Walker’s Legacy Profiles recognize unique women of color in business who embody the legacy of Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire. In this installment, meet our dynamic new team members – the Walker’s Legacy National City Directors.
In celebrating the announcement of the newest additions to our team, Walker’s Legacy City Directors will be hosting Meet Your Match, a mentor-matchmaking event in partnership with SCORE. In recognition of Women’s History Month, this national series promotes direct networking, mentorship, and engagement with successful business leaders.
Learn more about our Chicago City Director below and register to attend the Meet Your Match Event here
Chicago, IL – Sierra Wallace, Esq.
Sierra’s passions are fighting for justice and empowering others. As an Assistant State’s Attorney for Cook County, ensuring equity and justice reform remains the focus of Sierra’s career. Sierra was born and raised in Chicago public housing and believes her formative experiences and struggles have helped shape her passion to serve and empower under-served communities.
Despite consequences and obstacles, Sierra is committed to being the voice for the voiceless and is not afraid to stand up for what’s right. Presently, Sierra is Regional Director of the National Black Prosecutors Association and is a progressive prosecutor promoting holistic and progressive policies in prosecution. She believes in moving forward and creating innovative approaches to address societal challenges. Sierra currently serves as an Auxiliary Board member for Lawyers Lend a Hand and Junior Board member for Just the Beginning- A Pipeline Organization. Sierra has also previously served as a constitutional law adjunct professor in the city of Chicago.
“Women of color are a group of powerful women but historically we have been marginalized and denied resources. Despite obstacles, we’ve continued to RISE and dominate our spaces. I want to help nurture our collective passions and enhance our entrepreneurial and professional endeavors.
“As a woman of color, I understand the importance of helping us elevate.”Sierra Wallace, Chicago City Director