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Meet BWE Phenomenal Woman Dr. Shanessa Fenner - Read what makes her a Powerhouse

Dr. Shanessa Fenner is an elementary school principal, TV and radio personality, podcast host, writer, songwriter and model/actress. She is a writer for many publications that include Up & Coming Weekly, Women’s View, Sheen Magazine, Array Magazine, Consciousness Magazine, The Fayetteville Press Newspaper, Bronze Magazine, OTC Beauty Magazine, Way To Parent Magazine, The City Insight, and many more publications. She has also written pieces for Jet, Black Enterprise, Black America Web, and Essence magazines. She has interviewed Congressman John Lewis on her TV show and interviewed other celebrities such as Iyanla Vanzant, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Melissa Morgan, Babyface and more for the local and national publications she writes for. Dr. Fenner obtained her bachelor’s degree from North Carolina Central University, two master’s degrees from Fayetteville State University in the areas of Elementary Education and School Administration, and her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Fayetteville State University. She was awarded the North Carolina Principal Fellows Scholarship. Shanessa was featured in Ebony Magazine as one of the nation’s most eligible bachelorettes and in Sophisticate’s Black Hair Magazine in the “Someone You Should Know” section. She was voted one of the most influential women in Fayetteville and won Best Local Columnist and Best Local TV show.  She continues to be a multifaceted woman that does not leave a stone unturned and her motto is “We were placed here to do great things and that is what I am going to do by the grace of God.” 


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