Inspiring Women One Conversation at a Time, Global Ambassador for Empowering a Billion Women by 2020 (EBW2020) Businesswoman (in the areas of: Technology & Media) and Book Aficionado, Tenecia N. Brown is Founder & CEO of Gradeness, LLC and Her Imprint, LLC. Tenecia is an advisor, digital media savant and architect of great business models.
As a Global Ambassador for EBW2020 (Empowering a Billion Women by 2020), Tenecia serves as a "voice for her community" and she acts as a bridge between corporations, policy makers and women entrepreneurs to accomplish the unified goal of Empowering a Billion Women by 2020 with the tools, tech, and resources to power their success. EBW2020 founded by Ingrid Vanderveldt, works with the Presidents, CEOs, and VPs of Global 1000 companies to bridge their companies into the emerging business community worldwide. EBW2020's expertise is creating trusted access, audience and exposure to ready-made buyers in the emerging business community. The vision of EBW2020 is to get a mobile device into the hands of every woman and provide access to the resources, financial literacy and mentoring she needs to succeed as a business leader.
To date, Tenecia has received numerous accolades which include Winning in the Best Market Validation Category at the #YesWeCode Hackathon during Essence Fest, joining a roundtable discussion on the White House initiative “It’s On Us” Campaign with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and being apart of the 1 Million Cups family as a 1 Million Cups Houston Organizer. Tenecia is a member of eWomenNetwork, a chess player and sponsor to young women. Tenecia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations from The University of Texas at Austin.