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A Toast to Women in Excellence: BPN Miami Chapter Recognizes 10 Black Women Making Waves

A Toast to Women in Excellence: BPN Miami Chapter Recognizes 10 Black Women Making Waves

In the vibrant region of South Florida, excellence knows no bounds, especially when it comes to the contributions of Black women. The Black Professionals Network (BPN) Miami Chapter during Women’s History Month will host and recognize ten remarkable individuals, each leaving an indelible mark in their respective fields of career, business, and social good. Let’s dive into the stories of these phenomenal honorees:

Rickelle Williams: The Visionary Administrator
Rickelle Williams, Assistant City Manager of Miami, is a strategic thinker and team builder extraordinaire. Her dynamic leadership has propelled economic and community development initiatives, contributing to the growth and vitality of Miami Beach.

Juliet Murphy Roulhac: The Power Player
As Director of External Affairs for Florida Power & Light Company, Juliet Murphy Roulhac wields her legal prowess to foster governmental relations and community engagement. Her commitment to philanthropy and corporate responsibility shines through her multifaceted role.

Tamika Moses, MSIRE: The Real Estate Maven
Tamika Moses, Founder and CEO of Robin Bird Realty, is a force to be reckoned with in the real estate industry. With over two decades of experience and a dedication to continuous learning, Tamika’s leadership and expertise have earned her prestigious roles within real estate associations.

Nikki Lewis Simon: The Litigation Diplomat
Nikki Lewis Simon, Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at Greenberg Traurig, combines her legal acumen with a passion for diversity and inclusion. Her strategic initiatives enrich client engagements and community investments, embodying the firm’s core values.

Kerry-Ann Royes: The Social Justice Champion
Kerry-Ann Royes, President and CEO of YWCA South Florida, is dedicated to advancing social justice and empowerment. Through her strategic leadership, Kerry-Ann has expanded the organization’s reach and spearheaded impactful initiatives benefiting women and girls.

Cristal J. Cole: The Policy Pioneer
Cristal J. Cole, Amazon Public Policy lead in the Southeastern U.S., is a seasoned advocate for public policy and community engagement. With over two decades of experience, Cristal’s commitment to philanthropy and advocacy continues to make a meaningful impact.

Shekeria Brown: The Community Connector
Shekeria Brown, leading community engagement for JPMorgan Chase Corporate Responsibility, fosters enduring relationships to shape the firm’s approach to serving communities. Her dedication to inclusive economic growth drives impactful initiatives in the Southeast U.S.

Suzan McDowell: The Marketing Maven
Suzan McDowell, Founder and CEO of Circle of One Marketing, is a visionary in the marketing and media landscape. Her expertise in targeting African American and Caribbean markets has propelled numerous successful campaigns, earning her recognition throughout South Florida and beyond.

Clara Stroude Vazquez: The Diversity All-Star
Clara Stroude Vazquez, a 20-year veteran of the Miami HEAT, champions diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the organization. Her dedication to fostering a culture of inclusivity and empowerment extends beyond the basketball court.

Dr. Nicole Garner Scott: The Financial Visionary
Dr. Nicole Garner Scott, a sought-after licensed Financial Consultant and serial entrepreneur, empowers communities through holistic financial planning. Her commitment to diversity and innovation drives her mission to combat financial constraints in multicultural communities.

These ten remarkable women exemplify the spirit of excellence and empowerment, inspiring generations to come. Their dedication to their respective fields and communities serves as a beacon of hope and progress, enriching the vibrant tapestry of Miami’s diverse landscape. Let us celebrate their achievements and continue to uplift and support Black women in their pursuit of excellence.

WHO: Black Professionals Network (BPN) Miami Chapter

WHAT: 2024 Black Women in Excellence Networking Mixer

WHEN: Thursday, March 21, 2024, 6:00PM to 9:00PM 

WHERE: (MIAMI) – Smith x Webster, 486 NE 167th St, Miami, FL 33162

Register to attend here


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