Walker’s Legacy and NRF Foundation Graduates 23 University Women

Walker’s Legacy and the NRF Foundation is proud to graduate our first cohort of Be An Innovator on Saturday, April 24th, 2021, instructed by Jasmine Snead. This cohort was made possible by American Express.

Be An Innovator was a 6-week retail accelerator designed to provide undergraduate women of color with the keys to success and knowledge to thrive as retail entrepreneurs. This program was an expansion of the Be An Innovator Summit and provided a deeper exploration experience for students to both learn from a dedicated instructor and gain knowledge about starting and running a business alongside a national cohort.  

Graduation commenced on Saturday, April 24th, 2021.

Graduates include:

Quyen Nesbeth
Alyson McNair
Janice Smith
Yulia Asghedom
Akai Higginbotham
Alimah Kasumu
Arpine Sargsyan
Chanté Newsome
Cheyanne Rosier
Destinee Footman
Francesca Desir
Journee Lockridge
Kennedy Corley
Kiley Ross
Lindsey Ferrante
Melanie Wells
Mia Raymond
Miah Powell
Alicia Washington
Bernadette Marie McClair
Keva Fountain
Octavia Frazier-Porter
Ryane Smith

Congratulations to our Be An Innovator 2021 cohort and best of luck to each of you through all your future endeavors!

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