Felicia Shakespeare is the Founder of A Purpose Driven Woman LLC, a personal development company offering online and offline platforms where women have a safe space for personal and professional growth. Her book, “You Are Your Brand: Building from the Inside Out,” shows how identifying and developing a personal brand can be used to build a successful future. Felicia is also the host of A Purpose Driven Woman podcast. On her show, she shares her advice and wisdom, and speaks with inspiring business, entrepreneurial and faith leaders.
Felicia’s career took her from Fortune 500 companies to education and teaching. The Chicago native spent years working at IBM in Sales, Operations, and Account Management before redirecting her professional focus to developing leading teachers and schools in the third-largest school district in America. She frequently refers to her work as “the business of educating.”
Felicia has been a featured guest speaker at many events hosted by thriving organizations for women and entrepreneurs, including FWD (For Women & Diversity) Collective and Dress for Success. She is the recipient of several awards, including the WNBA Chicago Sky’s Redefine Possible Women’s Leadership Award and the Dream Conference Aspiring Entrepreneur Award. Her company, A Purpose Driven Woman, will be hosting its second annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia in November 2019.
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