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GIRL BOSS

A blast from the past programs!

Thank you to the facilitators who volunteered their time, and services to meet the needs of our participants.

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YOUTH SHARK TANK BUSINESS PITCH

Chosen participants will have the opportunity to participate in a mini shark tank business pitch for a cash prize!

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO Alayna Johnson & Kamrin Johnson

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Facilitators

IESHA TYLER

I am beyond excited to facilitate the Girl Boss program and implement strategies to help build leadership skills and help young ladies discover an entrepreneurship mindset. Participants will have the opportunity to come up with an effective development process for products or services to pitch their business idea for a cash prize at the end of the program. The design of my program will convey all stages involved in designing and developing your product idea and turning your idea into a reality. In addition, developing leadership skills to excel your business. 

I encourage young ladies to sign and participate in the upcoming Girl Boss Programming! I can assure you; you don’t want to miss this amazing experience of a lifetime. 

 KENDRA KEMP-McGee 

Kendra Kemp Consulting (KKC) has several years of experience in marketing, promotion and communications in the nonprofit industry serving in several capacities including:

 

·     Development Director

·     Community Organizer

·     Marketing & Communications          Manager

·     Board Member

·     Ambassador

·     Event Planner

 

Working in the nonprofit world, Kendra saw that the common challenge organizations have is to identify and retain funders and advocates who genuinely support the mission and vision of their nonprofit. 

TAMMY BUCKNER

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Tammy Buckner is the CEO of Techquity Digital, a software solutions company and the co-founder of WeCode KC, an education as a service nonprofit organization that exposes motivated youth and young adults in underrepresented communities to technology, and cybersecurity. Our mission is to create a pipeline of future-ready tech professionals by providing training in technology and soft skills while providing entrepreneurial opportunities to bridge the gap with companies who struggle to find qualified candidates. WeCode KC exists to inspire the next generation of Software Engineers, Data Scientists and Software Developers.  

 

Being a part of women programming organizations, and active in the Startup Community, Tammy works at bridging the diversity divide in technology. Connecting with educators, business owners, schools and community centers to provide conferences, community tech events, and facilitate workshops.

 Catina Taylor 

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Catina K. Taylor, JD co-founder of Elements of Education KC is an Edpreneur working to connect, inspire, support and honor amazing African American women in the field of education. Catina has lent her voice, gifts, skills and talents to reshaping education as a teacher, speaker, workshop facilitator, consultant, community organizer and volunteer. Trusted by her community and those within the education ecosystem, Catina is called upon to source talent for the profession, assist parents in advocating for the needs of their children, coaching educators and aiding institutions as they evolve for the future. When she speaks, people listen, and change happens.