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Dee C. Marshall

CEO, Diverse and Engaged (formerly Raise The Bar, LLC) | 2018 Host

A sought-after international speaker, Author, Executive Coach, leadership trainer, Dee C. Marshall is CEO, Diverse and Engaged, LLC a diversity resource specializing in developing programs and initiatives to engage, support and develop diverse populations. She is Founder of Girlfriends Pray Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit organization of over 100K women (currently in three countries and over 26 US markets) and Marshall is also a contributor for Essence Magazine and FOX NY. Her speaking credits span from small to large audiences around the world. She has been covered by numerous media outlets to include ABC, MSNBC, Fox, Black Enterprise, Upscale, Rolling Out and many more in addition to her role as the resident Life Coach on TV One Makeover Manor where she got her start.

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Ama K. Abebrese

Actress | 2017 Host

Ama K. Abebrese is an award-winning Ghanaian British actress, television presenter and producer. She won the coveted 2011 'Best Actress in a Leading Role' at the 'African Movie Academy Awards' for her stellar performance in 'Sinking Sands. Her film credits includes 'Ties that Bind' which co stars Omotola and Kimberly Elise; 'The Cursed Ones' co starring Jimmy Jean-Louis and the Netflix movie 'Beasts of No Nation' directed by Cary Fukunaga and stars Idris Elba. She played the mother to young lead actor Abraham Attah who plays Agu. Abebrese is listed among Africa's Top 20 Actors and Actresses by FilmContacts.com.

She is an accomplished television presenter with two decades of experience hosting TV shows. She started presenting on television in her teens on YCTV in London, she has since presented on BBC2, OBE TV, Viasat 1, TV3, Ebony life TV and many more.

Ama K is the founder of the 'I Love My Natural Skintone. Say No To Skin Bleaching' campaign, which seeks to address issues of colorism and encourage Africans and people of color to embrace their natural skin tones and resist from the often harmful practice of skin bleaching.