Honest Conversations with Black Female Entrepreneurs

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with the series entitled Honest Conversations with Black Female Entrepreneurs. Learn why the ladies selected entrepreneurship as their career path and how their success has changed their lives and the lives of their clients. This event will be held virtually on Zoom.

Angela Flowers, MSSA, LISW-S

Co-Owner, Making A Difference Consulting, LLC

Angela C. Flowers is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-S) in the state of Ohio, community activist, life coach, motivational speaker, grant writer, and program developer. She speaks and facilitates conversations with children and teens on topics that include self-esteem, bullying, suicide, depression, sexual abuse, and witnessing violence. Ms. Flowers has created D.I.V.A.S. (Demonstrating Inner Value, Acceptance, and Self-Worth) and Boys II Men support groups for youth to help them identify their inner strengths, talents, and worth. Ms. Flowers was selected by Cleveland Magazine as one of Cleveland’s Most Interesting People of 2019 and Crain’s Cleveland Magazine as a Notable Woman in Entrepreneurship.

Thursday, February 3, 2022 | 4:30pm-6:00pm

Alannah Harper

Creator of PRESS’D Nails

Alannah Harper is best known for her talents in the nail industry from custom unique creative designs gone viral on her press on nail Company “PressD by Lanni” to the ever iconic Gel polish company Wolfie White co owned with DJ Ryan Wolf. Being an innovator, during Covid’s quarantine time period helped Alannah get featured through her various businesses from honorary celebs such as Beyoncés “Black Parade “ black-owned business directory and Taraji P. Henson.

Monday, February 7, 2022 | 4:30pm-6:00pm

Kimberly Lampley-Parr

Co-Owner and Chef of Rainbow Treatz

Kimberly Lampley-Parr is the Co-Owner and Chef of Rainbow Treatz located in Garfield Heights, Ohio. Kimberly has a passion for transforming traditional recipes with a rainbow twist. All food is cooked using fresh locally sourced ingredients. Rainbow Treatz specializes in creating decorative cakes and meals for private events, receptions, anniversaries, birthday parties, and office parties. Rainbow Treatz also specializes in creating gift baskets for holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries. The business has grown through word of mouth and participating pop-up-shops in Cleveland and surrounding cities. Kimberly love for cooking and people empowers her to provide all clients with an unforgettable experience.

Thursday, February 17, 2022 | 4:30pm-6:00pm

Haja Tunkara, PMP, CAPP

Project Management & Owner at GeMir Project Consulting Corp.

Haja Tunkara began her career in Project Management 17 years ago and has thrived in the field. She moved into senior project management roles, managing projects at renowned companies including Progressive Insurance, Vitamix, Farmers Insurances, Dole Foods, and PNC bank. She has also supported the Cleveland GiveCamp annual initiative to provide IT services to Non-Profit organizations during a 72 hour weekend project culminating in the completion of databases, websites and other technical system implementations.

Thursday, February 24, 2022 | 4:30pm-6:00pm