Summit Founder

Shunte Gamble

Women Empowering Change

 Mixed Talk Media (Radio & Magazine)

The Blueprint Coach

BIOGRAPHY: Shunte is an award winning entrepreneur, best selling author, motivational speaker, and radio personality.

Shunte is the CEO of Women Empowering Change INC and Mixed Talk Media which houses Mixed Talk Radio and Mixed Talk Magazine.


She is sought out by top industry professionals and organizations to equip them with the tools essential to achieve new levels in their professional careers, break barriers blocking their personal goals, and to create action plans that promote continued growth.

Shunte on a mission to be an effective catalyst for change. She is dedicated to impacting lives through messages filled with experience, hope in loss, and success. She understands the desire to be successful has a HUGE impact on how business professionals tend to view their progress. She believes, that many are more successful than they realize. Although we cannot control every aspect of life, we can reform our thinking. Success is a mindset. Shunte is dedicated to helping go-getters align their thinking with their actions to see the success they want to achieve.

Summit Emcee

LaVonia Tryon

But-I-FLY Ministries/NOT Another Single

BIOGRAPHY: LaVonia R. Tryon is an Author, Entrepreneur, Public Speaker, and Counselor. She uses her expertise and education as a Certified Counselor, as well as her relational experience to connect with her audience from a “my struggle – your lesson’ perspective – learn from the mistakes she has experienced, don’t repeat them. Single, NOT Alone is a collective movement of Single (unmarried) likeminded individuals that seek to foster an environment of connection, community and companionship to counteract the misconception that loneliness and Singleness are synonymous. 

Summit Workshops | Morning Session

10:20am

Make it Happen & Make it Matter: Resiliency in a Pandemic

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Antoinette Staples

CEO of W.E.N.G.S

BIOGRAPHY: Antoinette is an empowerment speaker, encourager, and ministry leader. She is the proud Founder and President of W.E.N.G.S. Ministries. 

W.E.N.G.S. stands for Women Established in God Soar.


Her goal and purpose is to help women establish their identity in Christ, so they can pursue their God given purpose with passion.

Through her work and teaching it is her hope to serve women all over the world in such a way that hearts are transformed, purpose is realized, and lives irreversibly changed .

ABSTRACT:  What does it take to reach your goals? The WHY, WHAT, and HOW all affect your level of execution, effectiveness, and overall productivity.


This workshop will focus on 3 core elements.

WHY: Your why serves as both your foundation and springboard. 

Foundations are important anytime you're building something. The greater potential a goal has to positively impact and/or reach many will require a strong foundation built by your why.


WHAT: Having clarity is key!

The only clear path to accomplishing your goals is clarity. When the purpose of a goal is clear, a plan can follow.


Clarity of self

Who are you as a leader? What are your core values?


Strategic clarity

Can you clearly define, quickly adapt, effectively communicate, and properly implement the company's business strategies?


HOW: Your delivery is the catalyst. 

How well you can shift can catalyze your growth in leadership. While your inability to shift can keep you stuck in your current situation or cause you to regress. Shifting your delivery during the pandemic is possible.


Clarity of Communications

How well do you communicate our products, services, and/or projects to our community?

10:55am

Walk the Talk: Transformational Leadership

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Keisha Robinson

Keisha Speak On Purpose

BIOGRAPHY: Keisha, possesses a Master of Science degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a minor in Human Resources. Her passion for business and her love for people is the platform that strengthens the work she has been mandated to fulfill. It's the depths of her relationship with God and her life experiences that authenticates the anointing and grace that rest upon her, as she serves those she's been called too. Through coaching, accountability and love Keisha seeks to educate, support, and assist those that have fallen prey to domestic violence, emotional or mental abuse, drug addictions, and/or homelessness. She strives to nurture the whole person so everything awaiting to come through them has a clear passage to give birth.

ABSTRACT: What does it take to be a leader? Leadership is a skill that must be learned, practiced, and embodied as a way of life. The more you practice the more effective you will become.


This workshop will focus on 4 core elements.


Inspirational Leadership: How to motivate and inspire others into action.

Idealized Influence: How to serves as a role model.

Intellectual Stimulation: How to stimulate and encourage innovation and creativity within others.

Individualized Consideration: Why servant leadership and mentoring in important.

11:30am 

Mind your "Business":  Navigating the Distractions

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Jesus "Eddie" Campa

CEO of Leading Through Adversity LLC

BIOGRAPHY: Jesus Campa was born in El Paso, Texas to a single parent who dropped out of school in the 8th grade. She would end up working up to 2-3 jobs to keep a roof over their heads. Raised by his grandmother, on what many considered the wrong side of the track and labeled an underdog by most of his family, he found the way to push forward. Jesus Campa is an internationally recognized expert on Leadership, Law Enforcement, and Security. Jesus Campa holds a master's degree in Criminal Justice and Security Administration and is currently working on a PH.D. in Public Service Leadership.  

