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Economic Empowerment Event Teaches Minority Women Business Owners How to Scale using social media

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Helping minority women entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level, powerhouses Dr. Velma Trayham, founder of the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization that has mentored more than 8,000 women, and Santia Deck, the founder of TRONUS, the first sneaker company owned by a woman athlete, are coming together for a particular online event on using social media for good. The free event, Building a Brand through Social Media, takes place online on November 21 at 2 p.m. EST, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

Geared towards underserved and underrepresented aspiring and established women entrepreneurs, "Building a Brand through Social Media" will share the essential steps entrepreneurs need to take to establish and expand their brands through various platforms while employing self-love. Truist Bank sponsors this program to inspire and build better lives and communities through economic empowerment.

Santia Deck of TRONUS is a history-making professional female football player and social media influencer. She recently made history by being offered the highest-paid contract in women's football history. In addition, Deck is a published author, fitness model, TV personality and host, social media consultant, and public speaker.

"Black women have notoriously been underrepresented in many ways, but things are finally changing and I'm excited to see us rise up and show the world our value and why we are the creators and trendsetters of almost EVERYTHING," Deck said.

Dr. Velma Trayham is a 2022 recipient of President Biden's Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Trayham is a dynamic personality and business leader in professional circles for Fortune 500 companies, small business owners, startup entrepreneurs, and community leaders from all walks of life. Her mission is to end poverty through entrepreneurship. To date, Dr. Trayham has mentored thousands of business owners across the country and has built community engagement programs supporting supplier diversity professionals seeking to engage diverse business owners.

"Women's empowerment is not only equal consideration; it is necessary for sustainable economic and social development," said Millionaire Mastermind Academy founder Dr. Velma Trayham. "Economic Empowerment is a powerful tool against Poverty, which is why Millionaire Mastermind Academy was created to end Poverty through empowered entrepreneurship.

Registration is now open at

The Millionaire Mastermind Academy services underserved Arizona, Georgia, Florida, and Texas business communities. The organization houses several impactful programs, including statewide Entrepreneur and Real Estate Accelerator Programs to help more minority women succeed in business.

About Millionaire Mastermind Academy:

The Millionaire Mastermind Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and support the growth of women-owned business enterprises, thereby strengthening the economic impact in their community. Additionally, we address the barriers to economic mobility for women who have been systemically and historically underserved and excluded.

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Co-Chairs Announced for 2nd Annual United Diversity Business Summit, Cameron Robb, Jackie Johnson and Art Hamilton

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Building on the impact and success of 2021 "United Diversity Business Summit," bringing together a trifecta of leadership and insight, the 2nd annual Summit has announced its distinguished co-chairs: Cameron Robb, Senior Development Consultant at APS; Jackie Johnson, City of Scottsdale Diversity Director; and former Arizona State Representative Art Hamilton. Presented by Thinkzilla Consulting Group and the City of Scottsdale, the Sept. 14 summit will convene diverse business leaders and entrepreneurs from across Arizona to share ideas and innovations.

With this expanded leadership team, the United Diversity Business Summit will spearhead break-out sessions and training workshops covering various topics and industries. With the aim of moving 100 or more companies forward and expanding fast-growing diverse small businesses across the valley.

Cameron Robb's role at APS, helps bring clean, reliable and affordable energy to more than 2.7 million Arizonans. Further diversity throughout the City of Scottsdale, Jackie Johnson sets the strategic direction for DEI initiatives, integrating diversity with the city's core mission and values. A 26-year-public servant, Art Hamilton became a state legislator at age 21 and served as minority leader of the Arizona House of Representatives for nearly two decades; he was also the first Black and only Arizonan to be elected to the National Conference of State Legislatures.

The 2022 United Diversity Business Summit will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Center with a theme of "Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem through Diversity, Community and Innovation." It is free for attendees.

