Young, Fabulous & Female is destination for young, professional women to see how current events relate to them. It is also a series of events hosted by The Root that gives young, professional black women the opportunity to have candid conversations with established, black professional women.
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Young Futurists 2013: Camille McGirt 
Camille McGirt was inspired by Michelle Obama to start her Healthy Girls Save the World program. Read more…
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 Young Futurists 2013: Amber Liggett 
Liggett turned a party trick into an award-winning balloon business. Read more…
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 Young Futurists 2013: Brittney Exline 
Exline, the youngest African-American engineer, encourages other blacks to pursue STEM careers. Read more…
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Thekia Cheeseborough developed a program to help teen moms and their kids gain access to educational resources. Read more…
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Ask Demetria: "My fiance is mad because I’m putting my house that we live in on the market, simply because I bought it, and I would like us to buy something together. Yet I can tell he’s crazy insecure with it being mine. I feel I can’t win. Advice?" —R.T.Read Demetria Lucas’ answer!
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Victoria Carter helped negotiate a new agreement between her school district and its food provider.
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Love Hurts on ‘Law & Order’ and in Real Life
An episode inspired by Chris Brown and Rihanna exposes the blurry line between reality and entertainment. Read More…
Photo credit: Tiffany Robinson as Micha Green in Law & Order: SVU (NBC.com); Chris Brown and Rihanna (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
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Chental-Song Bembry
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Black, Female and in Charge

During Women’s History Month, The Root surveys the accomplishments of 20 black women who became CEOs. Read more…
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La’Nesha Baldwin works to help domestic violence victims shed their shame. Read more…