11th May, 2016

A Legacy of Business & Impact: Walker’s Legacy Day for National Small Business Week!

By | May 11th, 2016|Business advice, Business events, Empowerment, Global business, Leadership, Marketing, Networking, Social impact, strategy, Women, Women entrepreneurs|0 Comments

On Thursday, May 5th, I had the privilege of being a featured speaker at Walker’s Legacy Day, an event commemorating National Small Business Week (May 2-7). Walker’s Legacy is a global women in business collective founded to establish networks of empowerment and access for women of color in business. The organization is named in honor of legendary African-American female entrepreneur and first woman self-made millionaire, Madam C.J. Walker. […]

19th Nov, 2015

To My Fellow CEO Sisters: Happy Women’s Entrepreneurship Day!

By | November 19th, 2015|Business events, Business insights, Empowerment, Global business, International, microenterprise, Mission, Uncategorized, Women, Women entrepreneurs|0 Comments

Entrepreneurship takes guts, discipline, and drive! For many women entrepreneurs worldwide, add to that the demands of a partner, children, overflowing laundry basket, crop-harvesting, grocery store run, lugging water, and oh yea, that small issue of the world being tilted toward men! Before we succumb to despair, James Brown gives [...]

17th Nov, 2015

“Street” Cred: Lessons in Longevity from Elmo and Friends

By | November 17th, 2015|Business advice, Business insights, Global business, Marketing, Mission, Sales, strategy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I have a two-year old daughter. You know what that means: Overwhelming cuteness balanced with wanting white foods exclusively on most days, potty training and a litany of nos. Along with this, I also have the delight of reliving my childhood experiences with fresh eyes, as my sweet girl learns and explores life for the first time. My daughter has recently taken to Sesame Street and what a Pandora’s Box of emotion her newfound interest has opened for me! For many, myself included, Sesame Street connotes many wonderful memories and feelings — joy, happiness, curiosity, love of learning and of course, ABCs and 123s. […]

10th Nov, 2014

Women Business Owners, Powerful Night!

By | November 10th, 2014|Business advice, Business events, Business insights, Empowerment, Global business, International, Marketing, Mission, Networking, Nonprofit, Uncategorized, Women, Women entrepreneurs|Comments Off on Women Business Owners, Powerful Night!

Since the weather has been warmer (though it’s November!), I thought I’d take the opportunity to reflect on an event that Urban Rising Group co-sponsored and I attended in August. I am a pro bono consultant and member of the Anakazi Center for Women Empowerment and Development (Anakazi Center) an organization which focuses [...]