Interview with A’lelia Bundles, great great grandaugher of Madam C.J. Walker


A’lelia Bundles is the great great granddaughter and biographer of Madam C.J. Walker who is said to be the first American, woman millionaire. Our interview not alone reveals the details of Madam Walker’s personal life, but also touches upon Madam Walker’s business acumen, as well as her philanthropic and political efforts. You will be inspired by her story and the lessons her life provides for women seeking to build their own business. In times far more difficult than our own, Madam C.J. Walker built an empire. As a sales and business development expert, I was inspired and awed to learn about Madam Walker’s capacity to scale her business through a trained sales force! Madam C.J. Walker’s life is such rich ground for discussion, but this is only the beginning. Be sure to read On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker. We will be skyping with A’lelia Bundles for a very special book club in October – you won’t want to miss this extraordinary event.

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Ann marie Houghtailing

Ann marie Houghtailng is the CEO and founder of the Millionaire Girls' Movement, an online platform that produces actionable, community driven content that empowers women to earn their worth and own their future. Houghtailing is a writer, speaker, advocate and leader dedicated to teaching women to negotiate their worth, reach their earning potential, and enjoy financial freedom. Houghtailing firmly believes that when women advance they change the future for their families, communities, and the world. Ann marie Houghtailing has been creating her own opportunities since she launched her company in January 2009, despite the economic downturn with nothing more than a Macbook, $5 and a truckload of tenacity and humor. In 2009 Houghtailing partnered with a private university to launch an Institute for Sales and Business Development and in 2011 she founded The Millionaire Girls’ Movement. She has presented at TEDx, toured her one-woman show, Renegade Princess and authored How I Created a Dollar Out of Thin Air. Her writing has appeared in the San Diego Business Journal, Daily Worth, Huffington Post and Yahoo! Finance.

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