The Ghetto Fashionista- defined The Ghetto Fashionista keeps her eyes peeled to the runway AND the hood. She is always fabulously ‘dipped’ in the latest fashion BUT she has a secret. She does not spend full price to look her very best. No, the ghetto fashionista is resourceful!
She knows the ladies who work at Off Fifth by first name, and she is a good friend to her neighborhood Marshalls and TJ Maxx.
She shops at Bluefly, carries the latest Marc Jacobs, and is generally ‘in the know’. And make no mistake about it- the ghetto fashionista is NOT to be confused with Boomquisha- the neighborhood chicken head. OH NO! The ghetto fashionista is well educated, with a savings account, a healthy 401K, several degrees- you get the picture. She grew up in the hood, but the hood did not ‘grow’ up in her.
She is refined, well dressed, with her ear acutely attuned to what is hot. She is sexy, commands attention when she walks into any room and she is me- GF
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Lisa Brown Hall- Biography
Consultant, Counselor, Writer
Consultant, Counselor, and Writer are just a few of the accomplishments of Lisa Brown-Hall. She just joined PHH Corporation where she is responsible for sales recruitment for their fleet business.
Prior to her current role she spent time with Under Armour and Microsoft Corporation; during her 10 year tenure at Microsoft, she served as a Diversity Program Manager, where her primary responsibilities included developing strategic alliances and partnerships with racial and ethnic minorities who were traditionally underrepresented in key positions. As a program manager, she also played a dual marketing/event planning role where she was part of a team who was chartered for event management of Microsoft’s presence at national conferences including National Black MBA Association, and National Society of Black Engineers, just to name a few.
She was also selected to assist the Greater China region with establishing their recruiting infrastructure. This consisted of assisting with developing their college recruiting efforts, training the hiring managers on appropriate interview techniques, and helping with the roll out of the new applicant tracking system.
She is also currently editor in chief of www.ghettofashionista.com where she reports on news, entertainment, and offers style advice with her unique blend of wit, and intelligent humor.
Mrs. Brown-Hall holds a Bachelors of Science in psychology from Howard University, and a Master of Education degree from DePaul University. She is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and believes in the power of being a life-long learner-and stepping out of her comfort zone to develop into the woman she was intended to be and she believes in going out on a limb- after all, that’s where all the fruit is.