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2:01 – 63:54 – Today we are talking to the wonderful Jayne Allen, author of Black Girls Must Die Exhausted. Jayne takes us on her career journey from Harvard to author, why she prioritized herself by publishing her work even with feedback from the naysayers, and how she uses all of her skills in her entrepreneur journey.
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About Jayne Allen:
Jayne Allen is the pen name of Jaunique Sealey, a graduate of Duke University and Harvard Law School. An avid traveler, she speaks three languages and has visited five continents. Drawing from her unique experiences as an attorney and entrepreneur, she crafts transcultural stories that touch upon contemporary women's issues such as workplace and career dynamics, race, fertility, modern relationships, and mental health awareness. Her writing echoes her desire to bring both multiculturalism and multidimensionality to a rich and colorful cast of characters inspired by the magic uncovered in everyday life. Black Girls Must Die Exhausted is her first novel, which she calls "the epitaph of my 30s." A proud native of Detroit, she currently lives in Los Angeles.