Directors

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

NORKA BLACKMAN-RICHARDS

FOUNDER AND CEO

Norka has created and spearheaded 4RWI’s International Conferences and its signature initiatives such as: The Leadership Academy 4 Women: L.E.A.D! and Voices of Women (VoW). She is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Empowerment 4 Real Women, 4RWI’s signature magazine.

ANGELA FLETCHER

CHIEF FINANCIAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER

The co-owner of a public records research company in New York City, Angela’s responsibilities include dealing with and solving customer concerns, overseeing the overall management of the office, in addition to ensuring that all compliances with local, state, and federal government agencies are met.

ADVISORY BOARD

BETH KALLMAN WERNER

MARKETING ADVISOR

Beth Kallman Werner has been a professional editor and small business developer since the age of 20, when she launched PAPER MAKEOVER to help ESL students at CUNY Brooklyn College. After college Beth worked for the NYC Bar Association in the Executive Office and also for the Legal Referral Service, as Director of Marketing & Publications.

ESTHER DESIREE

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS ADVISOR

Esther Desire is a graduate of Baruch College with a BBA in Accounting and minors in Education, Finance and Economics. Currently she is a Supervising Tax Auditor for the State of California. She has worked for the state for the past 19 years: 10 years as an auditor, 9 years as a supervisor and 17 years as a recruiter.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NORKA BLACKMAN-RICHARDS

FOUNDER AND CEO

Norka has created and spearheaded 4RWI’s International Conferences and its signature initiatives such as: The Leadership Academy 4 Women: L.E.A.D! and Voices of Women (VoW). She is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Empowerment 4 Real Women, 4RWI’s signature magazine.

ANGELA FLETCHER

CHIEF FINANCIAL EXECUTIVE OFFICER

The co-owner of a public records research company in New York City, Angela’s responsibilities include dealing with and solving customer concerns, overseeing the overall management of the office, in addition to ensuring that all compliances with local, state, and federal government agencies are met.

LAURENE RICHARDS USHER

An educator by profession Laurene has worked in the Latin American, British and American School Systems. She currently teaches in middle school and is the assistant principal of private school in Laurelton, New York.

LATOYA HAZELL-WRIGHT

Joining 4RWI in 2012, Latoya has joined its roster of sought after and powerful speakers. A native of St. Lucia, Latoya is an author , motivational speaker, mentor and entreprenuer.

ANECIA MCCALL

ADMINITRATIVE & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

SHAUNDA ROBERTSON

SHONELLE GEORGE