New Year! New FAB! Edition
Our team has been following the coverage of the corona virus and listening to the recommendations of medical and public health experts. Your health and well-being are our highest priority. We are totally committed to doing our part to help slow the spread of this virus in Memphis, the surrounding area, and in our country. That’s why we have decided to POSTPONE The FAB Gathering: Self Love Day Party to a future date.
As soon as we confirm the new date, we will notify YOU- our friends and followers. In the meantime please continue to follow us, invite friends to follow the page @thefabgathering on Instagram and Facebook, and join our email list at TheFabGathering.com for updates. Ticket holders we have your back! Your ticket will be automatically transferred to the new date.
We can’t wait for you to join us as we all put our self-love into practice at this one of a kind live wellness experience. Until then stay safe. Wash your hands. Practice social distancing. Stay home if you are sick. Be sure to stay tuned for more information from us.
Dr. Nicole Garner Scott
Dr. Nicole Garner Scott is a serial entrepreneur. A sought-after Money Coach, Certified Financial Educator, speaker, author and business woman. Nicole received her undergraduate degree from Georgia State University, her MBA in Digit Entrepreneurship and awarded an honorary doctorate recognized for her work in business. A mother, wife and White House recognized and awarded entrepreneur; Dr. Nicole has created a socially conscious digital empire that touches millions. Her work as the founder of Amount Financial Services is her contribution to combat the societal constraints that financially limit communities of color. Learn more about her at www.AmountFinancial.com.
Dr. Cwanza Pickney
Dr. Cwanza is a nationally recognized board-certified Emergency Physician and concierge physician. Dr. Cwanza is the Medical Director for CHI St. Luke’s Sugarland Hospital and Baylor St. Luke’s Community Emergency Center- Pearland. Outside of medicine, Dr. Cwanza has turned her deep passion for music and meditation into a business. Dr. Cwanza is the owner of Code Blue Productions which is a full-scale mobile DJ, music production, and A/V business specializing in private and corporate events. You can find Dr. Cwanza spinning on those one’s and two’s as DJ DR Code Blue, “The DJ Dr” ™.
Dr. Cwanza has provided conference DJ services for the “Brand Mother” Jai Stone, The Girl Boss Retreat, Wifeolgy 2018, The Oh Yesss Conference, The Vital Experience, The Miss Ultimate Beauty of America Pageant, The Business Elite Ladies Luncheon, The Modern Day Queen Foundation, The Foundation Room, Boss Babe Brunches, Xavier University Homecoming, Mary Susan Moore Medical Society, The Momentum in Medicine Conference, The Health Equality Experience at SXSW, and numerous private events.
Dr. Cwanza has appeared on Sister Circle, Great Day Houston, and co-hosts a weekly podcast the “Docs” on The Sphere Network, and the author of the best-selling book “Music and Medicine Vol. 1”. Dr. Cwanza is also an avid blog and article contributor to online media outlets such as Self magazine, Kitchnn, Bustle, Aspire, VoyageMagazine, xoNecole, Blackdoctor.org, My American Melting Pot, Readers Digest, and many more. Dr. Cwanza is also the musical curator for the Nap Bar in Houston, Texas where she produces and creates meditation music for nappers.
Mrs. Jerica Phillips
Jerica Phillips has a wealth of experience integrating multimedia, marketing and social media strategies for a range of audiences. She recently joined Shelby County Schools as Deputy Chief of Communications. She served nearly 10 years with WMC Action News 5, starting behind the scenes as a news content specialist and was eventually promoted to the anchor desk. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Communications and Broadcast Journalism from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Jerica has received numerous honors and awards. Jerica was honored as a 40 Most Influential Urban Elite Under 40, recipient of the Dreamers of Tomorrow Award, and consecutive nominations for Best in Black Award for Best Local Media Personality. Jerica is a native Memphian and is devoted to her community. She is a dedicated volunteer and advocate for the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South, a Black Girls Code volunteer, and a supporter of Project Homeless Connect. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. In her free time, Jerica enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, eating southern food, and traveling.
Dr. Zarinah Hud
Dr. Zarinah Hud, DO (Dr. Zee) is among America’s best Sports & Integrative Pain management physician’s and best known for her compassionate and yet firm approach to empowering you to “Rebound your health”. She is a best-selling author and profound speaker that lectures on practical tips and strategies to help you remove mental and physical barriers to your pain and overall health. Dr. Zee is a 3x Best-Selling Author, one of which is the very popular first installment, “Everybody Has 15 Minutes: 15 Minutes to Your Pain Freedom”.
She has also been published numerous times in the media and highly respected medical journals. Dr. Zee has been called upon often to give a fresh perspective and share her integrative approach to prevention and rehabilitation of pain and injuries. She is the Founder and CEO of Rebound Sports and Rehab LLC, where she is empowering patients and helping them take their functional goals and quality of life back into their hands.
