The Saturday Business 101 and 102 Trainings will start PROMPTLY at 10:00am/PST, so please come to the Trainings 10 minutes EARLY.
SEE you on Saturday January 8th!!
Debrena Jackson Gandy, Owner of Masterminds, of a 25-year old organizational and personal development company, is the developer, designer, and Lead Trainer of the Masterminds Business Uplevel System, and the Business 101 and 102 Training. Additionally, she’s a nationally published best-selling author of three books, and a Master Life Coach with over 5,000 clocked coaching hours. Her business clients include Fortune 500 companies; non-profits; federal, state, and city government, top universities and colleges, and small and microenterprise businesses. She’s been a business coach to over 200 small business owners and has provided training to nearly 450 small and microenterprise business owners.
She was also Project Team Lead for two highly successful business grant initiatives, the ELEVATE D I. D. (Direct Impact Dollars) Initiative, and the Ezell’s Famous Chicken R. U. B. B. (Raising Up Black Businesses) Business Grant Initiative.
She’s been featured on national TV on CNN, CNN Live, and Sistercircle. and in magazines such as Black Enterprise, Oprah’s O, Essence and Ebony.
Edward Newbins, Owner of Abstract Digs and the Motivated Life Institute, is Project Manager, Technical Support and Trainer. Newbins has a Master’s in Finance and Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor’s in Information Systems, with expertise in business, marketing and brand development, trademark research, technology management, project management, and supply chain management.
Businesses and organizations that Edward has worked with include Microsoft, AT&T Wireless, College Success Foundation, Caffeine and Cupcakes Podcast, Power of She, We.App, BananaMama Spice Company, the Central Area Collective, Boys and Girls Club of Seattle, Umoja Festival, Seattle Fashion Week, InRoads of Seattle, Goodwill Seattle, the ELEVATE Empowerment Movement as a Coach, and Highline College, to name a few.