As Millennial women, we need to add career resilience and financial security to our agenda. In a world where there is a severe lack of job security and women are falling behind when it comes to salary it’s more important than ever that we don’t put all our eggs in one basket. Whether you are an entrepreneur, or a young professional, in order to gain true freedom and independence we need to realize the importance of generating multiple streams of income.
Moderated by Janell P. Hazelwood, Associate Producer Black Enterprise advices and words of wisdom were shared by each and every panelist. Panelists included Tionna Smalls (Author and star of the MTV show “Girl, Get Your Mind Right”), Steph Auteri (Freelance Writer, Consultant), Tiffany the Budgetnista (Personal Finance Expert), and Johnica Reed (Entrepreneur, Consultant).
Rhonesha Byng is the founder and CEO of Her Agenda— a digital media platform bridging the gap between ambition and achievement for millennial women. The site provides access to content and community that gives millennial women access to information and inspiration to help them get started or to move to the next level of their career. Rhonesha is an Emmy award-winning journalist and entrepreneur whose philosophy in life is established by her acronym of N.E.S.H.A. No one Ever Slows Her Agenda. This motto served as the inspiration for Her Agenda. Rhonesha was named to the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list and ESSENCE magazine named her among 50 Founders To Watch. Rhonesha is also the co-founder of the newly formed nonprofit org The Black Owned Media Equity and Sustainability Institute (BOMESI).