July G.A.L Awards: Erica Thompson

The G.A.L award (or Going Above the Limit) are for women who fits the following criteria:

  • Actions to be a better person today than she was yesterday

  • Involves her self with social activism and/or community activities

  • Uplifts, supports, and empowers other women to be great

  • A leader to those all around her

  • Uses her benefits and/or skills to improve the community and her surroundings

  • In spite of adversity, she has excelled and succeeded in achieving her desired life goals

This Week's Nominee is Erica Thompson!

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   Name: Erica Thompson

·   Age: 33

·   Occupation: Journalist

·   Tell me about yourself: I'm from Cincinnati, Ohio originally and I love to laugh and dance. 

·   Relationships Status? Single

·   What is something you are proud of? Getting my master's degree

·   What moves you? Music 

·   What is the best piece of advice that you have received? Find your voice and ask yourself if you're being honored in your relationships

·   T’Challa, Killmonger, or M’Baku, who is bae? Killmonger

·   Name a mistake you made and how you learned from it? Dating similar people who aren't compatible with me is helping me better myself so I don't continue to attract them

·   What is a book that you recommend to others: "Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison 

·   Name one thing that you do for self care? Light lavender candles

·   When was the last time you cried? A few days ago

·   Name one of your heroes? Prince

·   What do you want other single women to know? Don't settle for less than you deserve

·   Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Working as a full-time biographer with a small family 

·   Name something that scared you and how you over came it: I overcame my fear of talking to people through my career in journalism

·   What is one quote/theme/phrase/mantra that you live by "One crisis at a time" 

Follow Erica Thompson's journey as she completes her first book at apurpledayindecember.com 

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