Rise and Thrive Inc. on Marjy Marj TV

Ashley Lucas and Ashley Koranteng, Founders and CEOs of Rise and Thrive Inc., were both featured as guests on Marjy Marj TV hosted by Marjorie Boafo Appiah also known as Marjy Marj. 

Marjy Marj is a management consultant, visionary, author and speaker. Marjy is the founder of Innovation Abound and Girls for STEAM, an organization dedicated to promoting education amongst children 6-18 years of age. Marjy is also a well-known author who composed Same Elephants and The Shimmigrant, which debuted as a number one release in 2019. Marjy Marj made her second debut with The Same Elephants as a top ten release in March 2020.

Rise and Thrive Inc. segment on Marjy Marj TV was streamed on YouTube Live and Facebook Live on June 24, 2020 at 5pm EST to Marjy’s platforms withholding 10,000 likes on Facebook. The title of the segment was called “Everyday Heroes” with the notion that Ashley K. and Ashley L. are determined to create the next generation of leaders, making them modern day heroes!

During the segment, Ashley K. and Ashley L. delved into their science and health related educational backgrounds, how they met each other, and their role models growing up. They also spoke on the importance of mentorship and why Rise and Thrive Inc. is different from other programs such as Girls and Boys Club and Girl Scouts!

 The founders also gave some important details on how to register for their first virtual summer series, which is launching this summer beginning July 9th and ending August 13th. Check out Rise and Thrive Inc. on all social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for all the details!

 Click the link below to watch the full interview of founders, Ashley K. and Ashley L., on the segment Everyday Heroes with Marjy Marj!

Rise and Thrive Inc. Summer Series!

Rise and Thrive Inc. is happy to announce the launch of their free six week virtual summer series!

Rise and Thrive is welcoming all young ladies in grades 8-12 that would benefit from multifaceted mentorship, as well as current and future educators that are interested in learning more about Rise and Thrive in hopes of establishing a partnership between R&T and their school!

This virtual summer series will take place via Zoom on:

Thursday, July 9 at 6:30-7:30 pm

Thursday, July 16 at 6:30-7:30 pm

Thursday, July 23 at 6:30-7:30 pm

Thursday, July 30 at 6:30-7:30 pm

Thursday, August 6  at 6:30-7:30 pm

Thursday, August 13 at 6:30-7:30 pm

Each session will include interactive activities, discussions, guest speakers and more that are focused on 6 of Rise and Thrive’s signature 9 elements. These 6 elements include: etiquette, healthy lifestyles, finances, healthy relationships, self-love, and social media.

Registration and participation in the program is free and is rolling. We encourage all mentees to register before July 9 though, so they are able to complete in all 6 sessions. Although completing all 6 sessions is not required, it is highly recommended and mentees who complete all 6 sessions will receive a certificate of completion!


Apart from the benefits of learning, meeting new friends, and hearing from amazing guest speakers; the summer series is also a great program to list on college applications!





“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour and some style.”

-Maya Angelou