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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.

Lydia Evans CEO, SWAG Essentials

Lydia Evans is a Celebrity Esthetician and Product Developer. Nine years ago, Houston native, Lydia developed the perfect solution to her eczema: La Bella Dolce. What began as passion and necessity quickly blossomed into an award winning skincare line. Evans continues to break barriers in the skin care industry with her Soaps Washes and Grooming Essentials line (SWAG). She was featured on the ABC Hit Show, Shark Tank and in the 2015 Oscars Celebrity Gift Suite. She started making soaps in her apartment making $66,000 and now she earns close to half a million. Evans was given the prestigious honor of being named one of Top 25 Women of Houston and has been featured in numerous magazines and online publications.

Brittany King HR Leader - The Career Collective

Brittany L. King is a Career Coach with an extensive background as a Senior Recruiter and human resources professional. As founder of The Career Collective, she seeks to help women get unstuck in their careers. Whether they are unemployed, underemployed, or in career transition, Brittany works with women to help them get from here to their dream career. Brittany has created a bold reputation for herself as a women's workplace expert, due not only to her professional career journey, but also her commitment to helping women master the job search process and discover the career of their dreams. Brittany is on a mission to empower women to pursue their life’s work.

Kecia Johnson Author & HIV/AIDS Educator

Kecia Johnson is a music industry insider with 9 years of artist management under her belt. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree from Florida Tech University Kecia found herself falling into her destiny through music. Her time in the Music business has been spent working for labels such as Def Jam, So So Def (Promotions), and Slip N Slide Records. Since her life changing diagnosis, Kecia has taken on the role of being a full-time Activist; her priority is raising HIV/AIDS awareness through music and entertainment avenues. She became a national motivational speaker and philanthropist who travel around the country motivating others who live with HIV/AIDS and educating those who are negative.

Miss Mykie Recording Artist/ TV Personality

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.

Monique “Moe” Hobbs Brand Strategist

Monique Hobbs is a native Houstonian. She is an exciting, dynamic and multi-dimensional brand strategist and business manager that has solidified herself as a reliable and loyal industry professional that works closely with high profile clientele nationwide. Her client roster includes some of the brightest stars in the entertainment industry including Actor, Terrence J of Think Like A Man I & II, Alesha Rene, TV Personality and Miss Mykie TV Personalty, former host of BET’S 106 & Park to name a few.

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