Tonietta Wheatle on Women Entrepreneurs Radio™
Tonietta Wheatle is the Founder of Wheatle Peart, which is a social consulting business that focuses on econmic development projects. She believes in using business as a catalysis for social change within communities. In 2008, she designed and implemented a business seminar in Jamaica that taught youth and adults how businesses can help revitalize the Jamaican economy.
Currently, Tonietta Wheatle is a member of the Metropolitan Club and she sits on several Boards and committees for organizations such as: Winnetka Youth Organization, Technology for Humanity, Business Alliance, and LUNGevity Foundation. She is also part of the NFL Alumni Association "Bound to Glory" technology youth program committee. Her company currently oversees the designing and branding of the NFL Alumni Association Technology Youth Initiative in Chicago.
She received a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science fromNorthwesternUniversity. Her interest in global economic development peaked while conducting public health expenditures research in Mexico City, Mexico. While completing her M.B.A., she managed programs such as AmeriCorps and YouthBuild at Youth Conservation through designing construction projects and community service for ex offenders. During that time she also worked for WTTW Channel 11, Youth Conservation Corps, and went on to become a National Youth Program Director implementing technology programs across the United States. Currently, Tonietta Wheatle is working on her Doctorate of Business Administration. She resides in Chicago and has the support of her family that is based in England, United States, and Jamaica. Visit Tonietta's website at http://www.wheatlepeart.com/
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