Season 4

shine 4 the culture

Listen: Without access to role models and professional development, the youth in our community risk not going to college, remaining underemployed, and completely unaware of empowering entrepreneurial opportunities. Our programs provide a platform for today's leaders to educate and inspire the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs in Washington D.C. and beyond.


Julian Mitchell  Forbes Columnist

Julian Mitchell
Forbes Columnist

Taylor Rooks  TV Sports Anchor

Taylor Rooks
TV Sports Anchor

Michell C. Clark  Digital Storyteller

Michell C. Clark
Digital Storyteller

Imani Ellis  Entertainment Publicist

Imani Ellis
Entertainment Publicist

Tola Lawal  Educator/Entrepreneur

Tola Lawal
Educator/Entrepreneur

Trell Thomas  Director of Talent & Communications

Trell Thomas
Director of Talent & Communications

Tina Bonner  Serial Entrepreneur

Tina Bonner
Serial Entrepreneur

Marquelle Turner-Gilchrist  Luxury Fashion Buyer

Marquelle Turner-Gilchrist
Luxury Fashion Buyer

Danielle Hughes  Social Entrepreneur

Danielle Hughes
Social Entrepreneur

Unkle Scooty  Serial Entrepreneur

Unkle Scooty
Serial Entrepreneur

Gia Peppers  On Air Talent & Entertainement Journalist

Gia Peppers
On Air Talent & Entertainement Journalist

Travis Nembhard  Administrative Law Judge

Travis Nembhard
Administrative Law Judge

Tonya Rapley  Millennial Money Expert

Tonya Rapley
Millennial Money Expert