As CEO and founder of DrZarinah.com, she discusses practical ideas and strategies to help individuals around the world take control of their health and pain. Dr. Zee earned her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine degree from The Ohio University and completed her residency in Physical Medicine Rehabilitation and fellowship training in Sports and Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson Univ. Hospital and LECOM, respectively, where she’s treated professional athletes and Olympians.
Dr. Shanicka Scarbrough
Dr. Shanicka Scarbrough (aka America’s Favorite Family Doctor) graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 2009 and completed her family medicine residency program at Advocate Christ Medical Center in 2012. Since then, she has gained invaluable experience as a board-certified family medicine physician and has had the privilege of owning and operating a private medical practice. Dr. Shanicka is also a bestselling author.
Her titles include the As the Wind Blows Volume 1 and 2, the Her Daily Journal series where she emboldens women to take one step closer to Christ and The Lunchtime Physician Entrepreneur where she teaches other physicians and physicians in training how to start their own medical practice. Currently, Dr. Shanicka is the Chief Medical Officer of BlackDoctor.org and works as a wound care specialist in Sacramento where she lives with her husband, Pastor Darryl Scarbrough and their 3 rambunctious dogs.
Dr. Shanicka’s mission is to be transparent about her life, in hopes that sharing her testimonies will help bring others closer to God. Having been the featured MC of The DivaMD radio show on Urban Broadcast Media, as well as a variety of other platforms on television and social media, she speaks in various educational and inspirational settings and travels internationally, including to Haiti and many countries in Africa, to extend her knowledge, skills, and expertise across the globe. To connect, visit her website at www.DrShanicka.com. To join the LIVE monthly online journal club, visit www.HerDailyJournal.com.
Dr. Samm Pryce
As a world class expert in natural medicine, Dr. Samm is a licensed Naturopathic Physician, 4X best-selling author, event producer of Vital:The Experience, and a thought leader and influencer. She is sought after for her mastery of Blood Type Diet, epigenetics and nutrigenomics. Through her concierge private medical practice, #1 best-selling books and international retreats, she helps to bridge conventional and alternative medicine to transform illness into wellness. As the Chief Medical Officer for Balanced Integration, PLLC, she listens, cares and then guides her patients to better health using Naturopathic Medicine.
Dr. Nicole Edwards
Dr. Nicole Edwards is a board-certified Family Medicine Physician, wife, mother, and CEO. Through her companies Abundant Life Concierge and Abundant C&P, she makes lasting impact on lives by bettering people’s health through education and empowerment. She is the creator and founder of The Doctor’s Bootcamp and Rx360, body transformation and wellness programs, and she is the best-selling author of the 12 Secrets of Divine Health available at www.12secrets.net. She is a medical correspondent and media personality on multiple radio, tv, and social media platforms where her vibrant personality is felt and heard around the world.
Dr. Michelle Clay
Dr. Michelle Clay, DO, CHHC aka “Dr. Michelle”, is an empowering speaker, two-time best-selling author and holistic physician who specializes in the release and management of stress and its associated symptoms simply and naturally. Her life mission is to empower professionals and overachievers to transform their lives from stressful, unbalanced, and unhealthy to happy, harmonious, and purposeful.
Dr. Michelle is frequently called upon to give a refreshing perspective on ways to release stress and recharge health, enabling clients to live a free life on purpose with passion. Through her company FREELIFE7, her work enhances people’s lives by harmonizing all dimensions of wellness through coaching programs, online courses and seminars to help burned out business professionals and high stress and high-strung high performers create their sense of calm, clarity and confidence – a mindset for success. She is a sought-after speaker at national, regional and local conferences, community organizations and colleges sharing insights and strategies for releasing stress and tension using a holistic approach.
Dr. Michelle Clay earned her Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) from Ohio University, completed her internship at Dallas Southwest Hospital and completed requirements for a Certified Holistic Health Counselor and Clinical Nutritionist from the Academy of Natural Health Sciences. Born and raised in Indianapolis, IN, she has made New Orleans her home. For more information on how you can release your stress simply and naturally, visit her online at: DrMichelleClay.com.
Dr. Mia Cowan
Dr. Mia T. Cowan, MD FACOG MA MBA, aka “Dr. Mia” is one of the country’s most well- known and respected board-certified gynecologists. She travels throughout the world, teaching strategies for improving the Beauty, Balance, and Belief of women struggling with weight gain, fatigue, and low sex drive. Through education and cutting- edge medicine, Dr. Mia equips them with the tools necessary so they can “live well, age beautifully.” Her relatable, yet medically sound, approach to making lasting lifestyle health changes have earned her the title of “The B3 Specialist” by her patients. Dr. Mia is highly sought after by media outlets to provide a fresh perspective on women’s health.
