Dr. April Day
Women's Business Enterprise Alliance
Dr. April Day serves as president of the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA). The WBEA is a leading third-party certifying organization that serves women-owned business enterprises representing 15 billion dollars in revenue and more than 40,000 jobs. April’s primary role is to facilitate procurement connections, enhance organizational performance, and increase opportunities for women-owned businesses through procurement, education, and executive networking.
Dr. Day gives back to the community by her service in volunteering, shopping, and dining. As a self-proclaim foodie and WBE retail fan, April enjoys the occasional decadent chocolates from Cacao Chocolate, tacos, carrot cake from Dessert Galley and frequenting local small business hot spots. You can catch her on multiple boards, serving as an adjunct faculty for Texas Women’s University, corporate trainer for Houston Community College, a recipient of many awards, sought after presenter on transformational leadership, organizational performance, and burnout reduction.
Dr. Day earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Houston, an MBA from Our Lady of the Lake University and her doctorate at Our Lady of the Lake. Her area of research is transformational leadership and burnout in the small businesses sector. Dr. Day is a proud mother of five, a UH Alum, Certified Non-profit Professional, Leadership Houston Alum, American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow and member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, inc.