If you don’t know the incomparable Soledad O’Brien, you better ask somebody! Better yet, allow us a moment to tell you who she is. O’Brien is an award-winning journalist, founder/CEO of Starfish Media Group and anchor of Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien. You may recognize her face as a former anchor on MSNBC, CNN, Al Jazeera and HBO or her active Twitter fingers.

One thing everyone knows about her is that she is not afraid to speak her mind and chase facts. In addition to her political commentary and media involvement, O’Brien is passionate about community outreach and social impact, which is why she is the co-founder/board chairperson of The PowHERful Foundation.

The foundation began in 2011 with the mission of transforming one young woman’s life at a time through the power of going to college. These young women are supported financially, provided mentorship and reminded that their success should not be hindered by the obstacles in their lives.

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