How to Submit

The deadline date to submit a profile with a professional image is Wednesday, March 31, 2021.


Professional Bio Samples

Bios must be  between 150 – 200 words, and clearly written in concise English. Below is a sample:

Sample One

Title/First and Name: Dr. John Doe

Profession: Marketing Consultant

Organization: D.J Construction Company Inc.

Biography: Dr. John Doe is a Brand and Marketing Strategist for D.J Construction Company Inc. Dallas, TX. As a strategist he partners with CEOs, executives and other professionals to grow their personal and professional brands, human-to-human. Prior to this, Dr. Doe spent six years as a Consultant and Media Strategists for financial companies in the U.S. and U.K. After this successful career, worked with KIG Oil and Gas as account Executive, implementing inbound marketing strategies that help clients increase brand awareness, generate leads, and acquire new customers.

Dr. Doe has been featured in print and broadcast outlets around the world, including the Today Show, Wall Street Journal, Mashable, BBC, NPR, and CNN. Hisr own articles have been featured in The Muse, Forbes, Inc., Mashable, DailyWorth, and Newsweek.

Dr. Doe holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from John Hopkins University in Baltimore. He has several digital marketing certifications including AMA Certified Professional Marketer, DMA certification, Google AdWords certification, and a Hootsuite certification.” He hold a doctorate in Management. His research interests focuses on  business management.

Sample 2

Title/First and Name: Ms. Joan Ndika

Profession: Attorney

Organization: Law Offices of Joan Ndika, LLC.

Ms. Joan Ndika is Counsel at the Law Offices of Joan Ndika, LLC.  Her practice focuses on complex civil litigation, government investigations, professional responsibility and white collar criminal matters.

A cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Ndika has clerked twice for the Department of Justice: for the Criminal Division’s Securities and Financial Fraud Unit, and the Office of International Affairs’ Mexico and Central America Team. She also supported the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic where she drafted and developed a brief for submission to the Kenyan High Court challenging the constitutionality of Kenyan inheritance laws. Prior to joining starting her own practice, Ms. Ndika acted as in house counsel and contract manager for a Fortune 500 company where she counseled on data privacy and cyber security matters and represented the company in drafting complex customer and supplier agreements with multinational corporations. Ms. Ndika  is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and the State of New York.  She is fluent in Spanish.

She holds a J.D., from the Georgetown University Law Center, and a B.A, International Affairs, from George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs.

Professional Headshot Photos

  • You must provide your photo at the time of submission to be considered

Our photo policies apply to all professions. We have a few exceptions based on culture, religion or other values.

Basic Requirements

  • Submit a color photo, taken in last 6 months
  • Use a clear image of your face. Do not use filters commonly used on social media.
  • Have someone else take your photo. No selfies.
  • You may leave your eyeglasses for your photo.

    You may wear your eyeglasses for your photo.

  • Use a plain white or off-white background

Resolution, Print Size, and Quality

  • Submit/upload a high resolution photo (at least 300 DPI) that is not blurry, grainy, or pixelated.
  • The correct size of a photo is:
  • Minimum of 4 x 4 inches (101.6 mm) 
  • Do not digitally change the photo
  • You cannot submit a damaged photo with holes, creases, or smudges.

Pose and Expression

  • Have a neutral facial expression or a natural smile, with both eyes open. 
  • Face the camera directly or slightly not directly with full face in view. 
  • See samples below


  • You cannot wear dark glasses. Only reading glasses are allowed
  • You cannot wear a uniform, clothing that looks like a uniform, or camouflage attire. 
  • You cannot wear a hat or head covering. UNLESS for religious or other cultural purposes.
  • You cannot wear headphones or wireless hands-free devices.


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