- March 2, 2022
-- Since 1987 March has been designated as National Women's History Month, a time to pay tribute to the generations of women who changed the face of society through courage and activism. Dr. Kela who is best known for her award-winning book "Nia & The Numbers Game: A Teenagers Guide to Education, Relationships & Sex"
is welcoming four ambitious teenage girls from various locations in the world, to speak to her audience about being a teenager in today's challenging and ever-changing environment. Dr. Kela speaks to her followers live every Thursday at 7:30 PM EST (Let's Talk Thursdays with Dr. Kela)
on her Instagram and Facebook account to discuss various topics facing teenage girls, parents, and trending issues. The series has been lauded by health professionals as well as parents and teens as they acknowledge Dr. Kela's passion to make a difference in the lives of teenage girls, focusing on girls of color and girls from less represented demographics. The dates for the four interviews this month are March 3, 10, 17, and 24.
Dr. Kela shares, "I want my readers and followers to understand they don't have to compromise their core values in order to have a fulfilled life. I want young girls to be excited about their lives and all the potential and opportunities ahead. If I can do it, they can do it! It's about learning to push forward, no matter what."About Dr. Kela:
Dr. Kela graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania-
Hahnemann School of Medicine in 1999 before returning to her home state of Georgia and completing her residency program at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. She specializes in family medicine and runs a successful practice in the metro Atlanta area, which is part of the Emory Healthcare System. Her goal is to inspire and motivate teenage girls to own their education and to find the resources they need to have the life they dream of living, no matter what their circumstances. Dr. Kela has appeared on dozens of radio and TV programs including WABE Atlanta National Public Radio, Closer Look with Rose Scott
. She has spoken at bookstores throughout the Southeast. Dr. Kela was awarded top honors at the 2019 National Association of Black Journalists Conference and Career Fair Author Showcase
. All the books were judged by a team of experienced NABJ members on the compelling subject matter, writing style, relevance, and uniqueness. Please visit https://drkela.com/
for more info and to follow Dr. Kela and watch the interviews: https://www.instagram.com/drkelahenry/
For more pertaining to this announcement please contact Meggie Dimitrova, firstname.lastname@example.org