DIVAS are accomplished women. They have passions, dreams, goals, and ambitions. They are motivated by success and making a difference which pushes them to turn their inner desires into reality. In this arena, on a scale of one to ten, Cynthia Horner is a ten. Don’t agree? Check her stats.
By the age of 11, she became the editor of her elementary school newspaper. While attending high school she became a professional journalist by writing stories about her community and high school for the local newspapers and was granted early admission to Pepperdine University at Malibu. She made magazine history by becoming the youngest editor of a nationally published magazine, Right On! She is a recipient of the Journalist of the Year Award from the International Association of African-American Music. She has formerd her own entertainment company, Cynthia Horner’s Independent Production Services and is the co-founder of Switchhouse Press. To top it all off, Cynthia is currently the Editor at Large of Hip Hop Weekly.
Her professional accomplishments are pretty impressive. While traveling along her career path, Cynthia remains engaged in her local community. With a goal of having a positive impact on the lives of children throughtout the world Cynthia makes sure she frequents elementary, junior high, and high schools as a guest speaker. She serves on the Board of Directors of Body Sculpt of New York City Inc., a non-profit organization which advocates physical fitness for youth as well as The Foundaton of Youth Development Inc., a non-profit organization which awards college scholarships fo young women under Hal Jackson’s Talented Teens International Scholarship Program.
Cynthia Horner is not a hip hop journalist. She is an award-winning journalist applying her skills to the hip hop community. She is what hip hop needs. A leader with a love for the culture and compassion for those less fortunate. Too often in hip hop, those who reach success forget what it was like to be at the bottom of the ladder, hoping that the next step would be the one to propel them to greatness. Cynthia has achieved greatness and not only is she willing to share it with the hip hop world, she is willing to share it with those who aspire to be in her shoes. Her wisdom is mind-blowing. Her energy is magnetic. Her convesatiosn are engaging. Cynthai Horner is a mind-blowing, magnetic, engaging Hip Hop DIVA.
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