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  • New women-owned businesses

    Of the net new women-owned businesses started per day (1,625), women-of-color accounted for 89% of those new businesses.

  • Growth of freelancers at women-owned small businesses

    With the help of more effective collaborative technologies and the rise of remote work, more founders are turning to freelancers and hiring part-time.

  • New Business Stats

    17% of black women are in the process of starting or running a new business compared to just 10% of white women, and 15% of white men

  • US Business Stats

    According to the 2019 State of Women-Owned Business, over 12 million American businesses are run by women. Out of them, 21%, or 2.7 million businesses, are run by black women. Less than 4% of startups are founded by black women entrepreneurs.

2022 Speakers

Online Drea 2022
Andrea Jones, Founderonlinedrea.com

Andréa Jones has built an online business committed to empowering businesses to utilize the
power of social media in a positive and impactful way, without being overwhelmed and drained
by it.
With over 7 years experience in the game, Andréa hosts the acclaimed podcast, the Savvy
Social Podcast, leads a team providing done-for-you service inside of her marketing agency that
was named a Top Digital Marketing Agency in 2021, and serves over 200 students in her
membership, the Savvy Social School.
You can find her online at onlinedrea.com

Online Drea 2022
Andrea Jones, Founderonlinedrea.com

Andréa Jones has built an online business committed to empowering businesses to utilize the
power of social media in a positive and impactful way, without being overwhelmed and drained
by it.
With over 7 years experience in the game, Andréa hosts the acclaimed podcast, the Savvy
Social Podcast, leads a team providing done-for-you service inside of her marketing agency that
was named a Top Digital Marketing Agency in 2021, and serves over 200 students in her
membership, the Savvy Social School.
You can find her online at onlinedrea.com

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Tasha BoothFounder & CEO of The Launch Guild

Tasha Booth is an agency owner, coach, and podcaster. She is the Founder & CEO of The Launch Guild - a full service launch support agency working with established coaches and course creators with Course & Podcast Launches. Her team is over 20 members strong and works together to support their clients in being able to focus back onto their zones of genius.

Additionally, she mentors Virtual Support Pros, Launch Managers, & Agency Owners who are passionate and ready to grow their businesses while living life on their own terms, and she is the host of the How She Did That Podcast -- a podcast for Virtual Support Pros to learn business and tech tips. Tasha has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, and Entrepreneur, and she has appeared as a guest speaker for various summits and podcasts including Amy Porterfield's "Online Marketing Made Easy," and Julie Solomon’s “The Influencer Podcast.”

Tasha is an Air Force wife to her husband Scott, stepmom to Grace & Meredith, and work from home dog mom to Stanly and Boomer. In her spare time, she watches true crime tv, sings karaoke, and tends to her organic vegetable garden.

Tasha Booth 2021 Speaker Photo
Tasha BoothFounder & CEO of The Launch Guild

Tasha Booth is an agency owner, coach, and podcaster. She is the Founder & CEO of The Launch Guild - a full service launch support agency working with established coaches and course creators with Course & Podcast Launches. Her team is over 20 members strong and works together to support their clients in being able to focus back onto their zones of genius.

Additionally, she mentors Virtual Support Pros, Launch Managers, & Agency Owners who are passionate and ready to grow their businesses while living life on their own terms, and she is the host of the How She Did That Podcast -- a podcast for Virtual Support Pros to learn business and tech tips. Tasha has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, and Entrepreneur, and she has appeared as a guest speaker for various summits and podcasts including Amy Porterfield's "Online Marketing Made Easy," and Julie Solomon’s “The Influencer Podcast.”

Tasha is an Air Force wife to her husband Scott, stepmom to Grace & Meredith, and work from home dog mom to Stanly and Boomer. In her spare time, she watches true crime tv, sings karaoke, and tends to her organic vegetable garden.

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Tonya Franklin 2022
Tonya FranklinBrandCEO of MJS Virtual Collaborative

Tonya is an award nominated author, and a business empowerment educator and virtualpreneur. She is the BrandCEO of MJS Virtual Collaborative LLC that is the brand house to MJS Communications and MJS Consulting. Tonya provides small businesses and career professionals with professional development, business culture training, marketing, PR as well as content writing services that help professionals and small businesses achieve their next success level.

Tonya Franklin 2022
Tonya FranklinBrandCEO of MJS Virtual Collaborative

Tonya is an award nominated author, and a business empowerment educator and virtualpreneur. She is the BrandCEO of MJS Virtual Collaborative LLC that is the brand house to MJS Communications and MJS Consulting. Tonya provides small businesses and career professionals with professional development, business culture training, marketing, PR as well as content writing services that help professionals and small businesses achieve their next success level.

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Regina 2022 Speaker
Regina Renaye KinneyFounder | Mindful + Melanated

Online Networking + Social Community
for Black Women Who Care About Mental Wellness

Regina 2022 Speaker
Regina Renaye KinneyFounder | Mindful + Melanated

Online Networking + Social Community
for Black Women Who Care About Mental Wellness

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Dr Imani 2022 Speaker
Dr. Imani Ma'atPublic Speaker, Coach, Writer, and Award-Winning Health Educator

Public Speaker, Coach, Writer, and Award-Winning Health Educator, with 22 years of experience at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as Health Scientist & Program Director.

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Dr Imani 2022 Speaker
Dr. Imani Ma'atPublic Speaker, Coach, Writer, and Award-Winning Health Educator

Public Speaker, Coach, Writer, and Award-Winning Health Educator, with 22 years of experience at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as Health Scientist & Program Director.

LEARN MORE ⬇
imanimaat.com

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Nakia D. Whittaker-WoodyFounder, KISS Virtual Services | CEO & Event Coordinator VA World Conference
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Nakia D. Whittaker-WoodyFounder, KISS Virtual Services | CEO & Event Coordinator VA World Conference
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