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Founder, Black Girls Code; Aspen Institute Fellow; 2015 Apple STEM Partner
Kimberly Bryant Coming from humble beginnings, Kimberly Bryant is no stranger to hard work. As a young girl, she developed an uncommon passion for math and science which eventually lead her to the prestigious Vanderbilt University where she majored in Electrical Engineering and minored in Math. Often being the only minority in her classes, she entered the work force in the same predicament. This disconnect continued int...
CEO of nationally recognized Tech startup MentorMe, Ms. Kentucky International 2015, and Community Organizer
Brit Fitzpatrick Brit is the Founder & CEO of MentorMe, a technology company that is enabling organizations to create pathways to education and careers through an innovative mentoring platform.A 2014 FOCUS100 Fellow and Points of Light Civic Accelerator alum, Brit has been named one of the top 50 under 40 emerging leaders in social enterprise by the American Express Foundation and recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of “8 Awesome...
“What started out as one mile became a life-long journey. Don’t be afraid to travel that mile!”
Melody R. Jones When asked, "Who is Melody," some would say a humanitarian. Other might say she is the voice fof the voiceless. But if you ask her, she will tell you she is just someone who started on a journey that began as one mile, unsure at times where she was headed, but was not afraid of where the journey would lead her.Armed with tenacity and an unwavering will in making a difference, Melody founded Reaching the Youth o...
Business Ethics and Entrepreneurship Expert
Laquita C. Blockson, Ph.D. Laquita Blockson, also known as the Business Renaissance Guru, is an organizational effectiveness expert who specializes in entrepreneurial ethics, minority- and women-owned businesses, and urban economic development. Laquita serves currently as the Director of the South Carolina Women’s Business Center, under the auspices of the Charleston-based Center for Women and the U.S. Small Business Administr...
Award-Winning Entrepreneur, Public Speaker & Community Advocate • Founder & CEO of Jackets for Jobs, Inc.
Alison Vaughn A decade of making a difference in the community. Alison is an award winning entrepreneur, and founder and CEO of Jackets for Jobs, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides employment etiquette, career skills training and professional clothing to low-income individuals. Since opening its doors in 2000, Jackets for Jobs has assisted more than 16,000 individuals in their pursuit of employment. This high p...
Rudy, Master Trainer, Manager, Consultant and Living History Performer specializes in the customized design and facilitation of workshops that help each participant to become more effective in their environment.
Rudy Barker Through Barker’s edutainment, (education and entertainment) and interactive teaching methodologies, clients gain valuable skills in the behavioral intelligence. This works for business people in the workplace and students in the educational environment.His teaching resume includes anger management/conflict resolution, parenting workshops, anti-bullying programs, critical thinking, leadership, and drama-intertwined wi...