Charreah K. Jackson is an international speaker and the Lifestyle and Relationships Editor for ESSENCE magazine, empowering the brand’s audience of 13 million. She authors Notes to Self, a monthly column on self-development that closes each issue. Charreah has been a featured expert on CNN, VH1, NBC and has written for Time and Fortune. She is the creator of BossBride, a love and career advice site for women and book to be published by St. Martin’s Press.
Charreah is a global ambassador of love and connection serving as a a celebrant guiding couples and families through life’s most memorable moments. As a certified coach, she provides personal and professional development sessions and keynotes and has served as a professor at her alma mater Howard University and the Disney Dreamers Academy. Charreah is a board member of the Red Pump Project, an international organization committed to fighting the stigma of HIV.
Charreah is an 11-year survivor of cancer and shares her testimony to encourage others to prioritize health. Charreah has earned a Hearst Award in journalism and interviewed newsmakers from Sarah Jessica Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden. The Atlanta-native now lives and loves in New York City.