"Creating a sustainable future for everyone in Arizona means that we must offer a path to reliable and affordable energy for everyone," Robb said. "We believe in leading the way with innovation and supporting everyone in the diverse communities we serve. I am honored to serve as co-chair for the United Diversity Business Summit and help to bring more voices and perspectives to the leader's table."

Attendees will learn from more than 25 speakers on innovative approaches and best practices to improve economic diversity outcomes for organizations and entrepreneurs. This year's summit will host two tracks: Track 1 is designed for public and private companies seeking to increase diversity outcomes and Track 2 incorporates business development programs to attract and grow the minority small business community. Workshop topics will include using disruption to advance business strategy, entrepreneurship 101, supplier diversity, inclusive decision-making, recognizing and overcoming financial challenges, and more.

"As a steady voice for the underrepresented, I appreciate the opportunity to engage greater diversity, equity and inclusion throughout Scottsdale with this summit and all of the incredible initiatives it sparks," Johnson added. "This year's event has an extraordinary wealth of talent, insight, and diverse perspectives and expertise."

Speakers for the 2022 summit include: David Ortega, Mayor of Scottsdale; Dr. Velma Trayham, CEO of Thinkzilla; Jackie Johnson, Diversity Director for the City of Scottsdale; Rob Millar, Economic Development Director for the City of Scottsdale; Art Hamilton, founder of the Art Hamilton Group; Danny Seiden, President and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Cloves Campbell, co-publisher of the Arizona Informant; Eric Standifer, President and CEO of Blaylock Van and more to be announced.

Registration is now available at

About Thinkzilla Consulting Group:

ThinkZILLA is one of the country's fastest-growing DE&I Consulting, digital engagement, and program management firms. Making brands more relevant, ThinkZILLA builds meaningful connections between brands and consumers. For more information on ThinkZILLA or to schedule a consultation, please visit

About the City of Scottsdale:

Scottsdale is one of the state's leading job centers, with a diverse economy built on medical research, high-tech innovation, tourism, and corporate headquarters. Scottsdale is home to nearly 18,000 businesses supplying over 150,000 jobs. The high-tech innovation center SkySong, located just a few miles from Downtown, is designed to help companies grow through a unique partnership with nearby Arizona State University. For more information, visit

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Walmart Names Siani Probiotic Body Care as Finalist for 2022 Open Call Event: A Golden Opportunity for Small Business Growth

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Walmart selected Siani Probiotic Body Care as one of 1,200 finalists from 13,000 applications for its ninth annual Open Call event. Walmart's initiative focuses on increasing jobs in America by supporting products made, grown, or assembled in the USA.

Siani will be contending for a chance to secure a variety of deals, ranging from supplying products to a few local stores to providing hundreds of Walmart and Sam's Club locations. Jacqueline Gelardi, president of Siani, said, "We are thrilled to have this opportunity to grow our business by partnering with Walmart. If chosen, this opportunity will be the needed jump-start to build awareness of the benefits of topical probiotics. And we would love to provide more USA-based job opportunities."

Walmart chose 3 of Siani's top-selling products to compete in the open-call event: BabyBiotics®, FemBiotics™, and Pet Probiotic Spray. All 3 products are made, grown, and assembled in the USA.

Siani FemBiotics™ - Natural Probiotic Skin Care for Women

Siani's moisture-infusing, natural probiotic topical spray protects against harmful bacteria on the skin, creating an optimal environment for skin to flourish while diminishing inflammation. These probiotics assist in the reduction of yeast infections, acne, rashes, cold sores, odors, and more. Siani's all-natural probiotic skincare sprays are safe for internal and external use.

Siani BabyBiotics® - Topical Probiotic Skin Care for Babies

Awarded the Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval, this award-winning topical probiotic helps ensure children's health and prevent common issues associated with newborns through adolescence.

BabyBiotics topical probiotic spray assists with diaper rash, hand-foot-mouth, ringworm, ear infections, nasal congestion, pink eye, canker/cold sores, and more. This product is especially supportive for c-section babies who did not receive the beneficial flora from the birth canal.

