the team

Samra Michael

co-founder, co-host, creative director

Samra is a first-generation American and has resided in Birmingham for the past 15 years. She is passionate about fashion, photography, and pushing the limits of traditional southern values.

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Alana Baumann

co-founder, co-host, chief experience officer

Alana is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana and is calling Birmingham home for now. She is a lover of Beyonce, traveling, seafood, a good time, and of course — a good book!

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Tamia Heard

blog editor-in-chief

Tamia is a digital creator and communications wiz! In her free time she enjoys blogging, DIY-ing and getting lost in a good book.

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Mya Jolly

public relations strategist

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Mya is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a former Congressional Black Caucus State Farm Communications Fellow, a 7th Project Congressional Alum, a 7th project Junior Board member, and recently completed the Congressional Black Caucus’s political boot camp in Piney Point, Maryland. Mya served as a digital strategist and as an intern in both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate. Mya is pursuing her Master’s in Public Administration from her alma mater, UAB and is excited to share her Public Relations skills and assets with She Well Read!

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