Fall 2022 Cohort

We’re thrilled to welcome 32 new entrepreneurs to our Black Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership program this fall—take a look at each of these impressive companies below.

Lisa Arneaud, The LA|PR Firm

Lisa Arneaud

The LA|PR Firm

Onikah Amosa-Caesar, Fulton Street Books & Coffee

Onikah Asamoa-Caesar

Fulton Street Books & Coffee

Clarissa Brown, Brown Bird Butterfly

Clarissa Brown

Brown Bird Butterfly

LaQuintha Brown, Onifade’s Cookie Company

LaQuintha Brown

Onifade’s Cookie Company

Kelly Charles-Collins, HR Legally Speaking, LLC

Kelly Charles-Collins

HR Legally Speaking, LLC

Theresa Daniel, TDD Consulting and Coaching

Theresa Daniel

TDD Consulting and Coaching

LaTrice (Elle) Davis, The Ellevate Group, LLC

LaTrice (Elle) Davis

The Ellevate Group, LLC

Alexandra Douglas, Wrapsody

Alexandra Douglas


Britney Foster, Trajectory of Hope

Britney Foster

Trajectory of Hope

Tess Gainey, Teresa Lewis Small Business Advisory Services LLC

Tess Gainey

Teresa Lewis Small Business Advisory Services LLC

Faridat Ilupeju

Faridat Ilupeju


Alexis Jones, TheTéSpa

Alexis Jones


Helen Joseph, Expressive Arts Place LLC

Helen Joseph

Expressive Arts Place LLC

Jodi-Ann Lewis, From Irie To Italy

Jodi-Ann Lewis

From Irie To Italy

Carla Luna, MACA Foods

Carla Luna

MACA Foods

Tracy Malone, Epic Planners, LLC

Tracy Malone

Epic Planners, LLC

Constance Martin-Wilson, Cnotta Services

Constance Martin-Wilson

Cnotta Services

Tayo Mbande, Chicago Birthworks Collective

Tayo Mbande

Chicago Birthworks Collective

Dominique Miles, Loan Signing Agent

Dominique Miles

Loan Signing Agent

Anita Morson-Matra, The Changing City

Anita Morson-Matra

The Changing City

Tiffany Joy Murchison, TJM & Co. Media Boutique

Tiffany Joy Murchison

TJM & Co. Media Boutique

Deborah Odunze, Debbs Kitchen

Deborah Odunze

Debbs Kitchen

Tiombé O’Rourke, True Blue 1881, Inc

Tiombé O’Rourke

True Blue 1881, Inc

Taelyr Roberts, Hippie Adjacent

Taelyr Roberts

Hippie Adjacent

Tamecca Rogers, Inspire Publishing

Tamecca Rogers

Inspire Publishing

Amewusika (Sika) Sedzro, Uncut Lab

Amewusika (Sika) Sedzro

Uncut Lab

Yanique Shaw, Yanique Events

Yanique Shaw

Yanique Events

Carinia Taylor, Mattoon Soap Co., LLC.

Carinia Taylor

Mattoon Soap Co., LLC.

Quontay Turner, Emerald City Plant Shop

Quontay Turner

Emerald City Plant Shop

Joy White, Flawed Masterpiece

Joy White

Flawed Masterpiece

Cheri Williams, Simply Sweetie

Cheri Williams

Simply Sweetie

Ray’Chel Wilson, Raise the Bar Investments LLC

Ray’Chel Wilson

Raise the Bar Investments LLC

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