Verneda Adele White is a contributing writer whose work has been featured in the Huffington Post, OMNoire and MadameNoire amongst others.
Verneda is a social entrepreneur at heart. Her national platform, community-building events, and speaking engagements have focused on using fashion to raise awareness for pertinent social & human rights issues, racial justice and climate change.
Verneda is the recipient of the Daily Points of Light Award from the late President George H.W. Bush for her innovation in service.
In addition to her work as a social entrepreneur, Verneda continues to be on the pulse of the fashion marketing, events, and brand management industries as an independent Event Executive Producer. Verneda holds an MBA (with Distinction) from EBS London and is an alumnus of Cornell University (B.S. Textile and Apparel Management – Awards).
Verneda is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Having lived in London, UK, and Hong Kong, Verneda now resides in New York City.
I Experienced Systemic Racism at One of America’s Most Prestigious Magazines
As a magazine, Town & Country has been in circulation longer than the institution of slavery has been abolished in America. In the past few years, the 174-year-old Hearst publication has...
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Enjoying Sex Safely In The Midst Of Covid-19
The third installment of “WOC x WOC: Our Voices, Our Health, Ourselves” IG Live Conversations, featuring Brande Victorian, Senior Content Director, Women’s Division at Interactive One, Dr. Oni Blackstock, Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau of HIV for the New York City Department of Health (NYC-DOH), Jamilah Lemieux, Writer / Cultural Critic, and moderated by myself as the series’ Executive Producer, went virtual following two impactful in-person events focused on HIV and women of color in summer 2019.
More #BlackGirlMagic: Finding Your Inner Peacock Through Empowerment and Healing
I last wrote about women of color of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life feeling uplifted, encouraged, and inspired to be fearless. For those who are living their best selves, there is opportunity to uplift...
Inspiring Action from Women’s March Photos Around the World #MakeAmericaThinkAgain
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then photos from around the world capturing Saturday’s Women’s March must be worth a million...5 million to be more precise. My favorite set of photos courtesy of the New York Times, gave perspective to...
Taking Pride In Hillary Clinton: Gains From Your Campaign For President
The air hanging heavy over New York today is solemn, and the image of the electoral map bleeding red across most of the nation last night is one I will not soon forget. We wanted Hillary Clinton to win, I know I certainly did...