Walker's Legacy Hosts Power Brunch at Essence 2014

Featured article in Black Enterprise

On July 4, Walker’s Legacy, a professional women’s collective founded by Natalie Madeira Cofield, president and CEO of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, hosted its first annual Women in Business Brunch in New Orleans, powered by Accelerate with Google.

Event speakers included Joy-Ann Reid, journalist and host of MSNBC’s, “The Reid Report”; Lauren Maillian Bias, Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference alumna, entrepreneur and author of The Path Redefined; and Nilka Thomas, manager of global diversity at Google. Makeup artist and entrepreneur Kim Roxie, offered make-up giveaways and makeovers.

Other notable guests include life and love coach and reality TV star Demetria Lucas and Angela Benton, change agent and CEO of NewME Accelerator. Check out more photos from the event:

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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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Walker's Legacy is a growing global women in business collective founded to establish networks of empowerment and access for women of color in business.