Eric Nzeribe founded FunTimes Magazine in 1992 in Monrovia, Liberia, to bring “cheer” to the dreary life in Liberia during the civil war. The magazine has since become a platform for candid discussion and serves as a conduit of information to/from Africans, Caribbean and the Diaspora. It is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA; after its U.S. debut in October 2008. Eric is passionate about highlighting the achievements, business, heritage, culture and beauty of Africans and Caribbean all around the world. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, from University of Jos, Nigeria and Master of Science in Publication Management, from Drexel University, PA.
Cheri Avery Black, MA in Communications, is co-author of two best-selling anthologies, “The Art and Science of Success,” and “Pathways to Vibrant Health and Well-Being.” She edited the 2015 book, “Paths through Despair to Gratitude and Faith, A Guide for Bereavement Groups.” She has held positions of Deputy Director of Mental Health for Philadelphia, and was a founder/trainer/director of a university-based multicultural training and research institute.
Joseph Warkreh T-Toe, is the former Foreign News Editor of the Liberian News Agency (LINA). He is also the author of the “The Voice of My Silence”, an anthology of African short stories, poems and “Fatu and Lake Piso” and “The Adventure of Little Chief Dakhena” children’s books.
Adedoyin Otolorin is a graduate of Temple University with a bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management. As part of her college experience, she has been working as a Leader Corp member for the University Community Collaborative assisting high school students in discussing and combating social issues while also building their self and professional development.
Aisha Al-Muid, inspired by the fashion pages of Vogue and Elle Magazines, was drawn to New York City in the 1990’s where she landed positions in several of NYC’s premiere luxury boutiques. She interned at Essence magazine meeting Susan Taylor who encouraged her to be bold and follow her dreams. Following this advice, she launched Miss Mahogany Fashion Specialty Boutique in Philadelphia in November 2014.