By Vera Cornish

Dare to Dream

From the Publisher of The Urban Connection, Life Empowerment Strategist Vera Cornish now brings you Dare To Dream With Vera Cornish. This kaleidoscope of stories of Vera’s journey was created to inspire, motivate and be a catalyst for being crazy enough to believe that all things are possible.

Imagine a life that begins with Fast Black, June Bug and a pink Cadillac in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, leading to the mountains of Pennsylvania and a little further down the road you’re working on a college campus in the President’s office! From backstage passes to marvelous music festivals to incredible relationships, the journey continues.       

Vera Cornish is a renowned speaker, publisher, and empowerment strategist! She is the first in her family to graduate high school, college and work in higher education. Today, Vera owns her own company, Cornish & Associates. Her audiences and clients include individuals, colleges, universities, and corporations.

“When I was a little girl, I dreamed that life could be one grand adventure! Today as a woman I am living the dream!” Vera Cornish


I want to believe there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top.

– Cicely Tyson