Previous BWEL Cohorts

Entrepreneur’s NameCompanyState
Aaliyah Nelson ’23 2MIGHTY GA
Catherine Senyonjo 4orci CT
Patti Happi Advanced Building Group GA
Chika Egbuzie Afrinomenon CT
Alana Ladson Alana Ladson Art CT
Charleszetta Ford Better Bodies 4 Us NC
Stephannie Kirby Black Wealth Culture MA
Motolani Osinowo ’21 ByTolani MA
Jamillah Gabriel Call Number IL
Leticia Stallworth ’99 MBA’13 Connected Affinity Networks VA
Labrescia Dawson Dawson’s Realty & Mortgage GA
Diana S. Gray Diana S. Gray Business Consulting Services AL
Olunwa Ikpeazu ETNICITI FL
Karen William Eve Pure Moisturizer Oil NC
Dethra Giles ExecuPrep GA
Flo Elkins F.L.O. Life Fitness CA
Taylor Angles Grandma Baby Apothecary MA
Krystle Rodriguez Hodgepodge Coffeehouse GA
Kiana Williams Key Comfort at Home MA
Andrea Carter LaDrea OH
Shantell Lanique Smith Lanique + Co MA
Stacey Mollison Libra Management Group GA
Xiomara Kelly ’21   MA
Claudia Norvilus MBA’21 Peau Belle By Claudia FL
Precious Williams Perfect Pitches by Precious NY
Ceata Lash PuffCuff GA
Nnenna Makanjuola Radiant Rose Media GA
Ebony Stubbs Rae Images NC
Satin Faulkner Saturals MA
Sonserae Cicero SHEBA CT
Elizabeth O’Gilvie Springfield Food Policy Council MA
Sharonda Stewart The Appliance Gals GA
Janice McLean-DeLoatch The Black Shopping Networks.com MD
Jamala McFadden The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis GA
Chisa Nosamiefan The Labalaba Foundation MA
Tian Connaughton Tian Connaughton MA
Carmen Madon Touch of Class Balloons MA
Veronica Woodruff Travelsist GA
Tara Aldrich Tutors on Call PA
Tiana Rae Burnett YllwBrd Management   MA 
Jennifer (Oge) Emetarom  Your Baby Your Birth  NY 
 
