Shelly Bell is a Social Entrepreneur and Digital Coach. She is among the nation's most sought after writers, community organizers and motivational speakers in the Washington, DC Metro area. Excelling as a truly dynamic force in the local (Washington, DC), national and now international media, her work as a performance poet has led to an arts partnership with the Northern VA Fine Arts Association, an interview with NerdWallet, a performance with the world renowned Washington Metro Philharmonic Association, and serving as an Arts Commissioner for the City of Alexandria, VA. She is passionate about community building and helping people amplify their power to live the best life possible on their own terms!
Shelly is the founder of Black Girl Vision (BGV), a social enterprise dedicated to finding creative solutions to dissolve the race and gender gap in access to capital. BGV's mission is to expose women of color to economic independence via entrepreneurship by developing initiatives for micro-finance, business development and community building. “Boss Up” is BGV’s signature pitch competition where the community donates, the donations create the “vision fund,” women of color pitch ideas and one woman walks away with seed funding for her business. Black Girl Vision also hosts networking events, social gatherings, and story sharing events.
How She Got There: An Evening with DC Entrepreneurs
We welcome DC's leading businesswomen for an evening of discussion on their journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Google Digital Tools: Adwords 101
In this workshop, we'll discuss key trends in the small business marketing ecosystem and how to target your audience online with Google AdWords.