We provide personal & professional development for women of color who are on a journey to build wealth & have optimal health.

Let’s Build Wealth..Together


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We want to make sure we adhere to local, state, and federal guidelines when dealing with the health concerns surrounding the Coronavirus. Although we believe the programming and content we plan on providing is important, we are strong advocates that HEALTH is WEALTH. We also want to make sure that we are considerate of everyone’s concerns and follow suit with all appropriate precautions. With that said, all in person events will be CONVERTED TO A WEBINAR/CONFERENCE CALL style presentation, until further notice.

For more information on COVID 19 please visit: cdc.gov


MISSION


Create a safe place for women of color to learn and
grow on their journey towards wealth.


WOIO is an organization that connects, educates, and supports career women and entrepreneurs of color. Our goal is to help them grow personally and professionally by providing them with the necessary tools and resources to achieve financial wellness; while encouraging proactive ways of obtaining and sustaining health, wealth, and opulence.




VISION


To be the nation’s leading organization for personal
and professional growth for women of color.


We want WOIO to be the world’s leading women’s organizations for training and development. We strive to create an environment where women can feel safe and become free. A place where they find their strength; mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and financially.



OUR TEAM


Leadership




LENA COHEN


PRESIDENT & FOUNDER


SAMIAYAH CROWDER


VICE PRESIDENT



Executive Team



APRIL BROWN


VP OF FINANCE


LATESHA SAMPSON


VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT


ANDREA MELTON


VP OF ENGAGEMENT


Our Board



LENA COHEN



CONNIE LUDWIN



BERGSON LENEUS “BERG”



KYANA WOOLRIDGE



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EVENTS & COURSES

Create a safe place for women of color to learn and
grow on their journey towards wealth.

Slide JANUARY

PROGRAMMATIC LAUNCH: FEATURED SPEAKER DR. WENDY OSEFO PROGRAMMATIC
LAUNCH
Featured Speaker Dr. Wendy Osefo

Event Description: This event is an official programmatic launch, welcoming new and existing participants, while also providing an overview of what’s to come.
BOOK NOW
FEBRUARY

BUILDING YOUR FOUNDATION BUILDING YOUR
FOUNDATION
Event Description: This class will give participants an opportunity to get a clear view of where they are, what they’re missing, and establish their financial goals for 2020.

BOOK NOW
MARCH

Wealth Health “What you can do TODAY to change TOMMORROW” GOOD CREDIT HABITS

Part 1 Good Credit Habits
Learn what you can do today to build good credit

Part 2 COVID-19 & Our Money
Address questions and concerns you have about money, the market, and the future in regard to COVID-19

BOOK NOW
Q1 FINANCIAL BASICS
Slide APRIL

BREAKING BAD HABITS & BUILDING NEW ONES WOIO HAPPY HOUR
HANGOUT
Event Description: Join us for a quick get together.
Let's stay connected and encouraged!

Hosted By: Lena Cohen- Hawkins
President & Founder
BOOK NOW
MAY

Small Changes, Big Savings HAPPY MIND, HAPPY BODY,
HAPPY MONEY!
Event Description: Putting your mental and physical health first during COVID-19.

Guest Speaker: Quay Lee Holland
Wellness Expert Specializing in
Autoimmunity and Detoxification
BOOK NOW
JUNE

MASTER CLASS MASTER CLASS

FEATURED SPEAKER: STACEY RUDBART

Event Description: How many Chanel bags does it take to retire? This event will drive home the theme of making better personal decisions.
SOON
Q2 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Slide JULY

EXECUTIVE DECISIONS INTRODUCTION TO
STOCKS & TRADING
Event Description: This class is an introduction to stocks and trading. Learn how people are making money during this pandemic. BOOK NOW
AUGUST

Planning Ahead PLANNING AHEAD

Event Description: Provides participants with key resources and tools to help them navigate and properly map out their next career/business move for growth. SOON
SEPTEMBER

Know Your Value, Get What You’re Worth! MASTER CLASS

FEATURED SPEAKER: KIMBERLY BROWN-CUMMINGS

Event Description: This class will provide participants with the tool and resources they need to negotiate salaries and contracts, with the intent on being paid equally.
SOON
Q3 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Slide OCTOBER

GET RID OF THE BURDEN GET RID OF THE BURDEN

Event Description: Description: Participants will learn various ways to eliminate debt, rebuild their credit, and take some of the pressure of themselves. SOON
NOVEMBER

YOU CAN! JUST PLAN YOU CAN! JUST PLAN

Event Description: With this class participants will learn how to plan accordingly for their long-term goals. Whether it’s a dream vacation or saving for college, it's possible. SOON
DECEMBER