ABSTRACT: Distractions will show up on your journey. Let's be honest; life happens whether we're prepared for it or not. It is important to prepare to be distracted.


This workshop will focus on 2 core elements: how to focus on goals and navigating internal/external distractions.


Focus: Ever set your mind to do a thing or be better in an area of your life? Then you know that is the time when you've seen the most distractions appear. We explore why focus is vital.


Navigating: How do you keep your focus? We explore proven strategies that boost your ability to focus. We uncover internal/external distractions.


Realistic Goal Setting: Dreaming big is great! It is when we set time frames that cannot support the weight of the dream, we are tempted to give up or become frustrated in the process. We explore how to set achievable goals.

Keynote Forum | CFC Awards Luncheon

12:15pm

Fireside Chat | Building Communities: Brand Presence

William Matthews

CEO of WSM Inc.

BIOGRAPHY: Author | Speaker | Real Estate Developer

William Matthews is a public and community affairs professional with substantial knowledge base in the areas of corporate relations, civic engagement and community development. William is an impactful partner bringing home big wins for non-profit, government, and community-based initiatives.

ABSTRACT: We live in a fast-paced society. Changes, setbacks, success can all happen in the blink of an eye. How we present our brand and ourselves as leaders matter. Building Communities will discuss the importance of a clear brand message, positive presence, and how to build strong brand authority.

12:40pm

Fireside Chat | Make it Make Cents: Scaling your Business for Profitable Growth

Sharita M. Humphrey

Sharita Humphrey Consulting

BIOGRAPHY: Sharita M. Humphrey is a nationally-recognized, award-winning finance expert and money mentor. Having previously been broke and homeless herself, Sharita knows first-hand that financial freedom has a blueprint and she’s committed to helping women change the financial trajectories of their lives.

Sharita is a certified financial educator, speaker and coach. At her namesake financial consulting company, Sharita helps minority women better understand, manage and grow their money. Sharita also helps Black and Brown entrepreneurs learn how to accelerate their businesses and secure funding through her other company, BH Ventures which offers a comprehensive education program. 

ABSTRACT: There comes a time when scaling up or down is the next step. Knowing when is crucial to the success of the next goals. Make it Make Cents will discuss ways to scale up or down for profitable success. Even in the most difficult circumstances, your potential to progress is achievable.  

1:30pm

Get Set; Get Ready; EMERGE

LaShanda Gary

Dream Build Success

BIOGRAPHY: INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER| AUTHOR| AWARDED ENTREPRENEUR| STRATEGIST

LaShanda Gary, D.D. is the Founder of

Dream Build Success a consulting company for faith-based believers and entrepreneurs. Dr. LaShanda hosts The Dream Build Success and SHIFT Conference and International Tour.

Female Pastor of the Year, an award winning author, Entrepreneur of The Year, Featured at The Word Network, Small Business Administration, Contributing writer for NO Compromise, iWorship, Emerge, KISHMA Magazines. Top 50 Women of Purpose Internationally, Top 40 in Houston, Smahrt Girl Icon, and Tax Professional of the Year.

ABSTRACT: Last year we got in position with our Face Forward Summit. This year we are going to EMERGE! Dreams are ready to be birthed and you are in position. Now step out to step into the blessings that await. There is much to gain as you power forward. 

2:00pm | Catalyst 4 Change Awards Host

Joy Tubbs

Social Media Influencer & Speaker

BIOGRAPHY: Joy Tubbs, is a published model, style ambassador, social media influencer, and public speaker. In 2018, at the age of 48, she started modeling again and used social media to build her brand; “The Platinum Diva”. With her iconic look and unique personality, she was soon modeling in major cities around the country and has been published on several online forums and magazines. She is currently under contract with the “Skin I’m In” Modeling Agency.

ABSTRACT: The Catalyst 4 Change Awards is an award program purposed to recognize non-profit organizations, small businesses, and agencies of all sizes. The CFC Awards receives over 30,000 votes each year from global supporters offering a chance of winning to all entrants regardless of company size. We provide winners with the recognition they deserve and honors each recipient in the presence of industry peers.


Leaders in Motion Award is presented to entrants who have been in business for over 3+ years.

The Emerging Leaders Award is presented to entrants who have been in business for less than 3 years.

Mixed Talk Radio Award is presented to MTM hosts who air a weekly broadcast.

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