Meet the panelists and speakers from the October 2018 WEE event.

Speakers

Delayna Watkins

Host of the Women’s Entrepreneur Expo 2018

Delayna Watkins is a nationally recognized and award winning registered nurse with an extensive background in health promotion. She began her nursing career at 17, as one of the youngest African-American licensed practical nurses graduating with dual honors from high school and a vocational program. As a talented and lifelong learner she went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree with honors from College of Notre Dame and multiple certifications from various organizations. She is currently pursuing a dual Master’s degree in nursing and health education at Walden University. During her notable nursing career she embraced roles including director, educator, program administrator, and nurse clinician.

Sharon Addison

Moderator of the Women’s Entrepreneur Expo 2018

Sharon Addison, RN is the founder of the Caribbean & Global Women of Power Summit, an annual live event that empowers and unite women across the world. She is also the founder of Your Awesome Power Within Academy ® which offers personal and professional development programs and resources.

Known as the “Your Awesome Power Within coach, she works with a select group of faith based professional women who are business owners and have a heart for humanitarian and philanthropic work. Her mission is to inspire professional women to lead extraordinary, rewarding and fulfilling lives. She does this through her speaking, coaching, workshops and empowerment retreats.

Addison is a best-selling author and the host of the award winning SpotlightOnGospel.org radio show and visionary of the virtual Spotlight on Prayer ministry. An avid traveler, she has travelled as far as South Africa, Central America and the Caribbean on good will and medical missions.
She resides in New Jersey with her family and is the current Executive Administrator of their boutique style health care and wellness company.

Jacqueline McSears Boles

Senior Vice President of the Retail and Operations Banking Divisions

Jacqueline McSears Boles earned her B.S in Business Administration from Bowie State University in 1994. Soon after, she joined Bank of America where she successfully managed over five branch locations throughout Prince George’s County, Maryland. During her distinguished tenure, Jacqueline made many contributions and earned numerous accolades including the Community Investment President’s Award for her dedication to volunteering in underserved communities. She received, the Diversity Award, for her efforts to enhance the company’s vision regarding diversity and she served as a chief architect behind, and founding member of Band of America’s Diversity Council.

Dr. Shirley Luu

Executive Field Chairman

Dr. Luu is a highly successful financial advisor, active leader, trainer and wealth guru – serving as an Executive Field Chairman for First Financial Security. She has been in the financial services field for over 20 years.
Other Programs
Championing on Guaranteed Lifetime Income, Financial
Literacy, and Smart Retirement, featured in Forbes 2016 Magazine.
Dr. Luu has been featured on the monthly syndicated Sirius XM Radio show in 50 states.
Dish Network airs in US and Canada where Dr. Shirley speaks on Financial Literacy.
Dr. Luu is host and co-producer of cable television series, “The Real Secrets of Money.”

Dr. Shirley Luu

Executive Field Chairman

Dr. Luu is a highly successful financial advisor, active leader, trainer and wealth guru – serving as an Executive Field Chairman for First Financial Security. She has been in the financial services field for over 20 years.
Other Programs
Championing on Guaranteed Lifetime Income, Financial
Literacy, and Smart Retirement, featured in Forbes 2016 Magazine.
Dr. Luu has been featured on the monthly syndicated Sirius XM Radio show in 50 states.
Dish Network airs in US and Canada where Dr. Shirley speaks on Financial Literacy.
Dr. Luu is host and co-producer of cable television series, “The Real Secrets of Money.”

Tawawn Lowe

CEO of TawawnLowe Enterprises and TawawnLowe Consultancy

Tawawn purpose and mission is to re-ignite the very essence of YOU! To provide you with the “TLC” needed to grow and transform you into the person you were created to be.

Tawawn Lowe is the CEO of TawawnLowe Enterprises, TawawnLowe Consultancy, an Amazon #1 bestselling author, consultant, certified coach, speaker, trainer in personal development and the creator of the Business of You™ personal transformation system. She has blended her formal education (Bachelor of Science – Behavioral Studies) 25+ years of professional experience (coach, counselor, facilitator, mediator, mentor, trainer, and organizer) and personal experience to achieve her goal to help para and professional women (re)- discover who they are, what they want, and re-create their DESTINY!

Panelists

Donya Zimmerman

The Powerful Biz Woman

Donya Zimmerman is the principle owner of Powerful Biz Woman and Co-Creator of Ultimate Biz Conference.  She is a business consultant, mediator, author, show host, and public speaker/trainer.  Donya received her Juris Doctorate (JD) in Law from University of Baltimore Law School.
She has created the Powerful Biz Chat Live Show that airs on Facebook Live.  Donya discusses everything Business Startup and Entrepreneurial Mindset.  Powerful Biz Chat Live airs every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, at 800 pm EST.
She has created the “CYA (Cover Your Assets)” Radio Show which airs Thursday from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The show features guests who educate entrepreneurs on the importance of protecting their assets while in business.  The show will start airing on Thursdays at 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm starting February 2018.

Chere M. Goode

Founder/CEO of Total Harmony Enterprises

Chere M. Goode is the Founder/CEO of Total Harmony Enterprises. Goode is a mother, caregiver, as well as, the Creator of the Annual RECHARGE Health, Wellness, and Fitness Expo. Goode has been a Licensed Practical Nurse for the past 27 years and is currently enrolled in school to become an RN . She is a #1 Amazon Best Selling International Author, Speaker and Wellness Coach, as well as, an American Heart & Stroke Association Ambassador/Spokesperson. Known as the RECHARGE Strategist, Goode teaches professional women strategies for self-care to recharge their Mental, Physical, and Emotional batteries for success in life and business. Goodes teachings also emphasize the importance of self care to enrich ones life. Goode has been featured on ABC, Dr. Oz, Wendy Williams, Baltimore’s TV 25, Good Day Baltimore on Fox 45, Society Moms TV, Radio One, WOLB Radio, Impact The World Radio, I Heart Radio,The Baltimore Times, and a host of Magazines. She has received numerous awards and Government citations for tenacity in business. Most recently she was awarded one of Baltimores 2016 Woman of Passion, Poise, & Purpose by the Baltimore Times. Goode’s expertise in the areas of RECHARGE strategies, stress management, self care, and heart disease prevention has touched the lives of many all over the world.

Turiya Hodge

Ownder of Myabah Consulting Services and Founder of Social Media Saturdays

Turiya Hodge is the owner of Myabah Consulting Services and founder of Social Media Saturdays, an online platform dedicated to helping professionals, organizations and companies grow their business by social media strategic planning. Turiya understands that owning and operating a business comes with many challenges but believes that social media marketing should not be one of them. Turiya shows business leaders how to successfully integrate online strategies that will allow them to attract, engage and excite their audience, create brand evangelists and ultimately generate revenue. With over 20 years of sales and customer service experience, she has worked with some of the top Fortune 500 companies but longed to be back in the small business arena. She contributes her knowledge and skills in social media strategies, internet marketing, sales and management, team development and leadership. Turiya knows that there is something very special in working with small business owners and entrepreneurs. It’s up close and personal. Her greatest honor is to work with people that are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of others.