About Alyscia


Alyscia Cunningham is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, filmmaker and photographer who has contributed National Geographic, Discovery Channel, America Online and the Smithsonian Institution. Alyscia is also the CEO of Uprising Builders, a residential construction company.

After the success of Cunningham’s first book, Feminine Transitions: A Photography Celebration of Natural Beauty she continues her contribution to social-change with her new book and upcoming documentary film, I Am More Than My Hair: My Outward Appearance Does Not Define Me.

Alyscia is the Chapter Leader of the Washington DC Metro Chapter of Moms-In-Film, as well as the VP of the MD Chapter of American Mothers Inc., and is also one of the FrontLine Voices for Stop the Beauty Madness, a campaign focused on changing the dynamics of beauty globally.

Her work has been featured on Fox 5 News, The Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, The Washington Post, APlus, and Proud2BMe. To learn more about Alyscia and her work, visit Alyscia.com.

Alyscia also invites you to view her video introductions to Feminine Transitions, and I Am More Than My Hair.

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