2020 is the year for girls to achieve anything. Let the How She Built It Summit inspire you to dream of entrepreneurship.
Join Walker’s Legacy for a one-day event featuring five young women who are entrepreneurs of color on the fast track to success. Walker’s Legacy has created this event for the purpose of showcasing the stories of these powerful ladies as they give useful advice and motivating lectures.
Walker’s Legacy Girls Summit: How She Built It will include sessions centered around what it takes to succeed as a young multicultural woman in the business world. Attendees will partake in interactive activities and discussions addressing skills vital to the success of a young entrepreneur such as leadership, self-actualization, public speaking, and self-advocacy. Our mission is for young women to leave feeling empowered and capable of achieving their wildest aspirations.
Thursday, July 16th, 2020 from 10 am – 3 pm EST
Mikaila Ulmer is the founder of Me & the Bees Lemonade. Mikaila founded her company after a bee sting which prompted her fascination with insects. Me & the Bees Lemonade engages in philanthropy through investing a portion of the profits from the sale of her lemonade to organizations fighting hard to save the honey bees. Mikaila has also since established The Healthy Hive Foundation, a non-profit organization that advocates for the bee population through research, education, and preservation.
Tamani Lyn is an accomplished public speaker, mentor, and entrepreneur. Her brand, WOMEN OF LYN is a women’s empowerment organization dedicated to uplifting and empowering all women to be bosses through support and networking.
Jasmine Snead is a visionary entrepreneur and one of the founders of Aurora Tights. This University of Maryland graduate student is on a mission to inspire and uplight female athletes of color. The creation of the brand was inspired by the need for dancewear in various shades of nude to match the complexion of brown skin girls.
Kheris Rogers is the co-CEO and clothing designer of Flexin’ In My Complexion. The clothing line is the result of Rogers being bullied by peers for her dark brown skin. Kheris quickly changed the narrative when the affirmation she recited daily “flexin’ my complexion” became a popular slogan. Kheris then created a clothing line featuring her newly coined slogan that would soon be popularized by celebrities such as Lupita Nyong’o and Whoopi Goldberg. Kheris Rogers remains the world’s youngest NYFW designer.
Taleah Elliot is a seven-year-old professionally trained model, award-winning dancer, and author. At five years old, Taleah self-published her first book, Puppy Love. The young star also has a passion for music and acting. She is currently working on combining music with mathematics to promote education awareness through her work.
This summit kicks off a 4-week entrepreneurship program for girls ages 12-17.
Register now for an informative, inspiring, and uplifting Girls Summit on young women and business!