Melissa Dawn Simkins is an author, wife, mother, and The CEO of Velvet Suite, the parent company of The She-Suite. Melissa is a purveyor of purpose leading a movement to reinvent for women’s leadership through an approach called Lead with Your Whole Life. She is a contributor to Inc.com and hascontributed and/or been featured on CNN, HLN, CNBC, Hufffingtonpost.com, Essence and Black Enterprise.
She is a former board of trustees member at her alma mater, Otterbein University and also serves as a board member of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation. Her methodology on brand leadership has been adopted across Fortune 100 companies and the world’s most influential brands including the National Football League. As an emcee and host, she has interviewed some of the world’s most impactful leaders and clients across business, entertainment, sports, education and media.
We are a new league of leaders who are purpose-driven and powerful in their own right. Together, we dive deep into the most pressing and persistent issues women face while navigating a successful career without compromising on everything else that matters to their life. We uncover smart, straight-forward insights, inspirations on how to lead more fully with awe-inspiring guests.
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