As a speaker and international marketing strategist, my expertise is in 3 spaces: strategytechnology and activism. I present on topics related to brandingsocial media strategybloggingdigital marketing, sponsorships and online advocacy/activismentrepreneurship and more.

As a keynote speaker, I would love to bring one of my dynamic talks to your college, conference or business so if you’re looking for speakers, I’m ready! Take a look at my videos.

I can be reached at Admin at MelaninBusiness dot com.

Signature Workshops:

  • The Social Media Checklist | A Live Audit 
  • I have an idea. Now what? How To Get Started. 
  • Create A Responsive Website and Start Making Money!
  • $1K In 30 Days 
  • How To Make Your LinkedIn Irresistible

Let’s work together!



The Social Media Checklist | A Live Audit (workshop host) – University of Illinois Web Con (April 2018) – Champaign, IL




* Business 101 Poster Sessions Capstone Project (judge) – University of Illinois-Champaign (December 2017) – Champaign, IL

* The Entrepreneurs of Excellence (panel) – Cornerstone Christian Fellowship (November 2017) – Country Club Hills, IL

* Market Yourself | Brand Yourself (Panel) –  iCan Collective Creative Conference (November 2017) – Chicago, IL

October General Body Meeting (keynote) – Chicago Urban League Metro Board (October 2017) – Chicago, IL

Adv 300 Class Marketing Vs Advertising (talk) – University of Illinois Champaign (October 2017) – Champaign, IL

*The Social Media Checklist (keynote) – Calvin Christian School (August 2017) – Chicago, IL

*Closing The Entrepreneurship Gap: Diverse Journeys of Entrepreneurs (panel) – DePaul University (May 2017) – Chicago, IL

*Mind, Body, and Brand (talk) – PowHer Suite (April 2017) – Chicago, IL

*Black Lives Matter Conference (panel) – Loyola University (April 2017) – Chicago, IL

*Bianca VIP Day (talk) – St. Xavier University (April 2017) – Chicago, IL

*Black History Month Community Circle (talk) – Rowe Elementary School (February 2017) – Chicago, IL


*Class: Analytics (talk) – Richton Park Library (November 2016) – Richton Park, IL

*Class: Youtube (talk) – Richton Park Library (October 2016) – Richton Park, IL

*Class: Social Media Marketing (talk) – Richton Park Library (September 2016) – Richton Park, IL

*Class: Have An Idea. Where To Start. (talk) – Richton Park Library (September 2016) – Richton Park, IL

*Teen Summit (talk) – Mogul Academy (July 2016) – Chicago, IL


*Marketing + Vending (talk) –South Eastern Vending Association (August 2014) – Chicago, IL