Now viewing 1 through 8 of 8 Guests whose last names begin with the letter "S".
Business,Community Organizations,Education,Shopping and Retail,Religious and Spiritual
TEDxWomen Speaker/ Philanthropist/ Author/ Entrepreneur//Global Wanderer Lisa Swift-Young is a Renaissance woman. Her professional career includes roles in corporate, academia, and nonprofits. She has more than 20+ years of experience strategically growing businesses and driving change. She is a multi-award-winning sales and marketing executive. Recently, Walgreens Boots Alliance recognized Lisa as a Global Corporate Social Responsibility award nominee. Among her peers, she is considered a strategic partner and innovative thought leader. Along with her daughter, Lisa is the cofounder of 4Curls, LLC, a clean beauty brand for naturally curly hair. Lisa loves to share her knowledge and is the author of two bestselling books, Pause 2 Praise: 30 Days to Happier and Healthier Relationships with Your Adult Children and Power of 3: The Christian Gratitude Journal to Restoring Your Faith and Renewing Your Praise. She feels all her experiences have equipped her to embrace her most challenging, rewarding, and character-building role: Mom. As part of her family's commitment to helping others, Lisa and her family established the Change We Seek Fund. This fund supports financial literacy initiatives for Black and Brown families to achieve financial independence. Lisa co-founded the Give Black, Give Back Initiative and is an executive producer and co-host of Give Black, Give Back Conversations. Lisa's work in mindfulness and philanthropy has been recognized and featured in publications and media outlets such as AARP Magazine, Thrive Global, and Medium.
Dr. Angela Swain
Business,Religious and Spiritual
Dr. Angela L. Swain is the Trifecta Business Coach. She uses her education and experience as a business psychologist, corporate consultant and theology coach to maximize performance and productivity. Dr. Angela is also an author, speaker and professor.
Porsché Mysticque Steele
Arts and Culture,Community Organizations,Entertainment,Other
My name is Porsché Mysticque Steele. I'm the CEO of MysticqueRose Publishing Services LLC and the founder of The Emancipation Movement, a not-for-profit organization that strives for the betterment of all facets of black life. I'm also the co-host of a YouTube podcast called Motivational Motives and an active member of Black Families Rising, an organization dedicated to helping black families achieve greatness through community outreach, education, financial guidance and more. I was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA but moved to Nigeria in 2019 and have been in the Motherland ever since. #BlackExodus. My husband and I always strive for greatness and humility in all that we do, so a lot of our daily work revolves around charity and maintaining businesses that focus on service and compassion.
Health and Wellness,Real Estate
Our founder and CEO, Dr. Jovonni Spinner is an award-winning health equity strategist and thought leader with a deep passion for improving health equity across the lifespan through research, communication, multi-sector partnerships, and leadership. She creates culturally competent and inclusive public health programming, but also shines at telling public health stories, giving voice to those rarely heard, and sharing outcomes with key influencers to provide programmatic strategic direction and influence organizational change. Dr. Spinner uses her voice to deliver dynamic speeches and to facilitate conversations on health equity. She has led state and federal health equity programs like the Diversity in Clinical Trials Initiative, Community Health Worker Health Disparities Initiative, and Virginia Vaccines for Children Program which have reached millions of consumers to help them make better informed health decisions, obtain the services they need, and advocate for healthier communities. Her passion is helping organizations and public health professionals overcome challenges in delivering dynamic, equity-driven, culturally tailored public health programs to meet the health needs of minority communities. She is also a public health adjunct professor, serves on non-profit boards, and is active in her community creating programs to build the public health workforce and mentoring early-career professionals. She is an alum of Virginia Commonwealth University, Emory University, and Morgan State University.
Arts and Culture,Entertainment,News and Media,Other
Married couple, Edward and Christina founded their company, Sledge House Media to publish their own books and to share the untold stories of the average person, to develop screenplays, films and TV Series. Collectively, they have published four books together. Edward and Christina Sledge wrote and published their memoir, The Story of Christina and I and Our Marriage: An Essay during the COVID-19 pandemic. The high school sweethearts met in Brooklyn, NY. Their romance was predestined from the start since they were both born in the same hospital and their families lived within blocks of each other. Their memoir is about triumph over tragedy. Both are first generation high school and college graduates. They were also the first to obtain their masters degrees in their families. They got engaged when Edward was a soldier in the U.S. Army while Christina was a senior at Temple University. They eloped two months later, and have been married for twenty plus years. Christina holds an undergraduate degree from Temple University and a graduate degree from The George Washington University. Edward holds an undergraduate degree from Georgia Southern University and a graduate degree from Towson University.
Frederick Shaw, Jr.
Bringing Awareness to the Black Community along with protections through legislation. CCHR Public Affairs Director, Activist, NAACP Inglewood/South bay President Brings Awareness on Killology, Electroshock and the history of psychiatry to Black Community among many topics. Fred Shaw Jr. discusses true problems and real solutions in the black community. From the history of psychiatry, education, medical model of racism, to current Killology and electroshock, restraint use and what can be done. He is a true activist who is creating the change necessary.
I help managers rapidly improve leadership, management & communication skills that accelerate personal growth & team performance. The most effective way to improve an organization is by investing in its people and creating a competitive advantage with great talent. For over 30 years, I have helped employers increase employee satisfaction and reduce regrettable turnover by teaching leaders how to implement proven business practices & behaviors to facilitate creating a great working environment. It is my mission, through Coaching, training & mentoring, to uplift others and to guide them to reach their full potential, allowing them to experience more personal and professional success, live happier lives and make a positive difference in the lives of others. Happy and fulfilled individuals are more likely to be engaged and productive employees who are focused on customer satisfaction. I believe everyone should have a coach. I facilitate the establishment of great places to work by creating respectful, authentic and safe work environments, maximizing human capital, strengthening leadership & management skills, providing clear expectations, adding structure and facilitating career & personal development for all employees.
Business,Internet and Web Services,Marketing and Advertising
Zhe L. Scott is the CEO, President, and Founder of TSQ Marketing Inc, DBA (The SEO Queen). TSQ Marketing is a full service digital marketing company that leads with Search Engine Optimization (SEO). The SEO Queen Team is a transnational team that spans 3 continents and includes software developers, publicists, social media analytics, and seo analysts. The SEO Queen helps businesses get more clients and revenue without paying for advertising through the power of SEO, Website Design, and Mobile App Development. Zhe L. Scott was born and raised in Long Beach, CA where her company was launched in 2017. After working for other agencies, she saw a need to create products and services that will help Black Owned and Woman Owned Businesses grow and thrive online. With an MIT degree in the science of information technology management, Zhe is a sought after digital marketing partner who procures tangible results for client companies. Wins on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are transparently tracked, monitored, and evaluated. Return on Investment is always considered when any digital marketing strategy is crafted. Zhe not only has her finger on the pulse of today’s ever shifting tech scene, but also offers a credible track record. She has 20+ years with a successful track record in business development and entrepreneurship. Since the launch of The SEO Queen in 2017, The SEO Queen has driven over $80,000,000 in revenue; generated 100,000,000 of Search Engine Impressions, 10,000,000+ podcast downloads and streams. In addition to achieving amazing results for her clients.