The meteoric rise of current belle du jour, Cardi B., is being cast as a modern day fairytale. But is her astonishing come-up from dancer/Instagram fame to the A-list the work of a fairy godmother, or a woman on a mission? That’s the thing about women, people are always underestimating us, and that almost always works to our advantage. History is filled with women like Cardi B., women who suddenly rose from obscurity into the stratosphere– women like Cora Pearl, Josephine Baker, and even Dita Von Teese. The truth is every woman has the power to live the life of her dreams, but before we step foot on the world’s stage, we first have to recognize this power within ourselves. In this video I explore these fascinating come-up stories and identify exactly what it takes to engineer your own destiny.
The founder of Women Love Power®, Ayesha K. Faines is a writer, media personality, and brave new voice for feminine power and social change. Sought after for her provocative insights on culture, mythology and gender politics, she has been featured on MTV, Essence, Entertainment Tonight, The Michael Baisden Radio Show, AfroPunk, and Time among other media outlets. She’s traveled the world lecturing before a number of universities, and she pens a column for Zora Magazine that explores the intersection of love and power. She is best known as a featured panelist on “The Grapevine”. Ayesha is a graduate of Yale University and a former television journalist.