Retreat MASTER CLASS
RETREAT
FEATURED SPEAKER: FIRESIDE CHAT

Event Description: A holistic approach to wealth building & abundance. This retreat will allow our women to reflect on their growth over the year, & bond with one another.
SOON
Q4 HEALTH & WELLNESS

Slide JANUARY

PROGRAMMATIC LAUNCH: FEATURED SPEAKER DR. WENDY OSEFO PROGRAMMATIC LAUNCH Featured Speaker Dr. Wendy Osefo

Event Description: This event is an official programmatic launch, welcoming new and existing participants, while also providing an overview of what’s to come.
BOOK NOW
Q1 FINANCIAL BASICS
Slide FEBRUARY

BUILDING YOUR FOUNDATION BUILDING YOUR
FOUNDATION
Event Description: This class will give participants an opportunity to get a clear view of where they are, what they’re missing, and establish their financial goals for 2020.

BOOK NOW
Q1 FINANCIAL BASICS
Slide MARCH

Wealth Health “What you can do TODAY to change TOMMORROW” GOOD CREDIT HABITS

Part 1 Good Credit Habits
Learn what you can do today to build good credit

Part 2 COVID-19 & Our Money
Address questions and concerns you have about money, the market, and the future in regard to COVID-19

BOOK NOW
Q1 FINANCIAL BASICS
Slide APRIL

BREAKING BAD HABITS & BUILDING NEW ONES WOIO HAPPY HOUR
HANGOUT
Event Description: Join us for a quick get together.
Let's stay connected and encouraged!

Hosted By: Lena Cohen- Hawkins
President & Founder
BOOK NOW
Q2 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Slide MAY

Small Changes, Big Savings HAPPY MIND, HAPPY BODY,
HAPPY MONEY!
Event Description: Putting your mental and physical health first during COVID-19.

Guest Speaker: Quay Lee Holland
Wellness Expert Specializing in
Autoimmunity and Detoxification
BOOK NOW
Q2 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Slide JUNE

MASTER CLASS MASTER CLASS

FEATURED SPEAKER: STACEY RUDBART

Event Description: How many Chanel bags does it take to retire? This event will drive home the theme of making better personal decisions.
SOON
Q2 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Slide JULY

EXECUTIVE DECISIONS INTRODUCTION TO
STOCKS & TRADING
Event Description: This class is an introduction to stocks and trading. Learn how people are making money during this pandemic. BOOK NOW
Q3 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Slide AUGUST

Planning Ahead PLANNING AHEAD

Event Description: Provides participants with key resources and tools to help them navigate and properly map out their next career/business move for growth. SOON
Q3 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Slide SEPTEMBER

Know Your Value, Get What You’re Worth! MASTER CLASS

FEATURED SPEAKER: KIMBERLY BROWN-CUMMINGS

Event Description: This class will provide participants with the tool and resources they need to negotiate salaries and contracts, with the intent on being paid equally.
SOON
Q3 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Slide OCTOBER

GET RID OF THE BURDEN GET RID OF THE BURDEN

Event Description: Description: Participants will learn various ways to eliminate debt, rebuild their credit, and take some of the pressure of themselves. SOON
Q4 HEALTH & WELLNESS
Slide NOVEMBER

YOU CAN! JUST PLAN YOU CAN! JUST PLAN

Event Description: With this class participants will learn how to plan accordingly for their long-term goals. Whether it’s a dream vacation or saving for college, it's possible. SOON
Q4 HEALTH & WELLNESS
Slide DECEMBER

Retreat MASTER CLASS
RETREAT
FEATURED SPEAKER: FIRESIDE CHAT

Event Description: A holistic approach to wealth building & abundance. This retreat will allow our women to reflect on their growth over the year, & bond with one another.
SOON
Q4 HEALTH & WELLNESS


EVENTS & COURSES


Tier 2 Operating in Abundance: Ownership, Saving & Investing (Limited space available, upon completion of foundation basics)
Further information to be released.



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BOARD MEMBERS
WOIO is currently looking to add new members to the Board of Directors for the 2020-2022 term. They are looking for active Board Members who believe in the mission and vision of the organization. The goal is to leverage the skills, guidance, network, professional experience, and financial commitment of the board to grow the organization.

SPONSORS
Sponsoring a nonprofit like WOIO often helps an organization further its mission to give back, allows them to connect with consumers, and contributes to their goals of social consciousness. At the same time, it allows WOIO to create a strong foundation, annually, for programming.

COLLABORATORS, PARTNERS & ALLIES
WOIO is looking for individuals and companies that are willing to partner and work jointly on initiatives and programs that further the organization’s mission. Our volunteers and team members are an extension of our family, and believe wholeheartedly in the mission and vision of the organization.

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