LeWinfred Shack
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LeWinfred Shack S.O. What! Success Story

People who give of their time and talents have a special place in my heart.  LeWinfred Shack, best known as Shack, is one of those people. We met probably a decade ago at church, and I learned about his massage therapy business.  When…
Odell Bizzell
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Odell Bizzell S.O. What! Success Story

Doesn’t it feel good when you meet someone doing the same thing as you and they immediately cheer you on and offer real help? I met Odell Bizzell as part of the National Speakers Association a few years ago but really got to know him when…
Summer Owens and Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn Davis
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3 Lessons Learned from 36 Years of Powerful Women of Achievement Stories

Exactly 10 years ago, I became a part of the Women of Achievement sisterhood. It was and has been one of the greatest honors of my life as I sat with women I admired including my African American history professor from a decade earlier, Dr.…
Leshundra Robinson
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Leshundra Robinson S.O. What! Success Story

Many nonprofit organizations are born out of need and many are created from painful personal experiences. When I met Leshundra Robinson she asked me to speak at an anti-bullying conference she organized for the nonprofit she co-founded, UCAN…
Havilah Malone
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Havilah Malone S.O. What! Success Story

When I made the decision to become a professional speaker, I was excited that I qualified to become a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA). One of the most amazing connections I made through NSA was with this woman with a speaking…
Joyce Kyles
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Joyce Kyles’ – A DV Survivor’s S.O. What! Success Story

It’s amazing the people you meet along your journey. For me it’s been especially interesting meeting people who use their life’s challenges, like I do, to help others. Joyce Kyles became my instant friend the day we met. She has an incredible…
Reginald Clark
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Meet Reginald and Ebony Clark, S.O. What! Success Stories

As a college freshman, I made a decision to pledge an amazing sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. That decision opened my world up and introduced me to an entire Greek family with incredible brothers sisters who would go on to do incredible…
Toni Boland-Evans
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Toni Boland-Evans: From Difficult Chapter into Success Story!

Toni Boland-Evans is a proud Memphian and University of Memphis alumni. She is a very passionate and determined woman. Toni has worked for NIKE as part of the Social and Community Impact Team for over 25 years. She was named Memphis Business…
Alexia Young
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Alexia Young Shows Us How to Turn a Disformity into Mission!

A Birth Defect that Birthed Purpose Born with a birth defect, cleft lip, and palate, Alexia Young is a woman with a brave mind and heart, she chooses to stand beyond challenges and helps others embrace their struggles. Through her organization,…