Be everything… Be everything that you want to show the world. If there’s one person who is embodies that mindset to its fullest potential, it would be Bianca J. Jackson.
Bianca J. Jackson is an award-winning LinkedIn Marketing Coach, Speaker, and Entrepreneur based in Baltimore, MD. Her background in tech, digital marketing, and social impact has landed her and associated projects such awards and honors as a Pulitzer Prize, 40K+ followers on LinkedIn, and coveted speaking opportunities at events such as SXSW, Digital Summit Philadelphia, and Tech Inclusion NY. Her work has been featured in such publications as Forbes, Washington Post, and Tech Republic.
In this sit-down interview, we get to learn about Jackson’s current business venture, BrickRose Exchange, her impact on the city of Baltimore, advice for aspiring black women entrepreneurs and much more.
0:00 - Intro
0:20 - How did your journey begin?
2:29 - What led you down this path?
3:45 - The purpose of BrickRose Exchange
4:08 - How did you land in Baltimore?
6:20 - What are some inspirational testimonials?
9:12 - How does it feel to receive that praise?
10:42 - The future of BrickRose Exchange
11:42 - The future of Entrepreneurship for women.
13:08 - Any advice for little black girls?
“It’s the idea of giving up something that society considers “Winning” to something that is uncertain. And you don’t know what will happen.” ~ 2:25
“It's so much more than the work you do to make money, but it's also the work that you do to show up for those communities” ~ 8:30
“Find some way in your business to give back, even if it’s just once a year.” ~ 8:52
“ [Baltimore] is a city full of resilience. The people here don’t play, they come for it.” ~ 5:30
“It’s good when your brand is able to travel outside of your local area” ~ 10:20
“I think entrepreneurship for women will look like more empowerment and collaboration.” ~11:46
Be sure check out BrickRose Exchange here: https://www.brickroseexchange.org/
Learn more about Bianca here: http://www.biancajjackson.com/
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