Necole Parker has grown the Elocen Group into a multi-million dollar Program and Project Management firm that provides consulting services in
Construction Management, Interior Design, Information Technology, and
Facilities/Logistics support. Here, we caught up with her to find out how she did it!
Marsha’s Makeovers isn't just about making money. The company, founded
by Marsha Page, believes in empowering young women, so much so that it
has spearheaded a movement called Pay It Forward. And for Women's
History Month, it will host a free event in Brooklyn: “A Celebration of
Phenomenal Women, Paving the Way for Our Girls.” The event, which will
take place on March 31, will salute young girls ages 7-18.
Ngo (pronounced EnGo) Okafor has gone through many interesting career
transitions. Okafor, originally from Nigeria, started out as a
successful boxer and, after creating his own fitness program, has become
one of the most sought after fitness trainers in NYC.
The best new restaurant in America, according to Esquire magazine, not
only is in Harlem but is African-American owned. The Cecil is NYC's first Afro-Asian-American brasserie and was opened by NY businessman Richard Parsons, former
chairman of Citigroup and former chairman and CEO of Time Warner,
and Alexander Smalls, famed restaurateur and chef. Recently, TNJ.com caught up with Smalls.