All Things Diversity | Business
A millennial that found inspiration at the nexus of business, community and politics, Cofield has carved a niche for herself as an entrepreneur, advocate, and speaker on all things business and diversity. A converted management consultant, economic fellow, and economic development director she currently serves as the President & CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce and the founder of Walker’s Legacy, a women in business collective.
Her work has spanned continents, communities and corporations and can currently be found impacting lives and bottom-lines at organizations in cities like Austin, New York, DC, LA, Nairobi and beyond. Highlights of her accomplishments and founding achievements include (reverse chronological):
- Founder, CCAACC/SXSW African Diaspora Fellowship Program – Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce
- Founder, Walker’s Legacy: A Women in Business Summit Series – Walker’s Legacy (est. 2009)
- Founder, $100,000 Business Plan competition and Small Business Awards program – Washington, DC Economic Partnership
- Featured testimony before the US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship – Access to Capital Disparities Panel
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