Studies show that women of color face a greater level of negative stereotyping that may impede others from actively aiding them in advancing their careers. In celebration of National Women’s History Month, Walker’s Legacy is on a mission to increase mentoring opportunities for women.
Join us for a limited capacity, intimate, one-on-one mentorship experience you won’t want to miss. Only 25 seats available.
When: Thurs, March 29 6pm-8pm
Where: WeWork 1372 (1372 Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA 30309)
Katerina Taylor – President, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce
Katerina Taylor is a 15-year veteran in the financial services industry. An entrepreneur, and community advocate, she also served as vice president for SunTrust Bank from 2003-2012. Where Taylor successfully designed and executed business growth and development strategies, and created and facilitated training programs for more than 500 regional and local bank managers.
Taylor became the first woman president and CEO in the Chamber’s 80-year history in 2014. Actively engaged in the community, Taylor serves on the board of directors for United Way of Greater Atlanta (UWGA), and many others. As a strong advocate for women, Taylor served as Chair of the Johnnetta B. Cole Women’s Society and served as Chair of the Leading a Life of Purpose Women in Philanthropy annual event.
Taylor is a proud woman of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, a graduate of Leadership Georgia, Leadership Atlanta, Georgia Academy for Economic Development. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, Texas; and earned her MBA in Finance from Argosy University in Atlanta.
Liberty White – Founder, Chozen Media
Liberty White is a producer and digital marketing specialist at CHOZEN MEDIA and co-founded ATL WEBFEST, the first web series festival in the Southeast. A native of Toronto, ON, Canada, Liberty’s expertise is in content development with nearly 20 years of experience in digital, video, and experiential marketing to create solutions to address social and business needs. Additionally, Liberty strives to build bridges and create opportunities to tell the stories of women and people of color in the area of technology, business, and media on ROUTE TV.
Erica Dias – Founder, The B Firm PR
Erica Dias is the Founder of The B Firm PR. Erica’s mission is to provide creative breakthroughs for individuals, brands and corporations alike through strategic communication campaigns that educate, build relationships, extend the reach and increase visibility. Our experiential arm designs customer experiences that enhance the consumer’s relationship with the brand. Call her the tree shaker! She presents low hanging fruit that is yours for the picking! Besides providing PR services today, Erica is a mentor at the Big Brother Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta. She is an active guest speaker at various high schools pouring into the youth and recently wrote a book full of inspirational quotes called; FAITH IT UNTIL YOU MAKE IT. (available in Barnes & Noble and AMAZON)
Tracy Williams – Founder, T-Factor Talent Solutions, LLC
Tracy D. Williams is the founder of T-Factor Talent Solutions LLC, a talent career coaching agency that helps job seekers from various backgrounds. A human resources expert by profession, Tracy has helped countless job seekers find satisfying roles with proven techniques for resume writing, interviewing, and overall presentation. Although using traditional practices as well as current trends to coach clients, Tracy’s unique approach is delving into the personal aspects of each client she partners with. It is Tracy’s belief that knowing yourself and what you love will enhance your next move in life.
Tanika Gray Valbrun – Founder, The White Dress Project
Tanika Gray Valbrun is an award-winning Journalist and Educator with a passion for women’s health. After her personal struggles with uterine fibroids, Tanika’s passion for women’s health inspired her to, create The White Dress Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing awareness, raising funding and increasing education about the uterine fibroid epidemic.
As the founder of, The White Dress Project, Tanika has successfully worked with doctors, health advocates and elected officials in multiple states to get legislation passed declaring July as “Fibroids Awareness Month”. Recognized as a thought leader and patient advocate for uterine health, she has also spoken at various events traveled domestically and internationally.
In addition to encouraging women to be their own health advocates, Tanika works as a Content Producer for the Cable News Network (CNN), where she has been awarded three coveted Peabody Awards for her contributions in journalism. Tanika works closely with CNN’s 1000 media affiliates and manages multiple projects including national and international newsgathering, and demonstrating strong editorial and legal judgment through investigating, pitching and developing stories to serve all of CNN’s and HLN’s platforms. She is the recipient of Georgia Trend’s and Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “40 under 40” Awards
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