Demetria Lucas D’Oyley
Dubbed “The Black Carrie Bradshaw,” Demetria Lucas D’Oyley is an award-winning author, blogger, life coach, and public speaker who built her empire on her critically-acclaimed blog ABelleInBrooklyn.com. The author of A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-To-Guide For Living Your Best Single Life and Don’t Waste Your Pretty: The Go-To-Guide For Making Smarter Decisions in Life & Love, Demetria contributes to numerous publications and has appeared as an expert on various talks shows. She is the founder of Coached By Belle, a boutique life-coaching service, and has been a guest speaker at numerous Ivy League universities. Demetria graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a degree in English, and earned a Master’s degree in Journalism from NYU. Residing in Brooklyn, the recently married author is currently on a nationwide book tour for Don’t Waste Your Pretty, a twice-weekly columnist for TheRoot.com and running her popular Ask.Fm page.