Lifting As We Climb: Inspiring BIPOC Women Entrepreneurs with Ayris T. Scales, President & CEO Walker's Legacy

Episode 6: Lifting As We Climb: Inspiring BIPOC Women Entrepreneurs with Ayris T. Scales, President & CEO Walker's Legacy

Discussing how Walker's Legacy is cultivating Women of Color Entrepreneurs even in a global pandemic

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The Black Fundraisers's Podcast was founded in 2021 by Kia Croom, a 20-year nonprofit fund development professional and DEI champion. Learn more about Kia Croom at www.kiacroom.com.

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Ayris T. Scales has built a strong reputation as a champion of women, entrepreneurs, and underinvested communities in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Scales has nearly 20 years of leadership experience at both the local and national levels addressing racial and gender inequities. In 2018, Ayris was appointed by DC Mayor Muriel Bowser to serve as the District’s official Chief Service Officer where she led Serve DC, the Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism and Partnerships.

Scales has nearly 20 years of leadership experience at both the local and national levels addressing racial and gender inequities. In 2018, Ayris was appointed by DC Mayor Muriel Bowser to serve as the District’s official Chief Service Officer where she led Serve DC, the Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism and Partnerships.

Scales utilizes a mission-centered approach to driving solutions which has led to transformative public-private partnerships with numerous global brands, as well as innovative policies and initiatives in which she has secured over $50M in funding, and overseen more than $100M in grants and subsidies. Ayris has centered her career on creating access, driving solutions, and amplifying authentic messaging. She has held leadership roles in Indianapolis, Savannah, Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington, DC in all three sectors.

To learn more about Walker's Legacy visit: https://www.walkerslegacy.org/

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