Sep 25

Media Release – Meet The SMART Sista – Chicago

The S.M.A.R.T. Sista
1507 E 53rd St #848
Chicago, IL 60615
Tel: 773.599.3482

Media Release

Contact: Sherrie Burrell

Phone: (310) 447-8155


9 A.M. EST, September 1, 2010

S.M.A.R.T Sista’s win

CHICAGO, IL, Saturday September 25, 2010 Kania “The SMART Sista” Kennedy, will make an appearance at the The Bronzeville Coffee House (528 E 43rd St Chicago, IL), in conjunction with the launch of SNS Magazine 9:00p – 1:00a. The book signing and reception is for her new book The S.MA.R.T. Sista’s Guide to College

Kania Kennedy is a native of Detroit, MI, currently residing in Chicago, IL. From a working class family focused on higher education, she received her elementary and middle school education from the Detroit Public Schools including Bates Academy Magnet School. At the conclusion of her 8th grade year, The Skillman Foundation awarded her a full academic scholarship to University of Liggett School (ULS) in Grosse Pointe, MI, where she received her high school education. After graduating with honors from ULS, Kania went on to attend Duke University and earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering.

While at Duke University, Kania was a columnist for The Chronicle, the campus paper, President of the Lambda Omega Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; served in Duke Student government, was an officer in the Black Student Alliance (BSA), Vice President of the Duke Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and interned at General Motors Corporation.

After completing her education at Duke University, Kania began her career in Beauty, Health, & Fitness as an Aerobics Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Model. She later served as the Director of Events & Community Affairs at the Northwest Activities Center, and started her entrepreneurial career by launching her first business.

Kania has published her first book, The SM.A.R.T. Sista’s Guide to College to guide young women successfully through their first years away from home. She is committed to empowering Young Sistas in their transition into woman hood and Grown Sistas to live the fabulous life! Kania is currently a Life Coach, Motivational, Educational, & Inspirational Speaker, and business owner.

For speaking engagements contact: 773-599-3482
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