Join us for a candid discussion on careers and motherhood.
With: Thaisa Brown, Digital Director, Pennsylvania Insurance; Delores Brown, CoFounder, Agbara Life, Inc; Nicole Tirado, CEO, Tirado
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About the Panelists:
Delores Brown: Delores Brown is a serial entrepreneur and currently as the creative director and co-founder of Agbara Life, a black-owned wearable tech benefits corporation. With a background in Chemistry from the University of Illinois, Delores has transitioned from the sciences into the arts an international brand and fashion consultant, working in Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania. Delores brings her project management and scientific background in as a diverse creative influence that is critical for a global brand. Her focus has been on having a positive impact on her community through the youth and is raising her two daughters to have the same goal through STEM and arts education and community outreach. She also mentors other mothers in the entrepreneurial space focusing on support and balancce throughout the entrepreneurial journey.
Thaisa Jones: Seasoned and highly-skilled digital expert with a traditional media communications foundation, Thaisa Jones has built a career that has led to “playing on Facebook all day.” She has a wealth of experience in government, business-to-business and business-to-consumer communications. She has experience developing traditional strategic communications plans, digital media strategies and campaigns, and marketing campaigns for international consumer brands, government entities, and non-profit organizations. Currently, she oversees the day-to-day digital communications for the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, which includes the official PID website, social media platforms, and agency printed collateral. Jones has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University and a Master of Science from Roosevelt University. She is an avid communicator with work that can be found in various magazines, newspapers and websites, and is a published author. Thaisa stays busy in central Pennsylvania with her husband Kyle and son Anderson.
Nicole Tirado: Nicole Tirado is an insanely busy (and productive) plant based Mama. She is the CEO of Tearado, where they are making loose leaf tea drinking possible on the go - with the world's first portable smart tea cup and Productivitea travel collection. Nicole has 10 years of experience creating new experiences, products and programs - all going from 0 to 1. She has worked and collaborated with organizations like the New York Knicks (to ideate and produce their first Poetry Slam at Madison Square Garden), Altria Group, formerly Phillip Morris USA, NASA, Rackspace, and the City of New York. She also created Hack the Block, an initiative that increased adoption and awareness of open source technologies and funded the startup making parking easier, Meter Feeder. Nicole believes in sowing good seed, especially into the community that birthed her. She spent much of 2015 mentoring HS students from the Bronx through Code Interactive. She also negotiated, secured, and delivered $25,000 in corporate capital to the technology department at Bronx Community Charter School and Bronx Academy for Software Engineering.