Our Team

Women Wednesdays is a grassroots initiative to grow the ranks and influence of women in collaborative coworking communities.

Barbara Wescott | WW  Founder & Program Development

Barbara Wescott, Founder & CEO, Women Wednesdays & Swellcoin.com

Barbara Wescott is a woman on a mission. As CEO and Founder of Swellcoin and Women Wednesdays, Barbara is living the Lean In philosophy to create tech-based programs that improve economic opportunity for everyday people. Barbara’s company, Swellcoin, is a new type of buy-local cashback platform designed to restore and increase small/local business spending; keeping more jobs, money and prosperity in communities. With Women Wednesdays, her mission is to “Increase opportunity for Women in Spaces and Places” through collaboration and knowledge.

Chrissy Souders | Media Director

Chrissy brings her wealth of experience as an award-winning news anchor, reporter and producer to our weekly Facebook LIVES to direct and help share the stories of our speakers and guests. She is also the founder of Kitschy Wearable Art where she accessorizes custom art and images into jewelry using a resin technology she perfected. Her talents caught the eye of Divvy Up / That’s My Buddy, where through a strategic partnership they together feature your favorite faces and photographs in a variety of jewelry pieces.

Verlonda Johnson | Speakers Series Program Coordinator

Verlonda Johnson is now our Speakers Series Program Coordinator, Co-Founder of wHERk, LLC.

Olivia Alford | Women’s Words Program Coordinator

Olivia Alford, a Content Coordinator and Writer for Best Version Media, an International Publishing company, serves as our Women’s Words Program Coordinator. Women’s Words is a space to highlight and expand local women’s voices in the written form. Olivia is looking forward to enlarging the platform and increasing visibility and reach. So whether you are a beginner, intermediate or experienced writer, she encourages you to submit your written work for approval and publication to our website blog, and the Women’s Wednesday’s community. We don’t require perfection, just your best effort. For further information, feel free to contact Oliva at oliviaalfordww@gmail.com.

Kara Holbert | CoWorking Coordinator

Kara Holbert is our CoWorking Coordinator, Founder of The Pink Pinafore, and Executive Administrative Asst. of Domi Station.

Kara Self | CoWALKing Coordinator

Kara Self is our CoWALKing Coordinator, Founder of Inspired Events, by K. Michelle.

Lanisha Thornton | Going Places Coordinator

Lanisha Thornton is our Going Places Coordinator, Founder of Runnin’ Buzz Bartending.

Bianca Belabre & Jackie Karr Brown | Tech Squad LeadHERs

Bianca Belabre of A Creative Station and Jackie Karr Brown of Initial Social Media are the founders of their own independent marketing and advertising companies, and have a wealth of technical expertise. They have teamed up to lead WW Tech Squad, where free support for common tech tools is just a click away. If you’re tech savvy with skills to share, volunteer for and be highlighted as part of the Tech Squad team where you’ll not only help fellow women, but also connect to new potential customers / lead generation.

Yvetta Lambert | IntHERnship Program Coordinator

Yvetta Lambert is our IntHERnship Program Coordinator. She is the owner of Be Financial, LLC.