"Hello, I came to this planet to share the secrets of living
with more passion than you ever thought possible. For the past 10 years my work has been about women getting to be who we
really are. Let's do it. Life is not a passive experience. It's a passionate experience!" -Abiola
Passionate Living Coach Abiola Abrams writes, broadcasts
and gives advice about self-esteem & wellness, dating & relationships, empowerment & how to live
with passion. In the past year the Lifestyle Expert & Love Interventionist has: been a featured Love Columnist on sites
like Yahoo Shine and gURL.com, an MTV Teen
Dating Empowerment Coach on the docu-reality series "Made," reported on celebrity relationships as a BBC Radio Entertainment
Correspondent, talked about and written about love for Essence, blogged on her lifestyle site "Abiola's Passionista Playbook," and hosted/produced her award-winning “Abiola’s Kiss & Tell TV” web talk show and advice vlogs. In addition,
she is a recurring Love, Self-Esteem & Lifestyle Guru on talk shows like the CW Network’s “Bill Cunningham
Abiola has hosted lifestyle TV shows like BET's "The Best Shorts,"
HBO's "The Buzz" and NBC's "Source: All Access" and appears as a pop culture talking head on networks
like FOX. As a social experiment the lifestyle journalist most notoriously went undercover to star as "Miss Picky"
on VH1 matchmaker "reality" series "Tough Love." As a part of her ongoing safe sex education
initiative she directed the award-winning and critically acclaimed feminist erotica art film, "Afrodite Superstar." Her social issues short films and documentaries
about race, gender and relationships have been shown in festivals, museums and universities from Berlin to New York City.
Abiola's upcoming book, The Official Bombshell Handbook, is part humorous memoir,
part fun handbook, about using the power of the feminine to live with passion. She is reclaiming the word "bomshell"
to mean a woman who owns herself. Dare (Simon & Schuster), a hip hop love story, Abiola's
popular debut novel was taught at Amherst College and her provocative writing has been published in anthologies such as Behind
the Bedroom Door, Dirty Words, Say Word: Voices from Hip Hop Theater and Eve Ensler's A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A
Abiola Abrams talks love, dating, self-esteem and lifestyle in documentaries
such as Michael Baisden's "Do Women Know What They Want?," Therese Shechter's "How to Lose Your Virginity"
and "In Our Heads About Our Own Hair" directed by Hemanset Angaza. Abiola has also given keynote addresses on empowerment
at many schools such as NYU, The New School for Social Research and Howard University and for women at conferences like Single
in Stilettos and the upcoming Momentum Convention.
Abiola Abrams has a BA
from Sarah Lawrence and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Abiola is also a Certified Wellness Coach. She
created and curated the Chashama Gallery Manhattan exhibit “Hos, Putas and Dragon Ladies: Our Sexuality Remixed,”
“The Goddess Factory” at Rush Arts and VDay's “Until the Violence Stops Film Festival” at the Museum
of The City of NY and the Museum of TV and Radio.