LASHANDRA HALL is an award-winning author, life coach and entrepreneur. Hall first gained media attention after receiving the “Woman of the Year” award from Mayor Anise Parker in 2013 for her novel She and I. Its success soon led to the creation of the “She and I” series. The Houston Sun included Hall on their list of 2013's 30 most influential community leaders in Houston. Her poetry book "The Days After” was inserted into the Aldine School District “Drop everything and read program. Hall is also the author of Dancing in My Shoes, I Met Her in the Deep and Hello, I am Summer. In recent years, Hall has grown an influential online and social presence. Lashandra is a self-made entrepreneur with a successful magazine, a stylish clothing line and publishing company. Hall is also a co-host on the digital web series Aspire 2 Inspire TV. She has created a career that she loves through absolute determination and hard work. Her incomparable work ethic sets her aside from the rest.