Props

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  • America’s 50 Most Influential Women – Marie Claire Magazine (2016)
  • Supersoul 100 – Oprah Winfrey Network (2016)
  • Rockstar Award – ADCOLOR (2016)
  • The Root 100 – TheRoot.com (2016)
  • Most Awesome and Inspiring Women of 2016 – Good Housekeeping Magazine (2016)
  • Influencer of the Year – Iris Awards (2016)
  • WEEN 100 – WEEN (2016)
  • Global Connections Award – Girls Like Me (2015)
  • Experts Among Us Voices of the Year – BlogHer 2015 Conference (2015)
  • XFinity Comcast Black Innovator – XFinity Comcast (2015)
  • Champion Award – NAPA Chicago (2015)
  • Champions of Change in Health – BlackDoctor.org (2015)
  • Mocha Maven Award – CafeMochaRadio (2014)
  • The Root 100 – TheRoot.com (2014)
  • 40 under 40 honoree – JET Magazine (2013)
  • 10 Women Who Are Doing Great Things – Babble (2013)
  • 25 Women in Digital You Should Know – Hello Beautiful (2013)
  • Super Woman in Business – LMO Foundation (2013)
  • Emerging Leader Award – LINKS Unlimited (2013)
  • Women Driving Excellence Award – Chicagonista (2013)
  • Social Media Award – Women’s Media Center (2012)
  • Blogosphere’s Top 20 – Black Enterprise (2012)
  • 25 Bloggers Changing the World – Babble (2012)
  • 35 under 35 Influential Women – Afro Elle Magazine (2012)
  • Humanitarian Achievement Award – Chicago Arts & Humanities Fete (2012)
  • 30 under 30 leader in HIV/AIDS – Black AIDS Institute (2011)
  • BOSS Influencer – Boss Network (2011)
  • Voices of the Year – BlogHer (2010)
  • Congressional record – U.S. House of Representatives (2010)
  • Resolution from the City Council of Chicago (2010)
  • Best Humor Blog – Black Weblog Awards (2009)

Press

2017

* Awesomely Luvvie: The Vision That Worked – Forbes (May 2017)

* Started From the Blog, Now We’re Here: When Shonda Rhimes Wants to Turn Your Book Into a TV Show, Let Her – The Root (April 2017)

* ‘Judgy’ or not, Luvvie Ajayi comes to the African American Museum – The Philadelphia Inquirer (January 2017)

2016

Luvvie Ajayi: The Internet’s Newest Comic Phenom – NYTimes (November 2016)

Luvvie Ajayi Is Judging Us & We Like It – Just the Right Book Podcast (December 2016)

Three Things You Should Stop Doing on Social Media – The Huffington Post (December 2016)

Luvvie Ajayi is the Internet Sensation Who Has Stolen Our Virtual Hearts – Saint Heron (November 2016)

* Luvvie Ajayi on her African Identity, Social Justice, Shopping Black & More! – Shoppe Black (November 2016)

Supersoul 100 – Creatives – Luvvie Ajayi – OWN (August 2016)

How Blogger Luvvie Ajayi Is Keeping Us Laughing All the Way to the Bank – XONecole (August 2016)

* Awesomely Luvvie on the Brown Ambition Podcast (August 2016)

The 2016 Awesome Women Awards – Good Housekeeping (August 2016)

* Episode 50: Awesomely Luvvie – Brown Ambition Podcast (August 2016)

* I’M JUDGING YOU: A Conversation with Luvvie – #MyTaughtYou podcast

Grace, work and judging all of us (and herself) – Beyond the Business Suit podcast

Chopping it up with Luvvie Ajayi of Awesomely Luvvie – The Cut Life (August 2016)

Side-eyes and Storytelling: An Interview with Luvvie Ajayi of Awesomely Luvvie – The Jeli (August 2016)

* The Movie That Made Me: The Color Purple (radio interview) – WBEZ (June 2016)

* EmpowerHer Speaker Luvvie dishes on technology, Internet trolls and her new book – Blavity (May 2016)

* Lunching with Luvvie – Unabridged Access (May 2016)

20 Young African Influencers in the Diaspora – ShoppeBlack (March 2016)

* 7 Magical Black Women Bloggers Who Are Changing The Game! – SheJustWrites (February 2016)

The Top 20 #SOTU Social Influencers on Twitter – Cision (January 2016)

20 Inspiring women making the world a better place for us all: Luvvie Ajayi – SheKnows Media (January 2016)

2015

* Blogger, Web strategist Luvvie Ajayi has made a brand for herself – Chicago Tribune (December 2015)

* Luvvie Ajayi hosts ‘Empire’ watch party in Chicago – RollingOut (October 2015)

* Rockstar: Luvvie Ajayi, Ingrid Otero Smart, Brandon Rochon – AdWeek (September 2015)

* The Pitch: Luvvie Ajayi sells us on a unique way to promote HIV awareness – SheKnows (July 2015)

* Authentically Luvvie – Bevel (April 2015)

Step up your social media game and follow these 10 change-makers – ONE Campaign (April 2015)

* 12 Awesome Blerd Accounts to Follow on Twitter – Blavity (April 2015)

