Women Entrepreneurs with a business idea/s who have not yet taken the leap towards entrepreneurship. Glean from others, expand your network and get the encouragement you need to begin your “amazing race to entrepreneurial freedom”!
W.E. EXCEL is is a new experience for Women Entrepreneurs, being introduced through BPD’s Passions to Profitability Series. WE EXCEL brings established Women Entrepreneurs of various backgrounds and industries to share their stories, journey, expertise and experiences to inspire Women Entrepreneurs like you, in a relaxing evening of learning, discussion, community building, networking great food and company, so that we can all EXCEL!!!!
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Meet Our Speaker
Award-Winning Media Producer-Director-TV Personality, Lisa Wickham is the founder of Imagine Media International Limited, a multi-media production, event management & PR entity based in Trinidad and Tobago. She is also the founder-publisher of E-Zone the Mag!, and the Caribbean Film and Media Academy. In 2000, she co-founded the Clothes Wash Café in Tobago – a first to the world concept combining a full service coin laundry and an Internet Café. Wickham is also the author of the book ‘On A Positive Note: Words of Inspiration’. She is also the co-founder of the new-to-the-world fitness system – SOKAFIT currently operating in South Africa, Canada, Australia, Martinique, Guadeloupe and Trinidad and Tobago.
In 2007, Wickham founded the annual Lisa Wickham Award for Outstanding Performance in Academics and Extra Curricula Activities, in her primary school in the ‘at risk’ community of Morvant, Trinidad.
Having been a TV Personality with a positive image from the very tender age of 6 (six), Wickham has been called upon and/or voluntarily mentored hundreds of young people particularly through her involvement in high school initiatives or through her various businesses or involvement in non-profit organisations such as Scouts, Lions Club, United Way or Youth Groups, particularly in the area of life skills, communication, leadership, film and television, entrepreneurship, marketing, strategy and innovation.
Wickham successfully made the transition from children’s TV to adult contemporary TV, creating, hosting, producing and directing a series of successful TV productions including a daily morning prime time TV Show on national TV in Trinidad and Tobago and the popular E-Zone entertainment TV Magazine show which has been syndicated throughout the Caribbean and in the US on BET J. She has been a contributor to BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC 1 XTRA, radio presenter/producer on 95.1FM and 105.1FM (in Trinidad and Tobago) and has produced TV programmes for BET and BET J as well as the Government of Trinidad and Tobago.
Wickham has filmed and produced work in several countries across Africa, Europe, North America and the Caribbean and has worked with local, regional and international organisations and agencies.
Possessing multiple intelligences, Wickham’s extensive experience spans from General Manager of the University of the West Indies, Institute of Business (IOB) to being Head of the Global Quality Exchange, a World Bank Project for Business Expansion and Industrial Restructuring for Trinidad & Tobago in the 90’s. Through her various projects, films, travels and activities she has interacted and worked with persons across the entire spectrum ranging from international superstars, business moguls, literary giants and country leaders to the office worker, students and the homeless.
Wickham has published in a number of business journals and newspapers and has conducted a number of motivational sessions and workshops - throughout the Caribbean, for schools, conferences, organizations, Government community projects and the Trinidad & Tobago Defence Force.
Wickham is Founding Board Member – CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, Founding Board Member – AFETT, Board Member – United Way TT, Board Member – Caribbean Instransit and Board Member – UWI Development & Endowment Fund.
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