Kimberly "Dr. Goddess" Ellis
Affectionately known as Dr. Goddess,” Kimberly C. Ellis, Ph.D., is a true, Renaissance Woman. She is an American, Africana and Women’s Studies Scholar, an entrepreneur and an entertainer and an activist. Dr. Goddess is the Owner of Dr. Goddess Arts, Education and Management and a freelance writer for Ebony.com, BlackEnterprise.com TheLoop21.com and her own “Revelations” blog. She is a former columnist for the Pittsburgh City Paper and is published in the Special Inaugural Edition of Ebony Magazine about the "Real Love" of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Named one of the “Most Influential Black Women on Twitter” by “For Harriet” Digital Magazine and profiled as one of the “Exquisite Women” by The Black Man Can, Dr. Goddess is known for her “Twectures” (Lectures on Twitter) and has also created some of the most memorable hashtags to date, including #FoodiesUnite, #GradChat, #BlkNat, #BlkTheater, #TheaterChat and the humorous, cult-favorite, #BaracksFlagPin (now @BaracksFlagpin). She is presently writing a book on "The Bombastic Brilliance of Black Twitter" and presented on the topic at SXSW (South by Southwest Interactive) in 2012.
Dr. Goddess is currently the Creative Organizer and Media Director for the "Are You for Fannie Lou?" Campaign on behalf of the Fannie Lou Hamer Statue Fund. She organized and moderated the "Tweeting the Revolution: How Hip Hop Transformed 140 into 360" panel for Netroots Nation in 2010 and co-organized 2011’s "Ask a Sista: Black Women Muse on Politics, Policy, Pop Culture and Scholarship," (which is now a web talk show series). She presented on taking online activism offline at the Blogalicious Women Bloggers Conference and the Online Activist Summit in 2011 as well as the Online Activism Panel for 2012at Blogging While Brown. Dr. Goddess was also the Lead Organizer for "RootsCamp Pennsylvania", a project of the New Organizing Institute.
Her upcoming works are, “She Put a Hammer in My Hand, a story about women and home improvement” and “Community Meeting.” To order Books, CDs, DVDs or to Book the Show or Speaking Engagements, please contact Dr. Goddess Arts, Education and Management Co.