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.
February 22nd: Diamonde Williamson, founder of Blossom.
After working for television networks such as OWN, VH1, USA and WETv, as a producer, Diamonde Williamson made it her mission to redefine what we know as reality by building a customized experience for women of color to find and watch curated and original content at Blossom. Blossom focuses on video content around entrepreneurship, tech, motherhood, our journeys, LGBTQ, sports, travel, beauty, global perspectives, and music. Since Blossom launched in 2016, they’ve appeared in Forbes, Delta Sky Magazine, The Atlanta Voice, Creative Loafing and Madame Noire.
March 8th, 2018: Maude Okrah & Simone Tetteh, founders of Bonnti.
Founded by childhood friends Maude Okrah and Simone Tetteh, Bonnti (which stems from the Ghanaian word “B) no ti” meaning “to braid her hair”) serves as a platform that bridges the gap between clients, stylists and industry experts. Together, they are hoping to detangle their hair experience and empower consumers in this social hair movement.
March 22nd: Brittany Giles & Channing Beumer, founders of Bean x Cream.
With a friendship and sisterhood that spans over a decade, Brittany Giles (FitXBrit.com) and Channing Beumer (CNKDaily.com) longed for a platform that would allow them to showcase who they are as individuals outside of their respective niches, showcase their friendship and love for food, and allowed for them to share the tests that lead to strengthening of their faith in the most authentic way possible.