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The WBENC Women of Color Program is pleased to bring you Conversations that Count, a self-development series facilitated by Dr. Cheryl Polote-Williamson. During the Standing in Your Purpose workshop, participants will receive 3-Keys to help you discover your purpose.

This series is designed for business leaders and entrepreneurs who are eager to improve their mindset to effectively execute their visions while building a purpose-filled personal brand and balanced life. The workshops in this series are interactive and formatted to be a safe and communal space that encourages community and relationship building with attendees of each session. If you are looking to develop as a leader while getting to know other entrepreneurs, this program is for you!

Standing in Your Purpose is not difficult; in fact, your purpose is inside of you waiting to be discovered.  To stand in your purpose you must first understand how to discover your purpose. If you are looking to know discover and stand in your purpose, this session is for you!

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Cheryl Polote-Williamson

Soul Reborn | Founder and CEO

Dr. Cheryl Polote-Williamson is a highly sought-after transformational speaker, nationally acclaimed multi best-selling author, award winning executive producer and filmmaker, global business leader, visionary, philanthropist, brand influencer, purpose connection coach, editor-in-chief of Cheryl Magazine and most importantly, a true servant leaderCheryl has utilized her God given gifts and talents to master the art of influence and she takes pride in teaching others how to do the same.

As a transformational speaker with unbelievable transparency and candor, Williamson’s speeches captivate and motivate audiences to release self-doubt, walk in power and thrive in purpose. Earlier this year, she was honored to serve as the Convocation Keynote Speaker at Shaw University’s Founder’s Day ceremony.

Polote-Williamson is the embodiment of what it means to have a servant’s heart. In 2018, she founded Soul Reborn, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that educates individuals and communities on the positive impact of business creation. Since it’s inception, Soul Reborn has supported more than 4,500 disenfranchised, underserved and previously incarcerated women. Most recently, her philanthropic efforts garnered the attention of the White House, adding the President’s Lifetime Service award to her growing list of awards and accomplishments.  Cheryl’s philanthropic efforts have also been recognized by the state of Ohio, where she received a Proclamation for philanthropy. Also, Rosemary’s Babies, an Ohio home for teen moms, named a gallery in Cheryl’s honor.  Additionally, Cheryl serves her community through affiliations including Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated (Alpha Xi Omega Chapter), The Links Incorporated (Mid Cities Chapter) and Black Women in Media.

Through her dedication and commitment to excellence in global business leadership, Cheryl graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, which helps entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunities by providing access to education, capital, and support services. Additionally, she holds Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) certifications.  Cheryl’s influence in business has placed her in the position to impact change in the lives of thousands.  Through that influence, Cheryl has launched thriving online communities that have inspired an upwards of 500 authors, volunteers, entrepreneurs, and fellow philanthropists.