About The Co-Founders

IMG_0472RWBDella Marie Levi is a BIG dreamer, natural hair aficionado, statement earrings and things creator, and proud African American woman.  She is the co-creator of The Kinky Hair Connection, Natural Hair Meet Up and founder of The Dream Big Sister Circle and Rock Candy Earrings & Things By Della Marie.  By trade, Della Marie is a Community School Coordinator.  She is also a graduate student, daughter, sister, aunt, friend, and single mother of a 19-year-old King in Training who attends Eastern Michigan University.  Della Marie proudly walks in the footsteps of her ancestors and elders and is confident that she will continue to change the world one crown at a time!   

Connect with Della at www.DellaMarieLevi.com

lfa-27-e1507768378176.jpgAleka C. Thrash is known for her lifestyle blog NatuallyACT that teaches the importance of taking care of yourself both inside and out. She is the co-founder of Kinky Hair Connection an annual event created to connect, support and encourage all naturals. Her goal is to help women and young girls embrace, who they were born to be. Aleka feels privileged to use her talent for seeing the inner beauty in others and reflecting that beauty through her company ACT PhotoMedia. She serves as a board member for BLEND (Business Leaders Linked to Encourage New Directions). Aleka was featured in Revue West Michigan ,GRNowEssence.com and more

Connect with Aleka at  www.AlekaCThrash.com

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