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Allyship and Supporting Multicultural Women in Business featuring Natalie Cofield

August 04, 2020
12:30 PM EDT to 1:30 PM EDT
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Join us for a conversation with entrepreneur and executive Natalie Cofield.  Natalie will share how she is changing business for multicultural women, the importance of allyship and community, and the inspiring work of Walker's Legacy.

The name for Walker's Legacy came about because Natalie was inspired by Madam C.J. Walker's entrepreneurship, community engagement and innovation, and through her organization she is able to honor Madam Walker's legacy.  Madam Walker's story of rising from poverty to build a beauty empire and become the first female self-made millionaire has been captured in Self-Made:  Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker.

About the Speaker - Natalie Cofield

As an entrepreneur and executive, Cofield has successfully raised roughly $20 million in corporate and philanthropic investments and government contracts.   She has served as the founder of a government and nonprofit consulting company NMC Consulting Group which worked to design an $8.1 million funded educational microfinance program in partnership with the Citibank Foundation, KIPP and the UNCF.    She has served the founder of a social impact missioned coworking space - Urban Co-Lab, which worked to transform a vacant property into a burgeoning center for community-based entrepreneurship and collaboration and working with clients and companies including SnapChat, Google and HPE, among other and where she produced the first $10,000 business pitch competition for creative entrepreneurs on behalf of EBONY Magazine

Today, Natalie serves as the founder & CEO of Walker’s Legacy and founder & chairwoman of the Walker’s Legacy Foundation.

Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman designed to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community. The organization has been named by Inc Magazine as one of the ‘25 Companies Determined to See Women Succeed’.  The global women in business collective - which currently operates in more than ten cities across the country - also has an adjoined nonprofit arm, Walker’s Legacy Foundation, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Coca-Cola Foundation which was founded in 2016.


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$75.00 Non-Member Ticket