Blood, Sweat and Tears
Article by Shanene Pinder (writing partner and first editor of War of the Bloods in My Veins memoir by gang member Dashaun Jiwe Morris (Scribner). Real talk about his life--a roller coaster ride, complete with disturbing twists and turns of violence, crime, prison, pain, and death. But behind all the drama and trauma stands a survivor with the personal insight to take us deep inside the hearts and minds of young men who live and die on the urban turf. ​(click here for more)

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The Black Collegian: Maximize Your Mentor Relationship
Article by Shanene Pinder
​To compete and succeed in today's fast-paced business world, what you need - in addition to a good education and marketable qualifications - is a mentor. An effective mentor can make the difference in how well you navigate and advance in your professional career. (click here for more)


NYSE Magazine: Taking the LEED in Green Building
Article by Shanene Pinder
​As one of the 80 companies participating in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) pilot program, Walgreen Co. (WAG) is lending its experience and voice to help the non-profit organization establish its LEED® for Retail Commercial Interiors and the LEED for Retail New Construction rating systems.

Shanene Pinder's work has been featured in Oprah.comBetter Homes and Gardens magazine; The Johns Hopkins University Press; NYSE Magazine; The Black Collegian; Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting; War of the Bloods in My Veins and more. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from The City College of New York. Featured OWNer: Shanene Pinder

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Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved

Article by Shanene Pinder discussing Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting by Terrie M. Williams. (click here for more)

Shanene Pinder provides professional writing, editing, proofreading and grant writing services for grant proposals, books, manuscripts, websites, blogs, social media, articles, promotional materials, etc. ​

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NYSE Magazine: MGM Mirage Creates a Green Oasis in Vegas
Article by Shanene Pinder
Some of the most inventive earth-friendly technologies around can be found on, of all places, the Las Vegas Strip. MGM Mirage (MGM) says its new CityCenter is a 67-acre, 18-million-square-foot sustainable development, including hotels, residences, and dining, retail and public facilities, in the heart of the famed city.

Work Your Passion

Article by Shanene Pinder

You have a gift, a mission.  A unique set of abilities and skills that you are destined to pour into a dream profession to a degree that only you can fulfill.  But you must have the courage, curiosity and determination to figure out and follow your calling. 

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The Importance of Acknowledgement

Written by Shanene Pinder

​Never forget to acknowledge the people who help you along your way. Good home training teaches us to say “Please” when we request something, and “Thank you” when we receive. In business, it is always a good practice to remember the contributions of others to your accomplishments with intention and proper due.  (click here for more.)