2019 Career Crawl


This year BGR will feature it's second career crawl. It is predicated on the notion of a bar crawl but without the drinks. Students will go around to different tables that will be occupied by Black female entrepreneurs and career women. They will ask the participants questions about their career paths and trajectorie. They they will also seek insight about how they might pursue their own career goals. 
Baltimore Community Doula Project
Andrea Williams-Muhammad
https://www.baltimoredoulaproject.org/
Dedicated community activist, currently focused on creating safe-spaces for birthing families in Baltimore. Mother of four, sister, daughter dedicated to faith and heritage. Graduate of Western High School, who believes and encourages the creation of pathways to success in non-conforming frameworks.
Owner of Holistic Wellness and Health
Crystal Forman
https://holistic-wellnessandhealth.com/
Crystal Forman, MPH, MHA is the Owner/Director of Holistic Wellness and Health. She is a passionate health and wellness educator with over 20 years of experience. Crystal also works to improve food justice and sustainable food access. She is an avid forager, gardener and volunteer farmer. Holistic Wellness and Health makes healthy living easy, nutritious, delicious and fun with a focus on plant-based foods that help you with cravings and weight issues using a whole person approach to assist you in living a healthier and more vibrant life. They offer a variety of services including: health coaching, wellness workshops and healthy plant-based cooking demos. Crystal is also on the Board of the Black Vegetarian Society of Maryland and the Baltimore City Master Gardeners.
Owner of Ebone Adrianne Floral Design
Ebone Johnson
www.eboneadriannefloraldesign.com/
 Ebone Adrianne Floral Design is a boutique floral design company based in Annapolis, Maryland, specializing in intimate luxury weddings and events.

Founder of Neamaste Yoga 
Lanea Nelson
Lanea is Yoga, Meditation and Sound bowl Healing certified. She is here to bring light and knowledge to everyone will to receive
She-EO of Hood Adjacent Tees
Dr. Patricia Watson
https://hoodish.org/
Patricia is the SHE-EO and Director of Dopeness. At the end of the day, the vision for Hood Adjacent isn’t just a tee shirt and apparel company, it is a movement. Our stores will be a place where people can come to connect, share, learn, meet people to travel with, laugh together, cry together and learn to live together.Our store opening soon will also have a cafe, community garden and host classes open to the community on opening and maintaining a business, finance classes, education, parenting and other classes that will help sustain and improve the community.

