Walker’s Legacy profiles recognize unique women of color in business who embody the legacy of Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire. In this installment, meet our dynamic new team members – the Walker’s Legacy National City Directors.
In celebrating the announcement of the newest additions to our team, Walker’s Legacy City Directors will be hosting Meet Your Match, a mentor-matchmaking event in partnership with SCORE. In recognition of Women’s History Month, this national series promotes direct networking, mentorship, and engagement with successful business leaders.
Learn more about our New York City Director below and register to attend the Meet Your Match Event here.
New York, NY – Amina Cush
A native of Queens, NY – Amina is a content creator, critical thinker, doer, dreamer and boundary pusher. Her passion for connecting creators and entrepreneurs of color with resources and insight to monetize their businesses led her to found The Melanin Mixer – a content platform and series of events that utilizes tech and digital strategies to scale small businesses. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations and a Master’s of Science in Integrated Marketing. With 10+ years of experience in brand marketing and events she currently leads events on the brand marketing team for health tech startup on NYC.
“Working with women of color is important to me because it is imperative that we create spaces where women of color feel supported.”
“Specifically from a business perspective. Typically we struggle with funding and overall support in respect to mentorship and resources, because our dreams and goals are seen as subordinate to others. Women of color should be able to exist in spaces and feel safe, appreciated and respected. I look forward to building out entrepreneurial programs that provide insight and resources for WOC that contribute to their financial success.”