“A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” ~ Diane Mariechild
This mantra is one that author Skyy Banks embodies. She is a native of Arkansas and a staunch advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness for women and girls. Banks is driven to educate and empower others on positive life style behaviors. She currently serves as the Red Pump Project ambassador for Atlanta. She enjoys reading, writing, traveling, and spending quality time with family. Using her writing as a platform, she encourages her readers to explore taboo subjects and engage in dialogue to find solutions. On any given day, Skyy is sure to be somewhere impacting lives through mentoring and other civic engagement. As a Rising in Community Excellence Award (R.I.C.E) recipient, Skyy was recognized for her work of raising awareness and empowering others in the metro Atlanta area about HIV (The Red Pump Project). She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated.
Writing and HIV/AIDS advocacy
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