MISS AMERICA: NINA DAVULURI

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Here She Is…Miss Nina Davuluri By Teryl Warren   There are many women in the spotlight today who appear to be struggling with issues of identity and self-esteem. But don’t even think about counting Nina Davuluri among them. Having been raised in a “very Indian household,” the twenty-four year old Syracuse, NY native made history [...]

FIRST LADIES OF LA

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The First Ladies of LA By Teryl Warren For many who grew up in the church, First Ladies have typically held a place of honor, glamour and mystique.  But, to the surprise of many, First Ladies are far more than elaborate hat-wearing showpieces. They, like the men of God they’ve married, are leaders, role models [...]

Hollywood Black Film Festival

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By Teryl Warren and Drew Dorsey  This year’s ground-breaking Hollywood Black Film Festival brought thousands of actors, auteurs and film enthusiasts to the heart of Hollywood, CA from October 2 through October 6. The 13th installment of one of the most prestigious film festivals in town was once again housed at the W Hotel in [...]

Wiles Women Dress for Success!

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On Sunday October 6, Wiles Magazine once again partnered with premier women’s clothing retailer ANN TAYLOR and international beauty brand THE BODY SHOP for our 2nd annual “Dress for Success Wiles Style Workshop!”  Designed to help women in the workplace put their best foot forward, “Dress for Success” is a fun, interactive and informative workshop [...]

Katy Perry Launches iHeart Radio Theater

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 iHEART RADIO THEATER LAUNCHES IN LOS ANGELES WITH KATY PERRY Clear Channel Media and Entertainment recently announced its new music and events venue — iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles located at The Burbank Studios in Burbank, CA.  The iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles kicked off on Tuesday, October 22 with the Katy Perry iHeartRadio Album Release Party which celebrated the [...]

Socialite Spotlight Robin Billups

By: Ra’Kenna Joseph   Wiles caught up with dynamic and trendsetting businesswoman Robin M. Billups, National Director of Business Development for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Billups discusses the importance of perseverance, female purchasing power, strategies for approaching business deals, and building your individual brand with Wiles.   Wiles: With a BA in [...]

2013 AIDS WALK LA

29th Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles

On Sunday, October 6, the 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles (AWLA) drew an impressive crowd of more than 25,000 participants who filled the streets of West Hollywood and Los Angeles in support of people living with HIV/AIDS.  Celebrity supporters, elected officials, and notable AIDS activists addressed the crowd assembled in and around West Hollywood Park [...]

What He Wants: Healthy Relatonships

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What He Wants: A Healthy Woman By Marc Alexander Everybody wants a “healthy” relationship. “Healthy” sounds rich, satisfying and oh-so-fulfilling. It sounds Cliff and Claire Huxtable-ish. It sounds solid and everlasting. How do you get and keep a healthy relationship if you’re not sure you are healthy yourself? Healthy – what is it? More specifically [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Across the Globe!

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Residents of the United States are well aware that the month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Campaigns from fundraisers to even the National Football League’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative have become regular occurrences stateside. But did you know that other nations also observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Hyderabad is the capital and the largest city in the southern India [...]

Marshall Partners Women’s Halston Heritage Boutique Event

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On September 18th Wiles attended Marshall Partners Women’s Event at the Halston Heritage Boutique located in one of Los Angeles’ premier shopping centers – the Beverly Center.   A night filled with smiling faces and clicking heels, the event offered a delightful blend of networking and retail therapy. Marshall Partners is an esteemed membership organization of University of [...]