SSquared, based in the District of Columbia, is a creative culture, lifestyle and tastemaker communal space with features guaranteed to caress your visionary taste buds. For our entrepreneurs out there, we have “The Checkpoint,” which is our advice column that provides you with the essentials needed to keep your brand thriving! It’s our little way of giving back 🙂 .



Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, ShaMyra Sylvester, is the Founder and Communications Strategist of SSquared. She is the face behind the blog as she creates all of the content and posts. ShaMyra is an alumna of the University of Alabama, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Information Sciences with a concentration in Public Relations and a Master of Science degree in Strategic Communications at Troy University. As a woman of many talents, ShaMyra is very passionate about subjects concerning the African American community, cultural stimulants and differences, as well as self realization and personal development. She is a progressive who curates fundamental, multifaceted plans for individuals and businesses to explore brand creativity and target niche markets which lead to optimal results. When she is not busy conquering the ever changing world of communications, you can find her buried in a good read, entertaining friends or volunteering around the District of Columbia where she resides.