Published on February 12th, 2011 | by thevyne3
Vyne Contributor Spotlight: May Lugemwa
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
Current City (if different): Los Angeles, California
Roles you play in life: doting wife/daughter/sister/friend, life coach, mediator and eternal optimist
Education: Undergrad at Harvard, Grad School at UCLA
Occupation (Past, present, and future): Enjoying the journey as a media professional! Through many twists and turns from “covering desks” (assisting executives) at major Hollywood studios, being an award-winning creative producer, growing into a digital maven, fine tuning my writing skills to eventually running my own media empire.
3 words that describe you: a phenomenal woman
What topic(s) do you write about?: relationships, marriage, and work/life balance
What is your favorite TV show?: This season, it’s a toss-up b/w The First 48 and The Real Housewives of Atlanta. I cannot stop watching either show. In general, I’m obsessed by people’s unique stories, backgrounds, lifestyles, and personalities.
Shuffle your iPod – what’s the first song that comes up?: Make You Feel My Love – Adele (lyrics by Bob Dylan) – “when the rain is blowing in your face/and the whole world is on your case/i can offer you a warm embrace/to make you feel my love”
What is your favorite travel destination?: the Tropics
What beauty product can’t you live without?: Obagi Nu-derm foaming gel cleanser (gentle: effortlessly removes impurities without stripping skin) and Bare Minerals powder.
Finish this sentence, “To feel more centered I…”: Go to the beach, feel the sun’s rays, inhale the ocean air, listen to the waves, and pray.
Who is your celebrity fashion inspiration?: Serena Van Der Woodsen
What is your favorite restaurant?: I love food and variety too much to pick just one place…
What words do you live by?: We are all different and we are all alike. What matters most, however, is that we are all significant.