and a 2-year-old. She works full-time at the Niagara Falls casino in housekeeping. Kadejha says, "I have two lil ones that depend on me as a mother role model it's hard getting up every morning getting two kids ready for daycare and school with no help, struggling day by day, trying get by, but I never give up! I wanan shout out all the single young parents out there that never give up and follow yet dreams!" We salute you Kadejha!!
Ciara is the mother to a beautiful 9-year-old girl named Kai. She works as a full-time RN. Ciara says she is WNY's Hardest Working Woman because "I am currently in graduate earning my Masters degree which will be completed this December! Also, I am the Church clerk at my church as well!" Congrats Ciara, we see you!
Laquita is a full-time nurse and is also back in school! She is mother to a 6-year-old boy, who she had when she was 18. She says, "with everyone doubting me and predicting what my life would be like, I was determined to prove them wrong and to provide the best for my baby boy. I went to school for nursing part time while working a full time job and raising my son. I also work hard to show him the importance of education and that no matter what people say you determine your future." You go girl! You can show em better than you can tell em!