Twice a month, #theAgenda will host 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.
(4/13/17) Dionna M. Dorsey, Creative Director + Founder of DISTRICT of CLOTHING
Dionna is a Creative Director born in Springfield, Virginia. After graduating from Villanova University, she moved to Milan, Italy to attend Istituto Marangoni for fashion design. She later relocated to New York City and designed outerwear for Oscar de la Renta and men's apparel for several other licenses. In 2009, she moved to Washington, D.C. and gave life to Dionna Dorsey Design, a design boutique that specializes in being creative – from graphic design to art direction, brand strategy and website development. She's also the woman behind DISTRICT of CLOTHING, an apparel line created with the dreamers, doers, change makers, and the future history makers in mind.
(4/27/17) Rana Campbell, Marketing Strategist + Host of "Dreams In Drive" Podcast
Rana Campbell is a marketing strategist, freelance writer, content creator, and podcast host who helps creatives and lifestyle entrepreneurs build brands that SHINE in the business world. By day, she works as a Marketing Specialist - and is responsible for all internal/external marketing initiatives including lead generation, social media marketing, content marketing, digital/PR outreach, and sponsorship/partnership strategies. Rana is also the host of the Dreams In Drive - a podcast she launched in January 2016 that teaches individuals how to take their entrepreneurial dreams out of PARK and into DRIVE. With over 60 episodes in her arsenal, she has interviewed top leaders in lifestyle and business and was featured on the iTunes Podcasts homepage Black Voices in Business category. Rana's work has been featured on MadameNoire, Blavity, Huffington Post, HelloGiggles, StyleBlazer, Fox 5 Good Day New York, XOJane, and Princeton Alumni Weekly. She is a native of Orange, NJ and is a 2013 graduate of Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.
(5/11/17) Jacqueline Twillie, Career Development Expert + Founder of Zero Gap
Jacqueline V. Twillie is a thought leader on creating strategic career plans. Combining a mix of leadership development and work ethic as the cornerstones to success, Jacqueline works with professionals like you to set career goals, develop negotiation skills, and is on a mission to eliminate the Gender Wage Gap. She is the author of Navigating the Career Jungle: A Guide for Young Professionals; which is an Amazon bestseller.
Jacqueline began building her expertise in career development and coaching while she worked for an IT staffing and recruiting company in Metro Atlanta. During this time, she worked closely with hiring managers from Fortune 500 Companies assisting them with filling in-demand job positions. Jacqueline has coached numerous professionals which resulted in them successfully landing and negotiating salaries in new positions. She is also the creator of the Negotiation Toolkit.
Jacqueline lives in Dallas, Texas. She loves to practice yoga, and cook. She’s also a bit of a daredevil, you can watch her skydive video on YouTube.