With more and more folks finding themselves unemployed, many don’t know that they’ve gained unique experiences they can share with clients who are eager to use their services. Think you don’t have what it takes to start your own consulting company? Think again! In this session, I’ll teach you everything you need to know to get your consulting company up and running on Day 1.
LaShana Lewis is a technologist working in the diversity space with over 20 years of experience. She is currently CEO of L. M. Lewis Consulting, a company that aims to make employers more diverse through recruitment, hiring, and retention best practices. She also serves as Director of the St. Louis Equity in Entrepreneurship Collective, an organization focused on building systems of race and gender equity for St. Louis’ early-stage, entrepreneurial ecosystem.
LaShana lends her I.T. knowledge as a technical consultant, serves as a role model for diversity in technology, and has met with President Barack Obama as part of the nationwide TechHire Initiative, which encourages employers to hire and train people with non-traditional tech backgrounds.