The Joi Element

Under The Joi Element, Joi Donaldson has shared her story with This is My Brave and M-Lifestyle’s Emergepreneur 2018. She was nominated and accepted the 2018 Rising Outstanding Woman award given by YWCA Richmond. She is now hosting creative writing challenges, creating the official How to Write a Thing course (coming soon but get your freebie workbook!) and workshops around photography, freelancing and getting paid in creative realms.



The Black Minds Matter Project was one of the featured guests during this live radio broadcast with WRIR 97.3 FM on November 11 in the Abby Moore Cafe at the ICA. Myself and four other gamechangers throughout Richmond City and beyond were chosen by BMMP to share how to best activate self-care during our present climate.


eMERGE-PRENEUR 2018 - 9.8.18

EMERGE-PRENEUR 2018 brought together speakers and guests from diverse backgrounds and industries, that had a unique and relatable perspective on the world of business and entrepreneurship. At this year’s summit, I spoke on an all-black woman panel about navigating life as a creative for recently ventured back into Corporate America.


this is my brave - 3.14.18

The mission of This Is My Brave, Inc. is to end the stigma surrounding mental health issues by sharing personal stories of individuals living successful, full lives despite mental illness through poetry, essay and original music. This year on stage in front of a live audience, I spoke on my journey this anxiety and the ashiness that sometimes can’t be rubbed away.


Are you seeking a dynamic speaker who prides herself on reaching out as well as leaning in? I’m your woman. Check out my SpeakerHub profile below!