There's nothing more inspiring than watching someone grind hard to build the life and career they desire. Twitter and Instagram make it easy to follow the lives of women from all over the world as they land coveted internships, secure positions with their industry idols, or launch projects that combine their passion and purpose. Subscribing to their pages and witnessing their success unfold in real-time serves as a reminder that hard work really does pay off.
If you're looking to amp up the motivation factor across your social media timelines, be sure to hit the follow button on the pages of these 4 career-driven creatives who embody #BlackGirlMagic and are constantly sharing glimpses of what life looks like while hustling to achieve their dreams.
Maura Chanz (@maurachanz)
- Maura Chanz recently landed her dream opportunity working alongside "The Game" and "Girlfriends" creator Mara Brock Akil and assisting her with her personal and professional endeavors. The Spelman College grad, whose resume also boasts an internship at BET Networks and a former contributor role on We TV's Bossip series, can be found tweeting honest life gems or posting photos of what a day in the life now looks like for her at Akil Productions. Chanz is also the creator of the growing social media sisterhood network You Need Tribe.
Maricia Josephs (@mariciajosephs)
Maricia Josephs is the PR Coordinator at a fashion agency in New York City. The constant fashion slayer and Georgia State University alumnus also has a background in journalism which has afforded her the opportunity to work with MOSCHINO/Jeremy Scott, NYLON Magazine, ASOS and Teen Vogue. In addition to her work in style and communications, Josephs makes it her mission to help others learn how to tap into their potential and recently launched her digital career and lifestyle platform Dream In HD.
Brianna Arps (@briannaarps)
After graduating from the University of Missouri with a degree in journalism, Brianna Arps packed her bags and headed to NYC to embark on the professional journey she always longed to pursue. Since arriving in the Big Apple, Arps has been making her writing dreams a reality and has held positions at Us Weekly and Business Insider. Currently, you can keep up with the self-proclaimed beauty whisperer by checking out her work on Refinery29 and Elite Daily.
Asha Boston (@ashakayb)
- Asha Boston, an Agnes Scott College graduate, has built a media career for herself that includes previous roles such as internships at Vibe Media and contributing duties at Her Agenda. Boston is also the proud creator of the non-profit organization The Dinner Table Documentary that works to enrich the lives of young women of color through media literacy and self-esteem workshops.