She is the Founder and Chief Medical Advisor of MiaCowanMD.com, the online community where women can visit to learn her secrets on living their BEST HEALTHY LIVES. These realistic secrets have worked for Dr. Mia so they will definitely work for YOU. She emphasizes prevention and lifelong wellness, offering a traditional AND holistic approach to women’s health. As the host of her popular YouTube series “Live Well, Age Beautifully,” her mission is simple: to provide her followers, “Ageless Belles,” with actionable strategies to LIVE THEIR BEST HEALTHY LIFE. A few words come to mind when describing Dr. Mia, Author, Speaker, Brand Ambassador, and Media Expert on women’s health. But those who have met her can usually describe the powerhouse gynecologist in one word, COMPASSIONATE.
Leveraging her 14 years of clinical experience, Dr. Mia combines her medical knowledge with a practical approach, making her an in-demand doctor. Dr. Mia is the Founder and Medical Director of MiBella Wellness Center. Born and raised in Birmingham, AL, she earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Master of Arts degree in Health Education and Promotion from the University of Alabama. She completed a Doctorate of Medicine and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the Medical College of Wisconsin. A Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Mia received her training in Bariatric Medical Weight Loss through the Center for Medical Weight Loss and a Master of Business Administration degree from Auburn University.
Dr. Jarrett Manning
Accredited dentist, natural hair and style maven, business and relationship coach, and best-selling author – Business mogul Dr. Jarrett L. Manning aka Dr. Jarrett is an accredited dentist, natural hair and style maven, business and relationship coach, and best selling author. She is among the country’s most well-known and respected dentists. In addition to being the owner and smile creator of JLM Dentistry in Atlanta, Dr. Jarrett is frequently called upon by local and national media to give a fresh perspective on oral health issues. She has been featured in both national and international publications and networks including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, blackdoctor.org, askmen.com, Black America Web, Bravo TV, and more.
Dr. Jarrett is the founder of Beyond Her Smile, a non-profit organization that advances positivity among young girls and exposes them to STEAM-based careers. She also dedicates her time to teaching and empowering new dentists about the industry, and in addition to being a frequent speaker, she runs Dental CEOs LLC, a premiere educational platform for new dentists who are looking to become successful dental practice owners.
Dr. Jarrett is an alumni of Xavier University of Louisiana and a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. She resides in the Atlanta metro area with her husband, Will, and her daughter, Addisyn. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, perfecting the art of being a foodie, and spending time with friends and family. You can watch Dr. Jarrett serving up serious fashion, beauty, and style on Season 6 of Bravo TV’s Married to Medicine. Be on the lookout for Dr. Jarrett’s upcoming natural hair care line, Honey Envy, available fall 2019. For more info, check out www.DrJarrettDDS.com, and for inquires contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Dawn Brown
As one of the nation’s most acclaimed ADHD experts, Double-Board Certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist, Dr. Dawn Kamilah Brown (aka Dr. Dawn Psych MD), is an internationally recognized two-time #1 best-selling author, Podcaster, Public Speaker and On-Air/Media-influencer. She is also a Mental Wellness Strategist and an Acute Crisis Psychiatrist for Professional Athletes.
Dr. Dawn is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the ADHD Wellness Center and has two private practice locations in Texas, with a growing virtual presence. She is the founder of “The ADHD Amaze-Ability Academy” which features a proprietary comprehensive ADHD Lifestyle Optimization Method to help home in realistic and successful strategies for #Supermoms who parent children with ADHD. She shares her medical expertise via her book series, “The ADHD Lifestyle” and by way of her Podcast, “From ADHD to Amaze-Ability!™.”
From her own experiences of living with ADHD, she provides extensive knowledge on this common condition with a comprehensive, yet personal touch. Dr. Dawn is on a mission to transform what the world recognizes as a dis-ability, into an Amaze-Ability!™ To connect, visit her website at DrDawnPsychMD.com.
Dr. Ankrehah Johnson
As a well- respected Family Medicine Physician, Dr. Ankrehah Trimble Johnson affectionately known as Dr. Kre is Board Certified in the area of Family Medicine and is also an international speaker. Her expertise is sought after most amongst women, specifically Working Wives. She is an innovator in the area of helping working wives obtain balance physically, mentally, and emotionally. Dr. Kre is also a Bestselling Author of the book 10 Commandments of the Working Wife.
Dr. Kre also shares her medical expertise via her popular Facebook Live series entitled Dr. Kre & Me which are short videos that bring community awareness about common medical diseases. With her credentials, her down to earth personality and her infectious smile it’s no wonder that she draws people to her in the way that she does. She is passionate about working wives and women who aspire to become well balanced working wives. Doctor Kre is Jay’s wife and number one fan and Zoe Grace’s mommy!