Siani Probiotic Pet Solutions - Natural Probiotic Spray for Pets

Siani's organically approved Probiotic Pet Solutions helps reduce vet costs by promoting immune health, preventing skin diseases, and improving faster healing. It helps to diminish itch, odors, runny eye stains, bad breath, cracked paws, and more and is for internal and external use.

About Probiotics

Probiotics are micro-organisms that help restore the beneficial bacteria that protect humans from harmful contaminants by eliminating the biofilm layer that defends destructive pathogens.

Similar to probiotics taken internally, topical probiotics provide numerous benefits. Like dietary probiotics impact your stomach's biome, probiotic skincare products promote a healthy skin biome by influencing the types of bacteria that live on your skin.

Siani's topical probiotics have good bacteria (microscopic cleaners) that break up biofilm by killing the harmful bacteria and leaving the good bacteria to thrive. The good bacteria create a protective shield against bad bacteria.

About Siani

Siani Probiotic Body Care offers a complete line of natural probiotic skincare sprays, lotions, and creams for men, women, children, babies, and pets.

Clinically tested, Siani Probiotic Body Care products reduce pathogens' ability to flourish. Carefully and ethically cultivated, Siani Probiotic Body Care products are made with nature in mind.

* Live probiotics and purified water only.

* Grown with 100% organic ingredients, Vegan-friendly, and Gluten-free.

* 100% Non-GMO, no fragrances or colorants.

* VEGAN - Pareve Probiotics.

* Never tested on animals.

* Made in the USA.

In light of growing concern about viruses, the strength of Siani's regular line of skincare sprays has been doubled to add more protection with no increase in sale price. These probiotic skincare sprays can be applied everywhere on the body to fight pathogens, which cause a whole host of problems, including diaper rash, cold sores, jock itch, acne, yeast infections, and more.

Based in Florida, Siani is owned and operated by three women dedicating their time to improving health on local, national, and international levels.

For further research and information, learn more at

About Walmart

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, approximately 230 million customers and members visit more than 10,500 stores and clubs under 46 banners in 24 countries and eCommerce websites. With fiscal year 2022 revenue of $573 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy, and employment opportunity.

Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Always consult your healthcare professional before making any changes to your health care regimen.


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Galantines Day Gala Celebrates Success and Preps for National Growth: Sherri J. White Brings Together Women to Innovate and Inspire

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Inspired by remarkable women business leaders and innovators, entrepreneur Sherri J. White launched the Galentines Day Gala in 2021 to award and celebrate standout women across industries and professions. After witnessing nearly 50 percent year-over-year growth in 2022, Thinkzilla Consulting Group is announcing Women in Business nominations are now open for the 2023 Houston event.

White, a well-recognized business consultant and childcare guru, is also preparing to expand her event nationally, adding Women in Business awards and a special event in Houston in 2023.

"My goal has always been to raise women up and celebrate their outstanding accomplishments in the world of business, with the aim of becoming the 'Grammys' for women in business today," White said. "Launching a new program and awards show during a pandemic was a challenge to say the least, but the response has been phenomenal and we look forward to celebrating even more amazing women in both Atlanta and Houston next year."

The annual February Galentines Day Gala convenes women business leaders with an awards program and an educational program that share additional resources, support the economy and inspire others. The new Houston event, known as "The Take Off," will consist of a weekend of networking events combined with a luxury retreat, all designed to give attendees more time to connect.

"Our previous attendees shared interest in spending more time together, which inspired us to develop this one-of-a-kind weekend filled with everything from mixers to breakout sessions to brunch and luxury business engagements," White added. "The sky is truly the limit when it comes to recognizing and reveling in the accomplishments of women entrepreneurs today and we look forward to even more growth in the years to come."

