Our Speakers

Our dynamic speaker line-up is ready to empower you! 2019 Conference Speakers are here to HELP YOU!

Tosi Ufodike Creator & Host – Dare 2 Aspire

Tosi Ufodike is a serial entrepreneur, wife and mother with over 20 years work experience. Prior to starting several businesses she worked for GE in the corporate world, obtaining the best financial training and traveling the world. She has been featured in numerous publications and online magazines. Tosi is a pioneer in the childcare industry, starting the first multicultural nanny agency, My Good Nanny. Tosi is a gifted motivational coach, who inspires women to follow their goals and dreams with her annual Dare 2 Aspire business conference. She is a bestselling author, speaker, and natural haircare champion, creating the first vegan line of hair products for naturals, HairYum. Tosi pushes women to play bigger and dream bigger, in an effort to produce results that propel their businesses to the next level.

Marlo Hampton TV Personality, Style Influencer, & Entrepreneur

Marlo P. Hampton, best known for her appearances on season 4, 6, 8 an 9 of Bravo͛s The Real Housewives of Atlanta and as the unforgettable bridesmaid on I Dream of NeNe, is quickly gaining traction as an international style expert and television personality. Once you meet Marlo you know there is something special about this southern beauty from St. Petersburg, FL. She is very comfortable in her skin. Using her 20-plus years in the business of fashion, honing her talents as a highly sought after stylist to the stars, she has decided to venture into several new areas, expanding her enterprise exponentially. These include her digital segment#AskMarlo, a weekly web series, ͞Marlo’s Closet͟where she is both host and Executive Producer.

Miss Mykie TV Personality & Founder of Project Rehab

Miss Mykie, the multi-talented host, actress, music artist, business woman and philanthropist is known as one of the most brilliant on-air personalities of her generation. She was raised in Missouri City, TX and like most superstars Mykel’s magnetic energy demanded the spotlight at a young age. As a student at the prominent Howard University, Mykel sharpened her skills and earned a Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts with a concentration in acting. Her God given talents have allowed her to experience levels in the industry that most upcoming talents aspire to achieve. Musically, she has worked side by side with award winning artists and world renown producers.

Stacey Jones Branding Expert

Stacye J is a talented Design Mogul, Fine Artist, Branding Innovator, Mentor, and Business Woman that provides simplistic, sophisticated visual branding. She's the minimalist, Graphic Designer that is well versed in taking a simple approach of a good idea, and helping her clients turn that into a living, breathing entity, from concept to execution. Known to many as the "Branding Genius" her business' motto goes hand in hand, "#GreatBrandsGreatDesigns!" Early on achieving her Bachelors of Fine Arts in both Graphic Design and another in Fine Arts Drawing, this creativepreneur has acquired a keen skillset for captivating the eye through design.

Kesha Denise Boutique Owner

Kesha Denise was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. From the tender age of 2, Kesha was enamored with fashion the moment her mother put her in a big poofy dress with white lace ankle socks and a pair of black patent leather Mary Jane shoes. CEO, Kesha Denise, had made it her mission to provide stellar customer service and product since becoming an entrepreneur. What originally started out as selling accessories to local hair salons and stylists, transformed into an online website in 2010 and then later an actual brick and mortar in 2013; hence her company Funky Flair Boutique.

Arnesha Bobo Accountant

Arnesha is a veteran Accounting & Financial Reporting professional with 10 years of experience in corporate, governmental and non-profit accounting. Arnesha has worked for top 100 fortune companies such as Nike, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Georgia Pacific to name a few. Arnesha graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. After taking a 2 year break, she finished graduate school with a Master of Business Administration.

Tera Carissa Hodges Life Coach

Tera Carissa Hodges enjoys being of service to all mankind. An empowerment champion through her speaking, media appearances, coaching, and mentoring, helping people become empowered despite their past and mistakes is her passion. She enjoys serving the community through outreach initiatives and organizations she supports. From her Life Now Luncheons were she encourages women of all ages to press pass their pain and live their best life now, to anti-bullying campaigns for teens, and more, she travels extensively domestically and internationally to minister in speaking, media interviews and more.

Jae Nash Radio & TV Personality

With over a decade of experience in media and entertainment, Jae Nash has served as a radio personality, television host, actress, reality star, and an entrepreneur. She is the creator and host of Girl Power Hour Radio syndicated on iHeart Radio, WMRO- Nashville and ClearOne Radio. Through this media, she empowers young girls and women with her inspiring words and distinguished guests. Recently, she created the Girl Power Outreach program which aims to touch and inspire young girls internationally. As a girl advocate, Jae wants to extend her network and influence to affect the lives of girls in underdeveloped and developing countries.

Vanessa Parker Business Coach

Ambitious, motivated and encouraging are just a few ways that loyal clients describe the dynamic serial entrepreneur. Affectionately known as a start-up guru, the thirty-something businesswoman has carved out a space for female entrepreneurs on today’s bustling do-it-yourself scene by utilizing resources, connecting people and most importantly, networking. Born to a military (Air Force) family, Vanessa was raised in Warner Robins, Georgia. After living abroad, her family returned to Georgia. After college she moved to Atlanta and started the journey of entrepreneurship with her husband, Cole. Together they have founded and run several globally

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