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Our Founder and Influencers

I DON’T DO CLUBS’ Founder and Influencers create weekly lists highlighting the best events for Black professionals in their cities.

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Genese Jamilah is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Founder.
 She is a graduate of Savannah State University. Genese Jamilah enjoys writing things down & making them happen, dinner & drinks with friends, and sharing inappropriate memes in her free time. Follow her @idontdoclubs on FacebookInstagramSnapChat, and Twitter.

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Sammy is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Atlanta.
She is a graduate of Howard University and is a music professional. Sammy enjoys writing, reading the latest in pop culture news, and listening to music (excessively loud) in her free time. Follow her @SammyApproved on FacebookInstagram, & Twitter and @theSammySosaa on Snapchat.

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Taylor is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Baltimore.
He is a graduate of Morgan State University and a real estate professional. Taylor is bookworm who enjoys personal development, traveling with friends, snowboarding, and biking around the city. Follow @tgwillbemore on Instagram and @tgeezy13 on Snapchat.

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Brandie Chanel is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Boston.
She is a graduate of Howard University and is an accounting professional. She enjoys cooking new Buzzfeed recipes, finding new brunch hotspots, and traveling in her free time. Follow her @Brandeline on Instagram and TheBlackBostonian.com blog.

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Gellie is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Charlotte.
She is a graduate of Winthrop University and is a logistics professional. She enjoys writing, doing random & spontaneous things with friends, and working on her quick clapbacks in her free time. Follow her @PNutButtaGellz on Instagram & Twitter and @PNutButtaGellie on Facebook.

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Allie is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Chicago. She is a graduate of DePaul University and an advertising professional. She enjoys music, art, and all things Black. Follow her @AllieLyke on FacebookInstagram, Snapchat, and Twitter.

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Jamila is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Dallas.
She is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University & University of North Texas at Dallas and a marketing, brand development, & management professional. She enjoys all aspects of the creative arts, shopping, reading and helping others in her free time. Follow her @jiffyy on SnapChat and @_jiffy on Instagram.

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Joy Mohammed is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Detroit. She is a graduate of Grand Valley State University and is an education professional. She enjoys eating, African dance, and buying prescription glasses in her free time. Follow her at @pluswithminuslifestyle on IG.

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Kori A. Winters is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Detroit. She is a graduate of Howard University and is a marketing and communications professional. She enjoys blogging, engaging in random Blacktivities around the city and racking up as many travel miles as she possibly can in her free time. Follow her at @accordingtokori on Instagram and Twitter and her blog AccordingtoKori.com.

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Jaison is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Houston.
He is a graduate of Yale University and an education technology professional. He enjoys Afrofuturist art and literature, working on exciting startups like MindRemind, and finding new music to share with friends. Follow him @oJaison on Twitter and @JaisonOliver on Facebook.

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Victoria is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Houston.
She is a graduate of Hampton University and is a digital public relations professional. She enjoys blogging, binge watching Netflix originals, and sipping mimosas at the best brunch spots in her free time. Follow her @thecapitalv on Twitter, Snapchat, & Pinterest and @_thecapitalv on Instagram.

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Kara R is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Los Angeles. She is a graduate of Howard University and is a communications and music industry professional. She enjoys eating at dope restaurants, partying like it’s 1999, and discovering new gems around the city in her free time. Follow her @ashleykara on Instagram, @karaashleykara on Snapchat, and @dontkarabit on Twitter.

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Chantell is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of New Orleans. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University and is a public affairs professional. She enjoys brunching, watching Instagram workout videos and attending live events, in that order. Follow her at @blacknbklyn on InstagramTwitter, & Snapchat and @hbcunola on Instagram.

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Anayo is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Oakland. She is a graduate of Santa Clara University and is a content marketing professional. She enjoys eating really good food, scoring cheap travel deals, and exploring the sights and sounds of the Bay in her free time. Follow her @anayotothe on Instagram  and her blog anayotothe.com.

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Whitney is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Orlando. She is a graduate of the Univeristy of Central Florida and is a business marketing & communications professional. She enjoys exploring new restaurants and city gems, cooking seafood pasta dishes & adoring Black Excellence in her free time. Follow her at @_LoveMsPayne on Instagram and Twitter.

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Le’Yante is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Philadelphia. She is a graduate of Florida State University and is an insurance professional. She enjoys concerts, traveling to as many places as her wallet allows, and being an avid crafter in her free time. Follow her @leyante on Facebook, @leyantita on Instagram, and @yannii37 on SnapChat.

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Quiana is the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencer of Raleigh-Durham. A graduate of Howard University and The University of Georgia and is a marketing communications professional. She enjoys perfecting her shopping skills, dancing to her own beat and cooking with faith, hope and love in her free time. Follow her @qthecurls and @tableset4two on Instagram.

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Chidinma Dureke and Chuckwunonso Dureke of NkemLife are the I DON’T DO CLUBS Influencers of Washington, DC.
Chidinma is a graduate of Frostburg State University and is a creative professional. Chuckwunonso is a graduate film student at Howard University and is a journalism professional. They enjoy jolly rice with a side of corn bread, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie mixed with Alice Walker, and travel & cultural story telling during their free time. Follow them @NkemLife on Facebook, @NkemLifeBlog on Instagram, and @NkemlifeBlog on Twitter.