Registration for 2023 events is also open at

About the Galentines Day Gala:

Founded in 2021 to celebrate outstanding women in business, the Galentines Day Gala and Women in Business awards recognize the best in women entrepreneurs. The awards events also incorporate education and economic impact. To learn more, submit a nomination or register for an upcoming event, please visit

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Scarlet Ravin’s White Fox Medicinals Invokes Traditional Herbal Healing with Traveling Storefront Medicine Wagon

LOS OJOS, N.M. -- Herbal health enthusiast Scarlet Ravin has enjoyed a supportive counterculture following since the 2007 launch of her White Fox Medicinals, a CBD infused topical line of health and beauty mixtures.

When she eventually left Colorado for California, her business expanded with bottling, branding, and wider distribution. Today however, White Fox Medicinals rests nestled in the northern mountains of New Mexico, with Ravin crafting and selling her soul healing remedies via the White Fox Medicine Wagon, a traveling storefront tribute to ancient and traditional practices.

While still available online, Ravin is going against the grain and seeking to nurture her local community with hands-on service that harkens earlier times and better days.

"While most business are moving into meta space, I feel compelled to create a business module that honors healing from a heart attuned space," explains White Fox Medicinals founder and creator, Scarlet Ravin. "The 1900's style gypsy medicine wagon is my antidote to being cancelled across social media. Medicine is love from the maker and connecting to the roots from which it came. Servicing my community, in person, with a traveling store, redeems what White Fox Medicine has always been about, which is plant based, spirit infused preventative care, that honors the earth and her animals."

From CBD infused body oils and soothing skin balms to crystal enhanced bath salts and scrubs to cosmically aligned herb teas, Ravin has expanded with novel therapeutics that reflect the locally grown sage made available from her New Mexico environment. The Los Ojos Sage Soap and Miracle Balm body potion are part of her newly launched 100% natural New Mexico desert restorative offerings.

"White Fox Medicine has been able to survive the pandemic because our clientele appreciates the value of herbal alchemy as a long-term recipe for multi-layered restoration," notes Ravin. "Now more than ever, with so much of our lives compromised and sacrificed in our post pandemic world, it is important to be able to access sustenance that still vibrates with the high

frequency essence of Mother Earth. I'm extremely excited to present the White Fox Medicine Wagon as a reminder of our early curative roots and power."

Scarlet Ravin has always enjoyed a special relationship with plants. Her deep love for plants and animals led her to leave behind chemical-based products and explore alternative cures. White Fox Medicine(tm) was born and through Scarlet's spiritual insight she found herself channeling formulas and potions that her customers came to love.

The cannabis community found her CBD imbued creations to be exceptional, with rave reviews from High Times, Weedmaps and Rolling Stone. As an international best-selling author, Scarlet enjoys public speaking while she allows higher wisdom to come through her. Her newest book "Psilocybin Transmissions" is a channeled book explaining the benefits of the sacred plant.

White Fox Medicinals are packaged in biophotonic glass packaging offering unique filtering to both protect and revitalize the contents while amazingly extending the shelf life. Animal totems grace each label as another layer that harkens the remembrance of ancient rituals. Everything is 100% organic and typically made on full moon evenings under the power of prayer before bottled.

As White Fox Medicine continues its mission to educate, heal and support wellness using ingredients straight from the earth, the Medicine Wagon is an important earmark of Scarlet Ravin's commitment to spread love across the planet, one road at a time.

To book the White Fox Medicine Wagon for an event, email

The full White Fox Medicinals line is also available at

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Modern Exploration Society Calls for Proposals for $15,000 Pathfinder Prize

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Hidden Compass, a women-founded media company and modern exploration society, has just announced a call for proposals for their first annual Hidden Compass Pathfinder Prize. The $15,000 prize will fund a curious team of modern explorers and allow them to share their discoveries with the public.

Hidden Compass is accepting proposals through July 20 at which point a panel of experts will review the submissions and select three finalists. Hidden Compass co-founders Sivani Babu and Sabine K. Bergmann, who will also serve on the advisory panel, say they're looking for one thing: creativity.

