In the latest episode of the Empowerography Podcast, my guest is Shauntay Dunbar. Shauntay Dunbar is an author, dating expert and entrepreneur from the Bronx, NY. She published her first book in 2017 titled Diving in Stilettos First: Memoirs of Dating Mr. Right Now! Diving in Stilettos picks up where her marriage left off. Single again, in New York City in her 30s during the age of online dating and social media. During the writing process she learned a lot about herself, calling it therapeutic. She also realized that she wasn’t the only one that could benefit from these lessons learned, so she wrote a book. Readers connect with Shauntay and her journey because they either know a Shaunie or see themselves in her stilettos. She continues to share her experiences while spreading her message of self-love via social media on her Instagram Live Show Her View every Tuesday @ 9pm ET. Dating Tip Tuesday and Ask Shaunie featuring Chef Rashaun will give insight and a good laugh on relationships while cooking a delicious meal. Her blog “Tales from the Single Relationship Expert is enlightening and informative. Shauntay has teamed up with brands like Estee Lauder, Lord & Taylor, Shea Moisture, Essence Festival to host event and speaking engagements across the country. Her first book was voted favorite read of 2018 by Epifania Magazine, she was the feature author at the Women in Media (WIM) Philly Conference and spoke at Mercy College February 2020. She has written relationship articles for online magazines such as Da Culture and Epifania currently she is the relationship columnist for Pretty N Paid Magazine. In this episode we discuss the dating world, self-reflection, being an authorpreneur, the glass ceiling myth and competition mindset.
Website - https://www.divinginstilettosfirst.com/
IG - http://www.instagram.com/diving_in_stilettos_first
FB - https://www.facebook.com/ladytay15
To order Shauntay's book -https://www.amazon.com/s?k=diving+in+stilettos+first&ref=nb_sb_noss_2
"I was sharing all of my dating experiences online and the lessons that I learned and people starting calling me a relationship expert" - 00:01:55
"I think I'm more forgiving of myself" - 00:20:24
"I grew up watching my mother always do what she had to do, not necessarily what she wanted to do" - 00:27:24
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