www.SoulfulAffluence.com. SoulfulAffluence is an online company that teaches visionary women entrepreneurs how to leverage their talents and skills to create profitable businesses. Yvonne is committed to helping women learn how to use their businesses to develop lives that are richer, emotionally, spiritually, and financially.
Yvonne is the author of, Stand & Deliver: Political Activism, Leadership and Hip Hop Culture, which is taught in colleges across the country and the Encyclopedia of Rap and Hip Hop Culture, recognized as the genre's most comprehensive reference book. She is the editor of the groundbreaking anthology: Who's Your Mama? The Unsung Voices of Women and Mothers (foreword by Rebecca Walker), which examines women's perspectives on motherhood and family.
She is the co-founder and former president of Urban Think Tank, the first policy organization to address the impact of economic, political and cultural issues on young people of color. Urban Think Tank disseminated information through its web site and community forums. It also published Doula: The Journal of Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture, the first scholarly publication to address centered on the genre. For its work Urban Think Tank received a proclamation from then Rep. Major Owens (D-NY) and was invited to South Africa to participate in a two week cultural exchange program through LISTEN, Inc. She was also featured in The Source magazine's 7th annual "Power 30" issue.
Over the years Yvonne has been a contributor to National Public Radio (NPR) and has appeared on CNN, FOX television and MSNBC. Her writings have appeared in numerous publications including the Washington Post and the Chicago Sun-Times. She has been a panelist or lecturer for a wide array of educational institutions and organizations, including: Harvard University, Columbia University, Duke University, City University of New York (Graduate School), Bioneers annual conference, Black Enterprise magazine's annual conference, the Inaugural Hip Hop Political Convention and The Hip Hop and Feminism conference held at University of Chicago.
Yvonne holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Howard University and a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Jack & Jill of America, Inc. Yvonne resides in Silver Spring, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, DC.
Date: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
Time: 1:00 pm EST
Click here to listen to the live or recorded show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/coachdeb/2011/06/08/yvonne-bynoe-of-soulful-affluence