"We're interested in exploration in all its forms," says Babu. "We want the types of proposals to be as diverse as the people who submit them. Because in the 21st century, everyone should be able to be an explorer. So whether these expeditions touch on history, science, art, ethics, or something else entirely, we welcome them - and look forward to finding something we didn't even know we were looking for."

Innovation is not only welcome in the proposals but is also driving the process of selecting the winner. After the panel of experts selects the finalists, expedition teams will pitch Allies - members of Hidden Compass's modern exploration society, The Alliance. Allies will then vote to decide the winner, who will be announced at Hidden Compass's virtual Ethos of Exploration Event in late 2022.

The Pathfinder Prize is a nod to the days of old, when exploration societies funded grand expeditions. But while expeditions of the past often held conquest as a goal, the modern journey funded by the Hidden Compass Pathfinder Prize is intended to set its sights on curiosity.

Since its founding in 2017, Hidden Compass has pioneered ways for audiences to participate in both journalism and exploration. Drawing inspiration from farm-to-table trends in the food industry, Hidden Compass: The Magazine invites audiences to see and support where the stories they read are coming from. In 2020, the publication became the first in the world to host patronage campaigns for every journalist it publishes - on top of the storytellers' article pay.

"Modern media companies really miss the mark when it comes to honoring readers, storytellers, and explorers," says Bergmann. "Right now, we live in an era of clickbait and cynicism where we focus on humanity's greatest problems, rather than our greatest opportunities. We're different. We're ending the era of junk food media by uniting audiences with the humans, causes, and possibilities behind award-winning stories and groundbreaking expeditions."

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About Hidden Compass:

Hidden Compass is an independent journalism outlet and modern exploration society transforming the way audiences participate in journalism and exploration. Co-founders Sivani Babu and Sabine K. Bergmann, who have 25 years of experience in journalism and publishing, launched Hidden Compass in 2017 as an alternative to unhealthy, clickbait-laden content - what they call "junk food media." In 2020, the company pioneered a unique business model, leveraging patronage campaigns to increase journalists' pay and audience participation. The following year, readership grew by more than 40 percent, and Newsweek named Hidden Compass a finalist in its Future of Travel Awards. Learn more at .


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The Gathering of Queens, Sponsored by M&T Bank, to Convene in Miami on June 11

MIAMI, Fla. -- Bringing programming and education on the importance of diverse representation in commercial real estate and other industries to Florida, "The Gathering of Queens" will commence in Miami on June 11, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. Following on the heels of successful events in Atlanta, Phoenix, and Houston, the women's economic empowerment event is sponsored by M&T Bank, a top-20 full-service U.S.-based commercial bank with a long history of community-focused banking.

In addition, American Landmark, one of the fastest-growing multifamily owner-operators in the United States, serves as the program sponsor for the gathering. The Millionaire Mastermind Academy and American Landmark partnered to create the Millionaire Mastermind Real Estate Accelerator Program to spark greater diversity in real estate and entrepreneurship for minority women in the Florida region and begin accepting applications for the fall 2022 program.

"Florida's commercial real estate sector is uniquely positioned for incredible growth. The time is now to move the needle on diversity in our industry. We know that greater diversity results in improved outcomes, not just for those companies in the commercial real estate industry, but for those Florida communities in which we live and work" said Melissa Govette, Senior Vice President of M&T Bank. "We welcome the Gathering of Queens with open arms and look forward to sharing our perspective on the power of inclusion."

