a digital expert to the children she mentors because years before people caught on to Facebook or MySpace as a means to expand business, she was already aware of the Websites.
Looking at the faces of women leaving both sessions, I understand now the impact this summit has for women of color, including myself. As a first-timer, I’m soaking it all in like a little sponge and feel honored to be in the presence of so many extraordinary movers and shakers. One day I hope I’ll be just as personally and professionally successful.
As one woman put it best: “This summit is a scared place for women of color.â€ I couldn’t agree more.
Annya M. Lott is the careers editor at Black Enterprise magazine.