* Luvvie Ajayi of Awesomely Luvvie: “If I Don’t See It, I Write It.” – MaterMea (April 2015)

* Ladybrille Woman of the Month: Luvvie Ajayi – Ladybrille Magazine (April 2015)

* 25 Women You Should Know in 2015 – Rolling Out (March 2015)

* Stepping Past HIV’s Stigma – ESSENCE Magazine (March 2015)

ESSENCE_REDPUMP#MakingHistoryToday: See Why Luvvie Ajayi Is Awesome – XFINITY Comcast (February 2015)

* Comcast brings black innovators to Philly for tech talk – Philly.com (February 2015)

7 Black Women Building Incredible Brands and Why We Admire Them – For Harriet (February 2015)

* Image Awards Social Ground Team: Meet Awesomely Luvvie – TVOne (January 2015)

Bodacious Blogger: Luvvie Ajayi On Staying True To You – CocoaFab (January 2015)

2014

Digital Ninjitsu and Social Media Bushido: A Chat With Luvvie Ajayi – Cision (December 2014)

* Mentor Monday with Paul C. Brunson (November 2014) – VIDEO

A Few Tweets Later, a Movement Was Created: Profile of Luvvie Ajayi, Chicago Social Media Extraordinaire – Choose Chicago (November 2014)

* Live with the Humble Prince – SaharaFM Radio (November 2014) – VIDEO

* McDonald’s ‘My Block, My Moment’: Luvvie Ajayi – Rolling Out (November 2014)

* The Root 100: Luvvie Ajayi – The Root (September 2014)

* 15 Twitter Personalities We Love Watching TV With – Essence.com (September 2014)

* The Red Pump Project Fundraiser – WCIU You&Me (August 2014)

* 30 Viral Voices Under 30 – The Root (August 2014)

* The Power of Social Media: With Luvvie Ajayi – Glappitnova (May 2014)

* These Chicago Women Have a Lot to Say in 140 Characters or Less – Chicago Sun-Times (March 2014)

Social Media Maven Ignites Social Change and Career Fulfillment Through Fierce Shoes and Action – Black Enterprise (March 2014)

* Health Hero: Empowering Black Women to Talk About Safe Sex and Stigma – BET.com (February 2014)

2013

* African Trendsetter: Luvvie Ajayi – Africa.com (December 2013)

* 40 under 40: Luvvie Ajayi Champions Change – JET Magazine (Sep. 2013)

* Twitter Fixes Fast Company’s All-White ‘Smart Women’ List – Jezebel (Aug. 2013)

Fast Company’s 25 Smartest Women On Twitter List Excludes Women Of Color, Here’s Our List – Huffington Post (Aug 2013)

* Started from Twitter, Now She’s Here: Luvvie Ajayi – AT&T The Bridge (June 2013)

‘Scandal’ Withdrawal: It’s a Real Thing – The Root (May 2013)

* Women Marketing Thought Leaders to Follow on Twitter – Digital Relevance (May 2013)

10 Women Who Are Doing Great Things – Babble (May 2013)

Black women hammering at media’s glass ceiling – MSR News (April 2013)

* The Ins and Outs of Blogging For Business – The Network Journal (March 2013)

Chicago’s Very Own: Karyn Watkins & Luvvie Ajayi – WGNTV (Feb. 2013)

23 Fierce Female Bloggers To Follow in 2013 – Colored Girl Confidential (Jan. 2013)

* People to People with Micah Materre – WGN Channel 9 TV Interview (Jan. 2013)

* Fans Show Luvvie Some Online Love: Blogger Uses Social Media for Social Justice and Profit – MadameNoire (Jan. 2013)

2012

* Health Champion, Rockstar Blogger + Award-Winning Social Media Pro: Test Drive My Job – Lovette Ajayi – Mopwater PR (Dec. 2012)

* WMC Live with Robin Morgan – (Nov. 2012)

Fighting HIV/AIDS Stigma the Red Shoe Way – Colorlines (Nov. 2012)

25 Bloggers Changing the World – Babble.com (Oct. 2012)

* Everything Awesomely Luvvie: Lovette Ajayi – Diasporan Darlings (Oct. 2012)

Black Blogger Month: Awesomely Luvvie, Laughing & Blogging out Loud – Black Enterprise (May 2012)

The Red Pump Project’s Luvvie Ajayi Fighting to Prevent HIV/AIDS Infections – RollingOut.com (May 2012)

Speaker Spotlight: Luvvie Ajayi Aka Awesomely Luvvie – Blogging While Brown (May 2012)

* Two Bloggers Headed to the Academy Awards – WGN Channel 9 Morning News – TV Interview (February 2012)

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2011

* Vixen of the Week: Lovette Ajayi – Organic Beauty Vixen (May 2011)

* Natural Hair Diary: Lovette “Luvvie” Ajayi, Blogger – Essence.com (Feb. 2011)

* Here and Now: Awesomely Luvvie – Black Weblog Awards (Jan. 2011)

2010

The Awesomely Luvvie; Using Social Media to Raise Awareness about HIV and AIDS – Salon.com (March 2010)