Kuae Kelch Mattox

National President, Mocha Moms, Inc.

Kuae Kelch Mattox is the National President of Mocha Moms, Inc., a non-profit organization with 100 chapters in 29 states dedicated to supporting stay at home mothers of color. She is an Emmy-nominated journalist with more than 20 years experience in the print and broadcast media, a regular contributor to, an NBC Universal/iVillage sister site and featured columnist on, a website for the time crunched modern mom. Kuae is also a contributing editor for Plum Magazine, a pregnancy and parenting magazine for women over 35 and former editor in chief of Black Family Today magazine.

She is a former producer for the award-winning newsmagazine Dateline NBC, as well as Headliners and Legends with Matt Lauer on MSNBC. She has worked for The Oprah Winfrey Show, ABC News and King World Productions, and is a former education reporter for The Miami Herald. Her articles have also appeared in The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Electronic Media.

Kuae holds a B.A. in Print Journalism from Howard University and an M.S. in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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