Contact Dr. Watson at Patricia@hoodish.org
Smalltimore Homes
Quida Chancey 
https://www.smalltimorehomes.org/
Journey Financial Planning & Tax-Journeys Wealth Academy, Inc.
Yolanda Robinson
http://journeyfinancialplanning.org/
Ms. Yolanda Michelle Robinson is the founder and owner of Journey Financial Planning & Tax a
value based fee only financial planning and investment advisory firm. She is also the owner and
executive director of Journeys Wealth Academy, Inc. a 501C not for profit organization that
provides economic and financial education for individuals, families and organizations with a
special emphasis on women and girls. These programs are taught online and at churches, not
for profit organizations, high schools & colleges in various states. In addition she currently
collaborates with the City of Rochester-Mayor’s Office of Community Wealth Building with many
of these programs and projects.
Ms. Yolanda Michelle Robinson studied her Master Degree in Finance (MSFS) with
the American College of Financial Services. She is pursuing a doctoral degree in Finance
(D.B.A) from Liberty University which she expects to earn in 2023. She is known as the
"Finance Girl" on social media outlets and in her community with over 15 years of experience
and expertise as a wealth advisor, investment advisor, tax and business consultant, financial
educator and author.
Yolanda Michelle became interested in financial planning and financial education when she
witnessed the impact that poor planning had on many family members growing up. “The rigors
of family life and watching the unique challenges that men and women face--from being a
granddaughter who spent quite a bit of time growing up in the home of a pastor and first lady,
daughter and a mother---have taught me firsthand how important financial planning is for the
entire family, says Yolanda Michelle. Therefore her passion and calling is to help educate
individuals of all ages on the importance of managing their finances and achieving financial
independence.
She currently publishes and distributes a newsletter "Financial Stewardship for Life" to many
individuals and organizations every month. In addition Yolanda Michelle is the author of her first
book series: Financial Stewardship for Life which includes the following books;
The New Financial You, God's Financial Promises, An Educator's Lesson Plan to Financial
Success, Discovering your Financial DNA and Girls just want to have funds.
On a personal note, Yolanda Michelle is a mother of three children- a son Israel and her
daughters Nyomi and Nyah. Some of her personal hobbies are cooking, reading, writing, singing
and listening to a wide variety of music.
Ms. Yolanda Michelle Robinson is the founder and owner of Journey Financial Planning & Tax a
value based fee only financial planning and investment advisory firm. She is also the owner and
executive director of Journeys Wealth Academy, Inc. a 501C not for profit organization that
provides economic and financial education for individuals, families and organizations with a
special emphasis on women and girls. These programs are taught online and at churches, not
for profit organizations, high schools & colleges in various states. In addition she currently
collaborates with the City of Rochester-Mayor’s Office of Community Wealth Building with many
of these programs and projects.
Ms. Yolanda Michelle Robinson studied her Master Degree in Finance (MSFS) with
the American College of Financial Services. She is pursuing a doctoral degree in Finance
(D.B.A) from Liberty University which she expects to earn in 2023. She is known as the
"Finance Girl" on social media outlets and in her community with over 15 years of experience
and expertise as a wealth advisor, investment advisor, tax and business consultant, financial
educator and author.
Yolanda Michelle became interested in financial planning and financial education when she
witnessed the impact that poor planning had on many family members growing up. “The rigors
of family life and watching the unique challenges that men and women face--from being a
granddaughter who spent quite a bit of time growing up in the home of a pastor and first lady,
daughter and a mother---have taught me firsthand how important financial planning is for the
entire family, says Yolanda Michelle. Therefore her passion and calling is to help educate
individuals of all ages on the importance of managing their finances and achieving financial
independence.
She currently publishes and distributes a newsletter "Financial Stewardship for Life" to many
individuals and organizations every month. In addition Yolanda Michelle is the author of her first
book series: Financial Stewardship for Life which includes the following books;
The New Financial You, God's Financial Promises, An Educator's Lesson Plan to Financial
Success, Discovering your Financial DNA and Girls just want to have funds.
On a personal note, Yolanda Michelle is a mother of three children- a son Israel and her
daughters Nyomi and Nyah. Some of her personal hobbies are cooking, reading, writing, singing
and listening to a wide variety of music.

About Ms. Robinson: Ms. Yolanda Michelle Robinson is the founder and owner of Journey Financial Planning & Tax, a value based fee only financial planning and investment advisory firm. She is also the owner and executive director of Journeys Wealth Academy, Inc. a 501c not for profit organization that provides economic and financial education to individuals, families, and organizations with a special emphasis on women and girls. These programs are taught online and at churches, not for profit organizations, high schools, & colleges in various state. In additions, she currently collaborates with the City of Rochester-Mayor's Office and Community Wealth Building with many of the programs and projects.

Ms. Yolanda Michelle Robinson received her Master Degree in Finance from (MSFS) with the American College of Financial Services. She is pursuing a doctoral degree in Finance (D.B.A.) from Liberty University, which she expected to earn in 2023. She is known as the

"Finance Girl" on social media outlets and in her

community with over 15 years of experience


and expertise as a wealth advisor, investment advisor, tax and business consultant, financial educator and author.


****Her passion and calling is to help

educate individuals of all ages on the importance of managing their finances

and achieving financial independence.

Therefore, she is also the author of her first financial

stewardship series which can be located at: https://www.amazon.com/YolandaMichelleRobinson/e/B078XJCWF9?ref=dbs_p_ebk_r00_abau_000000.

