Meet The Team


Sasha Shantel
Editor & Co-founder
Sasha Shantel is the Award Winning Editor and co-founder of the 5 x award winning women’s online magazine In-spire LS. She is also an avid personal style and lifestyle blogger over on her personal site
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Syianne Raemond
Co-founder & Editor
Syianne Raemond is the co-founder and co-editor of the 5 X award winning women’s lifestyle Magazine In-spire LS. Syianne is also a qualified Life Coach.
Katie Ryan
Creative Director
Katie Ryan is the Creative Director for 5 x award winning online women’s Magazine In-spire LS. She is also a PR and Photographer
Lydia Amoah
Contributing Editor and In-spire LSTV Presenter
Lydia Amoah is an award-winning Business Coach, TV presenter and Inspirational Speaker who has helped thousands of people to transform their lives and businesses. Lydia helps entrepreneurs promote their business online and offline, to get seen, reach a wider audience and increase their profits. She also works with corporate organisations to deliver career and executive coaching to their staff.   Lydia also helps individuals to gain confidence, make clear decisions and set goals.   Her clients have included the BBC, ITV, the Financial Times, the Daily Telegraph, the University of Salford, University of Plymouth  and the National Football League. Lydia has worked with Channel 4, helping to train and support young talent on the 4Talent scheme, and provide career coaching in their head office.   Lydia is very engaging speaker and story teller who has given talks for Channel 4, Telegraph Media Group, Bourgeon Events, Be High Profile, Faith Matters, Global Woman Network and more.    Lydia is respected on the conference circuit, and has taken part in panel discussions at events for Channel 4, Ernst & Young, and the Charity Times. She’s a regular TV Business expert and presenter on SKY TV’s, A Different Kind of Woman talk show and Contributing Editor at IN-spire LS Magazine, an uplifting, fresh and trendy digital publication with a large female audience, with more than 2.2 million visitors each year and growing.
Diana Nortey
Personal Development and Parenting Columnist
My name is Diana and writing is my ultimate passion. Now being a mother, it has broadened my outlook on the things I can write and how I can encourage a multitude of people. I currently have a book entitled ‘Living with a newborn’ a book dedicated to my first born child, and I am absolutely elated that I can share my experiences with millions of people worldwide. My goal is encourage as many people as I can through this great art of writing!
Ebony Gale
Contributor and Producer
Ebony Gayle is an accredited PR and communications specialist, with well over a decade of experience advising, overseeing and implementing PR and marketing communication strategies and campaigns working across a variety of industries including, entrepreneurs, new start-ups, health & fitness, entertainment, leisure and more. Ebony took the leap from employee where she headed up PR team to start her own business in 2013 and founded Ebony Gayle Communications working with clients in the UK and internationally. Having previously worked as a radio producer, Ebony is also a regular contributing writer, presenter and producer for the 5x award winning InspireLS Magazine.
Food Writer / Reviewer
I’m Precious, a London foodie who is obsessed with finding good places to eat. My posts will include reviews of restaurants, food events and festivals, and pop up food stalls.
Rebecca Sullivan
Personal Development Columnist
My name is Rebecca and I write for the In-spirational column. I am a motivational writer on here and on my blog. Through my writing I hope to encourage others to lead the life they wish. I believe life can be full of wonder and magic, if you are to look close enough! Motivation has always been a key part of me and has enabled me to ‘go and get life’ and go beyond limits because that is when it all gets a little interesting!! I am really excited to be a part of In-spire!!’
Aisha Alexander
Fashion, Beauty & Entertainment Columnist
Aisha Alexander is the Fashion, Beauty & Entertainment Columnist for 5 X award winning women’s online magazine In-spire LS.
Michael Lyle, Jr
Sports Columnist
Michael Lyle, Jr. has been a member of the In-SpireLS family since 2012. He serves as a contributing writer for American sporting events taking place in the United Kingdom. Aside from In-SpireLS, Mike is currently a News Anchor/Reporter for AM 1220 WQUN Radio in Hamden, Connecticut, and a weekend news anchor at WTIC-AM 1080 in Hartford, Connecticut. He is a four-time recipient of the Connecticut Associated Press Award and a two-time recipient of the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists Award. Mike also serves as a sports reporter/producer for WQUN’s coverage of Quinnipiac University men’s and women’s basketball and men’s ice hockey. Mike also serves as the Vice President of Broadcast for the Southern New England Association of Black Journalists, an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists. The former ESPN Radio producer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and a Master’s degree in Journalism from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT.
