Maimah  Karmo

Maimah Karmo

Maimah Karmo is an expert at turning challenges into triumphs. She has survived three wars, been held at gunpoint, been struck by lightning, is a single mother, and has survived breast cancer. Maimah's story began in Liberia, West Africa, where she was born. After surviving two wars in her native country of Liberia, during a third coup d'état, she fled to the United States at 15 years old, after her father put her on a plane, alone, to avoid persecution due to the war. She worked her way through college and created her version of the American Dream. Maimah was raising a beautiful 3-year old when she was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer. She had no family history and was 32-years old. While in treatment, In 2012, Maimah published Fearless: Awakening to My Life's Purpose Through Breast Cancer. She launched Bliss Magazine, a quarterly digital publication to inspire people to live their bliss. She is a Huffington Post blogger & media commentator.