Featuring a broad cross-section of women who have distinguished themselves across a rich variety of careers, our Portraits of Power series is a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Black Enterprise, and of black women.
Dr. Lisa Williams
Nickname: Dr. Lisa
CEO, World of EPI L.L.C.
My first job was working as an analyst at the University of Toledo in the Upward Bound Program.
Yet, somehow she grew up to become the first African American female to graduate with a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.
On my lap is a book and in my hand is a fruit rimmed tropical drink adorned with an umbrella, with the sweet smell of jasmine and other florals in the air.
I want to leave toys for little girls and boys today and for future generations that will reflect their beauty and brilliance back to them during play.