With a focus on advancing diversity in the commercial real estate space, speakers for the Miami "Gathering of Queens" include:
* Dr. Velma Trayham, CEO of Thinkzilla Consulting Group and founder of the Millionaire Mastermind Academy
* Melissa Govette, Senior Vice President at M&T Bank
* Rachel Palmer, Chief Administrative Officer at American Landmark Apartments
* Kiana Dancie, comedian and entrepreneur as seen on BET, MTV, and Netflix
* MJ Paschall, Senior Vice President of AKA Hotels + Residences
* Amber Kellogg, Chief Strategy Officer at ThinkZilla Consulting Group and women's rights advocate
* Katrice Thompson, CEO, and co-founder of Glam Scrubwear

"As we continue to build economic impact, we are thrilled to expand this program to the amazing state of Florida and to invite this diverse group of speakers and a passionate audience to join us in sparking economic mobility," said Millionaire Mastermind Academy founder and Thinkzilla Consulting CEO Dr. Velma Trayham.

The Gathering of Queens will occur at 11:30 a.m. at the Hotel AKA Brickell at 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. Registration is now open at Seating is limited.

The Millionaire Mastermind Academy creates programs to help Minority women out of poverty; 21.4 Million are living in poverty, all looking for upward mobility and access to entrepreneurial training, mentorship, and access to capital. The organization welcomes corporate sponsors seeking to support community engagement programs, economic empowerment, and minority business development. Supporters can make an impact through annual corporate giving, sponsorships, or monthly reoccurring donations. This leading nonprofit organization has mentored more than 8,000 women, helping them take their businesses to the next level.

About Millionaire Mastermind Academy:

The Millionaire Mastermind Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that addresses the barriers to economic mobility for women who have been systemically and historically underserved and excluded. Together, we aim to remove systemic barriers to accessing affordable capital, provide access to mentorship, and facilitate college-level business training for small businesses led by minority women. For more information, visit

About M&T Bank:

Great companies have an enduring sense of purpose. We're driven to help, encourage and enable our customers and communities to thrive. Founded in 1856, we care deeply about those we serve. By asset size, we are the 11th largest bank in the US based on assets of approximately $200 billion, spanning 12 states with a long history of community-focused banking. For more information visit

About American Landmark Apartments:

American Landmark Apartments is one of the fastest-growing multifamily owner-operators in the United States and ranks No. 33 on the National Multifamily Housing Council list of the top apartment owners in the country with approximately 34,000 apartment units in its portfolio. Based in Tampa, Florida, American Landmark specializes in the acquisition and management of value-added multifamily properties located in high-growth markets throughout the Sunbelt, including Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. American Landmark is committed to delivering great service and outstanding living environments to residents and delivering consistent, attractive risk-adjusted returns to investors and partners. For more information, please visit

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Top Business Expert Dr. Velma Trayham Honored with Biden’s Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

HOUSTON, Texas -- Honoring her remarkable leadership and service, Dr. Velma Trayham was recently awarded the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award by President Joe Biden. The annual awards honor a select few who "exhibit outstanding character, work ethic and dedication to their communities." Dr. Trayham is the CEO of Thinkzilla Consulting, one of the nation's fastest-growing diversity, equity and Inclusion consulting firms, and founder of the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization that addresses the barriers to economic mobility for women who have been systemically and historically underserved and excluded by providing entrepreneurial training and mentorship programming to help women minority women rise above poverty through empowered entrepreneurship.

The Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award was presented during the Gathering of Queens Economic Empowerment event, hosted by the Millionaire Mastermind Academy in Houston to share new strategies and dynamic leadership principles for success. Recipients of the award must have completed a minimum of 4,000 hours of volunteer service.

According to presenter Dr. Verna Caddie, "Dr. Velma received The Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award from President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris for all of the hard work she does to help so many people change their lives, by ending poverty through entrepreneurship."

Dr. Trayham was honored with the award based on her career of supporting more than 8,000 women to excel in diverse small businesses while launching a $500,000 scholarship fund to move women out of poverty through entrepreneurial training and mentorships. Likewise, through Dr. Trayham's leadership, Thinkzilla has helped more than 200 prominent public and private organizations expand DEI initiatives, enjoy exponential growth and reach new audiences.

