Attorney Bernie Lawrence-Watkins is living a purposeful life

Born to hardworking Caribbean immigrants who came to the United States to provide a better life for their children, Bernie Lawrence-Watkins was motivated to show her appreciation by living a purposeful life. As an exceptional attorney and the president and CEO of B. Lawrence-Watkins & Associates PC, there is no doubt that she is making her […]

Sherry Kinard remains authentic through leadership

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Sherry Kinard is senior vice president in the commercial banking division at The Brand Banking Company. Since 1999, she has steadily climbed her way to the top of the corporate ladder. Kinard’s career first began at Regions Bank in the home equity department. Then she became a loan processor, a portfolio manager and eventually moved on […]

Sports publicist Tareia Williams says put in the work

Sports publicist Tareia Williams, director of communications at Turner Sports, utilized education to become a go-to expert in her industry. The Clark Atlanta University graduate got her start by gaining real-world training from internships, mentors and being a constant student of the game. With over 10 years of public relations experience under her belt, Williams’ […]

Chef Deborah VanTrece shares recipes for success

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As the age-old saying goes, food is the universal love language. Good food is always a great highlight of everyday life, and Chef Deborah VanTrece has mastered the art of it all. Owner of Edible Art Café and Gourmet Catering, VanTrece is a celebrated culinary artist that puts her own spin on all of our favorite […]

PR expert Yolanda Caraway discusses taking risks, growth and achievements

PR expert Yolanda Caraway is the president and CEO of The Caraway Group, a minority woman-owned communications and public affairs consulting firm that specializes in diversity counsel and outreach, with offices in Washington, D.C., and New York. The Caraway Group was founded in 1987, Since then, she has led her team in the counseling of […]

Celebrity realtor Angel Knight is proud to leave a legacy for her children

Celebrity Realtor Angel Knight is the founder and CEO of Diamond Realty Brokers, a full-service agency that aims to influence the landscape of minority luxury, lifestyle and commercial real estate professionals who serve in executing the mission of their client’s lifestyle goals. As an experienced realtor, Knight has more than 15 years of professional experience in the […]

CPA Shirley Langley reveals how she balances life and work

Shirley Langley has more than 20 years of experience in accounting. Langley owns Shirley A. Langley, CPA, a full-service accounting firm that provides a wide variety of accounting, tax and financial management services to the city of Atlanta.  Committed to encouraging women of color, Langley often takes time to mentor young Black women and helps them realize […]