Every partner is important to our cause and here are a few of our noteworthy champions.
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Vanessa James is a multicultural millennial influencer with true connection to her followers, fans and subscribers! Whether you’re a brand looking for true organic reach and connection, travel enthusiast or music and lifestyle culturist, Vanessa is your go-to girl!
As the President and CEO of the Women’s Business Development Council of Florida, she is committed to promoting women-owned businesses. The WBDC has a database of 550 certified women owned businesses and access to key decision makers in fortune 500 companies. Our goal is help women develop, grow and market their businesses nationally and internationally.
Shelah Marie engages a strong online community through her open, dynamic and electric personality and her #curvyncurly movement. Independently, Shelah has been contracted to lead her signature The Sustainable Theater Workshop by The United Nations, The United States Embassy in Dakar, Senegal, The RuJohn Foundation, and The African Burial Ground National Moment. She has let STW in Senegal, Jamaica, Haiti and at The United Nations Headquarters in NYC.
SBDC Florida at Florida International University
FIU's College of Business and the Florida SBDC Network bring local companies a team of highly knowledgeable business consultants to offer confidential, no-cost advising to entrepreneurs and business owners looking to grow. SBDC offers a team of highly experienced professionals who have developed their expertise in Government contracting and procurement; International Business Development & Trade; Online marketing, social media, web development; Finance, access to capital and business operations; Marketing, branding and communications among others expertise areas.