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Author’s Salon

About The Author’s Salon

slide_authorThe Beautiful Woman Inside And Out Author’s Salon features dynamic and talented authors from around the country including our CEO and Visionary, Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey. Their literary works are gifts of written art that will peak your interest and touch your hearts. In addition, their messages are diverse and will address issues across genres, issues and creative genius. During the Conference, the Author’s Salon will feature a slate of special readings from selected writers who will render interpretive voice to their written dialogue to inspire, encourage, embrace and motivate the listening audience of attendees and the avid reader.

A schedule of rendered readings by our chosen authors will be available upon your arrival at our registration and information desk for your review and participation.  Don’t miss out on this exciting feature of the Beautiful Woman Inside And Out Conference!

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  • Sharon Denise Allison-Ottey, MD (Dr. Sharon)
    Sharon Denise Allison-Ottey, MD (Dr. Sharon)
    Founder  & CEO “Beautiful Woman Inside and Out” Sharon Denise Allison-Ottey, MD is an energetic and engaging speaker, author, health educator/physician and health strategist/consultant. Dr. Allison- Ottey serves as Executive Director of The COSHAR Foundation. The foundation is a nonprofit organization focused on impacting the health of […]...
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About the Authors

  • Katrina Simpson
    Katrina Simpson
    Katrina Simpson currently works as a Program Coordinator for Sterile Processing and as a Lab/Clinical Instructor for Fayetteville Technical Community College. Previously, she has worked in the areas of Surgical Technology and Sterile Processing for over a decade at numerous hospitals across the United States. Katrina was accepted into the Institute for Community Leadership (ICL) in 2014 as a class XI participant in the city of Fayetteville, North Carolina in which the institution teaches its participants necessary skills...
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    Kristin Lynn Mitchell, M.Ed.
    KRISTIN LYNN MITCHELL, M.Ed. (author, speaker, and educator) was born on July 11, in Washington, D.C. She was formerly educated in the District of Columbia Public School system, from grades K-12. Because of her immense desire to become an educator, aiding in positively changing the lives of […]...
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  • Terrence Sams
    Terrence Sams
    At an early age Terrence Sams understood the importance of one’s perspective of life and how it can affect everything you do. Terrence, born April 15th in Florida was one of 14 children from humble beginnings. Terrence grew up with 7 sisters and 6 older brothers who […]...
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  • Christina Mial
    Christina Mial
    Christina Mial is a resident of Raleigh, NC. She released her first book in March 2013 titled, "By His Stripes: A Story of Redemption". The book is her personal testimony of being delivered from the demons of her past that plagued her through her memories and experiences of being molested, raped, and later suffering drug abuse and domestic violence in her adult life....
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  • Marcus Geeter
    Marcus Geeter, Celebrity Makeup Artist and Author

    The Artisté and Author

    Celebrity makeup artist Marcus Geeter has dedicated over twenty five years of his life traveling the world, making women and men look their best for magazine covers, editorials, national and international advertising campaigns, as well as television and film. His artistry has graced the faces of Academy Award winners, HALLE BERRY and JENNIFER HUDSON.  He also worked with diverse clients from the worlds of entertainment and sports, such as ANITA BAKER, RINGO STARR, R. KELLY, USHER, TY PENNINGTON,...
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  • Dr. Victoria Holloway Barbosa
    Victoria Holloway Barbosa, MD

    The Nation's Expert Dermatologist and Beauty Powerhouse

    Dr. Victoria Holloway Barbosa is a board-certified physician, researcher and educator with a unique set of experiences and talents that bridge the fields of dermatology, science and the cosmetics industry. Through Dermal Insights, Dr. Barbosa has advised several cosmetics companies and suppliers in the areas of business strategy, research and development, and market trends. This work stems naturally from her seven years as a cosmetics industry executive. As a former Vice President in Research &...
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  • Victoria Christopher Murray
    Victoria Christopher Murray

    Author Extraordinaire

    Victoria Christopher Murray always knew she would become an author, even as she was taking an unlikely path to that destination. A native of Queens, Victoria first left New York to attend Hampton University where she majored in Communication Disorders. After graduating, Victoria attended New York University where she received her MBA....
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  • Robert Ferguson
    Robert Ferguson
    Nutrition/Fitness Expert and Media Personality Robert Ferguson, MS, CN is a nationally recognized voice of weight loss through healthy living, a motivational speaker, and physical conditioning and nutrition specialist who’s been recognized as The People’s Fat Loss Coach. A doctoral candidate in sports psychology, he holds certifications […]...
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