DCS CEO-Markesia Akinbami Speaks at Enterprising Latinas

Enterprising Latinas is women-led Nonprofit Group that focuses on prosperity for women.  During a recent Women Wealth Building Series, the Enterprising Latinas hosted a conversation, with Markesia Akinbami – Chief Executive Officer of Ducere Construction Services – regarding Women’s Leadership in the Construction Industry, the Power of Relationships and Leading Prosperous Businesses.    Also, Dr. Lee Thomas from Hillsborough Community College South Shore Campus spoke on commitment from HCC to bring education and training on construction skills for women to empower their community and increase wages.

Enterprising Latinas focuses on the following GOALS

  1. Promote self-efficacy and capacity of women to make decisions that impact their economic future
  2. Increase women’s tangible and intangible assets that lead to greater economic security
  3. Create new relationships that support women’s access to financial capital and the market place
  4. Providing access Creating networks of mutual support that enable women to pursue their personal and economic goals
  5. Teaching new skills and offering new tools that lead to entrepreneurial careers and workforce opportunities
  6. Advocating for Innovative Service and public policy solutions that promote economic security and social equity

For more information on this amazing group, please visit http://www.enterprisinglatinas.org/