Entrepreneur’s NameCompanyState
Kim Rivera A.I.R. TX
Mariama Boney, LMSW, CAE Achieve More LLC VA
Traci Gaynor African American Female Professor Award Association MA
She’Neil Johnson-Spence & Nicolette Graves BASE BUTTER PA
Veronica N. Chapman MBA ’08 Boxxout Enterprises MA
Cimone key Cimone Key Creative Studio TX
Brea Gates CMIT Solutions of Denton TX
Monica Okrah Coached By Monica NC
Dianne Austin Coils to Locs MA
Cheryl Carr Dr. Cheryl Carr TX
Joy Gary Effloresce Culture & Design MA
Melissa Patrick Equity & Expectations MA
Regina McDowell-Evans Evans Events Planning MA
Marsha Francois Financial Marshmallow FL
Widline Pyrame Fusion Doll MA
Keisha Greaves Girls Chronically Rock MA
Tiffany Joseph Grounded By Movement and Yoga MA
NiaChloe Bowman-Gedeon ’19 Healthy Pockets NY
Jasmin Brand Her Texas TX
Krishna Powell HR 4 Your Small Biz NJ
Candice Crawford-Zakian Human Studio MA
Makamba Sackey I Want The Keys AL
Elysa Graham Integrity Health for Wellness NC
Jacqueline G. Johnson JGJ Designs MA
Kristi Tally KD7 Enterprises Inc NC
Katrina Fludd ’08 MS’10 Kelda + Co. NC
Keisha O’Marde KeySolutions 17°61 MA
Rhodaja Shubrick Kidney Bean Mobile App MA
Shenese Colwell L.A.B. Work & Fitness, Barre n’B TX
Sharie Hendricks Laguna Candles CA
Kathleen Jeanty ’99 Madan BelFwi Fruit Mixes MA
Dominique Verdieu Makeup By Dominique MA
Irene Nakabonge-Lugude MANYI Juices MA
Maliaka Shepard Museum of African American History Boston MA
Yolunda Harrell New Hill Development Corporation VA
PAtience Noah Patience Noah Insurance MA
Palesa Pryor PRISM PMP VA
Jamala McFadden The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis GA
Lillian Gregory The HumEx Institute TX
Benine Mudymba The Natural Sis MA
Sherika Wynter Thomas and Wynter R&D MD
Cynthia Clemons Village Keepers Adult Day Health Services, Inc. D/B/A Safe Harbor MA
Whitney Dodds Wellness for the Culture MA
Danielle Gordon YGB Collective FL
Jennifer Hill Booker Your Resident Gourmet Cooks! GA
Edwine Alphonse Your Startup CPA MA
Entrepreneur’s Name Company State
Beverly Guerrero-Porter 7Seventeen Media MA
Alicia Hill ACG Brand Management LLC TN
Tonya Winston B. Royal Boutique MA
Kimberly Greene B.L.A.C.K. (Bases Loaded Authentic Clothing and Kaps) NJ
Ariaun Stewart C.HR Services LLC MA
Angela Brown Charles-Brown Ventures, LLC SC
Tiffany Burnette Cool Breezes, LLC NC
Constance Blackman MSAEL’22 Decidedly Different Events NY
Michelle Thomas Dream Without Permission, LLC MA
Tariana V. Little EmVision Productions MA
Keisha Greaves Girls Chronically Rock MA
Paula Finch Icons & Couture CT
Nickquolette Barrett iRock Development Solutions, LLC dba iRock Résumés TX
Judithe Registre MSAEL ’22 JR Capital DC
Amanda L. Seigel Kalunga Blue Botanica CA
Keeana Saxon Kidogo Productions MA
Alison K. Mason Lilacs on York Creative Studios FL
Cyndi Prince LooHoo ME
Mavis Hicks Mavology MA
Seble Alemu MerkatoUSA MA
Brooke Fitzpatrick Mosaic Matchmaking TX
Premise Martin Pedi Licious Footwear LLC NJ
Kristen Pope Pope Productions, Inc. MA
Denise Silva Posar Photography MA
Amanda Seigel Seagull Press CA
Sterling Clinton-Spellman The Incred-A-Bowl Food Company RI
Alexia McClerkin The Sports and Wellness Doc TX
Victoria Azubuike Us Programme London, England
A Michele Tedder Village Empowerment Solutions, LLC. PA
Stephanie Voltaire Voltaire Enterprises, INC MA
Salimata Bangoura MBA ’19 Yamacu MA

Meet the BWEL Leadership

Shakenna Williams

Shakenna Williams, PhD

Founding Director, BWEL, Executive Director, CWEL

Sadie Burton Goss, PhD, Chief Diversity Officer

Sadie Burton Goss, PhD

Chief Diversity Officer

Kara Miller, Associate Director of WIN Global, CWEL

Kara Miller

Associate Director of WIN Global, CWEL

Amari Dias, Program Manager of Global Initiatives, CWEL

Amari Dias

Program Manager of Global Initiatives, CWEL

Lourdes “Luly” Carreras, Associate Director of Global Research & Initiatives, CWEL

Lourdes “Luly” Carreras

Associate Director of Global Research & Initiatives, CWEL

Meet the BWEL Faculty

Anjali Bal PhD, Associate Professor of Marketing, Babson College

Anjali Bal, PhD

Associate Professor of Marketing, Babson College

Wijeana Glover

Wijeana Glover, PhD

Associate Professor of Operations and Information Management, Babson College

Alisa Jno-Charles, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Babson College

