Join members of the North Austin Influencers™ for our February Networking Mixer.
Meet business professionals and executives, business owners and entrepreneurs from a diverse group of industries.
Event hashtag is #Influencers
We look forward to seeing you at Zed's Restaurant.
COST: $10 prepaid or $15 at the door. Prepaid rate is until 4:00 PM on February 6th.
This month's highlighted Influencer will be native Austinite, Damita Miller-Shanklin.
Damita Miller-Shanklin is founder and publisher of Ujima Magazine. The foundation of the magazine is to come together for a better community and be responsible for the future of it. Ujima Magazine highlights and promotes positive images in the Black Community and stories of “everyday” heroes. Ujima Magazine has spent the last five years providing resource information, collaborations, and connections to help improve the lives of their readers. In 2012, Damita Miller-Shanklin was honored with Business Woman of the Year Award by the Williamson County African American Chamber of Commerce.
She is also the host of Ujima TV and joined KAZI. FM 88.7, as a co-host of The Breakfast Club on Friday mornings. She recently launched Ujima Sistah Radio Show on Blogtalk Radio.
The word Ujima is one of the seven Kwanzaa principles meaning collective work and responsibility.
Damita Miller-Shanklin will share the importance of Black History Month (recognized in February) as the reflection upon the accomplishments and sacrifices that inspires her to document stories of people in our communities that continue the fight and struggle for equality, justice, and inspiration as an influence for empowerment and inspiration.
We will also be joined by, Doris McDonald, President of Williamson County African-American Chamber of Commerce.