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The Vision of the National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC) is to build lasting strategic partnerships with first-rate organizations and individuals that will provide ground-breaking and innovative solutions for black women in construction and their respective communities.
We are “THE VOICE OF BLACK WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION”.

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The Vision of the National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC) is to build lasting strategic partnerships with first-rate organizations and individuals that will provide ground-breaking and innovative solutions for black women in construction and their respective communities.
We are “THE VOICE OF BLACK WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION”.

    NABWIC TALKS WITH PHRANTCEENA T HALRES, FORMER $60M MOTHER OF NATIONAL SECURITY

    NABWIC TALKS WITH PHRANTCEENA T HALRES, FORMER $60M MOTHER OF NATIONAL SECURITY

    SPECIAL GUEST:

    PHRANTCEENA T. HALRES


    FORMER $60M MOTHER OF NATIONAL SECURITY, TURNED REALTOR, AUTHOR, SPEAKER, PHILANTHROPIST


    coachtatefoundation.com 904-330-8646


    Our Special Guest is a SHRM Certified Diversity Trainer & Consultant | Public Speaker  |  Educator  | Developer  | Builder  | Designer  | Innovator  | Lecturer  | Creator  |Industry Certified Nuclear Security National & International Security expert


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    Host:  Ersula Odom  |  Co-Host: Jada Williams



    A special thanks to our advertising sponsors.  Visit their websites to learn more about these organizations:


    Ann McNeill:  https://www.annmcneill.com/

    JPerryandAssociates: www.jperryandassociates.com

    Pepsico/FritoLay:  https://www.pepsico.com/


    NABWIC's Mission:

    NABWIC was founded to increase the national awareness of Black Women in the construction industry.  Our charge is to:

         * Advocate for Black women-owned construction businesses for contract opportunities.

         * Create strategic environments that support educational, entrepreneurial, professional, and social network connections. * Train the next generation of Black women and minorities in the construction industry


    Visit us at NABWIC.ORG

    • 52 min
    NABWIC TALKS: AMBER LAWHORN, DIR. SMALL BUS. JACKSON HEALTH SYSTEM

    NABWIC TALKS: AMBER LAWHORN, DIR. SMALL BUS. JACKSON HEALTH SYSTEM

    NABWIC TALKS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WITH AMBER LAWHORN, DIRECTOR, SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM


    Amber Lawhorn currently serves as Director of the Small Business Enterprise Program for Jackson Health System.  In her work with Jackson’s Small Business Program, Amber has managed initiatives that encourage and increase participation of small and historically underutilized suppliers in all of Jackson’s procurement activities.   Her mission is identifying and creating opportunities for those businesses to provide goods and services to Jackson.  Her personal goals include, but are not limited to, sharing information that results in successful outcomes and connecting suppliers with the right people and resources.  Currently, Amber takes advantage of every opportunity to keep suppliers informed of ways to participate in Jackson’s nearly two billion dollar capital program.  This 10-year construction and renovation effort includes a first-of-its-kind Mentor/Protégé program, partnering local small minority businesses with healthcare construction management giants for a priceless training experience.


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    HOST:  Author, Legacy Writer, Keynote Speaker and MM Bethune Performer, Ersula Odom  |CO-HOST  Jada Williams, Owner and Founder. Kis Ls Inc.

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    Contact Information:

    Amber Lawhorn, MBA, CPSD | Director, Small Business Enterprise Program  | Procurement Management Department | Jackson Medical Towers

    1500 NW 12th Avenue, Suite 819 | Miami, FL 33136

    P: (305) 585 - 7059  | F: (305) 355 - 2193    |E: amber.lawhorn@jhsmiami.org


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    Follow us at:  https://facebook.com/nabwic1991  |Website:  nabwic.org

    • 37 min
    NABWIC TALKS WITH VALERIE MUNDY, PE - HOW TO LOBBY FOR YOUR BUSINESS.

    NABWIC TALKS WITH VALERIE MUNDY, PE - HOW TO LOBBY FOR YOUR BUSINESS.

