April Dupré

April is a lover of animals, music, dance, corny puns, and a true New Orleans native. Her favorite meal is 5 lbs of crawfish, a sno-ball, and an order of beignets! It doesn’t get more Nola than dat! “Like any other New Orleanian, I love to eat and drink, however, I’ve found a balance between… Read More

Liz Broekman

Liz has been the Director of the P.O.W.E.R. (Potential Of Women Entrepreneurs Realized) Program since October of 2017 and with Fidelity Bank for 4 years where she has grown the program to over 1000 members.  Liz is a native of Kenner, attended Ursuline Academy then LSU where she received a Bachelors of Science in Art… Read More

Blair duQuesnay

Blair duQuesnay, CFA, CFP is an investment advisor at Ritholtz Wealth Management. She works with clients to create sustainable financial plans and investment strategies, and she is a member of the firm’s investment committee. Blair writes about personal finance and issues pertaining to women on her blog The Belle Curve.  Blair is an active contributor… Read More

Laila Morcos Zissis

Laila Morcos Zissis has a thirst for hearing people’s stories, telling them to the world, or helping people live the stories they want to live in life. She has always been inquisitive and has enjoyed absorbing information about how experiences affect life and human action. This is what has driven Zissis to the multi-faceted professional… Read More

Courtney Jackson

Courtney Jackson is the Organizer and Storyteller for Ride New Orleans, a non-profit transit advocacy organization that envisions a region in which taking transit enables full access to jobs, education, healthcare and other needs that ensure the equitable, thriving community that all residents deserve.  Prior to working in transit advocacy with Ride New Orleans Courtney… Read More

Kathlyn Perez

Kathlyn Perez is the Founder of Perez Law LLC, a hybrid employment law and consulting firm.  Kathlyn has been practicing law since 2006 and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers, and New Orleans Magazine as a top lawyer in area of labor and employment law.  Her employment… Read More

Jennifer Hale

Jennifer Hale is in her tenth season with FOX NFL in 2020, serving as a sideline reporter. Hale also covers the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans for FOX Sports Southwest, as well as the Westminster Kennel Club Best In Show and the WKC Agility Championship for FOX Sports. Additionally, she fills in as host of SKIP… Read More

Sandra Lindquist

Sandra Lombana Lindquist has over 25 years of experience in economic and community development in the New Orleans region.  She earned her B.A. in Business & Latin American Affairs from the University of Texas and has a master’s degree from Tulane University. She is currently the Executive Vice President – Chief Operating Officer at the… Read More

WE Fellowship Big Pitch Event

Congratulations to this year’s Woman Entrepreneur Fellow, Sydni Raymond, Founder and CEO of Bomb Ass Fro. Bomb Ass Fro is a natural hair care company based out of New Orleans with a mission to empower women to rock their natural curls without the hassle. Our Curl Defining Jelly is a multi-use hair gel that reduces… Read More

Bonita Robertson

Bonita A. Robertson is the Director of Civic Leadership at the Greater New Orleans Foundation. As  Director of Civic Leadership she works to support and catalyze progressive initiatives and actions that ensure  a thriving, just, and equitable region for all. Prior to this role she served as the Director of Workforce  Initiatives for the Foundation,… Read More