Peppur (The HOT One) is an international writer and educator who strives to live her voice and inspires others to do the same.
For the past twelve years, she has been developing her women’s lifestyle brand, Brown Betties ™ which includes an award-winning webseries (Brown Betties Guide: How to Look For Love In All The Wrong Places), women’s empowerment workshops (Be Your Own Bettie), a dinner-theater show (“Harlem’s Night: A Cabaret Story”) and her published novella, Harlem’s Awakening (Black Hill Press, 2013), of which she’s currently writing the second installment.
Her original plays “House Rules”, “The Build UP”, “Dick & Jayne Get A Life” and her one-woman show based on her novella, “Harlem’s Awakening: Storytelling Live” (nominated for performer award) have been produced in Los Angeles and Prague.
Recently, Peppur appeared on CBS News This Morning, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Talk 1380 WAOK discussing “Knowing Your NO” about sexual harassment.
She has presented at The Pan African Film Festival, Support Women Artists Now (SWAN) Festival and The American School of the Hague (Netherlands) where she created panels on the power of women and collaboration, women empowerment and spoke to students on what it means to be great. In October 2018, she will present at a women’s conference in Paris on healing and rising from injustice.
Known affectionately as “The Hot One”, Peppur is a three-time valedictorian and record-holding athlete who has been inducted into the Kenosha Athletic Hall of Fame; she’s an award-winning actor and singer who has met Oprah and Barbara Bush and danced for thousands as a former World Champion Chicago Bulls Luv-a-Bull dancer.
A graduate of Marquette University’s College of Journalism (BA Advertising/Marketing), Peppur taught journalism at Prague College and has contributed to Circle+Bloom, Prague Pulse Magazine, Bridge/Gate Magazines, Boned, Prague Literary Microfestival, Humor Mill Magazine, LA Beat, and The Firm FM radio show where she did a weekly, relationship-advice segment, “Keep It Spicy”. She’s also a freelance Social Media and Marketing Content creator for small businesses through her company Pen & Peppur, LLC.
A Mid-Western girl at heart, Ms. Chambers is a proud aunt to one niece and nephew, a new dog mom to rescue pit/American bulldog mix, Molly and lives in Los Angeles with her lovely boyfriend.