Born in West Philadelphia, his passion for storytelling began as a young child seeing triple feature movies at the theatre with his family. Years later, Omar Tyree has transformed his love for storytelling into 25 published books with over 3 million copies sold worldwide. Now entering into the world of audio visual narratives, he joins Helanah to reflect on the importance of creating balanced and nuanced stories that critically represent black experiences. Tyree says this requires going beyond surface level details to create stories of quality. He also shares how to execute your vision fully and see your dreams come to fruition.
Hello Helanah is a Wellness Success Coach with over 15 years of experience coaching creatives on how to use self-care as stress care. For the past three years, she has been the radio show host of “Daybreak with Helanah” – a daily drive-time radio show broadcasted in the 5th largest media market in the country. Follow her work online @hellohelanah where she shares health and wellness tips for working professionals.