I'm glad that you've taken a moment to drop in. I am Dr. Eve Hudson and a very proud native of Charlotte, North Carolina. As the oldest of three reared by a single mother in a low-socioeconomic household, I went on to become a first-generation college student and eventually earned a Ph.D. at the age of 28. After years of professional service in higher education, I "took the leap" and began my social entrepreneurial journey.
Blending my academic, personal, and professional experiences with my passions, gifts, and purpose, The Purpose Professor Limited Liability Company (a development entity specializing in personal transformation) was born. Nine percent of net profits go toward helping first-generation college students and graduates who are experiencing hardship, pursuing higher education, and endeavoring to be entrepreneurs.
Documenting a part of my life's journey with my first self-published book ,1865 (sold over1,000 copies in its first year), I open up about facing adversity and navigating the complexities of transitioning into adulthood. In building community for my fellow first-gens, The First-Gen Lounge came to be--this is a space where we, first-generation college graduates, come together to talk candidly about navigating life. In less than a year, the show quickly soared past 12k downloads and reached over 25 countries! As the creator of The 9 Lab, I'm leading online courses in personal development and entrepreneurship.
Interesting side note... I've lost OVER 120 lbs not once, but... TWICE! Anywho... I'm always happy to meet new people. I'd love for us to connect and collaborate, so don't hesitate to contact me directly through email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or over the phone (980.229.1387). Let's not forget to get connected via LinkedIn.