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  Name:   Chris-Tia Donaldson
Month: November 2015
Schools: AB '00, JD '03
Organization: Thank God It's Natural
Title: Cheif Executive Officer

By day, Harvard graduate, Chris-Tia Donaldson provides strategic legal advice to top executives at one of the world's top Fortune 100 companies. By night, the Harvard educated lawyer-turned-businesswoman is inspiring women from the southside of Chicago to South Africa to adopt healthier beauty practices through Thank God It's Natural, her line of natural products for the hair and skin care, which are now sold at Target stores nationwide.

Chris-Tia has been featured in major media publications such as USA Today, Marie Claire, Black Enterprise, Ebony, Heart & Soul, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Detroit News, Boston Bay State Banner, as well, as many other outlets throughout the country. She also has appeared as a guest on ABCNews, Fox News and WGN local affiliates, as an expert on African American women, beauty issues, self-esteem, healthy living and sustainable values. Her book Thank God I"m Natural: The Ultimate Guide to Caring for Natural Hair is a #1 Amazon bestseller, and was recently hailed the "Natural Hair Bible" by Essence Magazine.

Under Chris-Tia's leadership, tgin is now one of the fastest growing healthy lifestyle brands for African-American women, and has plans to expand into healthy snacks, cookbooks, supplements, and fitness apparel in the near future.

For more information about Chris-Tia, visit her website at or follow her on Instagram @tginceo or @tginatural



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