Dawn Kelly

Linkedin Facebook Twitter Instagram Written by: Christine Garcia  Photos by: Dawn Kelly   Dawn Kelly is the founder and owner of The Nourish Spot, a local juice, smoothie, and salad bar. However before getting into the food industry, Dawn worked as a senior public relations and marketing executive at a major financial services firm. Then […]

Bernardita Calinao

Linkedin Facebook Twitter Instagram Written by Christine Garcia.   Bernardita Calinao is the Founder and CEO of Walkspan, a data-driven and location intelligence technology firm dedicated to advancing urban livability and walkability at a global scale. Walkspan is a start-up based in New York City and currently functions as a data analytics company developing solutions […]

Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Certification Program

Linkedin Facebook Twitter Instagram The City of New York Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Program expands opportunities for minority and women entrepreneurs to access government contracts and grow their businesses. When eligible businesses are certified with the City they become more visible to prospective buyers, including City agencies and private contractors seeking to purchase […]

Desmond the Songwriter

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Linkedin Facebook Twitter Instagram Written By: Christine Garcia   Desmond the Songwriter was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. He began his singing career at the shy age of 8 when he started singing in his local church’s choir. As soon as Desmond revealed his immense amount of talent, prominent gospel acts throughout the city […]

From Idea to Business

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The goal of this course is to take your idea and turn it into a business that has the potential to make you money. What you get: Four printable workbooks. Templates & exercises to get you thinking about your idea and importantly take action. Access to a Slack group to share your learnings with your […]

Dianna Rose

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Linkedin Facebook Twitter Instagram Written by: Christine Garcia  Dianna Rose is the CEO and founder of Jars of Delight, a zero-waste catering company that delivers their delicious and nutritious meals in reusable jars. Dianna initially attended Hofstra University with no intention of pursuing a career in food. However, after taking a class in Community Health […]

TM Walker

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Linkedin Facebook Twitter Instagram Written by: Christine Garcia TM Walker is one of the Mums at MumsKitchenNYC where they create, sell, and cater baked goods among other products. TM Walker was born and raised in Barbados, She has always enjoyed baking and grew up baking with the knowledge that has been passed down to her through […]

Natalie Greaves

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Linkedin Facebook Twitter Instagram Written By: Christine Garcia   Natalie Greaves is the CEO and Founder of Greaves Communication Strategies, a Queens-based small business that makes marketing accessible for other businesses who want to better connect with their customers.    Natalie was born and raised in South Jamaica, Queens, New York. She first got her […]

Tamar Brown

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Linkedin Facebook Twitter Instagram Written by: Christine Garcia   Tamar Brown is the Vice President of marketing and communications at Tailor Made by Pauline, a company that produces custom made clothing as a way to boost their clients’ confidence.    Despite the fact that Tamar works in fashion, her background is actually in education. She […]

Kishana Mills

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Linkedin Facebook Twitter Instagram Written By: Christine Garcia   Kishana Mills is the founder and CEO of Tropical Harvest Slushies and Juices, a plant based/natural juice beverage company she started after she felt a calling to do something different in her life. Mills felt like a change was on the horizon and necessary for her […]