Alisa Jno-Charles, PhD

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Babson College

Vincent Onyemah, Advanced Education – Inclusive Innovation and Commercialization

Vincent “Vini” Onyemah, PhD

Professor of Marketing, Babson College

Sharon Sinnott, Adjunct Lecturer of Marketing, Director of Speech Center, Babson College

Sharon Sinnott

Adjunct Lecturer of Marketing, Director of Speech Center, Babson College

Donna Stoddard, Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Faculty, Division Chair, Operations and Information Management

Donna Stoddard

Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Faculty, Division Chair, Operations and Information Management, Babson College

Billy Tringali, Research and Instruction Librarian, Babson College

Billy Tringali

Research and Instruction Librarian, Babson College

Meet the BWEL Coaches

Andrea Anderson, President,  A Signature Group

Andrea Anderson

President, A Signature Group

Robin Billups, THE CONNECTOR, The Billups Group

Robin Billups

THE CONNECTOR, The Billups Group

Constance Bivens, CLC, Coach, Activate Your Life Coaching

Constance Bivens, CLC

Coach, Activate Your Life Coaching

Headshot - BWEL - Denita Conway

Denita R. Conway

Founder and CEO, PROVEN Management, LLC

Kimberly Evans, Vice President, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Kimberly Evans

Vice President, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Tenaj Ferguson, Director of Marketing, Black on Shelf, L'Oréal USA

Tenaj Ferguson

Director of Marketing, Black on Shelf, L'Oréal USA

Ranise Gillespie, Founder-Mindset Life Coach, Ranise Gillespie Coaching, LLC.

Ranise Gillespie

Founder-Mindset Life Coach, Ranise Gillespie Coaching, LLC.

Linda Gray, DCL, Certified Business Mentor, SCORE

Linda Gray, DCL

Certified Business Mentor, SCORE

Jennifer Hanks, CEO, MMC Consulting

Jennifer Hanks

CEO, MMC Consulting

Robin R. Haynes, MBA, Financial Strategist & Business Advisor, Robin R. Haynes

Robin R. Haynes, MBA

Financial Strategist & Business Advisor, Robin R. Haynes Consulting

Pamela Garmon Johnson, National VP Health Equity and Partnerships, American Heart Association

Pamela Garmon Johnson

National VP Health Equity and Partnerships, American Heart Association

Irene Lempaka, Supply Chain SME, Bridgewater Consulting Group Inc

Irene Lempaka

Supply Chain SME, Bridgewater Consulting Group Inc

Angela D. Mack MBA, CEO, Axiom Blue Marketing

Angela D. Mack, MBA

CEO, Axiom Blue Marketing

Sherina McKinley, Boston Director, Uptima Entrepreneur Cooperative

Sherina McKinley

Boston Director, Uptima Entrepreneur Cooperative

Adrienne C. McWilliams, Co-Founder & CEO, BRIDGE Networks

Adrienne C. McWilliams

Co-Founder & CEO, BRIDGE Networks

Clarene Mitchell, Founder/CEO, TCM Communications

Clarene Mitchell

Founder/CEO, TCM Communications

Kathey Porter, MBA, MSE, CEO/Principal, Porter Brown Associates

Kathey Porter, MBA, MSE

CEO/Principal, Porter Brown Associates

Joy Schaaffe, Lead Faculty, Goldman Sachs 10KSB Program

Joy Schaaffe

Lead Faculty, Goldman Sachs 10KSB Program

Kem Seesink, Senior Director - Institutional Partnerships (Team Lead), World Food Program USA

Kem Seesink

Senior Director - Institutional Partnerships (Team Lead), World Food Program USA

Jennifer Smith, CEO, Growth Potential Consulting

Jennifer Smith

CEO, Growth Potential Consulting

Khaitsa Wasiyo, EdD, Director, Youthful Impact Foundation

Khaitsa Wasiyo, EdD

Director, Youthful Impact Foundation


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