Twice a month, #theAgenda hosts an hour-long discussion with dynamic women from various backgrounds to learn more about their career, challenges they’ve faced along the way, time management tips and how they celebrate their success.

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November 30th: Lily Herman, Contributing Editor for Refinery 29

Lily Herman is a writer and editor who covers news and politics as a contributing editor for Refinery29. She also contributes to publications like Teen Vogue and Allure regularly. Her previous work has been featured on Glamour, Mashable, TIME, Fast Company, Business Insider, and more. Follow her on Twitter.





December 14th: Emmelie De La Cruz, Marketing Entrepreneur and Author

Emmelie De La Cruz is a serial entrepreneur who turned her layoff into her legacy. After working in various areas of marketing and communication, this South Bronx native launched her consultancy to help entrepreneurs and side hustlers grow their businesses. Her marketing insights have been featured in Black Enterprise, The Miami Herald, The Huffington Post, PR Daily, and Forbes named her site one of the top career websites just a year after launching. Emmelie is a graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication and has worked for companies in Atlanta, DC and New York City. Her clients have included executives, politicians and media personalities as well as growing tech startups. When she isn’t helping startups scale, she’s blogging on her site emmeliedelacruz.com which reaches over 15,000 women each month.