Ms. Yolanda Michelle Robinson is the founder and owner of Journey Financial Planning & Tax a
value based fee only financial planning and investment advisory firm. She is also the owner and
executive director of Journeys Wealth Academy, Inc. a 501C not for profit organization that
provides economic and financial education for individuals, families and organizations with a
special emphasis on women and girls. These programs are taught online and at churches, not
for profit organizations, high schools & colleges in various states. In addition she currently
collaborates with the City of Rochester-Mayor’s Office of Community Wealth Building with many
of these programs and projects.
Ms. Yolanda Michelle Robinson studied her Master Degree in Finance (MSFS) with
the American College of Financial Services. She is pursuing a doctoral degree in Finance
(D.B.A) from Liberty University which she expects to earn in 2023. She is known as the
"Finance Girl" on social media outlets and in her community with over 15 years of experience
and expertise as a wealth advisor, investment advisor, tax and business consultant, financial
educator and author. ****Her passion and calling is to help educate individuals of all ages on the
importance of managing their finances and achieving financial independence. Therefore she is
also the author of her first financial stewardship series which can be located at:
https://www.amazon.com/Yolanda-Michelle-Robinson/e/B078XJCWF9?ref=dbs_p_ebk_r00_aba
u_000000.
Ms. Yolanda Michelle Robinson is the founder and owner of Journey Financial Planning & Tax a
value based fee only financial planning and investment advisory firm. She is also the owner and
executive director of Journeys Wealth Academy, Inc. a 501C not for profit organization that
provides economic and financial education for individuals, families and organizations with a
special emphasis on women and girls. These programs are taught online and at churches, not
for profit organizations, high schools & colleges in various states. In addition she currently
collaborates with the City of Rochester-Mayor’s Office of Community Wealth Building with many
of these programs and projects.
Ms. Yolanda Michelle Robinson studied her Master Degree in Finance (MSFS) with
the American College of Financial Services. She is pursuing a doctoral degree in Finance
(D.B.A) from Liberty University which she expects to earn in 2023. She is known as the
"Finance Girl" on social media outlets and in her community with over 15 years of experience
and expertise as a wealth advisor, investment advisor, tax and business consultant, financial
educator and author. ****Her passion and calling is to help educate individuals of all ages on the
importance of managing their finances and achieving financial independence. Therefore she is
also the author of her first financial stewardship series which can be located at:
https://www.amazon.com/Yolanda-Michelle-Robinson/e/B078XJCWF9?ref=dbs_p_ebk_r00_aba
u_000000.
Contact Ms. Robinson at journeyfinancialplanning@gmail.com

Sharmia Designs/ Little Prints Art
Sharmia Crawford
Sharmia Crawford is an artist living and working in Baltimore City. Sharmia is a graduate of Towson University, where she received a bachelors degree in Graphic Design. Currently, Sharmia is a Masters of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Baltimore. After graduating from Towson, Sharmia worked as a professional graphic designer for 6 years. During those years, She became interested in art education. She taught at several after school programs and workshops while pursuing her design career. Sharmia later obtained a teaching certification. She has been working as an art educator in Baltimore City Public Schools for 3 years.

Sharmia’s passion for art education birthed Little Prints Art. Little Prints Art provides art classes, paint parties, workshops, after school programs, and summer camp sessions. This art program partners with community organizations to provide experiences that enhance cultural and rewarding opportunities to those enrolled in the programs.

In addition to operating Little Prints Art and being an art educator, Sharmia does freelance design and photography.
Owner of Cardamom & Clove Henna
Chelsea Stevens
www.cardamomclovehenna.com

I began working with henna in 2011 as an act of self-care, decorating my own hands and feet with winding floral patterns, paisleys, and grids. This small ritual was one that I could afford and sustain as a single mother of a toddler with limited time and limited funds. What was once a treat for myself grew, unexpectedly, into a vibrant business. Eight years later, I serve women from all walks of life with henna serves for the most memorable occasions of their lives-including the everyday victory of being themselves, unapologetically.
John Hopkins Hospital
Brittany Powell
Rev. Brittany Powell is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. She is a graduate of Spelman College, in Atlanta, Georgia, where she received a bachelor of arts degree in political science.  She was awarded the master of divinity degree in psychology of religion and pastoral care, from Morehouse School of Religion of the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta. She is currently a Chaplain and Certified Educator Candidate at Johns Hopkins Hospital where she is receiving her certification to educate chaplains in a clinical setting.

Owner of Envision Creative A.R.T. 
Ayesha Thompson 
https://www.envisioncreativeart.com/

Envision Creative A.R.T. is a visual marketing firm committed to supporting small businesses and nonprofit agencies with enhancing their brand identity and improving consumer engagement and experiences.

Our firm provides marketing and branding consultations, market research, graphic design (print and electronic), website development, and social media management.
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