July 12, 2012
-- Los Angeles, CA-July 11, 2012- Renowned Author, Taaji Rauf of “Before Life: A Collection of Short Stories”, will be a Panelist at the annual Hey Girlfriend Network hosted on July 29, 2012 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Marriott Hotel ,located at 4100 Admiralty Way Marina Del Rey, CA 90292.
Rauf, who is currently on a West Coast book tour, will be on hand to discuss her works as an Author .She is honored to serve as a panelist at this year’s Hey Girlfriend Network. The event will be a make-up of a group of diverse women of all ages and backgrounds that will lunch and network together, in the hopes of developing new and favorable relationships. These relationships will help serve as positive contributions in areas of community involvement, outreach programs, and networking events.
For more information, bookings, media kits or to schedule an interview with Taaji Rauf, contact her Publicist Johanne Cadet at (954)394-0370, or email johannecadet@
Taaji Rauf (Author) holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Howard University. Before Life: A Collection of Short Stories is available virally and available in bookstores nationwide. Rauf has appeared on guest spots on radio and television nationwide. She is currently finishing her first full length novel, due to be released September 2012. As a teacher in the Los Angeles area, she teaches creative writing classes. During her spare time she advocates Literacy and Writing programs. For more information visit her website http://www.taajirauf.com
Cynthia Billingslea (Founder of Hey Girlfriend Network) was inspired after seeing Oprah Winfrey's televised "Legend's Ball", and decided to create a similar event to uplift the unity and friendships of women. Hey Girlfriend Network luncheon offers an opportunity for guests to communicate and develop relationships that better the community. For more information visit her website http://www.heygirlfriendnetwork.com