Ryan Osborne
Personal Development & Gadgets Columnist
Hello, my name is Ryan. I am from London I. I am an avid sports fan and I also have a keen interest in the technology and gadgets sector. I am part of the In-spirels magazine team and I have been regularly contributing since 2012. I also have a keen interest in the food industry. I am also the author of two books which are titled – The Art of Communication and A guide to Event Stewarding and Security. I am also the owner of Ryan’s World, which is a platform where I detail most of what goes on in my world.
Olga Star
Features Writer
My name is Olga Star and I am known for my articles in spiritual publications and multidimensional psychic readings. I am a regular writer for and a speaker for Spiritual Events (such as The Conscious Life Expo). While I’ve been running private sessions and spiritual workshops for over 10 years now, it is only recently that I’ve founded our Starseeds School and Sanctuary where I also run workshops and events. I am in love with crystals and I sell some of the treasures I find and occasionally pieces from my personal collection on Etsy I also infuse crystals with my energy to help you activate your DNA, spiritual awakening or for general energy support (also listed on Etsy). A new project of mine together with our school members is podcasts that are available on iTunes – simply search for Starseed.Sanctuary. There we share our personal experience and knowledge.
Le Dutches
Hair Expert & In-spire LS contributor
An exceptional hair expert, Le Dutches has international experience, and is currently based in London. Specialising in hair, exquisite wigs, weaves and extensions her distinctive creative direction has gained her notoriety in London and Europe. Le Dutches’ practised technique united with an understanding of current trends sets her ahead of the competition, enabling her to create wigs and looks that possess both style and quality for all hair textures and women from various backgrounds.  Her skilful use of colour, when combined with her imagination, style and ingenuity creates unique looks which sets her clients apart from mediocrity. F A B by Le Dutches offers custom wigs, weaves, extensions, hair styling and colour, as well bridal work. Le Dutches also uses and provides FAB Hair- 100% top quality virgin hair that can be shipped worldwide. In-spire LS Magazine will be working with Le Dutches on Upcoming shoots and editorials.
Veowna Charles
Celebrity Hairstylists & Feature Writer
Veowna Charles has had a passion for hair for most of her adult life. She is a certified, award winning hair stylist with over 11 years experience in the industry. In this time she has mastered a wide range of hair techniques including, colouring, cutting, hair up-do's and hair extensions, such as weaves and lace wigs. Veowna Charles will be working with In-spire LS Magazine on upcoming shoots and editorials as well as providing wellbeing based posts/articles.
Pome Knight
Health Matters Contributor
Pome Knight, The Medical Expert is a pharmacist and Health blogger who focuses on raising health awareness on cardiovascular diseases – Matters of the Heart. She is passionate about working with her clients to help and support them overcome their health challenges as well as improve and optimise their well-being. Pome has over twenty years experience in healthcare, specialising in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, research and development of animal diseases. Pome provides an online and offline clinic where she provides medical advice on how to lower the risk factors associated with heart disease. She provides tailored-made easy to implement step by step health plans for clients to follow. Pome’s desire is to create a platform to share her knowledge and expertise and recently has been featured on British talk show A Different Kind of Woman on SKY TV covering and discussing Stroke Strategies as well as raising awareness about cardiovascular disease. Pome Knight is committed to helping the community lead a healthier lifestyle.
Archana Soni
#BeInspired Contributor

A girl full of emotions, dreams and realisations. The only way for me to express myself is writing my heart out and to motivate and inspire millions of people through my life experiences. I have an immense passion for helping others through motivational content and I do this daily through my motivational blog and now as a contributor to In-spire LS Magazine.

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