Halleemah Nash is a social entrepreneur, founder of Rosecrans Ventures, and Chief Partnerships Officer at The Academy Group: a startup that invests in young people from under-resourced communities and prepares them to own, operate, and incubate highly successful companies across sectors. She has a diverse background that includes being an executive in nonprofit management and developing signature programs for sports teams, corporations, individual celebrities, schools, and government agencies.
She's a proud Compton, California native– a city that has greatly shaped her ambition, values, and interest in reaching back as she climbs. Halleemah is a first-generation college graduate who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Howard University, and a Master of Divinity and Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University.
June 12th, 2019 | 54 mins 51 secs
Halleemah Nash talks about the ideas of “cultural fluency" and “urban authenticity”: operating authentically and being who you are in any space you are in. Other concepts discussed are existing in Other spaces, active listening, and building bridges to change the complexion of the workforce by shortening the distance for Generation Z.