POSITIVE ROLE MODELS TO FOLLOW
Frederick Joseph is a New York Times bestselling author. He was recognized for the International Literacy Association’s 2021 Children’s & Young Adults’ Book Award, is a 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list-maker for marketing and advertising, an activist, and philanthropist with over 10 years of marketing experience.
Vanessa became publishing director of British Vogue in 2018 - the first female publisher in the brand's 105 year history and the first person of colour in the role in the history of the Condé Nast publishing house. Regularly cited by Powerlist as one of the UK’s Most Influential Black Britons, she was appointed MBE for services to the media industry in 2016.
Martyn is the co-founder of The Purple Goat Agency, a disability and inclusion marketing agency and one of the UK's most influential disabled people. He’s helping LinkedIn members and companies connect with the needs of the disabled community to transform the way everyone works and contributes.
As an angel investor and founder of Black Girl Fest, Nicole wants black businesses and black business owners to get the credit they deserve. She’s using LinkedIn to connect with young people and underrepresented communities to help equip them with the tools they need for professional success.
Dasha Kennedy is the creator of the award-winning financial advocacy group The Broke Black Girl. As a digital community leader and financial activist, she provides culturally competent and relevant financial literacy resources to over 70,000 African-American women to combat the racial and gender wealth gap.
Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche is America's favorite personal financial educator! A New York Times Bestseller (Get Good with Money), an NAACP Image
Award Nominee, and the first Black woman to grace the cover of Money Magazine solo, Tiffany is a trailblazer in the personal finance space.