"I am passionate about breaking generational curses and equipping others to rise above poverty," added Dr. Trayham, who is recognized as one of the nation's top business experts and motivational speakers. "I am also incredibly fortunate to love the work I do, the people I work with and the communities we serve."

About Dr. Velma Trayham:

Dr. Velma Trayham is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, speaker and economic empowerment specialist who believes in the power of inclusive, equitable businesses to create community and spark change. The CEO of Thinkzilla Consulting Group, which brings greater awareness to initiatives that support underserved communities, Dr. Trayham also founded the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, which has mentored more than 5,000 minority women business owners in its first three years.

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Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Book About Wealth Creation For Women Through Real Estate Investing By Tamar Hermes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "The Millionairess Mentality: A Professional Woman's Guide to Building Wealth Through Real Estate" (ISBN: 978-1956955286), a real estate investment book for women written by Tamar Hermes.

Tamar Hermes is a professional real estate investor, financial coach and the founder of Wealth Building Concierge, a company dedicated to helping professional women grow their wealth. In the same spirit, "The Millionairess Mentality" teaches fundamental investing concepts and strategies in a way that speaks to the concerns of professional women, addressing obstacles such as negative past experiences, lack of confidence and fears of taking on risk or debt.

Drawing on lessons learned from real estate investing courses, group coaching sessions and one-on-one mentorship, Hermes' book distills years of wisdom into an easy-to-follow guidebook for real estate investing that anyone can use. As a result of its helpful guidance, the book has received early acclaim from many high-profile investors and real estate professionals.

"'The Millionairess Mentality' demystifies real estate investing for women everywhere," said Liz Faircloth, co-founder of The DeRosa Group and The Real Estate InvestHER podcast and community. Avery Carl, CEO and founder of The Short-Term Shop, said. "Tamar Hermes walks the walk while blazing a path for other women."

"Tamar is phenomenal at explaining real estate investing in a way that's actually fun and accessible," said publisher Anna David. "She has always been dedicated to giving women the tools they need to become financially independent, and this book is the culmination of all that work."

As Hermes explains in her book, 90 percent of millionaires are made through real estate, but only 25 percent of real estate investors are women. With "The Millionairess Mentality," Hermes hopes to change that statistic and help more professional women get on the path to financial freedom.

"The Millionairess Mentality" is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, among many other outlets.

About Legacy Launch Pad Publishing:

A boutique publishing company primarily for entrepreneurs who are the leaders in their field, Legacy Launch Pad has published authors from the entertainment and entrepreneurial worlds, as well as sports agents, coaches, non-profit founders and more.

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WaveLink, Inc. Awarded $46B EWAAC Contract for Analytics to benefit the Air Force and Eglin AFB

VALPARAISO, Fla. -- WaveLink, Inc., a woman-owned small business based in Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $46 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force. Specializing in Aviation and Missile Defense programs, WaveLink, Inc. will perform work related to digital and model-based systems engineering, agile processes, open systems architecture, weapons, and enterprise analytics to benefit the Air Force and Eglin AFB.

The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) Eglin Wide Agile Acquisition (EWAAC) contract enables the government to provide rapid response applicable to all areas and lifecycle phases of weapons development to include weapons concepts, concept development, concept demonstrations, weapons system procurement, production, fielding, operations, and sustainment.

"WaveLink, Inc. has a proven track record supporting Major Defense Acquisition Programs," states Tamela Gibbs, President and CEO of WaveLink, Inc. "We are thrilled to be a part of helping the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Eglin AFB quickly meet current and future weapons system requirements."

Using their strong record of corporate leadership experience and achievement, WaveLink, Inc. will be supporting this contract over a 10-year period.

About WaveLink, Inc.

WaveLink, Inc. is a woman-owned small business in Huntsville, Alabama, providing mission-critical Engineering & Technical Services to Air Force, Army, MDA, DOD and other government customers across the nation. For over 20 years, WaveLink, Inc. has delivered dependable, quality technology solutions and support with professionalism and integrity.

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