    SPECIAL GUEST:

    VALERIE MUNDY, P.E.-NABWIC MEMBER

    Owner and Managing Partner at Global One Networks, LLC


    IF YOU’RE NOT IN POLITICS, YOU’RE NOT IN BUSINESS - HOW TO LOBBY FOR YOUR BUSINESS



    Ms. Mundy is a licensed specialty electrical contractor providing installation of voice and data cabling, Security and Access Control, CCTV, Voice over IP, Avaya, Nortel, Cisco telephone systems and other low voltage applications. Continuing/On-Call Low Voltage Contractor for Orlando International Airport, Orlando Utilities Commission and Orange County Public Schools.


    She is also engaged in workforce training, instructing adults on how to transition into a career in telecommunications from a telecom technician, cable tv technicians with Brighthouse and Directv, Networking, customer support and helpdesk, and Video Production Assistants.


    Ms. Mundy is an active NABWIC member who has been intricately involved with organizing political events, including NABWIC's Annual Mid-Year Congressional Black Caucus Reception.  This year's reception will be held Thursday, September 17 from 5-8 PM  on ZOOM. You want to attend NABWIC's 2020 Congressional Black Caucus Virtual Reception. Join MC Yolanda Cash Jackson with special guest speakers Nyami Mandindi, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence, US Army Corps of Engineer's Patricia Sweeney & more. Specially invited guests include Congresspersons Al Lawson, Hank Johnson, Karen Bass & others. Register at nabwic2020reception.eventbrite.com or visit nabwic.org, Any Questions: 4075762642

    • 52 min
    NABWIC Talks Opportunities with Sandy-Michael McDonald, Director of Econ. Dev. with Broward County,

    NABWIC Talks Opportunities with Sandy-Michael McDonald, Director of Econ. Dev. with Broward County,

    Sandy McDonald has been the Director of the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD) since May 2013. Mr. McDonald has an expansive vision of economic development for all of Broward County, centered on an entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to small business success, as well as a renewed sense of partnership with the County’s 31 municipalities and its Municipal Services District.


    OESBD has as its core functions economic development for the County and the oversight of local and Federal implementation of small business programs. Mr. McDonald champions opportunities for small businesses through developing, implementing, and monitoring these programs. OESBD provides resources to position businesses in growing beyond Broward County with an emphasis on creating capacity and encouraging international trade. With programs like a new mentor-protégé initiative and an enhanced effort to work directly with city-level economic development efforts, OESBD and the County are poised to continue improvements seen of late in economic development.


    Prior to joining Broward County, Mr. McDonald worked for 13 years in Community and Economic Development on both local and federal programs. His expertise includes initiating tax increment finance programs, brownfield redevelopment, small business development, and disadvantaged business enterprise. 

    • 47 min
    NABWIC TALKS WITH WITH SANDY-MICHAEL MCDONALD, BROWARD DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    NABWIC TALKS WITH WITH SANDY-MICHAEL MCDONALD, BROWARD DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Sandy McDonald has been the Director of the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD) since May 2013. Mr. McDonald has an expansive vision of economic development for all of Broward County, centered on an entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to small business success, as well as a renewed sense of partnership with the County’s 31 municipalities and its Municipal Services District.  BROWARD AND BEYOND


    www.BROWARD.ORG/ECONDEV

    • 39 min
    NABWIC Talks with Deborah Thompson - An Inside Look at Federal Contracting

    NABWIC Talks with Deborah Thompson - An Inside Look at Federal Contracting

    THIS IS A PRE-RECORDED SHOW.



    Have you ever wondered if government contracting is a good strategy for your business?  Join the conversation as NABWIC Talks government contracting with Deborah Thompson, DKT Consultants.  


    Host:  Ersula Odom

    Co-Host: Jada Williams


    Deborah K. Thompson, Consultants

    3120 Atlantic Boulevard

    Jacksonville, FL  32207

    www.dktconsultants.com


     


    A special thanks to our advertising sponsors.  Visit their websites to learn more about these organizations:


    Ann McNeill:  https://www.annmcneill.com/

    JPerryandAssociates: www.jperryandassociates.com

    Pepsico/FritoLay:  https://www.pepsico.com/


     


    NABWIC's Mission:

    NABWIC was founded to increase the national awareness of Black Women in the construction industry.  Our charge is to:

         * Advocate for Black women-owned construction businesses for contract opportunities.

         * Create strategic environments that support educational, entrepreneurial, professional, and social network connections.

         * Train the next generation of Black women and minorities in the construction industry

    • 23 min

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