Meet the ISOB Experts
"the Educators"


Dr. Robyn S. Joppy


International Shades of Beauty (ISOB) is the vision of Dr. Robyn S. Joppy and supported by a group of powerful, multi-racial, entrepreneurial women who desire to give anyone connected to the beauty industry, domestically and internationally, the tools, resources, and exposure needed to be successful.



Founder of Mi3 Beauty Philosophy Skincare Line and International School of Permanent Makeup. She has schools in New York, Seoul, South Korea, and North Carolina along with partnered schools in Florida, and California.

Wendy Alexander


Founder of Inspiring-Decisions, LLC and the Global Success Society. She provides training, business solutions and guidance to help entrepreneurs and organizations improve their business results and creates global events and retreats for business owners to connect and collaborate. 

Dr. Andreana Ramsuer
aka "Dr. Dre"


Co-Director of Dudley’s Creative Artist Team and Lead Creative Artist who educates and empowers industry professionals, and distributors. Her expertise is in trichology healthcare, chemistry, color theory, master hair cutting, product knowledge, platform artistry, and natural hair.

Penna'e Akpuru


International celebrity stylist, salon owner, educator and author with a reputation for making high-profile clients look their most glamorous for award shows such as Grammy Awards, BET, Soul Train, Stellar and Trumpet awards. Penna’e has also made television appearances and worked on Bravo, We TV, BET, VH1 and film shoots. 

Penna’e has over 35 years as a beauty influencer and educator.  Her Work has graced the pages of Forbes mag Africa, Essence, Upscale and the cover of Ebony Magazine.

Platform artists for Dudley Products, Nairobi, Clairol and the BEAUTY LIAISON FOR BRONNER BROTHERS NU-EXPESSION.

She is an Educator & Motivational Speaker for Empire beauty,  Paul Mitchell Academy and other beauty school and salons across the country. 


Shani Brinkley


Shani Brinkley is the mastermind, health and well being coach, and international speaker behind her brand, Feed your Wellness. She has been a featured speaker at international travel and business events like Audacity Fest, EPICCON, Health and Medical Tourism. Shani curates inspired wellness events internationally. She believes that all healing begins with the release of pain. Shani’s on a mission to help us radically love ourselves more.

Deanna Burton


Deanna Bailey Burton, is the owner of The Anointed Hands Beauty Salon, which now is known as, John O’Brien Salon. 

For the past 12 years, Deanna has been a Creative Artist For Dudley’s Beauty Corp. Coming from  over 10 years of platform education experience with Avlon Industries, she has excelled in many aspects of the hair care industry.  Practicing  Mr. Dudley’s philosophy, “I Am, I Can and I Will” along with positive thinking she received her NC Instructors License in July 2019. 

Deanna’s work has been published in numerous magazines, including Hype Hair, and Sophisticates. Deanna’s motto is, “ In all thy getting, get a clear understanding.”

Eryka T. Johnson


Internationally Award-Winning Leadership Expert, International  Speaker, Engineering Mentor and Bestselling Author of Fearless Visionaries: Tear The Veil and Own Your Life Eryka T. Johnson helps high achieving women disrupt unproductive cycles in life and business to breakthrough insecurities and move from invisibility to influence. She mentors over 19,000 women in London, Dubai, India, Nigeria, Canada, Silicon Valley, and U.S.
Eryka has also been featured in Success Magazine, NBC, US News and World Report, DyNAMC International Diversity Magazine, and Worldwide Business Review to name a few.



SMITH is a LA-based Author, Podcaster, and Entertainment Analyst/Correspondent who has been featured on digital sites like,, and more. He serves as Senior Correspondent for Digital Media Outlet, theJasmineBRAND and also stars in his own Digital Web Series, Being SMITH, dubbed as ‘The world’s first reality show on the Instagram ‘Network.'” Through these ventures he has interviewed many of Hollywood’s Who’s-Who including: Brandy Norwood, Meagan Good, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Iyanla Vanzant, Remy Ma, Omarosa, and more. 
He is the owner of SMITH WorldWide Creative Agency, a boutique marketing firm with celebrity clients and organizations such as: Live Nation, Brandy Norwood, International Organization Christians United for Israel, etc.
He has served as Creative Director on a series of international photo-journalism projects in countries like Dubai, Madrid, South Africa, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Dublin, Bangkok, etc.