Two of Atlanta’s most recognized dancers, somewhere between Generation X and Millennials, have combined their talent,training, experience and prodigious love for dance and dancers to create Dare Dream Dance Company [ 3D ].
I was trained to style hair as a child by my mother a licensed cosmetologist. As a professional engineer, I had the opportunity to work as a quality control engineer for L'Oreal in their Garnier Fructis plant. There I learned how to implement manufacturing processes, quality control checks, and systematic approaches to product manufacturing. I also worked for GE in combustion manufacturing and had the opportunity to implement Lean Manufacturing principles in the plant and train operations team members how to use it for a more productive and efficient work environment.
On this EnrichHer edition episode of StartUp Funding hosted by Dr. Roshawnna Novellus we have co-founders of Mini-Cities, Anita and India who share with us how they met each other and why they decided to be entrepreneurs. They both met each other while working at CDC and decided to go into business together.
Anita and India who are Atlanta natives have been working with the homeless for some time before they decided to start their own business. They both explain to us how a person may become homeless, why homeless identification is important and give surprising examples of what may cause a person to be homeless.
They also share information about recent happening with Mini-Cities that is making them excited. Anita and India also share what success with Mini-Cities means to them in terms of the amount of people they are able to help and the global reach of their brand. They explain how their work with Mini-Cities has been impacting Atlanta in terms of creating economic opportunities for people in need.
Anita and India explain what readers and viewers can do to help ensure that their humanitarian business of eradicating homelessness becomes a success and information on joining or sponsoring their group.
Roshawnna, Anita and India discuss:
[01:50] Anita and India share how they met each other and why they decided to become entrepreneurs.
[02:41] Anita and India tell us why homeless identification is important.
[04:08] Anita and India share with us what is going on at Mini-Cities that has got them excited.
[05:00] Anita and India tell us what success in Mini-Cities looks like to them.
[05:50] Anita and India explain how Mini-Cities has been impacting Atlanta.
[06:51] Anita and India explain what viewers and listeners can do to help ensure their humanitarian business is a success.
McFarlane is responsible for creating cutting-edge healthcare products that have transformed the face of healthcare delivery in the U.S. and abroad. the Atlanta native developed a chronic care and population health management solution that helps patients receive peer-to-peer and coordinated goal-directed
Quyionah Wingfield is the CEO of Cool Moms Dance Too LLC, the innovative mommy and me dance fitness program for cool moms and their children. She is a mother, creative entrepreneur, intellectual property educator, writer, and a family health and wellness advocate who studies psychology at Georgia State University.
Mia Martin is a certified Digital Marketer with over 15 years of sales, marketing, and training experience. She specializes in Digital Marketing Training for small businesses and corporate clients while demonstrating her talents through her Atlanta-based Digital Marketing & Event Design Agency, Events for Less Marketing.
Barbara Jones is the Founder/CEO of Lillii RNB Inc, a Retail IT Consultancy and Freeing Returns Inc, a Merchandise Returns Disrupter Tech Startup. Barbara Jones is a Tehnical Founder and 20 year Java Coder/Architect in the niche field of Retail IT at the Point of Sale. Barbara holds a Computer Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin and has lived in Atlanta, GA for over 10 years now. Barbara loves Technology and trains Women and Minorities in the niche field of Retail IT. Barbara has been an entrepreneur for close to 20 years.
Compassionate, Zealous, Visionary and Inspiring are just a few of thewords that describe Jasmine Crowe, an HBCU alumna and MBA graduate who is working to make the world a better place one cause at a time. Jasmine’s goal is to foster change and create awareness about the leading socioeconomic issues and challenges of today, like poverty, education and hunger.
Felicia has over 20 years experience in the medical field with 10 of those being in Physical Therapy. After the near death of her 2 year old son in 2002 to a choking incident that rendered her unable to help, Felicia invented a disposable CPR template called The CPR LifeWrap.This non-technical template provides the bystander with an attached one-way mouth barrier, visual hand placements and simple CPR instructions that can be in any language. Felicia is agressively working with various businesses on getting the LifeWraps in schools, homes, hospitals with eventual licencing with first aid kit companies and AED brands."The CPR LifeWrap Empowers you to save a life no matter how old you are