Demetria Lucas D'Oyley

The award winning author of " Don't Waste Your Pretty: The Go To Guide for Making Smarter Decisions in Life & Love"

DEMETRIA LUCAS D’OYLEY is an award-winning author and journalist. As a writer, her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post,, The Guardian, Essence, XO Jane and The Huffington Post. She is currently a contributing editor at As a speaker, Demetria’s appeared at many universities, including Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, Georgetown, and New York University. She’s also a frequent panelist or moderator at festivals and conferences, including Essence Festival, SXSW, and BlogHer. And as a sought after dating and relationship expert or pop culture commentator, she’s appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, Nightline, and Access Hollywood.