Walker’s Legacy Set to Launch in Oakland April 26

April 26, 2016 (Oakland, CA) –Walker’s Legacy, a growing global women in business collective representing a network of more than 14,000 women throughout the nation, is expanding to Oakland.  The organization is named in honor of Madam C. J. Walker the first self-made millionaire in US history and currently operates in more than twenty cities throughout the nation including international locations launching in Fall 2016.

The Oakland launch program will include featured remarks from leading women of color in technology who will discuss career, entrepreneurship and leadership for women.

The organization’s Oakland effort is chaired by Nikita Mitchell, Senior Manager, Strategy & Planning, Cisco.

What:
Walker’s Legacy to Launch in Oakland
Who:
  • Nicole Sanchez, VP Social Impact at Github
  • Celestine Maddy, VP Marketing at Reddit
  • Nuria Santamaria, Head of Multicultural Strategy, Ad Sales at Twitter
  • Nikita Mitchell, Senior Manager, Strategy & Planning, Cisco
When:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Where:
Oakstop
Why:
To celebrate the achievements of and provide supports and resources for entrepreneurial and professional women of color

For more information, visit www.walkerslegacy.com or contact Jamila Taylor, Programs at jamila@walkerslegacy.com.

Walker's Legacy

Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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