August 2016 | The List: 7 Enterprising Olympians of Color

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The 2016 Rio Olympics are well underway as women continue to dominate in an array of sports. From track and field to gymnastics, women of color are breaking records and making history in Rio, Brazil. The resilience of these medal-winning athletes is matched only by the work and endurance necessary to pursue entrepreneurship. 

Like Olympic champions, entrepreneurs must have tremendous focus, determination, passion, and a strong work ethic to be successful.

The List for August 2016 features Olympians turned entrepreneurs of color who have found success in business. Learn more about these enterprising athletes by viewing our gallery:  

Alexis Custard

Alexis Custard is a graduate of Western Kentucky University where she received her Bachelor's in journalism and a minor in political science. Alexis then attended the University of Kentucky and received her Master's in Rehabilitation Counseling. Alexis is currently working on publishing two books she authored. Alexis is passionate about writing, outreach, community development, leadership, and counseling.

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