Yasmin Young Salutes Lola Clifton 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, Lola Clifton!
Nominate yourself to win a $50 gift card to Fracassi Lashes located in the Walden Galleria on the lower level near Macys. Call 706-LASH.
Click the pic below to submit yourself!!
Lola is a fashion and beauty blogger! She says, "I am very driven, focused and passionate about my work. If you need fashion, beauty or just fun styling tips please check out my blog lolasfablife.blogspot.com or my Instagram @lolasfablife." Keep working hard Lola, and being fabulous while doing it!
Jasmine, who is the mother of 2 beautiful children, was nominated by someone who thinks very highly of her, "This woman is the epitome of strong black woman! Despite the trials and tribulations she's been up against she continues to put God and her children first. She is a full-time mom, providing for her children effortlessly when no one else does. The sacrifices this woman makes to make sure her children are taken care of is phenomenal. Walking to work in the snow while dropping the kids off at school every morning. But she stayed humble and in return the lord blessed her and continues to do so. Being patient enough to know God will provide. She is also a full-time junior at Buffalo State College studying physical Education with hopes of returning to her Alma Mater Bennett High School and strengthening its PhysEd program. She is a God fearing woman who is an active member of the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. I'm so proud of the woman she has become. Love You Jasmine, you deserve the best!!!" Congrats Jasmine and keep reppin' for the hard working women in WNY!
Jordan attends Buffalo State, where she is studying PolySci. She is also a creative direct, fashion guru and sometimes a photographer! The person who nominated Jordan says, "I believe Jordan is the hardest working woman because not only does she attend school, and works full time. She is a on the rise fashionista. She is the creative director for the brand Cointel." Keep repping hard working women and keep slaying Jordan!
Teonie works full-time in the City of Buffalo's engineering garage, as well as weekends as a stationary engineer. She is the only female at both locations! She is also going to school full-time as a psychology major at Buffalo State. But even with being that busy, Teonie says, "I dedicate as much of my remaining time and energy to being a support to my oldest nephew (after the recent loss of his mother). I encourage and help him to meet work, school and life goals." Teonie is also a new mom! We see you Teonie! You're hard work has not gone unnoticed! You are AMAZING!!
Alexcia was nominated by an anonymous person who says, "Alexcia Harrod is a tireless mother of two wife of 1 and a hard working Director of Social Services at Elderwood. She also is the Executive staff member of Outreach at Bethesda World Harvest International Church. She works to provides families of the independent elderly find a place warm welcoming place for their active love ones. She is so compassionate and driven to make sure that they are taken care of, followed up on and happy. She volunteers tirelessly with the churches outreach and missions department and still has enough energy to love and support her family.
We are so proud of her!!" We love the fact that you spend your time and energy giving back Alexcia! Keep representing the hard working women right here in WNY!
Destinee is a a 26-year-old single mother to an amazing 7-year-old! She works 3 jobs Monday-Friday. Destinee is a bus driver, PCA, and Sterile Processing Technician at Roswell. And she just recently graduated from NCCC! Destinee says, "I'm trying to show my daughter that no matter what obstacles are thrown at you, you can overcome them! Hard work pays off! Me and my daughter just moved into our first home! I'm so excited about all my latest accomplishments!" We are excited for you too Destinee! Congrats and keep showing your baby girl what a hard-working woman really is!
At 24 years old, Jasmine is a full-time graduate student at Canisius College studying to receive her Masters in Special Education. She also teaches pre-k and works a second job, as well as interns in a Buffalo Public School once a week!! Jas says, "I believe I am WNY's Hard Working Woman of the Week because with EVERYTHING I do day to day, I maintain a 4.0 GPA, and I NEVER give up! I strive to teach the young adults that I work with to be all they can be to succeed, and this is truly my mission in teaching!!" Congrats Jasmine on a job well done and keep striving to make a difference with the youth!
Sarah works at one of Buffalo's busiest public schools as a typist in the main office, helping make sure things run smoothly for the staff and especially our youth. She is mom to one beautiful daughter. Sarah not only has a full-time job, she also is a makeup artist/face-painting job Sarah says, "I am a Buffalo native with 100% love for my city!"
Michelle is the mother of 3 wonderful boys and works everyday to make sure they're good! She is a driver for Head Start, a substitute teacher her my sons' school and a RHA, working with people with disabilities. Michelle says, "I love to see the smile on people face when I'm able to help!" And, if that's not enough, she also makes baskets Creativebetterbaskets@yahoo.com! And that, is why we salute Michelle!
Simone is leading a fashion movement in Buffalo. She has been featured in Huffington Post, The Public and had a 15 page spread in the Buffalo Black Book magazine. She is also the owner of an online vintage boutique with her best friend, and a freelance fashion stylist. Simone says, "I am in school full time studying fashion merchandising. We had four pop up shops this year at 4 different boutiques in Buffalo as well and we just had an award winning filmmaker from Poland travel here just to work with us!" Keep being fashion forward Simone and representing the hard working women here in WNY!