Walker’s Legacy Foundation

Walker’s Legacy is building the largest platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman. We exist to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming and a global community. We work with brands, organizations and content creators to help them expand their reach by authentically connecting with our audience of millennial professional women of color. Our work is designed to empower women to advance their entrepreneurial and career ambitions by filling the unmet need for positive examples and lessons and techniques on how to be boss. Our blueprint for success: Madam C. J. Walker.

About

Walker’s Legacy Foundation is the nonprofit arm of Walker’s Legacy, a digital media platform for multicultural women in business. The Walker’s Legacy Foundation is inspired by the philanthropic legacy of Madam C. J. Walker and her cause of economic empowerment for women funded through the success of her entrepreneurial endeavors. Walker’s Legacy Foundation exists to improve the livelihood and economic quality and equality of low-income women and girls.  We do this by providing programming focused on improving financial literacy & financial empowerment skills for low income, high potential multicultural women and girls.  We equip women-led micro-enterprises through entrepreneurship training and business development programming. Walker’s Legacy Foundation is missioned to provide a foundation of entrepreneurial, financial and professional support to improve the economic equality and entrepreneurial prosperity of women of color.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development

Events and Community Building

  • Pitch Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Government Funding
  • Grant Funding

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification and Licensing

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Marketing and Sales

  • Award Recognition
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • Women’s Business Issues

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Technical Assistance

  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services

Training

  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes