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S2E12: Andrena Sawyer Founder and President of Perk Consulting.

Andrena Sawyer is the Founder and President of P.E.R.K. Consulting, an advisory firm for small to mid-sized nonprofits and businesses.

Originally from Freetown, Sierra Leone, she and her family moved to the United States when she was nine years old due to the Sierra Leonean civil war. She now credits her family’s move for her interest in human triumph and perseverance.

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S2E11: Rahama Wright – Social entrepreneur/ Founder & CEO of beauty brand Shea Yeleen

Rahama Wright is a social entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Shea Yeleen.
“Established in 2005, Shea Yeleen International, Inc. is a social enterprise dedicated to empowering women in West Africa and the United States through the production, sale and use of shea butter products. Read More

S2E10: Sandra Kemayou – Business Strategist /Best Selling author / Speaker

Mrs. Kemayou is an articulate and innovative no nonsense leader who is driven and dedicated in her chosen sphere of influence. She is a purposeful and intentional visionary, a skillful communicator and strategist, is missions and focused driven, and demonstrates a natural and uncanny ability to tap into the innate and limitless potential of women from both a professional and personal perspective. As an anointed woman of God, her WOW retreats create a safe space in which she teaches women how to secure a healthy balance between career, family and social life styles, and that the overall state of their psychological, physical, social, spiritual and financial wellbeing is only as good as the effort that is placed in making this the “Business of You.” As a result of this labor of love, Sandra recently debuted her first book “Guide To Creating WOW Retreats: Transforming Lives One Retreat at a Time” A step-by- step guide for fellow retreat planners. Read More

S2E9 Chiko Abengowe – Founder/CEO of Perfect Staffing & Perfect Office

Chiko quit his job at the age of 26 to become becoming a full-time entrepreneur. In the past 5 years he has built 2 separate companies that generate at least a million dollars in annual revenue. Read More

S2E8 Philip Tete : Founder – Lip Visual Studios

Philip n. Tete is an African born and raised entrepreneur currently living and doing business in the United States. He is a visual content creator and marketer, a business strategist, owner of Lip Visual Studios and he calls himself, the world’s first African high ticket closer. Philip was born and raised in Bamenda, Cameroon to lower middle class family of 7. He started his Entrepreneurial ventures at the age of 8 and at 16, he started a movie production agency “Grass
to Grace Entertainment” with his friend. They quickly got regional recognition as their skits were picked by a few TV stations. Philip was in the middle of making his first feature film when he moved to the States to join his family in 2011. In 2013, he started school at P.G Community College Studying business administration. He later transferred to UMBC majoring in Cinematic Arts and Minor in entrepreneurship. With just 1 more year to graduate, Philip dropped out of school and started Lip Visual Studios. Philip also created nduttu.com, a site for Cameroon music streaming. He has tried and failed in network marketing, stock trading and affiliate marketing. As an entrepreneur, he is constantly reinventing himself and trying new things.

www.lipvisuals.com/

S2E7 Roy AfriQue – CEO and Event Planner for AfriQue Events

Roy AfriQue was born and raised in East Africa. He is currently an event planner in the Boston area. He is the CEO of AfriQue Events, a promotional company that he created to provide entertainment that he felt was missing from the Boston night life. His goal was to bring African culture and African Music into mainstream clubs in the Boston area. Read More

S2E6 Crystal Ngumezi: CEO & Founder of The Proverbs 31 Women’s Organization

Crystal has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at San Antonio, and professional experience in engineering, logistics and operations management. She has worked in engineering and management positions for notable companies such as Pratt & Whitney, Dow Chemical Company and Union Pacific Railroad. Read More

S2E5 Eric Lianda – Investing in the stockmarket

Born and raised in Kenya. Attended Andrews University for undergrad and grad. Currently pursuing my second master’s degree at the University of Kansas. An IT consultant, wedding photographer and a stock option trader!
Eric has been trading on the Stock Market for more than 10 years and in this interview he breaks down some of the essential concepts one should know before they embark on the mission to invest and make money from the US Stock Market.

S2E4 Chris Ategeka – Inventor, Serial entrepreneur, Founder and MD of LyfBase.

Like Batman, Christopher Ategeka witnessed the death of both his parents as a child. He grew up with immense hardships but managed to navigate – an experience that left him equipped with valuable life skills. The talent he now uses to tackle the worlds toughest problems.

He is a serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, an engineer and a pioneer in the unintended consequences of technologies (“UCOT”) movement. He is the founder and Managing Director at LyfBase, the world’s first center for the unintended consequences of technology. Ategeka coined and popularized the term “UCOT” (unintended consequences of technology) in the tech sector and the concept of “UCOT” evangelism. Before that, he founded Health Access Corps, a non-profit that works to establish sustainable health care systems on the African continent. Before that, he founded Hourglass ventures a fund that supports visionary entrepreneurs who come from an underpriviledged background-who need a Friends and Family round financing. He has been invited to speak at the Clinton Global Initiative and United Nations, and he’s won many international awards for his work; he was named a 2016 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a 2017 TED Fellow. His work has been featured in many major media publications both locally and internationally such as BBC, Forbes, and NPR. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science, and Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

www.christopherategeka.com/

S2E3 Annabella – Banker and Personal Growth Coach and host of Zero2Retirement Podcast

Annabella was born and raised in Rwanda and moved to the US in 2009. She lived in Chicago where she pursued her BSc. in Healthcare Administration. She currently works as a banker and personal growth/money coach and hosts the Zero2Retirement Podcast