Charreah K. Jackson is an international speaker and the Lifestyle and Relationships Editor for ESSENCE magazine, empowering the brand's audience of 13 million and authoring Notes to Self, a monthly column on self-development that closes each issue. She has been a featured expert on CNN, VH1, NBC and has written for Time and Fortune. Charreah is the creator of bossbride.com, a love and career advice site for women. As a certified coach, she provides personal and professional empowerment workshops and keynotes. Charreah is a board member of the Red Pump Project, an international organization committed to fighting the stigma of HIV. The Atlanta-native now lives and loves in New York City.