Caron J (@CARONISM) is an American writer, artist and activist with over 25 years in media, business and education leadership. Known for pushing boundaries and breaking barriers concerning the image, equality and esteem of women worldwide, she is the founder and executive director of CARONISMedia, sharing insight and expertise on excellence in service, artistry, diversity and emerging tech. She is a proud veteran of both the US Navy and Army, committed to advocacy, activism and representation in media, the arts and the beauty industry. Inspiring with humor and uncommon sense, she continues a legacy of editorial excellence in content, audio and visual journalism. Caron produces and hosts The CARONISM Show on 1001TheHeat Radio and is a writer & co-host for @BlackGirlNerds and the @BGNPodcast.