Philadelphia School District + DDC= Success
Tuesday April 24th, the participants of the Diamond Daughter Corporation Professional Prep Course, received their completion certificates at the Ladies Networking Lunch. The lunch was held at La Collina in Bala Cynwyd, a beautiful Italian restaurant nestled in the hill overlooking Roxborough. The graduates were escorted by limo, donated by Cancer Treatment Centers of American from their base at Roxborough High School to La Collina. Music played as they prepared themselves to
A Night of Mentoring & Inspiration
On February 15th the Wells Fargo Black/African American Team Member Network, created a inspiring platform for the community and Diamond Daughter Corporation at the Wells Fargo Museum in center city Philadelphia. The event included 5 panelists: Rodney Johnson, Federal Agent of the Department of Homeland Security; Lisa Lewis, District of NJ Federal Public Defender, ESQ; Lori Dumas, First Judicial District Judge; Angela Deery, Founder of Diamond Daughter Corporation; Dr. Tomas C
Welcome to the Season of Giving!!
During this holiday season the Diamond Daughter Corporation is busy working on our 2018 goals. These goals include introducing 2 Financial Education courses to our list of programs. The courses to be offered are as follows: Wallet Warriors: designed for ladies of all ages to conquer debt, master budgeting techniques and create financial planning. Women of Wealth: designed for ladies interested in financially investing in their future in creative and conventional ways. We will
Let us just say...
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!! Giving Tuesday, November 28th 2017, marked the official launch of the Diamond Daughter Corporation. Over 50 people came together to celebrate this momentous event! Cedar Creek Catering brought warmth to all the attendees with delicious appetizers and hot apple cider. Delia Renee Photography buzzed through the crowd, snapping pictures and making everyone feel like a star. The ambiance of WeWork was welcoming with a relaxed vibe, that allowed e
WE DID IT!!
For the past 6-weeks, the Mighty Writers South Philadelphia location has been hosting the Diamond Daughter Corporation, where we shared our Professional Prep Curriculum with an inspiring group of young ladies. Though they might only be in 7th to 10th grade, they impressed us with their maturity, grand ideas and phenomenal feedback each week. These ladies left us in awe with each response to their workbook questions. On Tuesday November 14th, a limo donated by the Cancer Treat
“Elegance is the only beauty that never fades” Audrey Hepburn On Tuesday, the young women were able to get some hands-on experience with table etiquette. We talked about the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to table manners. For example, putting elbows on the tables is not appropriate: True or False? False! You might be surprised to learn that although putting your elbows on the table while everyone is eating is NOT appropriate. Placing your elbows on the table once e
Failure IS an Option
So many times, we are told that failure is NEVER an option but this cannot be further from the truth. Failure CAN and IS an option as long as we keep trying and working towards our goal. We do not need to let FAILURE be our label for life but instead a stepping stone to success. There are SO many individuals, especially women, who have faced failure and do not let it win. For example, Oprah, she faced possible failure over and over because she is a woman, the color of her ski
You are a Super Woman!
The evening started with a quick check-in from the group and flowed into our favorite part of the night, “What’s your Power Pose?”. For this ice-breaker activity we watched a short clip about how standing with your hands placed on your hips for about two minutes can you give you a new-found confidence. We decided to try this for ourselves, we all stood up in our circle with our hands placed on our hips and our shoulders back. As we all stood in our “Super Woman” poses, the gi
We Did It!!
It all began on the evening of Tuesday, October 10th at the Mighty Writers South Philly location. The Diamond Daughter Corporation hosted the 1st week of the 6-week professional prep curriculum, with a group of young women from the Mighty Writers. There were nine young women in attendance, ranging from 7th grade to 10th grade. Founder Angela Deery, along with three DDC board members: Audrey Dellagranda, Tina Olive, and Darcel Laurie were also in attendance. Before the young w
Happy Tuesday Everyone! The Diamond Daughter Corporation have been waiting in anticipation and excitement for this Tuesday October 10, 2017. You might be asking yourself, why is that? It is just another Tuesday in October, an abnormally warm one, but just another Tuesday. Well……today marks the beginning of the Diamond Daughter Corporation sharing our 6-week program with a group of young ladies from the Mighty Writers program. The Mighty Writers is a great program located with